Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
By Clint Richards
Park Geun-hye: Japan Summit ‘Pointless’ Without Apology
Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations remain frosty over “comfort women” issue.
South Korean Footballer Park Jong-woo Gets His Bronze
Park Jong-woo has been forgiven for fanning political flames at the London Olympics.
Island Mania in the Asia-Pacific
How an odd mix of economics, defense, nationalism and ‘trendsetting’ are creating a dangerous dynamic.
Post-Earthquake Japan-Korea Ties
Japan’s stance on the Dokdo / Takeshima issue has quickly shifted South Korean attitudes post-earthquake and tsunami, from sympathetic to ambivalent.
Rocky Japan-Korea Ties
Two tiny islets in the Sea of Japan continue to undermine ties between Japan and South Korea.