/ 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 ...

/ Sep 4, 2013

South Korean text lauds Japan colonial rule

A newly authorized South Korean history textbook includes some positive passages about Japan’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula before and during World War II, according to local reports. The textbook describes how new cities that developed under colonial rule became transport and distribution ...