Ethnic Korean students watch historic Trump-Kim summit closely

National Jun 12, 2018

Ethnic Korean students watch historic Trump-Kim summit closely

Ethnic Korean students in Japan paid close attention to the historic U.S.-North Korea summit Tuesday, with Korea International School in Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture, holding a special session that showed a live broadcast of the landmark summit on a classroom screen. When U.S. President Donald Trump ...

National Jan 8, 2014

Kobe neighborhood gets spicy with 'kimchi town' moniker

by Tomohiro Osaki

A Kobe neighborhood densely populated with Korean residents is now touting itself as the "town of kimchi," having created brochures that have proved more popular than expected. The city's Nagata Ward published 1,000 brochures in November detailing its Korean-related history and mapping the locations of ...

Rallies dent business in Koreatown

National / Social Issues Aug 4, 2013

Rallies dent business in Koreatown

by Daisuke Sato

Ultranationalist rallies targeted at residents and businesses in the capital's Koreatown district have cast a dark shadow over the once-thriving area. Sales at a Korean restaurant in the area, just east of Shin-Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line, have already been halved, said owner ...