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SOUTH KOREA JAPAN RELATIONS

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 14, 2023
Japan, U.S. and South Korea set to meet during G7 summit to bolster ties
The leaders of Japan, the U.S. and South Korea plan to hold a trilateral meeting in Hiroshima this week on the sidelines the Group of Seven summit.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 14, 2023
Samsung plans chip development facility in Japan: report
Samsung Electronics will build a new semiconductor chip development plant in Yokohama where the company has an existing research and development site.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 13, 2023
South Korean team to visit Japan for four days over Fukushima water
The South Korean side said it actively and sincerely engaged in the talks to realize the inspection team"s prompt visit, while the Japanese side described the talks as a "briefing session."
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 12, 2023
Seoul-Tokyo wartime labor deal helps counter Pyongyang, adviser says
Park Cheol-hee, a top South Korean architect of the pact, said the deal can help them share intelligence on North Korea and boost their economic leverage with China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 11, 2023
Keidanren establishes fund for improving Japan-South Korea ties
Japan"s biggest business lobby will use the "future partnership fund" for joint projects with its South Korean counterpart, the Federation of Korean Industries.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 10, 2023
Japan and South Korea defense chiefs may hold talks in June, says source
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada and South Korean counterpart Lee Jong-sup are expected to discuss South Korea"s alleged fire-control radar lock-on of a Self-Defense Forces plane in 2018.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 9, 2023
Kishida's Seoul visit was a positive step — at least in the short term
Fumio Kishida and Yoon Suk-yeol"s meeting in Seoul required courage, political initiative and the support from all sides.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 9, 2023
Kishida and Yoon try to reset Tokyo-Seoul relations
Fumio Kishida and Yoon Suk-yeol tried to remain sensitive to the populist views in their home countries while finding creative ways to not forget the past during their talks.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2023
Japan to reassure South Korean experts on safety of Fukushima water release
Radioactive water has accumulated at the Fukushima No. 1 plant on the Pacific coast amid ongoing cleanup efforts, following the nuclear disaster in 2011.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2023
Japan and South Korea to link radar systems via U.S. to track North's missiles, report says
The move would improve Japan"s detection capabilities as nuclear-armed North Korea continues to fire off missiles at an unprecedented clip.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 8, 2023
Long road ahead: Tokyo and Seoul look to take ties to the next level
While Fumio Kishida and Yoon Suk-yeol will look to bask in the success of a fruitful summit in Seoul, the Japan-South Korea relationship remains fragile.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 7, 2023
Kishida and Yoon hail improved ties as 'shuttle diplomacy' resumes
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Sunday, becoming the first Japanese leader to conduct an official bilateral visit to Seoul in over 12 years.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 6, 2023
Yoon and Kishida to drink ‘bomb shot’ as they talk security
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol is preparing to share the concoction — a combination of beer and soju — with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida over a casual dinner Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 5, 2023
Kishida seeks to 'add momentum' to Seoul ties as regular diplomacy resumes
The prime minister has expressed his desire for Japan to show that it is also invested in the neighbors’ rapprochement, with the trip to South Korea expected to highlight that resolve.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 2, 2023
Kishida says summit with Yoon a chance to kick-start 'shuttle diplomacy'
The practice of having the two neighbors" leaders visit their respective countries has been effectively halted since December 2011 due to soured ties.
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BUSINESS / Economy
May 2, 2023
Japan and South Korea hold first finance leaders' meeting in seven years
The two countries agreed to resume regular finance dialogue "at an appropriate timing," Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki told reporters after the meeting.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 1, 2023
U.S., Japan and South Korea to hold three-way summit on G7 sidelines in Hiroshima
The talks are likely be held on May 21, the closing day of the three-day G7 summit, before Biden departs for Australia.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 29, 2023
Kishida may visit South Korea early next month to further mend ties
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is eyeing a visit to Seoul in early May to meet with President Yoon Suk-yeol as the two look to bolster ties to better respond to nuclear-armed North Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 28, 2023
Japan to relist South Korea as preferred trade country amid thaw in ties
Japan will restore South Korea"s preferential status after it was revoked in 2019 for the purchase of products that could be diverted for military use.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 26, 2023
South Korea to vow not to build own nukes as Yoon meets with Biden
The pledge will be part of a new agreement — the Washington Declaration — that also creates a fresh bilateral nuclear consultation mechanism based on U.S.-European Cold War-era frameworks.

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