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Cambridge Dictionary Decides Yasukuni Shrine Incompatible with “Enshrine” Usage

Cambridge Dictionary Decides Yasukuni Shrine Incompatible with “Enshrine” Usage

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Yasukuni Shrine, which honors convicted war criminals along with Japan’s war dead, has long been a controversial place for many East Asian people. Visits to the shrine by Japan’s Prime Minister and high-ranking officials might be interpreted as a denial of past history and belittling its neighboring nations. [...]

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 [...]