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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 [...]

Japanese Perception of Korea Differs by Age: Study

Japanese Perception of Korea Differs by Age: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Many Japanese people are concerned over the possibility that the deteriorating Korea-Japan relations may even hurt non-governmental exchanges between the two countries. The Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, recently conducted a public survey that revealed that 56 percent of Japanese voters are concerned that Korea-Japan relations may affect economic [...]

Korean and Japanese Youth Baseball Teams Demonstrate Excellent Sportsmanship

Korean and Japanese Youth Baseball Teams Demonstrate Excellent Sportsmanship

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A youth baseball match between South Korea and Japan is moving the hearts of citizens in both countries, despite the deteriorating political relationship between the two states. On Friday, South Korea and Japan met at Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark in Gijang County, Busan, to compete in the final round of [...]