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Bereaved Families Urge Mitsubishi to Honor Forced Labor Rulings in S. Korea

Bereaved Families Urge Mitsubishi to Honor Forced Labor Rulings in S. Korea

TOKYO, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Bereaved families of South Koreans who performed forced labor during World War II for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. visited the company’s head office on Friday in Tokyo to urge the company to honor recent South Korean court rulings. In November last year, South Korea’s Supreme Court upheld two rulings [...]

Supreme Court Orders Mitsubishi to Compensate Korean Victims of Wartime Forced Labor

Supreme Court Orders Mitsubishi to Compensate Korean Victims of Wartime Forced Labor

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Supreme Court confirmed two appellate court rulings on Thursday that ordered a Japanese company to compensate Koreans for forced labor during World War II. The four-judge bench handed down the decisions on two damages suits against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. It upheld two rulings — one that [...]

Actor Song Joong-ki Praises Fiancee Song Hye-kyo’s Mitsubishi Ad Offer Rejection

Actor Song Joong-ki Praises Fiancee Song Hye-kyo’s Mitsubishi Ad Offer Rejection

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean actor Song Joong-ki on Wednesday applauded his fiance and fellow actress Song Hye-kyo’s decision to decline an ad sponsorship offer from Mitsubishi Motors over the company’s association with forced mobilization of Korean laborers during the second World War. “I first learned that Hye-kyo declined the offer from the news. [...]