South Korea’s Supreme Court last year ordered two Japanese companies to compensate the wartime workers in a ruling that Tokyo said violated international law. Japan believes the issue of compensation was settled under a 1965 treaty.
Trade gap narrowed by 28.4 percent and annual tourism revenue surged 12.3 percent in 2018, figures released by statistical authority and tourism ministry say.
The data comes after Washington raises the stakes in a trade dispute with China, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
Baklava, the other Turkish delight, has enjoyed steadily increasing sales over the past decade. Experts say demand outweighs supply, and baklava masters are hard to come by. They discuss what makes Turkish baklava special.
Mexico's growing beef industry is targeting Muslim consumers in the Middle East to reduce dependence on buyers in the United States.
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