Ties between neighbours South Korea and Japan are at an all-time low. Photo: AP

As South Korean courts chase Japanese firms for wartime claims, will Abe retaliate?

  • South Korea’s Supreme Court is moving to liquidate the seized assets of Japanese firms that have ignored rulings to compensate forced labourers
  • With Tokyo not likely to sit idly by if its companies’ assets are handed out to Korean plaintiffs, analysts warn of further tensions
Topic |   South Korea
Ties between neighbours South Korea and Japan are at an all-time low. Photo: AP
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