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President Lee to step up effective control over Dokdo
Apr 07, 2010
Regarding the Japanese government's decision to mark Dokdo as its own territory in elementary school textbooks as of 2011, Korea's National Assembly adopted a resolution ...

Award-winning essay on Dokdo (Part 2)
Dec 28, 2009
Historical Background Were the Japanese objectively aware that not only was Dokdo not terra nullius, but it was recognized as Korea’s inherent territory? Korean histor...

Award-winning essay on Dokdo (Part 1)
Dec 28, 2009
The winning essay of first letter writing campaign for Dokdo and the East Sea reaffirms Korea’s sovereignty over the easternmost islets of the Korean Peninsula. In his es...

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...