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Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal was formed by a merger between Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Industries on 1 October 2012.

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27 March 2019

So. Korea: Workers forced into labour for Japanese companies during World War II launch lawsuits before statute of limitations ends

Author: Yosuke Onchi, Nikkei Asian Review (Japan)

"South Koreans ready more wartime labor suits as clock ticks", 20 Mar 2019...

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14 January 2019

So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour

Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...

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7 January 2019

So. Korea: Plaintiffs seek to seize assets of Japanese companies to enforce Supreme Court’s ruling compensating WWII workers for forced labour

Author: Akiko Horiyama, Mainichi (Japan)

"Move to seize assets in forced labor case in S. Korea prioritizes plaintiffs' rights", 3 Jan. 2019...

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31 October 2018

So. Korea's Supreme Court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII workers in forced labour lawsuit

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30 October 2018

Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate WWII workers

Author: Hyonhee Shin, Reuters

South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. should compensate four South Koreans for their forced labor during World War Two, a decision that could freeze ties between the uneasy neighbors...In a landmark...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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16 February 2017

Japan: Workers work up to or beyond "karoshi line" in most Japanese manufacturers

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30 July 2013

S.Korea court rules against Mitsubishi Heavy on forced labour

Author: Reuters

A South Korean court ordered...Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...to pay...$360,200...in compensation to five South Koreans for forced labour during Japan's colonial rule in the second such ruling...Mitsubishi said it would appeal the decision. [refers to...

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