[Korea Now Today's Headline] 09/28/TUE
1. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Tuesday that North Korea fired one short-range missile into the East Sea on Tuesday, just days after 평양 held out the prospect of an inter-Korean summit if the South drops "double standards."
2. Against North Korea’s missile launch, top security officials held an emergency security meeting of the National Security Council on Tuesday and voiced regret over the launch. President 문재인 ordered a "comprehensive analysis" of the missile launch and the recent statements from the North.
3. South Korea reported 2-thousand-289 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as infections spiked outside the greater Seoul area in the aftermath of a mass migration during the 추석 holiday.
4. Japan has protested a South Korean court order that assets seized from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries be sold off to pay compensation to two women subjected to forced labor for the company during Japan's occupation of the Korean peninsula.
5. South Korea has been elected as the next chair of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors, a first such appointment since the country joined the nuclear regulatory group operating under the United Nations in 1957.