Lee Chun Sikk, front centre, a South Korean who was forced to work for the predecessor of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal during the second world war. Photo: Kyodo

Travel firms fear Japan will stop visas for South Koreans in row over wartime labour

  • Tit-for-tat measure looms after Seoul’s threat to seize the assets of Japanese company Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
  • A court wants the firm to compensate Koreans forced into wartime labour by its predecessor
Topic |   Japan

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Lee Chun Sikk, front centre, a South Korean who was forced to work for the predecessor of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal during the second world war. Photo: Kyodo
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