Radioactive water storage tanks are seen at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, located in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, 18 February 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Issei Kato

South Korea calls for plan to deal with Fukushima contaminated water

South Korea's Foreign Ministry called on Monday the Japanese embassy's economy minister

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 74 anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule at the Korean Independence Hall in Cheonan on Thursday. Photo: Jung Yeon-je / Pool via AP

Moon wants to end trade dispute with Japan

South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered Japan an olive branch to close a trade dispute on Thursday, saying

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People march holding flags criticizing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his economic sanctions during an anti-Japan protest in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji

Seoul businessmen criticize anti-Japan demonstrations

Anti-Japan protests are intensifying in Seoul, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government taking a tough stand on

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD), attends a press conference the day after the election of a high house at LDP headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 22. 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Issei Kato

Abe says World War II slave labor is biggest problem with South Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that the main cause of the escalating tension between Japan and

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with his top aides at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday. Photo: Jin-hee Park / Newsis via AP

Moon suggests "economic union" with North Korea

On Monday, the South Korean president described the escalation of the trade war with Japan as a warning to renew its

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A man walks past the Samsung Electronics logo outside the Samsung building in Seoul on January 31. Samsung would be a Korean company that would suffer from a Japanese cut of semiconductor materials. Photo: AFP / Jung Yeon-je

Samsung Electronics net profit falls 53%

The world's largest smartphone and memory chip maker, Samsung Electronics, said net profits fell

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South Korean Chancellor Kang Kyung-wha spoke with her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono before the summit of President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Kazuhiro Noci / Pool via Reuters

Japan, US and South Korea will hold ministerial talks on Friday

Japan, the United States and South Korea plan to hold a ministerial meeting on Friday in Bancoque, with Washington likely playing

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Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha are attending a behind-the-scenes bilateral meeting of ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meetings in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday. Photo: Yonhap via AP

South Korea warns of security impact if removed from Japan list

South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan could be undermined if it withdraws.

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