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Like Japan, South Korea embroiled in textbook battle

Nov 24, 2014

Like Japan, South Korea embroiled in textbook battle

A 17-year-old Korean girl tortured to death for opposing Japanese colonial rulers nearly a century ago has become the latest touchstone of the nationalism that is shadowing Asia’s economic rise. Yu Gwansun became known as Korea’s Joan of Arc after she lost her parents ...

Nov 24, 2014

LDP leads early opinion polls ahead of election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party showed a strong lead in opinion polls released Monday ahead of the general election next month, despite a majority of respondents giving a thumbs-down to his economic blitz. The Lower House was dissolved Friday ahead of the ...

Nov 24, 2014

Japan, China, S. Korea agree to cooperate on Ebola

The health ministers of Japan, China and South Korea said they will collaborate on measures to prevent the arrival of Ebola and other deadly diseases. They met Sunday in Beijing at a time of tentative signs of an improvement in Japan’s relations with China ...