South Korean police at an anti-Japan protest. On the ground are leaflets featuring the Rising Sun flag, which is seen by many in Asia as a symbol of Japan’s colonial period. Photo: Reuters

Rising Sun flag puts Korean, Japanese navies on collision course

Tokyo has refused requests from Seoul that its warship refrain from flying the controversial naval ensign – seen by many in Asia as a symbol of colonialism – when it docks in Jeju for an international event

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South Korean police at an anti-Japan protest. On the ground are leaflets featuring the Rising Sun flag, which is seen by many in Asia as a symbol of Japan’s colonial period. Photo: Reuters
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