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Boycott of Japanese Products Largest in S. Korean History

Boycott of Japanese Products Largest in S. Korean History

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The ongoing boycott movement against Japanese products is the largest of its kind in South Korean history, led by highly motivated groups of voluntary participants. eMFORCE, a South Korean digital marketing firm, reported on Sunday that the word ‘boycott’ appeared 1.18 million times on social networks this year, which [...]

Japanese Advertising in S. Korea Shrinks by 76 pct Following Boycott

Japanese Advertising in S. Korea Shrinks by 76 pct Following Boycott

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Advertisements of Japanese products in South Korea have plummeted following Japan’s export restrictions imposed against South Korea. Media Audit Korea, a South Korean media management firm, reported that Japanese advertisements in the country’s top four media platforms including television, radio, newspaper, and magazines turned out to have spent 7.2 [...]

Korean, Japanese Teachers Meet to Discuss New Ways to Teach Students About Korea-Japan Relations

Korean, Japanese Teachers Meet to Discuss New Ways to Teach Students About Korea-Japan Relations

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Teachers from South Korea and Japan will meet to discuss new ways to teach students about Korea-Japan relations. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) announced on Thursday that it will invite 15 teachers from Japan to hold a teacher’s exchange program in South Korea. The Japanese teachers will [...]

Japan Boycott Passes 100-day Milestone

Japan Boycott Passes 100-day Milestone

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean boycott of Japanese products, popularized by its slogan ‘I Will Not Buy, I Will Not Go, and I Will Not Wear”, marked 100 days on Tuesday. Some South Koreans are now purchasing Japanese products, but the voluntary participation of the public still leaves little room for [...]

Statue Symbolizing Former Wartime Sex Slave Returns to Japanese Art Show

Statue Symbolizing Former Wartime Sex Slave Returns to Japanese Art Show

SEOUL/NAGOYA, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean statue symbolizing Japan’s sexual enslavement of women from Korea and elsewhere in Asia was put back on display Tuesday at a major Japanese art show in Nagoya after its controversial withdrawal from the show. The statue, representing Korean women who were forced into sexual service for [...]

SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. will supply its fifth-generation (5G) network solutions to Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc., industry sources said Friday, as South Korea’s top mobile carrier expands its presence in the sector. SK Telecom will export its 5G network designs, optimized communication quality solutions for 5G, 5G antennas, and [...]