The flag – a red sun with rays emanating from the centre – is identified by many as an unpleasant reminder of imperial Japan’s invasion and brutal occupation of large parts of mainland Asia in the early decades of the 20th century. Photo: AFP

South Korean naval ships will dock in Japan, aiming to resolve row over ‘rising sun’ flag

The flag – a red sun with rays emanating from the centre – is identified by many as an unpleasant reminder of imperial Japan’s invasion and brutal occupation of large parts of mainland Asia in the early decades of the 20th century

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The flag – a red sun with rays emanating from the centre – is identified by many as an unpleasant reminder of imperial Japan’s invasion and brutal occupation of large parts of mainland Asia in the early decades of the 20th century. Photo: AFP
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