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Archives Show Japan Studied Forcible Mobilization of Korean Labor During World War II

Archives Show Japan Studied Forcible Mobilization of Korean Labor During World War II

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan implemented research on the extent of Korean labor resources on the Korean Peninsula that could be forcibly taken overseas during World War II as part of its war efforts, according to documents released by the National Archives of Korea on Thursday. The Japanese Government General of Korea sent [...]

S. Korea Lodges Protest with Japanese Embassy over Yasukuni Shrine

S. Korea Lodges Protest with Japanese Embassy over Yasukuni Shrine

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs called in a Japanese Embassy minister Thursday to protest the Japanese defense minister’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, a controversial temple where war criminals from World War II are enshrined.  The director-general of the ministry’s Northeast Asia Affairs Bureau, Chung Byung-won, officially lodged [...]