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SOUTH KOREA JAPAN RELATIONS

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.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music / Sound Off
Jun 24, 2023
A Japanese song on the South Korean charts is more than just a viral moment
As Japan’s imase celebrates the success of his track “Night Dancer” in South Korea, it could be a further sign that relations between the two countries are getting better.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Japan denies reported political donations to IAEA over Fukushima findings
The rumor about the donations linked to the planned water release started after a South Korean online media outlet published a story on the matter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 15, 2023
Japan and South Korea to revive currency swap pact
The two sides will seek to agree on such a pact at a meeting between their finance ministers to be held in Tokyo on June 29, sources have said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 14, 2023
South Korea begins public briefings to address concern over Fukushima water
The plan to release the treated water has met strong opposition from local fishermen, as well as South Korea and some other neighbors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 9, 2023
Japan and South Korea may discuss currency swap deal but caution lingers
The currency swap could be on the agenda at a bilateral finance dialogue that is expected to be held in Tokyo later this month.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 5, 2023
South Korean support for building own nukes plummets, survey finds
The plunge in support comes despite North Korea’s increased pace of missile launches and weapons tests.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 4, 2023
Japan and South Korea defense chiefs aim to prevent recurrence of radar lock-on incident
The meeting, the first in more than three years, was another signal of the neighbors’ rapprochement on the security front after a 2018 fire-control radar incident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2023
Japan, U.S. and South Korea agree to share North Korea missile data in real-time
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada said the three countries would work toward launching the trilateral system “within the next few months."
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 2, 2023
Japan and South Korea ramp up chip collaboration amid U.S.-China tensions
A need to work around trade restrictions is seen as the main factor driving the engagement with Japan by firms such as Samsung, rather than improving diplomatic relations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2023
MSDF ship flying controversial Rising Sun flag arrives in South Korea
Seoul"s tacit acceptance of the port call by the MSDF ship bearing the flag, viewed by critics as a symbol of Japan"s wartime militarism, suggests a shift in its thinking.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2023
In first, South Korea fund compensates surviving Japan wartime labor victim
The amount of the payment has not been made public, but it is believed to be between 200 million won ($150,800) and 290 million won based on South Korean Supreme Court rulings.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2023
Japanese naval ship to fly Rising Sun flag at drill in South Korea
In recent months, bilateral relations have been improving under the administration of South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol, with leaders of the two countries making reciprocal visits.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2023
South Korean experts to continue analysis of Fukushima water discharge
Separately, the International Atomic Energy Agency is reviewing the process of the water release, which is planned to begin in the summer and continue for decades.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
May 26, 2023
Seizing the moment to build better Japan-South Korea ties
An enduring Japan-South Korea relationship demands buy-in and support from the public of each country, which is easier said than done.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 22, 2023
South Korean nuclear experts to tour Fukushima plant amid water concerns
During their tour of the crippled plant, the experts will pay particular attention to Japan’s plans to discharge treated water, currently being stored at the facility, into the ocean.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 21, 2023
In first, Kishida and Yoon visit cenotaph to Korean A-bomb victims in Hiroshima
Ahead of a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit, Kishida and Yoon visited the memorial together, placing flowers in front of it in a highly symbolic gesture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2023
South Korea delegation to visit Fukushima nuclear plant next week
The delegation will visit the disaster-hit plant to assess the safety of Japan"s planned release of treated radioactive water into the sea, the South Korean government said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
May 17, 2023
Kishida, Biden and Yoon to showcase unity on North Korea — and China — at G7
For Kishida, the meeting will be a chance to highlight Japan’s commitment to its alliance with the U.S. as well as mending ties with South Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 15, 2023
Biden to hold talks with Kishida ahead of Hiroshima G7 summit
The talks set for Thursday will focus on the two countries’ alliance, the Ukraine war and regional security, and will set the stage for a trilateral leaders" meeting with South Korea.

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