ROK & Japan in bitter rows over islets & past
Reportedly, South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak has asked Japan's monarch Akihito for a formal apology over Japan's colonial rule in the Korean Peninsula. South Korea and Japan also bitterly lock horns over Dokdo/Takeshima which is also known as Liancourt Rocks in the U'.S. Japan also engages in territorial disputes with both China and Russia. Of course, 'North Korea's sentiment towards Japan is very well known.