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  1. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Japan lodges diplomatic protest with South Korea over military exercise

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:35am by Julian Ryall

    ... to Japan's colonial occupation of the Korean peninsula as well as the sovereignty of the islands. The exercises took place just days before senior officials of both nations are due to hold talks over ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN heritage body refuses request to preserve letters of kamikaze pilots

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:28am by Julian Ryall

    ... during the war, the Korean peninsula provided troops- including kamikaze pilots- for the Japanese war effort. "Japan wants to glorify these pilots as heroes who sacrificed their lives ...

  3. News - Asia - ARTEFACTS

    Tokyo, Seoul clash over artefacts taken to Japan during colonial period

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:59pm by Julian Ryall

    ... during Japan's colonial occupation of the Korean Peninsula and transferred to Japan. Under the treaty signed in 1965 by Japan and South Korea to normalise diplomatic relations, Seoul ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    China, South Korea reject complaint from Japan over statue of assassin

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:55am by Julian Ryall

    ... the signing of the Eulsa Treaty, which effectively sealed the annexation of the Korean peninsula by Japan. Ahn was hanged on March 26, 1910. The location of his grave has never been confirmed. ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan slams planned memorial in Harbin for anti-Japanese Korean hero

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 01:06pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of the Korean Peninsula by Japan. Three other senior Japanese officials were also shot and seriously injured before Ahn shouted for Korean independence and waved the Korean flag. After his arrest, Ahn ...

  6. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    South Korea takes hard line with Tokyo as relations sour

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... South Korea objects because hundreds of Koreans were forced to work at the various plants during the years of Japan's colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula. "Japan is not trying ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Big trouble in Little Korea: spiral of race hate grips Tokyo

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of the Korean peninsula. Most still have links to South Korea; a smaller proportion swear allegiance to North Korea through Chongryon, the General Association of Korean Residents of Japan. Shin-Okubo ... brutal rule over the people of the peninsula and the use of "comfort women". That particular flame was fanned to new heights by Toru Hashimoto, the colourful and nationalist mayor ...

  8. Xenophobic comic books a hit with Japanese youth

    Posted Dec 19th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo A comic book that claims Japan civilised the Korean peninsula and depicts a 'what if?' scenario in which the people of Tokyo are massacred by crazed Korean ... should be 'thankful' for all that Japan did for the peninsula during colonial rule between 1910 and 1945. The book concludes with one of the students declaring: 'It's ...

  9. Surprised Japanese wake to fear and anger

    Posted Jul 06th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Peninsula is for someone to assassinate Kim Jong-il,' Masayuki Ichihara, a translator from Tokyo, said. 'His country has ballistic missiles, nuclear weapons, it produces fake currency ...

  10. The lost children

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... that Japan should be excluded from the six-party talks about ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons and last week accused Japan of 'trumpeting' the abduction issue as a prelude to invading the peninsula. The situation will inevitably deteriorate further if and when North Korea does launch its missile. In the meantime, parents are growing older, and dying, as their children ...




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