Suga Criticizes Moon's Wartime Labor Ruling Remark

Suga criticizes Moon's wartime labor ruling remark

Japan's top government spokesman has harshly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for his remarks about South Korean court rulings on wartime labor.

Moon referred on Thursday to the ruling that ordered Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to compensate South Korean plaintiffs who say they were forced to work for the Japanese company during World War Two.

Japanese Official Criticizes Moon On Compensation

Japanese official criticizes Moon on compensation

A senior official of Japan's Foreign Ministry has criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for his remarks on souring bilateral ties over wartime compensation.

Moon said at a news conference on Thursday that the issue should be resolved with shared wisdom.

Opposition Criticizes Immigration Law Revision

Opposition criticizes immigration law revision

Senior officials from opposition parties have criticized a government-proposed revision to the immigration control law to allow more foreign workers into Japan.

The Secretary General of the largest opposition Constitutional Democratic Party, Tetsuro Fukuyama, said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe keeps saying the revision is not meant to open up the country to immigrants, but it could alter the basis of Japanese society.

Ehime Governor Criticizes Comments By Kake

Ehime governor criticizes comments by Kake

The governor of Ehime Prefecture has criticized comments by a veterinary school operator that has denied its head met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 3 years ago.

The approval of the opening of a vet school by the Kake Educational Institution in a national special strategic zone in Imabari City in the prefecture is under fire for alleged favoritism. Its head, Kotaro Kake, is a close friend of Prime Minister Abe. The vet school opened in April.

Opposition Criticizes Cabinet Approval

Opposition criticizes Cabinet approvalJapan's opposition parties are criticizing Cabinet approval of a set of draft bills to revise the country's national security legislation.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other cabinet ministers approved the bills on Thursday. They plan to submit the package of legislation to the Diet on Friday for deliberation.

Park Criticizes Abe's Speech To Us Congress

Park criticizes Abe's speech to US CongressSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye has criticized Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for the speech he made to the US Congress. She says he should have made an apology for historical issues including those known as comfort women.

Suga Criticizes Okinawa's Survey

Suga criticizes Okinawa's surveyChief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has criticized the Okinawa prefectural government for its inspection of defense-related construction. Local officials had started checking for environmental damage at a site designated for the relocation of a US Marines air field.