We got an answer from them. However, it was not from the company itself, but from a contract security guard," lawyer Lim Jae Sung told reporters.
Good. And they should forever pay you dust.
Go ask your government what happened to the 1965 compensation.
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"It is possible that North Korea will in the future push its demands for compensation for Japanese colonial rule by referring to the same ruling.
The Japan-North Korea Pyongyang Declaration of 2002 states that both sides agreed to discuss the issue of property and claims in talks to normalize their ties "pursuant to the basic principle that when the bilateral relationship is normalized both...would mutually waive all their property and claims and those of their nationals that had arisen from causes which occurred before August 15, 1945."
This is why Japan should stay away from the peninsula or their reunification plan. Abe should stop picking up Moon calls for help.
The Japanese should focus on themselves and leave the Koreans fend for themselves.
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melonbarmonsterToday 12:10 pm JST
LOL all these clueless comments about K wave being past and Japan being an important market. BTS has leapfrogged over Japan a long time ago. They're far more popular in the US, Europe and South America. Japan is a blip for these guys. They're not my cup of tea but welcome to 2018.
LOL back at you.
And yet the K-music industry needs Japan to survive. About 70% of their revenues come from selling their music and touring in Japan.
Were will BTS be in two years when all the hype dies?
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The former mayor (who passed away in December, weeks after allowing this statue) was of Chinese descent.
His father fought the Korean War.
It looks like he had an agenda.
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It doesn't prove anything.
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Never going to matter.
1-If 0.001% of the S.Korean go against it, the current president will tell Tokyo that the atonement/Money is not enough.
2-The future President (after the current one) will renege on the Treaty and ask for a new one.
This will never end. Let it go and let the Koreans fend for themselves in the future.
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The man, who ended up using 14 of the 20 cartridges in the pack
In less than 24 hours? Mercury or not, this poor man was headed to an early grave.If this unfortunate event doesn't stop him for smoking, I don't know what will.
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The Japanese government has begun discussing how the Self-Defense Forces would respond to a military conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
Why? Is this why Abe wants to change the Constitution?The Japanese should mind their own business and let the Koreans fight among themselves. Unless their really want the same Koreans to come around and accuse Japan of killing their fellow countrymen and ask for reparations.
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So the Japanese had to fork the money to private schools whose priorities are to teach / preserve the language and culture of their #1 enemy who swore to destroy their country?
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2800 Letters? Couldn't send emails? Killing with swords? This pathetic loser seemed pretty stuck in the Middle ages in his modus operandi.
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Visit for what? Ratify another treaty that will be rescinded in few weeks because the Korean people are not "emotionally" ready to accept it?
Those fake smiles are irritating.
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A little background of the Mayor Edwin Mah Lee:
His parents immigrated to the United States from Taishan, Guangdong Province, China in the 1930s. Lee's father, Gok Suey Lee, fought in the Korean War.
This should explain a lot.
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I pray he get the same treatment from his cell mates .
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why Japanese Labor Laws such a joke? At this rate, Dentsu can let few hundred employees die every month.
It seems cheaper to work them to death apparently .
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Unless they build an IKEA next to it, I am not sure they will recoup their investment.
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So much for 'protect and serve'.
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When it rains, it pours.
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Meryl Streep? The same actress who is a staunch supporter of Roman Polanski the convicted rapist? Hypocrite Hollywood mouthpieces love to pick and choose, I see.
Americans made their choice.Time to accept it and move on.
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The truth is out.
So Seoul allowed the activists to put the statue back up but plead ignorance when Tokyo decided to recall the diplomats claiming there was nothing they could do to stop said activists.
Refund and no more accords!Japan already paid 50 years ago. Let's all move on.
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Beijing has repeatedly urged Japan to show greater repentance for World War Two atrocities and the two sides have a festering territorial dispute in the East China Sea.
Every time the Chinese don't get what they,they feel the need to remind the world of what happened last century.
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Are they going to nullify every treaty signed with Japan? No wonder The Japanese are so tired of this back and fourth. Korea already got the apology and compensations 50 years ago. Time to get over it.
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And This coming from the same CIA who "found" weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, created ISIS and helped Hillary destroy Libya and wreck havoc in the Middle East?
Stop blaming the Russians with no proof. The Democrats lost the elections because their candidate was arrogant and lead a weak campaign with no real message. Own it and move on.
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“China is willing, along with the international community, to fully and completely enforce Security Council resolutions, and opposes unilateral sanctions imposed outside the framework of Security Council resolutions,” China’s Foreign Ministry cited Wu as saying.
Since when? I really needed a good laugh today. I doubts these words were uttered by a Chinese representative.
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**>"The blasphemy controversy erupted in September when a video circulated online in which Ahok criticized detractors who argued the Quran prohibits Muslims from having a non-Muslim leader."
“I’ve been called to defend Islam,” she said. “As a Muslim, I feel guilty if I refuse a demand to defend my religion. I believe Ahok insulted the holy Quran and it’s hurt us!
Holly cow! Is this really happening in the 21st century. They just proved Ahok's point with the whole hoopla. If you are not one of us (If you are a christian),you are surely against us.
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I like the idea. He didn't hurt them physically,he just exposed their sorry selves. At least everyone will now know how awful these bullies were in their youth.
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" Why wasn't I invited to sit at the table? I want to be friends too! I am important too you know.Don't you see that I matter? I do matter. Right? Right? Somebody!"
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Speaking through a Punjabi interpreter, an immigration official quizzed the Singhs about their lives.
Not to be heartless but after two decades in Japan,the parents still need interpreters?
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