REPUBLICA, Oct 2: Japan has agreed to extend financial assistance to build a new building at Shree Praja Basic School in Makawanpur district. Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Japan in Kathmandu, Yuzo Yoshioka, on Tuesday signed a grant contract for building new classrooms with the school, according to the Embassy of Japan in Kathmandu.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Feb 1 : Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII.