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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... provokes disquiet in China and on the Korean peninsula, where memories linger of Tokyo's brutal expansionism last century. However, his position is welcomed in Washington, where there have ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Accusations over wartime sex slaves a total lie, say Japanese nationalists

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... 1910-1945 colonisation of the Korean peninsula, including the question of compensation and an apology to the comfort women. South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Saturday urged Japan to stop ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan stages rally over disputed islands with South Korea

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... dispute and other issues arising from Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula. Tensions were strained in 2012 following a surprise visit by South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s ex-PM says comfort women apology review not in country’s interests

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... who often differ over interpretations of Japan’s 1910-1945 occupation of the Korean peninsula, have been further inflamed in recent months by growing calls in South Korea for a Japanese ...

  5. News - World - JAPAN

    Japan’s embrace of Russia under threat with crisis in Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:24pm

    ... and wartime history with both countries. Russian forces seized Crimea, an isolated Black Sea peninsula with an ethnic Russian majority, without firing a shot following the ousting of the pro-Moscow ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan probes fatal collision between Osumi warship and fishing boat

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... the Boso Peninsula, east of Tokyo, killing the captain and his son. Two members of the warship's crew were charged with professional negligence resulting in death, although the Tokyo High ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan says historic maps bolster claim to islands controlled by South Korea

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by Julian Ryall

    ... occupation of the peninsula in 1910, and that remained unchanged until Imperial Japan's defeat in the second world war. And with maps of its own and descriptions of the islands dating back ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Shinzo Abe omits expression of remorse for wartime aggression

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 07:59pm by AFP

    ... is seen overseas as a glorification of Japan's imperialist past, including a brutal 35-year occupation of the Korean peninsula. Nearly 100 Japanese lawmakers, including three cabinet ... marked the peninsula's liberation from Japan. The comments did not directly address the speech by Japan's leader, who also dropped a reference to upholding the nation's pledge ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Korean war slave's savings accounts uncovered in Japan

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of the Korean peninsula were required to open the postal savings accounts, into which a part of their wages were automatically deposited. The labourers - who worked in mines, shipyards, steel mills ...




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