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Japanese firm loses WWII labour appeal


SEOUL: A Seoul court dismissed a Japanese industrial firm’s appeal against an order that it pay a South Korean man 50 million won (RM183,733) for forced wartime labour, the latest in a series of court rulings to strain ties with Japan.

South Korea and its former colonial power Japan are both US allies who have to contend with nuclear-armed North Korea and a rising China.

   

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