Video Of N. Korean Boat Collision Up On Web

Video of N. Korean boat collision up on web

Japan's Fisheries Agency has uploaded to its website a video clip of the recent collision between an agency patrol ship and a North Korean fishing boat.

The 13-minute video shows the patrol ship spraying water at the fishing boat, warning it to leave Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan.

Japan Protests North Korean Launch

Japan protests North Korean launch

The Japanese government says North Korea's latest launch of ballistic missiles violates UN Security Council resolutions and is extremely regrettable.

Japan has lodged a protest against the North and condemned its actions.

S. Korean Navy Commander Cancels Visit To Japan

S. Korean Navy commander cancels visit to Japan

The South Korean Defense Ministry has announced that a senior Navy official has cancelled a visit to Japan planned for next month.

Spokesperson Choi Hyun-soo told reporters on Monday that the commander of the Korean Navy's First Fleet, Rear Admiral Kim Myung-soo, cited a scheduling conflict as the reason.

S. Korean Supreme Court Orders Compensation

S. Korean supreme court orders compensation

South Korea's Supreme Court has ordered a Japanese steelmaker to compensate Korean men who say they were forced to work at its plant during colonial rule.

The landmark ruling against Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal could set a precedent for other lawsuits before the country's top court.

Suga: Japan Respects Inter-korean Agreement

Suga: Japan respects inter-Korean agreement

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has expressed hope that the inter-Korean summit agreement will lead to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

He also said Japan respects the 2 leaders' efforts to reach the agreement.

Abe Hopes Progress At Inter-korean Summit

Abe hopes progress at inter-Korean summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed hope that next week's inter-Korean summit will lead to progress toward North Korea's denuclearization.

Abe met the chief of South Korea's National Intelligence Service, Suh Hoon, on Monday.

Japan To Split Ministry Division For Korean Issues

Japan to split ministry division for Korean issues

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary has announced that a division of the foreign ministry will be reorganized to improve the nation's capability to manage issues on the Korean Peninsula.

Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Tuesday that the ministry's Northeast Asia Division will be split into 2 as of July 1st.

South Korean Rating Board Confirms Fortnite For The Nintendo Switch

South Korean Rating Board Confirms Fortnite For The Nintendo Switch

A report earlier last month suggested that Fortnite would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Earlier a photo leaked which revealed Nintendo's possible announcements for E3 2018, in which Fortnite was once again listed. In case it wasn't all but confirmed, South Korea's ratings board has revealed that Fortnite will indeed be coming to the Switch.

Given that games need to be submitted to the ratings board for approval and a subsequent audience rating, this is as official as it gets until Nintendo announces it themselves. E3 2018 is scheduled to take place later this month and we expect that the announcement will also confirm its release date, which hopefully won't be too long.

North Korean Hackers Went After Defectors With Infected Android Apps

North Korean Hackers Went After Defectors With Infected Android Apps

It’s not uncommon for malware-ridden apps to make their way to the Play Store. The people behind them either want to scam users or just push less than desirable ads to make a quick buck. Their motives aren’t as sinister as those of a North Korean group of hackers. McAfee researchers found that a North Korean hacking group nicknamed Sun Team recently posted three infected Android apps to the Play Store in a bid to target those who have defected from North Korea.

The infected apps remained on the Play Store for three months and were only removed after Google was notified about them privately. They had about 100 downloads before they were removed.

Tmeic Receives 'industrial Reward' From South Korean Government

TMEIC Receives 'Industrial Reward' From South Korean Government

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp (TMEIC) announced that it has received the Industrial Reward at the 54th Trade Day Commemoration Ceremony, which South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy had Dec 5, 2017.

TMEIC is a major manufacturer of PV inverters. The ceremony was attended by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Surge In Visitors To Japan Attributed To S. Korean Tourists

Surge in visitors to Japan attributed to S. Korean tourists

The surge of foreign visitors to Japan in the first half of this year to a record 13.76 million is primarily attributable to a rise in South Korean tourists, particularly those arriving on low-cost carriers.

"More young (South Korean) people are enjoying brief personal trips (to Japan) casually using LCCs," said Shin Seo Kyung, deputy director of Korea Tourism Organization's Tokyo office.

My Korean Teacher

My Korean TeacherYoung-Ung (Yesung) was dumped by his girlfriend. While he is in Okinawa, Japan on a business trip, the company he works for goes bankrupt.
Sakura (Nozomi Sasaki) is a single mother and works for a travel agency. She needs to learn Korean for her job. At a Korean language institute, Sakura meets Young-Ung and their romance begins.