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.
If those who promote the comfort women issue want the statues to symbolize peace, then remove the divisive inscriptions and let them be universal symbols.
Longtime scholar of Korean Peninsula issues, Professor Tsutomu Nishioka analyzes the challenges and progress in relations between Japan and South Korea.
Tsutomu Nishioka, a Korean Peninsula expert, assesses Yoon Suk-yeol's presidency and the issues at stake for the region in a revealing 2-part interview.
Veteran journalist Kim Young-sam talks about the Yoon Suk-yeol Liberation Day speech and why it's important for South Korea to get its history straight.
Byun Hee-Jae's charges against Yoon Suk-yeol are based on his years as prosecutor and they've garnered the interest of leftist heavyweights like Song Young-gil.
The ALPS treated water release was declared safe, but a South Korean left-wing lawyer's group has filed a petition listing dolphins among its claimants.
South Korea and Japan are working together on North Korea with the US, and that's progress. But incentives are needed to keep old issues from interfering.
What is really behind the frenzy stirred up by South Korean opposition politicians, comfort women groups and media who are loudly protesting the Fukushima plan?
If South Korea isn't willing to address issues, such as the radar lock-on incident, relations may not fully improve despite the currency swap agreement.
"I came all the way from Osaka to feel the atmosphere of the G7 Hiroshima Summit," said an 18-year-old university student we caught up with on...
The US leader praised Yoon Suk-yeol for his rendition of the song, "American Pie" and also for his bold steps toward improving relations with Japan.