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  1. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    Protesters attack employee at Japan's embassy in Busan, South Korea

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by KYODO

    ... the sources said. The incident occurred on March 1, the anniversary of the 1919 independence movement against Japanese colonial rule of the Korean peninsula. South Korean activists also staged ...

  2. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    US state of Virginia sides with Seoul in dispute with Tokyo over sea name

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:35pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in the US state of Virginia has passed a bill that would require the stretch of water between Japan and the Korean peninsula to be identified in school books as both the Sea of Japan and the East ... of water and the whole world recognises it as such," he said. Shimada added that Korea insisted on referring to the Tsushima Strait, which separates the tip of the Korean peninsula from Japan, ...

  3. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    War sex slavery unspeakably bad, says former Japanese PM Tomiichi Murayama

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... national broadcaster NHK, angered Seoul recently by stating that sex slavery was common to any country at war. Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula remains a hugely emotive ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    Seoul protests Tokyo's honouring of 'incorporation' of disputed islets

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... by the territorial dispute and other issues arising from Japan's 1910-1945 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula. Tensions were further strained in 2012 following a surprise visit by then South Korean ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    South Korea's complaint about US use of term 'Sea of Japan' is dismissed

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... peninsula and Japan as the "Sea of Japan". The formal complaint led to a press release issued by the US 7th Fleet about exercises involving the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz being recalled. A swiftly revised version described the manoeuvres as taking place in "international waters east of the Korean peninsula". I think the Korean side should be more ...

  7. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    North Korean abduction 'hopes' dashed as fisherman's body found tangled in net

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

    ... Probably Related to North Korea (COMJAN) dates from 1948. "The Sea of Japan is very close to the Korean peninsula and there have been a number of similar disappearances of boat crews ...

  8. 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 ...



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