Japan's notoriously overworked workforce may be getting a break. At least if the government gets its way. They're launching a new initive designed to give workers some much needed time off and kickstart Japan's sluggish economy.
The Japan Times' decision to revise its description of women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II has triggered anger and condemnation. Julian Ryall reports.
South Korea announced it would shut down an association for former "comfort women" and their families, which had been funded by Japan. The foundation is a key element of a deeply unpopular 2015 accord with Japan.
China's ongoing trade spat with the US has dominated Japan PM Shinzo Abe's visit to the country. The first Sino-Japanese summit since 2011 could further thaw relations between Asia's two biggest economies.
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