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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Some travelers are spotted at JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka on Thursday after bullet train operations were suspended for the day between Kokura and Shin-Osaka stations in western Japan due to a powerful tropical storm. Photo: KYODO

Krosa: 600 1,000 People Advised to Evacuate Due to Storm

Heavy rains hit parts of western Japan on Thursday when tropical storm Krosa hit the mainland, forcing

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Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow at a ceremony commemorating the 74 anniversary of Japan's World War II surrender in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

Emperor expresses deep remorse for Japan's actions during war

Japan marked the 74 anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Thursday, with Emperor Naruhito mentioning

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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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Photo courtesy of the National Center for Mountaineer Education. Rescuers in Japanese mountains watch their South Korean counterparts during a training session in a South Korean national park in June.

Police step up efforts to prevent climbers from getting lost

With the rise of foreigners visiting Japan for mountain climbing, police in central prefectures with steep mountains are

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