Russian, Chinese Fighter Jets Buzz Korean Airspace
A Russian warplane twice violated Korean airspace over the easternmost islets of Dokdo on Tuesday while Chinese and Russian bombers flew into Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone without notice. The Air Force fired 360 warning shots toward the Russian jets. This was the first time since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War that a foreign military aircraft violated Korean airspace.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Bolton Leans on Korea to Join Campaign Against China
The U.S.' bellicose National Security Adviser John Bolton arrived in Korea on Tuesday for a two-day visit that saw him lean on his hosts to join a U.S. campaign against China. Bolton met with his Korean counterpart Chung Eui-yong on Wednesday morning.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Unveils New Missile-Armed Submarine
North Korea on Tuesday unveiled a 3,000-ton submarine thought capable of carrying three ballistic missiles. It is considerably more powerful than its 2,000-ton predecessor, which can carry only one ballistic missile.
BUSINESS
Kia Posts Bumper Operating Profit
Kia's operating profit in the first half of this year reached W1 trillion for the first time in three years. The automaker said Tuesday that operating profit jumped 71.3 percent on-year to W1.13 trillion, while sales rose 1.2 percent to W26.95 trillion.