HONG KONG (AP) — The King of K-pop says reigning on a solo tour is a challenge but one he wouldn’t want to miss. G Dragon says performing with his group Big Bang “feels like a collaboration” and there’s more variety to what they can do in a show. Big Bang is immensely popular throughout...
Is the Japanese government turning more nationalistic and militaristic every day? The evidence tells us so. This week Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto’s comments about WWII sex slaves caused a lot of offense in nearby Asian countries who suffered brutal Japanese occupation during the 1900s. Here is a look at some of the nationalistic noise that...
TOKYO (AP) — An emerging Japanese nationalist political party whose co-leader outraged many with remarks about Japan’s wartime and modern sexual services became embroiled in more controversy Friday when a party lawmaker accused ethnic Koreans of involvement in prostitution. The Japan Restoration Party urged the lawmaker, Shingo Nishimura, to retract his comments suggesting many ethnic...
TOKYO (AP) — An outspoken Japanese mayor who outraged many with remarks about Japan’s wartime and modern sexual services has stood by his comments, but says he may have lacked “international sensitivity.” Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto said Thursday that his lack of sensitivity to America’s perception of prostitution might have caused outrage to his suggestion...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean presidential spokesman who was fired after inappropriately touching a woman during a U.S. trip blames a “cultural difference” with America. Other South Koreans say the fault for such incidents truly lies with a society that allows powerful men to get away with harassment. Five months after the...
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