National / Politics Dec 29, 2014

Tokyo, Seoul fail to bridge gap on 'comfort women' issue

Tokyo and Seoul failed to make progress on the "comfort women" issue in a meeting Monday between Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki and First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yong. Saiki explained Japan's stance that the issue does not involve any legal matters. A South Korean government ...

National Dec 1, 2014

Yomiuri's 'sex slave' apology raises media eyebrows overseas

Overseas media reported over the weekend about an unusual apology made Friday by Japan's largest newspaper for its longtime use of the term "sex slaves" and for using "other inappropriate expressions" to refer to the "comfort women," mostly Asian women who were forced to ...