SEOUL -- On Monday, the Chosun Ilbo, South Korea's most widely-circulated newspaper, ran an editorial about a controversy surrounding one politician's choice of lunchtime beverage. It was a symbolic incident of South Korea's internal division, as tensions with Japan over export curbs and wartime labor rise.
Japan-South Korea rift
South Korea's internal rift deepens as feud with Japan escalates
Media on left and right attack each other over how to deal with Tokyo