Mar 18, 2016

Seoul condemns Tokyo's textbook revisions

South Korea on Friday protested Tokyo’s approval of updated high school textbooks that identify a cluster of small, Korean-controlled islets as part of Japanese territory. “We deeply deplore that Japan has approved high school textbooks that contain distorted views about history, including unjustified claims ...

Feb 17, 2015

High-ranking official to attend Takeshima Day ceremony

The government is sending a high-ranking official to the ceremony this Sunday commemorating the day of Japan’s incorporation of the Takeshima islets, despite the organizer’s request for a Cabinet member. Eriko Yamatani, state minister in charge of territorial affairs, said Tuesday that Yohei Matsumoto, ...