South Korean court decision on wartime forced labourers draws rebuke from Japan

Published on 29 Nov 2018 11:16:24 PM

South Korea's top court has ruled that Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries must compensate 10 South Koreans for their forced labor during World War Two, a ruling that drew an immediate rebuke from Tokyo.
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono quickly issued a statement in which he said the court's decisions were "totally unacceptable".