South Korea companies to pay to resolve forced labor dispute with Japan


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COMPENSATION. South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin speaks during a briefing announcing a plan to resolve a dispute over compensating people forced to work under Japan's 1910-1945 occupation of Korea, in Seoul, South Korea, March 6, 2023. The plan faces immediate backlash from some victims and South Korea's main opposition party, who accuse the government of capitulating to Japan South Korea said on Monday, March 6, that its companies would compensate people forced to work under Japan’s 1910-1945 occupation, seeking to end a dispute that has undercut US-led efforts to present a unified front against China and North Korea. The...