Vandalized statue of Japanese engineer in Taiwan repaired

May 8, 2017

Vandalized statue of Japanese engineer in Taiwan repaired

A ceremony was held in Tainan Sunday to mark the completion of repair of the vandalized statue of a Japanese engineer who made great contributions to the agricultural development in southern Taiwan during Japan’s colonial rule. Last month the head of the statue of ...

/ Jun 21, 2015

Stop using the term 'sex slaves': Tokyo

Tokyo has demanded Seoul stop using the term “sex slaves” when referring to the “comfort women,” Japan’s euphemistic term for the tens of thousands of females who were forced to provide sex for Japanese troops before and during the war, sources close to Japan-South ...

/ May 15, 2014

S. Korea, Japan talk sex slaves, forced labor

Senior officials from Japan and South Korea met Thursday in Tokyo as part of efforts to improve bilateral relations strained by historical issues related to Japan’s 1910 to 1945 rule of the Korean Peninsula and a territorial dispute over islets in the Sea of ...