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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:54 February 01, 2017

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Feb. 1

Korean-language dailies
-- Park Geun-hye gov't sticks to controversial policy despite impeachment (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Ban Ki-moon seeks to establish independent political force (Kookmin Daily)
-- 140 bln won of wages for youth in arrears (Donga llbo)
-- S. Korea, U.S. agree to press ahead with THAAD deployment plan (Seoul Shinmun)
-- State-authored history textbooks to describe ROK government's establishment (Segye Times)
-- S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs agree in phone talks to push for THAAD deployment as planned (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Constitutional Court's head position vacant, rule of law in crisis (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Park Geun-hye gov't draws up far-reaching 'blacklist' (Hankyoreh)
-- Gov't foundation on youth job creation wasting money (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Finance-related populism spreads, shows analysis of proposed bills (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Government's organizational structure excessively swayed by outcome of presidential elections (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Vacancies caused by impeachment starting to grow (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Allies' defense chiefs reaffirm THAAD deployment as planned (The Korea Herald)
-- US may fall prey to 'America fist' policy (The Korea Times)

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