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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:04 February 09, 2017

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Feb. 9.

Korean-language dailies
-- President Park, suspect above law, boycotts face-to-face probe (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- 3 yrs of statute of limitations for plagiarism is too lenient (Kookmin Daily)
-- Political circles trying to influence Constitutional Court's decision (Donga llbo)
-- Playing Pokemon Go while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving (Seoul Shinmun)
-- 3 parties set deadline for final ruling, press Constitutional Court (Segye Times)
-- Political circle increases pressure by setting deadline for court's final judgment day (Chosun Ilbo)
-- NK capable of making 60 nuclear warheads with 758 kg of HEU (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Probe into President fails again, Cheong Wa Dae being unreasonably stubborn (Hankyoreh)
-- Park's 'filibuster' aimed at triggering political mud fight (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Need to weed out 'zombie' companies, support companies with high potential (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Park Sam-koo secures 1 tln won to buy Kumho Tire Co. (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Farm close to Seoul is hit with foot-and-mouth (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- US lawmakers urge THAAD progress (The Korea Herald)
-- Low-cost carriers soaring (The Korea Times)

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