Japan cautions its citizens travelling to South Korea Aug 14, 2019 0 288 12345 ReutersTOKYOTokyo issued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens visiting South Korea, ahead of crucial anniversaries this week, urging them to be cautious about safety as ties between the neighbours worsen over trade and historical issues.South Korea commemorates girls and women forced to work in Japan’s wartime brothels on August 14 and marks August 15 as a national day of liberation from Japanese rule, which ran from 1910 to 1945.Japan’s foreign ministry advised Japanese residents in South Korea and visitors to be careful and avoid areas in which Japan-related protests and gatherings are expected to be held on Wednesday and Thursday. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated since a ruling by South Korea’s Supreme Court last year that Japanese companies should compensate South Koreans who were conscripted as forced labourers during World War Two. Japan hit back at South Korea on Tuesday for removing Tokyo’s fast-track trade status, with the industry minister saying Seoul had failed to explain its reason for the latest move in an escalating trade row.Seoul’s action was a response to Japan’s announcement this month that it was dropping South Korea from its own “white list” of countries that have enjoyed minimum trade restrictions, citing an erosion of trust. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Pakistan PM to visit capital of Pakistan-ruled Kashmir today Aug 14, 2019 0 1170 India-administered Kashmir under strict lockdown for ninth consecutive day Aug 14, 2019 0 432 Clashes erupt at Hong Kong airport on second day of chaos Aug 14, 2019 0 598 Kremlin says it is winning arms race against US despite rocket accident Reuters MOSCOW The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in .. 40 dead in Bangladesh’s worst-ever dengue outbreak AFP Dhaka At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh’s worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said on Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients. Outbreaks of the mosquito-borne ..