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S. Korea Has Nationalized 5.2 mln Square Meters of Land Owned by Japanese During Colonial Rule

S. Korea Has Nationalized 5.2 mln Square Meters of Land Owned by Japanese During Colonial Rule

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has so far nationalized 5.04 million square meters of land owned by Japanese citizens and Japanese companies during the 1910-45 colonial rule, the state procurement agency said Thursday. The official appraisal price of this land is estimated at 150 billion won (US$114 million) and the size of [...]

S. Korea Nationalizes 90 bln Won Worth of Colonial-era Japanese Property

S. Korea Nationalizes 90 bln Won Worth of Colonial-era Japanese Property

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has completed the nationalization of land worth an estimated 90 billion won (US$76.40 million) across the country that should have reverted to the state but was still registered under Japanese names following Japan’s 1910-45 colonization of Korea, government data showed Thursday. The data, submitted to Kang Byung-won, [...]