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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...

Visitors to Dokdo grow rapidly
Oct 06, 2008
The number of visitors to Dokdo, a rocky island situated off the eastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, is experiencing a rapid surge. According to the Gyeongsangbuk-do (...

PR expert to direct world's attention to Dokdo, Hangeul
Sep 22, 2008
A 24-year-old Korean backpacker was shocked while traveling in Europe in 1996. Most people Seo Kyoung-duk met during his European trip had very limited knowledge abo...

A veteran artist's love of Dokdo
Sep 11, 2008
Lee Jong-sang is a veteran artist dedicated to painting Korean islands and seashores, especially Dokdo in the East Sea, which is at the center of a diplomatic dispute wit...

Old French map attests to Korea's ownership of Dokdo
Sep 11, 2008
An old map of Dokdo that confirms its status as a Korean territory was discovered not in Korea, but France. Dokdo is a rocky island located off the east coast of the Kore...

A trip to Dokdo: where dawn breaks in Korea
Aug 29, 2008
* Click to photo galleryDokdo means “lonely island.” Located off the eastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, 89 kilometers from Ulleungdo Island, the place was once freque...

Dokdo to be highlighted during National Liberation Day
Aug 13, 2008
A ceremony to commemorate the National Liberation of Korea in 1945 on Aug. 15 will be held for the first time on Dokdo, a rocky island situated off the eastern coast of t...