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On the Spot
: Park Ji-won
Mon, July 22, 2019 | 15:17
Korea-Japan dispute spreads to security
The row between South Korea and Japan appears be extending to security, after National Security Office (NSO) chief Chung Eui-yong hinted at the possibility of reviewing the military information-sharing pact with Japan, Thursday.
| 2019-07-19 16:59
Korean dies after setting car on fire in front of Japanese embassy
Moon, Abe, do some art!
Gov't, parties united to fight trade war
Korea refuses Japan's call to form arbitration panel
Japan is likely to continue to pressure Seoul over a dispute on wartime forced labor, considering bringing it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) following Seoul's apparent rejection of Japan's Thursday deadline calling for forming an arbitration panel including a third country.
| 2019-07-18 17:43
Korean residents in Japan suffer anti-Korea sentiment amid trade tensions
More Koreans living in Japan are expressing worries about reigniting anti-Korea sentiment amid worsening South Korea-Japan relations, and are calling for the government to build friendly relations with Tokyo.
| 2019-07-17 19:09
Calls rise to send PM to Japan as special envoy
A special envoy to Japan is emerging quickly as one of the few diplomatic options for reducing bilateral tension amid an intensifying trade feud.
| 2019-07-17 17:04
Washington unwilling to actively mediate Seoul-Tokyo trade friction
Moon to meet party leaders on Thursday over Japan's trade curbs
President Moon Jae-in and leaders of five political parties agreed Tuesday to hold a multi-partisan meeting Thursday to discuss ways to tackle Japan's export restrictions on South Korea.
| 2019-07-16 17:02
Trade war approaching critical point
LKP, BMP submit motion to dismiss defense minister over NK boat crossing
The main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) joined forces with the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party (BMP) to file a request for the sacking of Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo, claiming the minister is responsible for a North Korean boat's undetected crossing into South Korean territory.
| 2019-07-15 16:54
Japan faces suspicions over illegal shipments to NK
Japan is facing growing suspicion that it shipped prohibited items to North Korea, after accusing South Korea of violating U.N. Security Council (UNSC) sanctions by trading with Pyongyang.
| 2019-07-14 21:35
Moon warns Japan of bigger damage
Moon to Abe: 'Korea will overcome export restrictions with united power'
Parliamentary move to improve relations with Japan faces bumpy road
A bipartisan push to improve frayed relations between South Korea and Japan following Tokyo's export restrictions targeting companies here will likely face a bumpy road ahead as the political parties are finding it difficult to narrow their political differences. This is in contrast to the united front being shown by their Japanese counterparts.
| 2019-07-14 17:09
Korea faces growing trade uncertainties on Japan's further export curbs
Lawmaker claims Japan illegally sent strategic materials to NK
Rep. Ha Tae-keung of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party (BMP) claimed Thursday that Japan sent sanctioned material to North Korea on 30 occasions over the last two decades, some of which were used in the production of nuclear weapons.
| 2019-07-11 17:48
Defense ministry says Japanese troops cannot fight in Korea
Defense Minister apologizes again for North Korea boat crossing into South
Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo has apologized again for the military's security lapse that allowed a North Korean boat to cross the South's maritime border and has asked for President Moon Jae-in to decide whether to fire him.
| 2019-07-09 17:18
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone mocked by WSJ
Sales of Japanese beer, noodles, snacks plunge amid trade dispute
US to request Seoul's restraint on Korea-Japan row
Hyundai Mobis develops camera monitors to replace side mirrors
Korea suffers steepest fall in exports
A feud for the ages
Apple, Amazon concerned about Japan's export curbs
Market expects additional rate cut in Q4
MSD Korea hit for 'excessive' employee monitoring
Vietnam demands Chinese ships to leave Vanguard Bank
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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