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S Korea on alert for missile test

South Korea and the US remain on high alert for a North Korean missile test. Pyongyang has stationed as many as five medium-range missiles on its east coast, according to defence assessments made by Washington and Seoul.

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North Korea urged to resume shared factory operation

South Korean lawmakers have urge Pyongyang to resume operations in Kaesong joint industrial park where it has pulled out workers for a second day.

The Democratic United Party's Choo Mi-Ae said: "It's not too late. The North Korean government should stop all provocative behaviour and change its course toward peace and stability on the Korean peninsular.

An inter-Korean border gate leading to the shared industrial zone is closed. Credit: APTN

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