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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean foreign minister urges Japan to end ‘comfort women’ issue

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:24pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... forces South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Thursday urged Japan to resolve the issue of “comfort women” forced into the wartime brothels for the Japanese military, according to Yonhap News Agency. In a report from Washington, Yonhap said Yun, on a visit to the US capital, made the remarks when asked whether South Korea and Japan could hold a summit. “It’s important for Japan ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests Japan’s review of ‘comfort women’ apology

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:54pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korea summoned Japan’s envoy on Monday to protest against Tokyo’s review of a landmark 1993 apology to women, many Korean, forced to work as wartime sex slaves ... to undermine its own apology when the history behind the issue of “comfort women” was recognised internationally. “Japan must understand that the more the Abe government tires to undermine the Kono ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Japanese journalist faces defamation charges in Seoul over ferry report

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:31am by AP

    ... has clamped down on journalists in a bid to control her image. Tatsuya Kato, 48, had been banned from leaving the country during the investigation, even though Japan's Kyodo news agency ... the man was a recently divorced former aide. The presidential office said Park "was inside the presidential compound" during the time in question. Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio ...

  4. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Low interest rates prompt switch from deposit-based rentals in South Korea

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... deposits. The trend away from jeonse rentals comes at a good time for Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan, who fears Asia's fourth-largest economy could go the way of Japan and slip ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    And then there were eight: K-pop's Girls' Generation drops Jessica Jung

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AFP

    ... and Japan. A Korean-American, born and raised in San Francisco, Jessica launched her own fashion line "Blanc" in August. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... grounds," she said. Koreans' strong sense of ethnic community has its roots in a history of relative isolation and constant threat from powerful neighbours China and Japan. But recent surveys ...

  7. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's Yeouido financial hub sees office vacancies rise to record

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:23am by Bloomberg

    ... market outside Japan in the past 12 months, beating Hong Kong and Singapore by more than US$6.9 billion with US$14.5 billion of sales, Real Capital Analytics data showed. "We're ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul wants Unesco to register records on Japan's wartime sex slaves

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:42pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... into slavery South Korea plans to submit an application to register records on Japan’s use of wartime sex slaves at Unesco Memory of the World, reported local media. “We are examining and archiving relevant materials that are scattered across Korea, China, Japan and Southeast Asia,” explained the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. “We will finish archiving by the end of this year ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests to Japan over videoed claim to disputed islets

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Seoul condemns Tokyo's video-clip claim to islets South Korea has condemned Japan for publishing a video in 10 languages challenging its sovereignty over ... and Arabic- described Seoul's de facto control over the islets as "illegal". "We gravely protest the publication of the video … and strongly demand that Japan remove these videos ...

  10. News - China - SOUTH KOREA

    Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit reflects a region in flux

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... long-favoured by Beijing. Rather than North Korea, Xi ended up expressing common cause with South Korea over an older regional rival-- Japan. In a speech at Seoul National University on Friday, he recalled the ”barbarous wars of aggression” Japan had waged against China and Korea and the suffering inflicted by occupation and colonial rule. Such rhetoric plays well in the South where ...




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