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.
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."
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.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin are in Japan and issues on agenda range from solidifying Asian alliances against China to North Korean nuclear issue and a military coup in Myanmar.
It is an unprecedented power spread, but Washington has established military bases and deployed troops across all seven continents.
Markets get mixed message from the data out of China, which has led the global recovery, reopening earlier than other countries from coronavirus shutdowns that emerged in the central city of Wuhan in early 2020.
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Tehran says seizure of the Korean tanker in Gulf waters is not a retaliatory move against Seoul, which has refused to release Iranian funds held over US sanctions.
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