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Here’s what North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japan means
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Here’s what North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japan means

TOKYO — North Korea has ramped up its missile tests this year as it expands its weapons program, conducting 23 launches since January. It has fired at least five rounds of missiles in the past 10 days, including early Thursday, when it launched two ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters, according to Japanese and South...

North Korea’s latest missile test reminds the world of Asia’s powder keg
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North Korea’s latest missile test reminds the world of Asia’s powder keg

A missile that analysts believe could be the North Korean Hwasong-12 used Tuesday is paraded in Pyongyang in April 2017. (Wong Maye-E / Associated Press) With the war in Ukraine and Russia’s threats to deploy tactical nuclear weapons, it was easy to lose sight of the rising danger North Korea poses to peace in Asia....

U.S., allies respond to North Korea’s missile test over Japan
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U.S., allies respond to North Korea’s missile test over Japan

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South Korea’s Myongji Hospital to develop robots that support dementia patients
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South Korea’s Myongji Hospital to develop robots that support dementia patients

Myongji Hospital, a tertiary healthcare institution in South Korea’s Gyeonggi Province, is developing an AI-driven care robot to assist patients with dementia.  The AI robot called “PIO” will be developed as part of a recently-signed technology development agreement with Whydots, a local robot maker. WHAT IT’S ABOUT The PIO robot, which resembles a parrot, aims...

S Korea’s new Covid-19 cases fall below 40,000 amid virus slowdown
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S Korea’s new Covid-19 cases fall below 40,000 amid virus slowdown

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell for the fourth consecutive day to below 40,000 on Sunday as the spread of the virus slows down. The country reported 34,764 new COVID-19 infections, including 241 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 24,394,466, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA)...

South Korea’s cryptocurrency ‘guru’ Do Kwon turns fugitive
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South Korea’s cryptocurrency ‘guru’ Do Kwon turns fugitive

Do Kwon, the creator of the cryptocurrencies Luna and TerraUSD, has become one of the most hated men in South Korea after a Seoul court issued an arrest warrant for him this week over his alleged role in the collapse of the global cryptocurrency market earlier this year.  The sudden collapse of the cryptocurrencies in May triggered...