Summer of the Century Ends
Three days of cool early-autumn weather finally put an end to a record heatwave in Korea over the weekend. The mercury plunged about 10 degrees Celsius across the country, with the highest temperature at 24.5 degrees and the lowest tat 20.2 degrees in Seoul on Sunday. >> Full Text

S.Korea, U.S. to Step Up Anti-Submarine Operations
South Korea and the U.S. have agreed to share information about submarines in North Korean waters after the North successfully launched a ballistic missile from a submarine last week. The two sides will share information like underwater topography, water temperatures and sea currents. >> Full Text

Korea, Japan Revive Currency Swap Deal
Korea and Japan on Saturday agreed in principle to revive a currency swap deal after volatility on the New York bourse sent their currencies into a tailspin. The foreign currency market in New York went on a rollercoaster ride on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a rate hike later this year. >> Full Text

A rainbow arches over a mountain in Namhae, South Gyeongsang Province on Sunday. /Newsis

People walk in the rain in Myeong-dong, Seoul on Sunday. /Newsis

Visitors have fun at a grape festival in Yeongdong, North Chungcheong Province on Sunday. /Newsis

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