Suga's outings came after the government abruptly halted a government travel subsidy program he had long defended.
For Ju-min Park's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
As the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping through South Korea late in February, Dr. Nam Ha-jong received an order to report overnight to Daegu, a city that was to become the epicenter of infections. With little formal training in treating virus victims and just two hours ...
CJ Logistics publicly apologized for five of the deaths and vowed to improve working conditions.
Calls are mounting within South Korea for members of megaband BTS to be granted alternatives or delays to mandatory military service, with some lawmakers and fans arguing they are doing plenty for their country without wearing a soldier's uniform.
"Listen to me. Why are they treating us differently? It’s unfair and doesn’t make any sense. How can I accept this unbelievable situation?" 95-year-old Lee Hak-rae says.
The ad giant has acquired the task of distributing a $20 billion package to help ailing businesses.
Health ministry technocrats wanted to maintain a tight grip on information rather than cooperate with private institutions, critics say.
Costa Atlantica cruise ship crew members' movements in Nagasaki went largely unmonitored and unregulated as virus spread across Japan.
Hwang Hyeon-dong lives in a 6.6-square-meter (71-square-foot) cubicle near his university campus in Seoul, which comes with a shared bathroom and kitchen plus all the rice he can eat, that he rents for 350,000 won ($302) a month. The sparsely furnished rooms, in premises called ...
Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in. The South Korean leader has drawn the ire ...