Daily Archive: October 25, 2019

Concern Grows in South Korea Over Trump Cost-Sharing Demands

The United States and South Korea this week held fresh negotiations over how to split the cost of the 28,000 U.S. troops stationed in South Korea. The current deal expires at the end of the year, and U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly demanded …

Japan Trade Minister Resigns Amid Melon Donations Scandal

Japanese Trade Minister Isshu Sugawara resigned on Friday, following accusations of election law violations just a month after taking up the key post charged with handling a trade dispute with neighboring South Korea.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he h…