All posts tagged "Japan"

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    Animosity against Korea runs high among Japanese

    By Kang Seung-woo Nearly 60 percent of Japanese people said they hate Korea in a survey conducted last year and released Sunday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The national image of Korea is the worst in...

    • Posted November 8, 2015
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  • Park Byung-ho, Lee Daeho
    Park Byung-ho or Lee Dae-ho: Which import should MLB teams choose?

    By Brian Han Two exceptional South Korean baseball players are hoping to play for a Major League Baseball team next season. They are both first basemen. They both have extensive professional experience under their belt. They are...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a trilateral summit with President Barack Obama at the U.S. embassy in The Hague. (Yonhap)
    US hopes for regular Park-Abe summit

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The United States hopes to see South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold talks on a regular basis, a senior American diplomat said, calling last week’s first summit between...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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    Size of S. Korea’s economy to catch up to Japan’s by 2020

    By Yoon Ja-young Korea’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to near $37,000 in five years, catching up to Japan. The report comes from estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook Database,...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • The-Last-Tear
    Comfort women film ‘The Last Tear’ accepted to 21 festivals, 4 award nominations

    By Brian Han When Christopher H.K. Lee funded most of his latest documentary “The Last Tear” out of his own pocket, he assumed he wouldn’t make his money back. Instead his motivation came from sharing the stories...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • South Korean baseball player Lee Dae-ho speaks at a press conference announcing his intent to play in Major League Baseball in Seoul on Nov. 3, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Money not issue for Japan Series MVP in pursuit of MLB dream

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean baseball slugger Lee Dae-ho, the reigning Japan Series MVP, said Tuesday that money won’t be an issue in the pursuit of his big league dream, adding he’d be willing to compete for...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrive at a Seoul hotel on Nov. 1, 2015, to attend a business summit, which brought together about 400 business leaders from South Korea, Japan and China. The summit was jointly organized by the Federation of Korean Industries, the Japan Business Federation and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. (Yonhap)
    Long, complicated history behind S. Korea-Japan relations

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of years of deeply complicated history bubbled beneath the surface images of handshakes and flashing cameras Monday at the first formal meeting of Japanese and South Korean leaders in 3½ years....

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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