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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...

Korean singer runs ad on Dokdo in NYT
Jul 11, 2008
Popular Korean singer Kim Jang-hoon financed a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Korea’s easternmost islands of Dokdo in the East Sea to argue for Korea’s ...

Dokdo to enchant TV audiences worldwide
Mar 27, 2008
Korea’s easternmost islands of Dokdo will offer their beautiful scenery to international viewers through TV programs, Gyeongsangbuk-do (Province) officials said Wednesday...