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Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Published 09/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday demanded talks with South Korea over a Korean court compensation award against a Japanese company for using forced laborers [more…]

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

Published 21/12/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, [more…]

As U.S. oil sanctions against Iran start, Washington grants waivers…

As U.S. oil sanctions against Iran start, Washington grants waivers…

Published 05/11/2018

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States re-introduced sanctions against Iranian oil exports on Monday, although it also gave some of its closest allies exemptions that [more…]

Japan denounces South Korean court decision as ‘unthinkable’

Japan denounces South Korean court decision as ‘unthinkable’

Published 30/10/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said on Tuesday that a South Korean court’s order to a Japanese firm to compensate wartime forced [more…]

Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate…

Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate…

Published 30/10/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (5401.T) should compensate four South Koreans for their [more…]

South Korea court orders Japan firm to compensate wartime forced…

South Korea court orders Japan firm to compensate wartime forced…

Published 30/10/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. should compensate four South Koreans for their [more…]

Nippon Steel ‘regrets’ South Korea court decision on forced labor

Nippon Steel ‘regrets’ South Korea court decision on forced labor

Published 30/10/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp said on Tuesday a ruling by South Korea’s top court that the Japanese company should compensate [more…]

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [more…]

Philip Morris sues South Korea over e-cigarette info disclosure

Philip Morris sues South Korea over e-cigarette info disclosure

Published 01/10/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Philip Morris Korea Inc. said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against the South Korean government, demanding the disclosure of information [more…]