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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,...

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...