South Korea had previously suspended AstraZeneca's vaccine after Europe began reviewing cases of blood clotting in adults.
Result of the vote, held less than one year before presidential election, is in stark contrast to last year's parliamentary elections when the Democratic Party enjoyed a sweeping victory that gave it a super-majority in the National Assembly.
North Korea's Olympic Committee has decided not to participate in the 32nd Olympic Games in order to protect its players from the world public health crisis caused by Covid-19, the country's sports ministry says.
LG was once the third-largest mobile phone maker but has lost billion in market revenue to its competitors.
The test-fires were Pyongyang’s first major provocation since President Biden took office in January, an apparent move to pressure the US administration and to boost North Korea’s leverage in future talks.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said two ballistic missiles were involved and that the launch "threatens the peace and security of our country and the region. It is also a violation of the UN resolution."
The move was downplayed by the Biden administration officials as "common" military testing, saying they would not block Washington's efforts to engage with North Korea on denuclearisation.
Battle between economic optimism and fears about inflation and possible rate hikes that recovery will fuel has continued to play out on trading floors.
Malaysia's foreign ministry denounced North Korea's move as unwarranted and disruptive to regional peace, adding that the extradition of North Korean man Mun Chol Myong had been carried out according to law.
After meeting with South Korean officials in Seoul, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States will complete its North Korea policy review in coming weeks, and that both pressure and diplomatic options are on the table.
Johns Hopkins University says the lives lost in the US due to Covid-19 are about equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and greater than that of Miami; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Omaha, Nebraska.
South Korean court gives Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong prison sentence for his role in 2016 corruption scandal, which will have major ramifications for his leadership of the tech giant.
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