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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 ...

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...