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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) — The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 22.

Korean-language dailies
— Only high-risk groups to undertake PCR test, gov’t to implement omicron response system (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
— Extra budget grows to 35 tln won from 14 tln won, parties rushing to release money ahead of presidential election (Kookmin Daily)
— On day of 14 tln won extra budget approval, Lee says 35 tln won, Yoon calls for 50 tln won (Donga Ilbo)
— On day of 14 tln won extra budget approval, rival parties call for growth to 35 tln won (Segye Times)
— Presidential office withdraws nomination of ex-election committee official over political neutrality controversy (Chosun Ilbo)
— Cho Hae-joo resigns over opposition of all 2,900 election management committee members (JoongAng Ilbo)
— Heading to real return to normalcy beyond paradigm of sacrifice (Hankyoreh)
— Ahead of omicron storm, new defense system in place (Hankook Ilbo)
— Real estate investors rush to overseas market to avoid tax bombshell (Maeil Business Newspaper)
— Lee, Yoon copy each other’s populism policy measures (Korea Economic Daily)
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