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Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 26, 2017
Supporters of ousted South Korean leader Park ask U.N. body to probe her detention conditions
Supporters of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye have asked a United Nations body to investigate whether her detention during her corruption trial prevented Park from accessing proper medical treatment, a barrister said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Sep 24, 2017
Japanese fashion goes pop
Cast your mind back to the giddy days of 2010, when the group of subcultural artists Chaos Lounge issued its first proclamation. While its stated goal was earnest and postmodern, the output was seen as a shock to the art world as it brought the dregs of Japanese pop culture to "white cube" galleries....
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 23, 2017
First permanent Sailor Moon store opens in Harajuku
With the anime marking its 25th anniversary this year, the world's first permanent store for "Sailor Moon" goods opened Saturday in Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 17, 2017
Trump, Moon discuss North Korea, 'Rocket Man' Kim
U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to mock North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Twitter on Sunday, referring to him as "rocket man," a day after a teleconference with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in over Pyongyang's continued provocations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 16, 2017
Trump to host trilateral meeting with Abe, Moon on U.N. General Assembly sidelines next week
The leaders will focus on the threat posed by North Korea, including Friday's missile launch over Hokkaido and Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test on Sept. 3.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 7, 2017
Abe, Moon agree to push for stronger pressure on North Korea through new sanctions
A coordinated effort will be critical in applying pressure of a u2018different dimension' on Pyongyang, Abe says to Moon.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / FOCUS
Sep 5, 2017
South Korea's Moon faces calls to alter policy on North after nuclear test
North Korea has been condemned internationally for conducting its most powerful nuclear test yet, but, across the border, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is also attracting flak for his policy of pursuing engagement with Pyongyang.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 25, 2017
Abe, Moon brainstorm on North Korea, re-examine forced-labor issue
Prime Minister Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in hold a phone call to explore redress for Koreans who were forced into labor during the Japanese occupation and the war.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 17, 2017
South Korea's Moon speaks out on wartime forced laborers' right to seek redress from Japanese firms
President Moon Jae-in says South Koreans forced into labor during WWII have the right to seek compensation from Japanese firms despite 1965 treaty.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 15, 2017
South Korea's Moon urges Japan's leaders to show 'courage' and address decades-old wartime issues
In a speech on South Korea's National Liberation Day, Moon urges action on long-standing issues including wartime forced labor and the issue of u2018comfort women.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Aug 7, 2017
Trump and Moon speak on phone as U.S. leader calls North Korea 'growing direct threat' to most of world
U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed in a Sunday telephone call that North Korea poses a growing threat to most of the world after recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests, the White House said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2017
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 moon sample bag fetches $1.8 million at auction
A bag used by U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth was sold to an anonymous bidder for $1.8 million at an auction in New York on Thursday marking the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 17, 2017
South Korea seeks rare talks with North to ease soaring military tensions
South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of President Moon Jae-in, and said the two sides should discuss ways to avoid hostile acts near the heavily militarized border.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / FOCUS
Jul 11, 2017
Moon's moral code leaves South Korean Cabinet bare as nominees are stalled
In his campaign to become South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in touted his credentials as a human-rights lawyer and pledged to enforce a strict moral code in picking his top officials.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 8, 2017
South Korea, Japan unlikely to let 'comfort women' row undermine security ties
South Korea and Japan are expected to take a two-track approach to diplomacy to prevent the “comfort women” dispute from weakening their stance against North Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2017
Japan, U.S., South Korea vow 'maximum pressure' on North Korea
Japan, the United States and South Korea vowed to apply "maximum pressure" on North Korea to force it to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, according to a joint statement issued Friday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 5, 2017
Trump and Moon must work together
Last week's summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in demonstrated a shared commitment to ridding Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons and ending its missile program.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 3, 2017
Moon says North Korea has 'last chance' at talks as Obama visits South
North Korea has a last chance to engage in dialogue with the outside world, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday during a meeting with former U.S. leader Barack Obama, Moon's office said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 3, 2017
Abe, Trump agree to step up pressure on North Korea as it heads down 'dangerous path'
The leaders of Japan and the United States agreed in telephone talks Monday on the need to heap more pressure on nuclear-armed North Korea as it heads down what the White House termed a "dangerous path."
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 1, 2017
In meeting with Moon, Trump calls for firm response to North Korea but targets Seoul on trade
President Donald Trump called for a determined response to North Korea on Friday after talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at which he stressed the importance of their alliance but took aim at Seoul over trade and sharing the cost of defense.

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