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New library opened on Dokdo
Nov 25, 2009
The National Assembly Library opened a branch office on Dokdo, Korea’s easternmost island. Yoo Jong-pil, the head of the National Assembly Library, held a board-hanging c...

Efforts to promote Dokdo and East Sea continue apace
Nov 05, 2009
The National Assembly Library published a new book in English that again explains Korea’s sovereignty over Dokdo, a Korean island situated off the eastern coast of the Ko...

Join letter writing event for Dokdo and East Sea
Oct 29, 2009
Write a letter that calls for the correction of an erroneous description of Korean territory and win a prize. The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOIS) has joined...

International scholars to gather for Dokdo symposium at...
Apr 22, 2009
The International Dokdo Symposium, sponsored by the Washington Coalition for Dokdo Islands, will be held at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on Thursday, May 7,...

U.S. university students, Korean business communities p...
Mar 25, 2009
The Korean Student Association (KSA) at George Washington University in Washington D.C. has launched a campaign to promote awareness of Dokdo on American campuses, in con...

Today's to-do list: pick up the dry cleaning, learn abo...
Mar 20, 2009
Lucky patrons of about 100 New York dry cleaners have recently noticed that picking up their clothes now includes a free geography, history, and international relations l...

Smithsonian's Korea Hall map indicates “Dokdo” and “Eas...
Feb 17, 2009
A new map has gone on display in the Smithsonian Institution’s Korea Hall in the National Museum of Natural History that use the terms “East Sea” for the body of water be...

Dokdo Children's Museum opens in Seoul
Feb 06, 2009
The recently opened Dokdo Museum for Children at Yeoksam-dong in Seoul is full of information on Dokdo, the rocky Korean islets off the Korean peninsula’s east coast with...

The results of 2008 survey on Dokdo ecosystem
Jan 22, 2009
□ Daegu Regional Environmental Office announced on Jan. 21 the results of survey on ecosystem in Dokdo. The survey was conducted for three times from April 2008 to Octobe...

Korean institute reveals Japan's self-contradiction abo...
Jan 05, 2009
Japan officially excluded Dokdo from its jurisdiction while readjusting its territory after its defeat in the Second World War, the Korean Maritime Institute said Saturda...