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DMB broadcast to reach Dokdo, Ulleungdo Islands
Mar 23, 2010
From now on you can enjoy digital multimedia broadcast (DMB) service in the easternmost islands of Dokdo and Ulleungdo, too. The Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Ulle...

Dokdo genes to be preserved at US biotech center
Mar 10, 2010
For the first time, the genes of indigenous plants of Dokdo Island will be registered at the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information. The Daegu Environment Off...

Dokdo video to appear on N.Y. Times Square
Feb 26, 2010
Marking the 91st anniversary of Korea’s Independence Movement Day, New York’s Times Square will feature a 30-second promotional video of Dokdo starting from Mar. 1st. Dok...

Dokdo issues honorary citizenship to visitors
Jan 13, 2010
Starting from March this year, the limit imposed on the number of visitors to Dokdo Island, located off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, will be removed and people...

Dokdo Racers celebrate New Year in S. America
Jan 04, 2010
The Dokdo Racers, a group of five Seoul National University students traveling around the world to promote Korea’s sovereignty over the Dokdo islets, have celebrated the ...

Korea's Dokdo sovereignty campaign gains speed in 2009
Dec 30, 2009
This year saw the discovery of more concrete evidence reaffirming Korean sovereignty over Dokdo, the easternmost islets of the Korean Peninsula. Earlier this year, two ...

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,...