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These are busy days on the Korean peninsula. Security concerns are still focused on North Korea. In South Korea, a presidential election is less than three weeks away. The country is also starting an ambitious experiment this week—having to do with loose change. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.

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Wikipedia

Hawaiian green sea turtles are rare creatures. They are an endangered species and their only breeding colony in the country is at O‘ahu’s Sea Life Park.  Thousands of miles away, in Thailand, a cousin of the local species is recovering after a dramatic ordeal. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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  If you’re like most people, you probably use quarters in parking meters when you need to. And maybe you carry around a certain amount of coins with you but not as much as has been changing hands recently in Southeast Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.