In his first phone conversation with new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, President Moon Jae-in said the two countries should work together to find a resolution to the issue of Korean workers forced into labor during World War II, the Blue...
New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga called Korea an "important neighbor" and expressed hopes of building "forward-looking" relations in a letter to President Moon Jae-in, the Blue House said Monday.
Equality and bridging social divides were the main themes of President Moon Jae-in’s Liberation Day address on Saturday, delivered amid an increasingly polarized political atmosphere surrounding his administration’s economic policies.
A sign at the Gangnam branch of Japanese apparel store Uniqlo in central Seoul on Aug. 2 reads the store will suspend its operations.
Korea’s objections to Japan’s export restrictions are being taken up by the World Trade Organization (WTO), which decided to create an arbitration panel.
I was posted to Tokyo in December 2017. The Moon Jae-in administration announced its verification results of the 2015 Korea-Japan comfort women agreement. The following trials on forced labor and Japan’s export ban set a thorny...
Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee is one of the eight nominees for the director-generalship of the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to the candidate list published by the Geneva-based international body Wednesday.
Diversification of materials, parts and equipment sourcing will be significantly upped in the 2.0 strategy for reducing reliance on imports from Japan. The government more than triple the number of items for which supply will be shifted.
Japan’s restrictions on exports to Korea of three essential materials for chip and display production in July 2019 turned out to not be as disruptive as first thought.
The impact of a boycott movement against Japanese products that began in July 2019 is still visible in consumption patters today, although some brands have shown signs of recovery.