The Asahi Shimbun (2018). Market for stolen Buddhist statues widens; rightful owners at a loss. The Asahi Shimbun. 7 September.
Eileen Kinsella (2017). Major Conceptual Artwork Is at the Heart of a Lawsuit Between Dueling Foundations. ArtNet News. 11 October.
The Japan Times (2017). Stolen cultural asset returned to South Korea from Japan after 20 years. The Japan Times. 13 September.
Mohammad Asghar (2017). Two customs officials booked in antiques smuggling case. Dawn. 17 August.
BBC News (2017). Divorcee destroys ex's $1m violin collection in Japan. BBC News. 26 July.
Allison Meier (2017). In a Historic First, Australia Agrees to Return Ainu Remains to Japan. Hyperallergic. 15 June.
3Ders (2017). Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing. 3Ders. 5 May.
Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy( )
The Japan Times (2017). Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy. The Japan Times. 18 April.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming. Yonhap News Agency. 20 March.
King-Oua Laohong (2017). Painting pincher gets the axe. Bangkok Post. 16 March.
Kim Briggeman (2017). WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family. The Daily Astorian. 13 March.
Avila Geraldine (2017). Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law. The Straits Times. 20 February.
The Nation (2017). Case of Japan painting theft to be concluded by early March. The Nation. 16 February.
George Dvorsky (2017). World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate. Gizmodo. 10 February.
Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.
Korea JoongAng Daily (2017). Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership. Korea JoongAng Daily. 6 February.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue. Yonhap News Agency. 1 February.
Phusadee Arumas (2017). 'Art thief' hearing to finish quickly. Bangkok Post. 31 January.
Teeranai Charuvastra (2017). Official apologizes for painting theft, resigns. Khaoso. 31 January.
Bangkok Post (2017). Art snatcher suspended. Bangkok Post. 30 January.
The Nation (2017). Campaigners call for sacking of official in Japan painting theft scandal. The Nation. 28 January.
Teeranai Charuvastra (2017). Thailand seeks freedom of official jailed in Japan for theft. Khaoso. 27 January.
Choe Sang-Hun (2017). South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says. The New York Times. 26 January.
Associated Press (2017). Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel. Salon. 25 January.
Sarah Cascone (2017). Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial. ArtNet News. 12 January.
Hong Kong lions Stephen and Stitt, Japanese looters and the legal battle to protect cultural property( )
Steven Gallagher (2016). Hong Kong lions Stephen and Stitt, Japanese looters and the legal battle to protect cultural property. South China Morning Post. 19 December.
Caroline Elbaor (2016). See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum. ArtNet News. 23 November.
Shan Jie (2016). Govt stopping sale at Japan auction raises hopes about looted artifacts. Global Times. 8 November.
Llewelyn Morgan (2016). The foot of Zeus. Prospect Magazine. 3 August.
Toru Higashioka (2016). Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue. The Asahi Shimbun. 26 July.
Tokyo Reporter (2016). Japan Mint employee nabbed in theft of 15 kg gold bar. Tokyo Reporter. 20 June.
Justin McCurry (2016). Japanese vagina kayak artist found guilty of obscenity. The Guardian. 9 May.
Yonhap News Agency (2016). S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster. Yonhap News Agency. 16 April.
Michael Zhang (2015). Photographer Wins Suit Against Nikon Over 'Comfort Women' Exhibition. PetaPixel. 26 December.
Mark O'Neill (2015). Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders. South China Morning Post. 9 October.
The Japan Times (2015). Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure. The Japan Times. 20 September.
Yomiuri Shimbun (2015). Heritage group plans to return cultural assets to Afghanistan. The Japan News. 23 August.
Taro Mizoguchi (2015). Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area. The Asahi Shimbun. 23 August.
AFP (2015). Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft. IOL. 13 August.
The Japan Times (2015). South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items. The Japan Times. 13 August.
Anthony M. Amore (2015). A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood. Salon. 2 August.
Eric Stimson (2015). Kinky Dolls Stolen from Japanese Sex Museum. Anime News Network. 19 July.
Akihiko Kaise (2015). S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan. The Asahi Shimbun. 15 July.
Simon (2015). For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha. EDers. 4 June.
Japan Times (2015). Spate of vandalization hits Kyoto, Nara World Heritage sites. The Japan Times. 9 April.
The Japan Times (2014). Four South Koreans held over theft of Tsushima Buddhist statue. The Japan Times. 25 November.
CCTV (2014). 28,000 Ancient Books Returned to China. CCTV. 5 May.