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Proposals on forced labor spat raise cautious hope for Seoul-Tokyo fence-mending

Proposals on forced labor spat raise cautious hope for Seoul-Tokyo fence-mending

Seoul: From creating a fund to compensate victims of Japan’s wartime forced labor to entrusting a civilian panel with addressing the thorny issue, a flurry of proposals are raising cautious hope for a thaw in frosty ties between Seoul and Tokyo. Diplomatic circles, scholars and media in both countries have put forward the ideas while […]

South Korea could hold talks with Japan next month on trade row

South Korea could hold talks with Japan next month on trade row

Seoul: South Korea and Japan could sit down for a second round of talks next month in a move to work out their differences over Tokyo’s export restrictions, a top official has said. Sung Yun-mo, minister of trade, industry and energy, made the comments in a recent brief comment to Yonhap News Agency. Sung did […]

PM Lee seeks to set stage for S. Korea, Japan to spur dialogue when he meets Abe

PM Lee seeks to set stage for S. Korea, Japan to spur dialogue when he meets Abe

Seoul: Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has said he has the goal to set the tone for South Korea and Japan to facilitate dialogue when he meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week. Lee plans to meet Abe on Thursday in Tokyo amid frayed relations between the two neighboring countries over Tokyo’s wartime forced labor […]

South Korean prime minister to meet Abe on Thursday during trip to Japan

South Korean prime minister to meet Abe on Thursday during trip to Japan

Seoul: South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon plans to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday as part of efforts to improve the frosty relations between Seoul and Tokyo, his office said. Lee will visit Japan from Tuesday to Thursday to attend the Japanese emperor’s enthronement event amid frayed ties between South Korea and […]

South Korea, Japan prime ministers likely to hold talks next week

South Korea, Japan prime ministers likely to hold talks next week

Seoul: South Korea’s Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is likely to meet one-on-one with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his trip to Tokyo next week, though the plan has yet to be finalized, a Seoul official said. Lee plans to visit Tokyo to attend Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony, slated for next Tuesday, in a […]

Former Japanese PM pays respects to Korean victims of forced labor

Former Japanese PM pays respects to Korean victims of forced labor

Seoul: Former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Saturday paid tribute to the Koreans engaged in forced labor during Tokyo’s 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula. On the second day of his two-day visit to South Korea, Hatoyama visited the National Memorial Museum of Forced Mobilization under Japanese Occupation in South Korea’s southern port […]

Moon to skip Japanese emperor’s enthronement event

Moon to skip Japanese emperor’s enthronement event

Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has no plan to attend a ceremony proclaiming the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito, a Cheong Wa Dae official said Friday, citing Tokyo’s stance on its trade retaliation against Seoul over a historical issue. Moon has linked his presence at the Oct. 22 event with the Shinzo Abe administration’s attitude. […]

Statue symbolizing former wartime sex slave to return to Japanese art show

Statue symbolizing former wartime sex slave to return to Japanese art show

Seoul: A South Korean sculpture symbolizing Japan’s sexual enslavement of Korean and Asian women will be put back on display Tuesday at a major Japanese art show in Nagoya after its controversial withdrawal from the show, organizers said. The girl statue representing Korean women who were forced into sexual service for the imperial Japanese military […]

Japan in talks with Pakistan to import skilled labour

Japan in talks with Pakistan to import skilled labour

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Japan is in talks with Pakistan for the import of thousands of skilled labour and a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard will be signed soon, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at Embassy of Japan in Pakistan Yusuke Shindo said the MoU could […]

South Korea remains Japan’s third largest trade partner despite export curbs

South Korea remains Japan’s third largest trade partner despite export curbs

Seoul:  South Korea remained Japan’s third-largest trading partner in July, despite Tokyo’s restrictions on exports to Seoul, data showed Monday. According to the data by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Japan exported some 4.8 trillion won (US$4 billion) worth of goods to South Korea in July, accounting for 6.6 percent of Tokyo’s total exports. […]

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