The Japan Teachers' Union undermines the nation — and our children's future — when it encourages members to teach falsehoods, even China's propaganda line.
Whether the Sado Gold Mines' UNESCO listing is approved, predictions are for global and local challenges in a precarious year for Japan-South Korea relations.
Dr Lee Wooyoun discusses the best seller "Anti-Japan Tribalism" highly acclaimed for its academic rigor, the reaction of Korean leftists, and the Korean public.
Inside the tunnels of the Sado gold mines, the author encounters 400 years of industrial history at a site that once led the world in gold...
"The best solution to resolving historical disputes is by promoting the facts" — Hwang Uiwon, editor-in-chief of MediaWatch, at the wartime labor history forum.
"Testimonials" by second-generation witnesses are hearsay, not evidence, and should not be permitted to impede UNESCO listing of the Sado gold mines.
Two experts share insights on the cultural value of the Sado Island Gold Mines that, without mechanization, led the world in gold extraction volume and quality.
Sado Island Gold Mines produced half of Japan's gold in the Edo period, supporting the Tokugawa Shogunate that united Japan and catching the eye of Europeans.
Opponents of the registration wanted only to engage in political grandstanding instead of examining the facts of Koreans' employment conditions in Japan.
UNESCO has pointed out inadequacies in the nomination documentation submitted by Japan in this cycle. The next opportunity will come two years from now.
Koreans were attracted to the high wages and fair working conditions at Japan’s Sado Mines, says economic historian Dr Lee Wooyoun. The notion of forced labor...
There was no forced labor. South Koreans volunteered to go to the Japanese home islands in droves for better pay and plentiful job opportunities.