South Korean Embassy in Tokyo hit by suspected arson

Mar 27, 2015

South Korean Embassy in Tokyo hit by suspected arson

The Korean Cultural Center, a facility of the South Korean Embassy in Tokyo, was hit by a suspected arson attack Wednesday night, sources said Thursday. The fire, which went out quickly, left some scorch marks on a wall near the center’s back door. Nobody ...

Mar 18, 2015

Chongryon to pay over ¥200 million a year to rent HQ building

The General Association of Korean Residents, a pro-Pyongyang group known as Chongryon, has agreed to pay over ¥200 million ($1.6 million) a year to rent its headquarters building in Tokyo from a real estate firm, sources said. The firm based in Yamagata Prefecture bought ...

Mar 13, 2015

Foreign Ministry holds event to plug Fukushima foods

The Foreign Ministry and the Fukushima Prefectural Government held an event in Tokyo Thursday to promote foods and drinks produced in the northeastern prefecture. Dishes and alcoholic drinks made from Fukushima produce were served to guests, including ambassadors from various countries. Dancers from Spa ...