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Japanese School Trips to South Korea Drop Drastically

Japanese School Trips to South Korea Drop Drastically

TOKYO, Japan 29 (Korea Bizwire) – In the past 10 years, the number of Japanese high school students who have visited South Korea on school trips has dropped precipitously, with one cause believed to be the complicated relations between the neighboring countries.  According to reporting by Mainichi Shimbun, 3,246 Japanese youngsters came to South Korea [...]

New Records Corroborate Japan’s Front-Line Brothel Operations During WWII

New Records Corroborate Japan’s Front-Line Brothel Operations During WWII

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s state history institute on Friday released new documents substantiating the Japanese military’s involvement in operating front-line brothels during World War II. The National Institute of Korean History (NIKH) made public interrogation reports written by the Allied Forces’ Translator and Interpreter Section, a unit founded in September 1942, [...]