Aug. 18, 2017

Individuals' Rights to Redress for Wartime Labor Intact: Moon

Seoul, Aug. 17 (Jiji Press)--South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed Thursday his view that individuals' rights to make compensation claims against Japanese businesses for forced labor during World War II were not annulled under a 1965 bilateral treaty.

30 Pct of Mothers Neglected Prenatal Checkups in Child Abuse Death Cases

Tokyo, Aug. 17 (Jiji Press)--An experts' panel investigating fatal child abuse cases in Japan in fiscal 2015 reported Thursday that over 30 pct of the mothers of the dead children did not receive checkups during their pregnancies.

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