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Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-Korea dispute

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of [...]
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Pompeo rejects N Korean charges on military drills

Pompeo rejects N Korean charges on military drills

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea’s Foreign Ministry that US plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of [...]
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Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labour dispute

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Friday rejected Japan’s call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South [...]
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Trump says ready to help resolve SKorea-Japan dispute

Trump says ready to help resolve SKorea-Japan dispute

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said Friday he remained at the ready to help South Korea and Japan solve their lingering dispute over World War II-era forced labour that has [...]
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Japanese minister admonishes Korea’s envoy as dispute escalates

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced labourers that has [...]
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Japanese minister admonishes Korea’s envoy as dispute escalates

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced labourers that has [...]
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N Korea slams Japan over its trade spat with Seoul

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s state media has slammed Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul over wartime slavery disputes, accusing Tokyo of “destroying the trend [...]
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Korean man kills himself as dispute with Japan escalates

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An elderly South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul as a bitter diplomatic dispute over wartime forced labour [...]
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From beer to pens, Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

From beer to pens, Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. It was [...]
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Singer Psy to refund concert tickets amid prostitution allegations

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:02 AM

South Korean pop star Psy, famous for his monster hit song “Gangnam Style”, requested on Thursday (18 July) that all tickets bought to his Psy Water Show be [...]
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‘Boycott Japan’ becomes more intense, sophisticated

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:02 AM

Korean citizens’ boycott of Japanese products has become more intense, widespread and sophisticated in response to Tokyo’s recent decision to curb exports of [...]
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Bolton to visit Tokyo, Seoul next week to mediate trade row

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:02 AM

With US National Security Adviser John Bolton expected in South Korea next week after stopping in Japan, experts say the visit could indicate that the US believes the trade [...]
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Japan to summon Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row

Japan to summon Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea’s ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row over compensation [...]
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Koreans boycott Japan beer in brewing trade row

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beer-loving South Koreans angered by a trade row with Tokyo are boycotting Japanese brews in a surge of patriotism that has even seen popular beauty bloggers targeted. Japan [...]
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Sanctions halve N Korea’s 2018 trade

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s trade was halved last year, in an apparent consequence of United Nations Security Council sanctions on the reclusive regime, a report showed Friday. [...]
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