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French encyclopedia publisher adopts ‘East Sea’ denomin...
Feb 24, 2012
French publisher Larousse used the term 'East Sea' in the 2012 editions of Le petit Larousse (photo : Yonhap News).Two leading French publishers, Larousse and Michelin, h...


Dokdo billboard, Dokdo rap -- now Dokdo crane
May 12, 2010
Following on from billboards, newspaper ads and rap songs, now there’s a crane that promotes Korea’s Dokdo Island. Two Korean-Americans who are in the signboard busines...


Field trip on Dokdo patrol ships becomes popular
Jul 09, 2010
The East Sea Coast Guard in Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province) announced that the number of visitors coming to see Dokdo patrol boats has shown a sharp increase since the unex...


Old Japanese map that marks East Sea as [Sea of Joseon]...
Jul 15, 2010
The National Archives of Korea (NAK) of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security announced Monday (Jul. 12) that they had restored the early 19th century Japane...


School textbooks to expand sections on Dokdo Island
Jul 15, 2010
Korea’s Dokdo Island is expected to be covered more widely in school textbooks. The Minister of Education, Science and Technology Ahn Byong-man revealed during his Jun....


East Sea advertisement in L.A.
Jul 21, 2010
He has done it again. A Korean-American who put up a giant billboard that held a sign in support of Korea’s sovereignty over Dokdo Island along one of the highways in L...


Korea to build marine science research center on Dokdo
Apr 06, 2011
The Korean government will build a comprehensive marine science research center on Dokdo, Korea's easternmost island, in order to effectively strengthen its sovereignty.T...


Dokdo City to be built on Ulleung-do
Apr 15, 2011
Dokdo (Photo: Yonhap News) North Gyeongsang Province announced on April 6 that it will build a “Dokdo City” that will feature history, facts, and information abou...


Ulleungdo, Dokdo, added to ecotourism list
Apr 22, 2011
Ulleungdo and Dokdo, Korea’s two easternmost islands, have been added to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Environment’s top ten list of eco...


Korea to reinforce education on Dokdo
Aug 11, 2011
Dokdo (Photo courtesy of the Northeast Asian History Foundation)The Korean Government will reinforce its elementary education program on Dokdo, the islets situated midway...