Keisuke Sunami

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

Korean 'war criminal' seeks redress from Japan

Apr 22, 2015

Korean 'war criminal' seeks redress from Japan

Seventy years after the end of World War II, a 90-year-old South Korean who was convicted of war crimes continues to seek justice and compensation from the Japanese government. As a young boy, Lee Hak-rae helped with his family’s farming work on the Korean ...

'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 ...