Planned Fukushima Water Release Adds a New Wrinkle to Japan-South Korea Ties
By Thisanka Siripala
As Japan prepares to release treated water from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, it battles harsh criticism from South Korea.
Leaders of Japan, South Korea to Visit Memorial to Korean Victims of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing
By Takahashi Kosuke
A visit by Kishida and Yoon to the Monument in Memory of the Korean Victims of the A-bomb will mark a watershed in the historic reconciliation between the two nations.
Japan’s Kishida to Visit South Korea Before G7 Summit
By Mari Yamaguchi
On May 7, Japan’s prime minister will reciprocate President Yoon’s trip to Tokyo. Kishida will be the first Japanese leader to visit South Korea since 2018.
What’s Driving the Japan-South Korea Thaw?
By Mina Pollmann
Between China and North Korea, the logic for increased Japan-South Korea cooperation is clear. All that was lacking was political will.
On Day of South Korea-Japan Summit Meeting, North Korea Fires ICBM
By Mitch Shin
Hours before President Yoon held a meeting with the Japanese prime minister in Tokyo, North Korea fired an ICBM toward its eastern coast.
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Toward Sea, Seoul Says
By Kim Tong-hyung
The latest missile launch comes as South Korea and the U.S. prepare for large-scale military exercises, and President Yoon plans trips to both Tokyo and Washington next week.