While any improvement in Japan-South Korea relations is welcome, resolution of the wartime labor issue will only be temporarily if it ignores the 1965 treaty.
Using China's foreign influence, Beijing seeks to absorb South Korea into its orbit and demolish democratic values and norms, says Han Min-ho.
On a per capita basis, South Korea is spending more than twice as much on defense, and its weapons development budget is believed to be triple...
UNESCO has pointed out inadequacies in the nomination documentation submitted by Japan in this cycle. The next opportunity will come two years from now.
Seoul’s conciliatory stance provides Beijing with a golden opportunity to break off South Korea from the US-led multinational strategic encirclement of China.
NATO says China is striving to subvert the rules-based international order as Yoon Suk-Yeol and Fumio Kishida meet for the first time in Madrid.
Kishida accepted the NATO invitation while underscoring:“In order to protect the region’s safety and stability, we want to appeal to China to act responsibly.”
A major policy shift is expected with Yoon Suk-yeol's declaration not to repeat the past mistake of dividing South Koreans between “pro-Japanese” and “anti-Japanese” camps.
Shunji Hiraiwa, PhD, of Nanzan University’s Asian and Pacific Studies Center warns China and Russia are waiting for Japan and South Korea to bungle the issue.
Kenji Fujii, research advisor for the Takeshima issue in Shimane Prefecture, presents fresh research showing the US rejected South Korea’s request under the San Francisco Treaty.
The combination of Japanese assets left on the peninsula and Japan’s economic aid package upon normalization of relations formed a vital part of South Korea’s postwar...
One Japanese official warned that, given the removal of the range cap, from now on South Korea can have missiles with a range sufficient to cover...