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Trading halts ease stocks' fall

Over one-third of companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges have suspended trading of their shares to provide a temporary safe haven from market turmoil

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Euro zone gives Greece until Sunday for a new debt deal, writes a report on The Straits Times. Mers and the Greek woes increase risk factors for Korean companies, says an article in The Korea Herald. Over one-third of the companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges have suspended trading of their shares to provide a temporary safe haven from market turmoil, reports China Daily. Whether the ruling camp will be able to use the so-called 60-day rule has become a main focus of attention in house debate between ruling and opposition parties over security-related bills, writes The Japan News. Anti-coup protests are tipped to continue in Thailand, reports The Nation.

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‘Northern Limit Line’: Korean patriotism

Film seeks to assuage the pain of bereaved families who lost their sons during a North Korean naval attack

1,001 Arabian delights: Floral-scented cookies

Orange blossom water gives off the unmistakable flowery scent of the Middle Eastern cookies

Ancient Baekje historic areas named a Unesco world heritage site

Ancient Baekje historic areas named a Unesco world heritage site
Ancient Baekje historic areas named a Unesco world heritage site

Weighing the potential of genome editing

Weighing the potential of genome editing
Biotech research has progressed by leaps and bounds

At home at the end of the road

At home at the end of the road
Living on tiny pensions, elderly priced out of Tokyo

More oil from new hybrids of oil palm

More oil from new hybrids of oil palm
Increasing oil palm yield and enhancing production efficiency are viable alternatives to opening new lands for oil palm cultivation

Donnie Yen the Jedi

Donnie Yen the Jedi
HK star reportedly clinches Jedi role in Episode VIII of Star Wars

K-pop singers, actors share mask selfies amid MERS outbreak

K-pop singers, actors share mask selfies amid MERS outbreak
South Korea has the second highest number of MERS cases in the world




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