MediaWatch founder Byun Hee-jae says that scholarly rebuttal is the standard practice in academic debate — not weaponizing the media and law to stifle dissent.
In an interview, Nobukatsu Fujioka and Yumiko Yamamoto discuss J Mark Ramseyer’s new book on comfort women, recently translated into Japanese and Korean.
South Korea must adhere to its agreements or lose international trust. It must recognize those parties out to destroy the foundations of Japan-Korea relations.
South Korea nominated Cho Tae-yul as foreign minister. He is a shrewd politician like Yoko Kamikawa and China wants to keep them from forging a strong...
Relations are better between Japan and South Korea but for an enduring partnership the two must overcome historical issues and the 2018 radar lock-on dispute.
The author analyzes how poverty was at the root of the comfort women issue and explains why resolving the diplomatic issue requires acknowledging this fact.
South Korea's government needs to investigate the truth as chroniclers continue irresponsibly perpetuating the comfort women issue by reciting the folklore.
The controversial South Korean court decision on comfort women has angered Japan's Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa, who is on her way to Busan this weekend.
South Korea's Supreme Court tells a lower court to acquit Park Yuha over her comfort women book. In another ruling, it orders the return of stolen...
South Korean philosophy professor Choi Jung-sik is the latest academic to catch the attention of the ideological police in South Korea for non-conforming views.
President Yoon Suk-yeol is congenial towards Japan. However, other leading figures in South Korea are being courted by China, creating a dilemma for PM Kishida.
Fearing absorption by the South, Kim Jong Un may have used the name "Republic of Korea" to reinforce the idea of a permanently divided Korea.