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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 09:35 February 04, 2017

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Feb. 4.

Korean-language dailies
-- Mattis emphasizes stronger military cooperation between Korea, U.S., Japan (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Cheong Wa Dae rejects opening door for investigators for 5 hrs (Kookmin Daily)
-- Samsung stops group hiring, subsidiaries to hire separately (Donga Ilbo)
-- Investigators return empty-handed after trying 5 hrs to raid Cheong Wa Dae (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Nations need to work together to cope with global refugee crisis (Segye Times)
-- Korea-U.S. reaffirm deployment of THAAD between July-September (Chosun Ilbo)
-- THAAD may be deployed before launch of new S. Korean gov't (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- 'Iron Wall' Cheong Wa Dae blocks raid attempts by special counsel (Hankyoreh)
-- Special counsel to ramp up pressure to investigate President Park face to face (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Trump, 'Thank you Samsung' for possible plant construction in U.S. (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Special counsel even probes FTC, FSC regarding corruption scandal involving President Park (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Mattis says alliance is 'ironclad' (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Korea, caffeinated (The Korea Herald)
-- Hasty Trump tweet adds pressure on Samsung (The Korea Times)

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