Keisuke Sunami

For Keisuke Sunami's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

'Phantom' protects marine resources

Apr 14, 2014

'Phantom' protects marine resources

The patrol vessel Hakuo Maru is being dubbed the “phantom” or “death” ship by Chinese and South Korean fishermen for its tendency to suddenly appear when they are violating Japan’s territorial waters. The Fisheries Agency vessel patrols from the coast of Kyushu to Japan’s ...

Kitakyushu grade schools still teaching Korean culture

Jun 6, 2013

Kitakyushu grade schools still teaching Korean culture

Teacher Pak Kang Su’s Korean culture classes are popular among students at Wakamatsu Chuo Elementary School in Kitakyushu. “I want kids to make judgments using their sensitivity, even if Japan’s relations with South Korea and North Korea deteriorate,” Pak, 49, said. He is one ...