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North and South Korea tensions

Wreckage of suspected North Korean drone found near border island, South Korea says - @YonhapNews

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Japan

New index rates Japan, South Korea as most efficient among Asian countries in innovations that benefit industry, public - @AP

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South Korea

Bank of Korea keeps borrowing costs on hold as economy slows - @BloombergNews

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South Korea

South Korea's government proposes nearly doubling price of cigarettes to lower smoking rate - @BBCNews

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles into East Sea, South Korean military reports - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

3 South Korean lawmakers indicted on corruption charges - @YonhapNews

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Asia

Asian markets at morning: Shanghai up 0.4%, Nikkei up 0.2% at break, HK down 0.2%, ASX down 0.3%, Kospi down 0.4%, and Taiex down 0.4% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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economic indicators

South Korea's economy expands 0.5% in the 2nd quarter, Bank of Korea data shows - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean news agency: North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean man acquitted after retweeting posts by North Korea - @AFP

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Asia

Asia markets at midday: Kospi up 0.3%, HK up 0.2%, Sensex up 0.2%, Taiex down 0.2%, Shanghai down 0.4% at break, Nikkei down 0.5%, ASX down 0.5% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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North and South Korea tensions

North Koreans working in South Korean factories in Kaesong fall ill after possible exposure to toxic chemicals - @AFP

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea re-joins thorny negotiations over North Korea's participation in September's Asian Games - @Reuters

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South Korea

5 people killed, 5 others missing after heavy rains hit South Korea, rescuers say - @AFP

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South Korea

1 killed and at least 4 missing after bus washed away by floods in Changwon, South Korea - @YonhapNews

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Illinois, US

South Korea beats Illinois 8-4 to win the Little League World Series - @ESPN

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Chicago, IL, US

Photo: The Little League World Series championship game begins with Chicago battling Korea for the title - @lizfrantz

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Asia

Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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South Korea

Pope Francis leaves South Korea after 5-day trip urging peace - @AP

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South Korea

Photo: Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a young Catholic activitst in South Korea - @itvnews

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