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Prime Minister Naoto Kan apologized to South Korean residents for his nation's transgressions all those generations ago. "For the enormous damage and suffering caused by this colonization, I would like to express once again our deep regret and sincere apology," Kan said in a statement endorsed by his cabinet.
Originally posted by Jakes51
The Japanese government has largely been mum about their involvement in World War II and would rather throw money at the victims than formally apologize.