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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 09:17 January 01, 2018

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

Korean-language dailies
-- For 'the greater Constitution' (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Park Won-soon leads poll for upcoming Seoul mayor election (Kookmin Daily)
-- Panamanian ship seized in Pyeongtaek port for suspected oil transfer to N. Korea (Donga llbo)
-- Mattis hints at possible postponement of Korea-U.S. drills (Seoul Shinmun)
-- 4 in 10 citizens say they will vote for ruling party candidate in gubernatorial and mayoral elections in June (Segye Times)
-- Moon gov't planned change in military strategy regarding UAE: sources (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Moon begins new year with mountain hike (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- 8 in 10 citizens say they will take part in constitutional revision referendum (Hankyoreh)
-- Ahn secures vote of confidence, vows to reform party (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Panama-flagged ship seized in S. Korean port for suspected oil sales to N. Korea (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Mattis says rescheduling of drills possible, rules out suspension (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- People's Party votes to merge with Bareun (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- 'Year of Golden Dog' raises hope for Koreans (Korea Times)

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