Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, sits alongside US Vice President Mike Pence, centre, and Karen Pence at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday. Photo: AP

Outrage and apology after NBC Olympics commentator hails Japan as role model for all Koreans, despite brutal occupation

‘Every Korean will tell you that Japan as a cultural and technological and economic example has been so important’

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, sits alongside US Vice President Mike Pence, centre, and Karen Pence at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday. Photo: AP
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