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SOUTH KOREA JAPAN RELATIONS

The protagonist of Yu Miri’s “The End of August” is a fictionalized version of the author’s maternal grandfather, a long-distance runner who lived in Japanese-occupied Korea.
CULTURE / Books
Aug 6, 2023
Yu Miri’s new book is a bleak, dizzying epic in colonized Korea
In “The End of August,” the Akutagawa Prize-winning author excavates her own family history and traces multiple generations living under Japanese rule.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol greet each other ahead of a trilateral meeting during the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima on May 21.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 29, 2023
U.S. announces trilateral summit with Japan and South Korea
The leaders of the three countries will use the summit at the Camp David presidential retreat to expand trilateral cooperation “across the Indo-Pacific and beyond.”
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin and Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi pose for a photo during their meeting in Jakarta on Friday.
JAPAN
Jul 15, 2023
U.S., Japan and South Korea condemn North Korean missile launch
The condemnation came after North Korea fired a powerful long-range missile that flew for a record 74 minutes to an altitude of 6,000 kilometers.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol meet in Hiroshima on May 21, on the sidelines of a Group of Seven summit meeting.
JAPAN
Jul 21, 2023
In first, Biden planning three-way standalone summit with Kishida and Yoon in August, sources say
If the plan goes ahead, it will be the first standalone summit between the leaders of the U.S., Japan and South Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 23, 2023
China proposes high-level talks with Tokyo and Seoul, with eye to summit
Any trilateral talks would be the first since 2019 and could come as soon as this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2023
Japan to host high-level meeting on North Korea with U.S. and South Korea
North Korea test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile in three months last week, logging a record flight time for any projectile launched by Pyongyang.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. hold trilateral missile defense drill after North's ICBM launch
The rare exercises come as North Korea’s continued weapons tests push trilateral security ties closer than ever.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 15, 2023
U.S., Japan and South Korea condemn North Korean missile launch
The condemnation came after North Korea fired a powerful long-range missile that flew for a record 74 minutes to an altitude of 6,000 kilometers.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 14, 2023
Japan and South Korea reaffirm cooperation on North Korea after ICBM launch
Talks were held on the fringes of Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministerial gatherings with partner countries through Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2023
South Korea's Yoon asks to send experts to monitor Fukushima water release
The two leaders held a meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Lithuania, during which they also condemned North Korea"s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 9, 2023
IAEA chief says 'absolutely logical' Fukushima water release draws regional interest
Grossi also said he understands concerns over the Fukushima water release but says a review by the IAEA released last week found it was "in conformity with international safety standards."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
IAEA chief's visit to South Korea draws protests against Fukushima water release
The protests came despite Seoul"s announcement that it respected the IAEA"s report and that its own analysis had found the release will not have "any meaningful impact" on its waters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
Japan protests to South Korea over military drills on disputed islands
The two nations have long been at loggerheads over the sovereignty of the group of islets called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in Korea.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 6, 2023
Seafood and beauty exports at risk over Fukushima waste disposal plan
China and Hong Kong, both major importers of Japanese goods, have reiterated concerns over the plan even after the International Atomic Energy Agency said the disposal strategy is safe.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 5, 2023
Japan and South Korea arranging summit to be held in Lithuania
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol are set to meet on the sidelines of a two-day NATO summit.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 30, 2023
South Korean shoppers buy up salt before Fukushima water dump
The rush contributed to a nearly 27% rise in the price of salt in South Korea in June from two months ago, though officials say the weather and lower production were also to blame.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 29, 2023
Japan and South Korea revive expired currency swap deal
The decision came after Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki and his counterpart Choo Kyung-ho met in Tokyo during an event that was held for the first time since 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 29, 2023
U.S., Japan, South Korea look to ‘lock in’ gains with trilateral summit this summer
U.S. President Joe Biden has invited Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol to Washington, the White House’s top Asia official said Thursday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 29, 2023
Democracy-minded Yoon faces challenges in dealing with China
A recent thawing of ties between Tokyo and Seoul could help enhance economic security and keep Beijing in check.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 27, 2023
Japan reinstates South Korea as a preferred trading partner
The return to Japan’s so-called white list of trading partners will smooth out export procedures to South Korea and comes about three months after Seoul made a similar move.

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