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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...


Young environmental ambassador visits Dokdo
Sep 23, 2011
Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Lee has been named environmental ambassador of Dokdo. The title was awarded by the government of Gyeongsangbukdo (North Gyeongsang Province), t...


Websites on Dokdo open in English, Japanese to mark Dok...
Oct 26, 2011
A variety of events were held in Korea for Dokdo Day on October 25 to raise public interest in Korea’s easternmost territory. These events included a marathon, concerts, ...


President Lee urges resolution of comfort women issue
Dec 19, 2011
President Lee Myung-bak (left) shakes hands with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ahead of the bilateral summit at the Kyoto State Guest House on December 18 (photo courtesy...