President Moon Jae-in has decided not to attend the Tokyo Olympics. A summit, even if it was held, wouldn’t accomplish much, and a recent inappropriate comment from a Japanese diplomat based in Seoul played a part in his...
Korea is holding out to the last-minute for a leaders summit with Japan ahead of the Summer Olympics despite Tokyo remaining unresponsive.
President Moon Jae-in has issued an ultimatum to Japan, saying he will consider a meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the Olympics only if a substantial agenda is set.
The Blue House said Friday that it will keep open the possibility of President Moon Jae-in going to Japan to the last minute, after Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he would receive the Korean leader politely if he visits for the Tokyo...
With two weeks left before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, it's still possible Korean President Moon Jae-in will make a last-minute visit to Japan — and possibly turn around miserable relations between the neighbors.
The Blue House said Tuesday that no decision has been made on whether President Moon Jae-in will attend the Tokyo Olympics later this month after Japanese media reported that the Korean leader had conveyed intentions to visit Japan.
Recently, a friend told me an interesting stat. In Korea, 80 percent of the suspects in criminal cases deny charges, while in Japan 80 percent of suspects confess. Why? The friend claimed that as Koreans have a self-centered...
There is an "almost zero" chance that President Moon Jae-in will travel to Japan for the Olympics, government sources told the JoongAng Ilbo on Wednesday. Culture and Sports Minister Hwang Hee will go instead.
President Moon Jae-in’s key aides on Thursday blasted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for breaking an arrangement to meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, which they branded a political ploy to look good at home.
Tokyo dismissed Tuesday a media report that discussions are underway to arrange a visit by President Moon Jae-in to the Tokyo Olympic Games next month.