Business Jan 23, 2020

Japanese vehicle sales in South Korea fell 22% in 2019 amid boycotts

The number of Japanese vehicles sold in South Korea in 2019 fell 22.0 percent from the previous year, according to data from the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association. The drop in sales, announced Wednesday, apparently reflects the effects of South Korean boycotts against Japanese products, following ...

Drop in South Korean tourists to Japan continues amid frayed ties

National Jan 21, 2020

Drop in South Korean tourists to Japan continues amid frayed ties

The number of tourists visiting Japan from South Korea continues to decline amid soured relations between the two countries, dealing a serious blow to destinations popular with South Korean visitors. The number contracted year on year for six consecutive months from July 2019, when Japan ...

Japanese delegation of 1,000 to visit South Korea

National / Politics Jan 10, 2020

Japanese delegation of 1,000 to visit South Korea

Japan will send a delegation of about 1,000 people to South Korea later this year, Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, said Thursday. He unveiled the plans during talks in Tokyo with Kang Chang-il, head of a group of South Korean lawmakers ...