National Dec 18, 2019

Bill on Japanese wartime labor fund submitted to South Korea parliament

South Korean parliamentarians Wednesday submitted a bill to invite donations from Japanese and South Korean companies and the public to provide funds for compensation over Japanese wartime labor. The 14 lawmakers, including National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang, said in the bill that they aim to ...

Lawyers for South Korean wartime laborers oppose compensation plan

National Nov 6, 2019

Lawyers for South Korean wartime laborers oppose compensation plan

Lawyers for South Korean plaintiffs in wartime labor compensation cases against Japanese companies strongly opposed Wednesday a compensation plan unveiled by the head of South Korea's parliament the previous day. Speaker Moon Hee-sang, in seeking to mend South Korea's frayed ties with Japan, has proposed ...