For Japan's economy, the worst is over from boycott in South Korea

Business Nov 21, 2019

For Japan's economy, the worst is over from boycott in South Korea

While a South Korean consumer boycott of Japanese products continues in the wake of a prolonged dispute over wartime history and trade, economists say Japan has already seen the worst of its economic repercussions. Concerns had grown among businesses, as moves to shun Japanese brands ...

North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills

Asia Pacific Nov 19, 2019

North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills

The United States must end its joint exercises with Seoul "once and for all" to facilitate dialogue with Pyongyang, North Korea said Tuesday, just days after the allies postponed planned drills. The U.S. and South Korea said Sunday they would delay annual joint aerial exercises ...

Japan fights back to win Premier12 final

Baseball Nov 18, 2019

Japan fights back to win Premier12 final

by Jason Coskrey

Four years ago, the Samurai Japan bullpen fell apart in a loss against South Korea in the Premier12 semifinals at Tokyo Dome. This time, with the title hanging in the balance, Japan's relievers got to taste both sweet revenge and the championship. Tetsuto Yamada gave Japan ...