Comfort women issue reflects that Japanese politicians lack historical awareness. All evidence and witnesses prove that Japanese imperial military forced women into sexual slavery, but mayor of Osaka, Hashimoto, denies the fact that women were 'coerced' into sexual slavery. Although a few Japanese civil groups are criticizing Hashimoto's claims, but Hashimoto refuses to listen to the voices and goes further stating that the Kono conversation needs to be reversed. I wonder who will correct and fix-up Hashimoto's messed up historical facts.
The Japanese government started running ads reiterating its territorial claim over Dokdo. If Dokdo really were Japanese territory, they wouldn't need to have an ad targeting its own people to educate them that Dokdo is theirs. Just by perpetually insisting that Dokdo is theirs something doesn't make the territory theirs. When will Japan realize this?
As North Korea increasingly launch explicit cyber attacks on South Korea, Korea and the US are pushing to hold regular joint exercises and train professionals to guard against growing threats of cyber attacks from North Korea. North Korea's cyber capability is already believed to be one of the greatest in the world. Therefore, it is crucial that South Korea reinforce its cyber warfare capabilities to deter North Korea's future threats and provocations in cyberspace.
The popularity of K-pop is at its pinnacle. Because of K-pop fever in Poland, Korea's traditional music, Taekwondo, Hanbok, K-food, and other Korea culture is being introduced. Now, Korean wave fever is not limited to K-pop, but all of Korean culture.