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Thursday Aug 7 | English Dong-A

Japan goes against tide over sex slavery issue

Japan goes against tide over sex slavery issue . AUGUST 08, 2014 03:19. . Despite mounting international pressure on Japan over the Japan`s wartime sex slavery issue, Japan is going against the tide, attacking the Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun for its admission of past reports on the issue and diverting the attention from the sex slavery issue.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Japan Herald

Asahi Shimbun admits errors in past comfort women stories

The Asahi Shimbun admitted Tuesday to serious errors in many articles on the "comfort women" issue, retracting all stories going back decades that quoted a Japanese man who claimed he kidnapped about 200 Korean women and forced them to work at wartime Japanese military brothels.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Japan Herald

Peace Symposium in Japan Discusses Steps Toward Nuclear - Free World

Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun sponsored a peace symposium "The Road to Nuclear Weapons Abolition: To Overcome 'Nuclear Umbrella,'" on August 2 in Nagasaki and Hiroshima which saw speakers and an audience of 400 in a discussion on the steps to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear arsenals around the world.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

English Dong-A

Wakamiya's Review from Tokyo

Wakamiya's Review from Tokyo . JULY 31, 2014 05:29. . It is a sad news that Park Yoo-ha, Sejong University professor who wrote the 'Empire's Comfort Women,' was sued for defamation.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

English Dong-A

Abe, former PMs hold differing views on nuclear power plant

Abe vs. Ex PMs on Japanese nuclear power plant . JULY 21, 2014 05:09. . While Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shows strong will to restart nuclear power plants, the four former Prime Ministers join forces together to oppose Abe's pro-nuclear stance.

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