The court ignored the facts, previous settlements, and international law as it sought to bypass the Seoul government to punish Japan in the comfort women saga.
Talks In Busan were amicable. Still, their success will be measured by whether the foreign ministers of Japan, China, and South Korea can resolve sticky issues.
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.
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.
Kassel University removed its Statue of Peace but Berlin's Mitte District is indecisive. Meanwhile, it misrepresents the historical facts of the comfort women.
"Today's ruling is about whether freedom of thought is guaranteed in South Korea," said Park Yuha, adding that her fight is not with the living comfort...
Finding Japanese history books of the 1990s trapped in debunked postwar theories, author and historian Nobukatsu Fujioka vowed to see the changes through.
Longtime scholar of Korean Peninsula issues, Professor Tsutomu Nishioka analyzes the challenges and progress in relations between Japan and South Korea.
When Professor Ramseyer wrote a response to his critics, it was met with defeated silence — a stark contrast to the storm of criticism his first...
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.
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.
The controversial former comfort women organization leader Yoon Mee Hyang was sentenced to prison and if confirmed would lose her seat in the National Assembly.