A century after Japanese colonial rule began on the Korean peninsula, the Japanese government has once against apologized for the occupation. According to the L.A. Times, people are still not convinced of Japan’s sincerity. This may or may not be because the Japanese government has apologized countless times before and still feels the need to keep apologizing again, which one would think casts their previous apologies in a not-so-sincere light. Or maybe apologizing continuously for years is an Asian thing, I don’t know. Somehow I don’t think this one will be any different, particularly considering the Japanese failed to mention comfort women or those forced into manual labor.

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