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Students Publish Children’s Book on Dokdo Sea Lions to Publicize Japanese Atrocities

Students Publish Children’s Book on Dokdo Sea Lions to Publicize Japanese Atrocities

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Middle and high school students who donated a sea lion statue symbolizing Dokdo Island last year published a children’s book on sea lions and donated all of profits from its sale. The ‘Haemil’ club members at the Cheongshim International Academy in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province recently donated 50 copies of [...]

Authorities to Install Mailbox on Dokdo Island

Authorities to Install Mailbox on Dokdo Island

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Visitors to Dokdo Island will soon be able to mail letters and postcards on their stopover. The Cultural Heritage Administration’s Cultural Properties Committee recently gave conditional approval to a proposal from the Gyeongbuk Regional Communication Office to install a mailbox on Dokdo. There is currently a mailbox on Dokdo [...]

Map Created by Royal Japanese Historian Cites Dokdo as “Joseon Territory”

Map Created by Royal Japanese Historian Cites Dokdo as “Joseon Territory”

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A volume of maps created during the Japanese colonial period by a Japanese historian belonging to Japanese royal patronage was found to indicate Dokdo and Ulleungdo as part of Joseon territory. In a book published by the Dokdo Research Institute yesterday, Katsumori Shiba (1880-1955), the editor of the Japanese [...]

Japanese Lawmaker Demands “Basis” of Korea’s Territorial Rights over Dokdo

Japanese Lawmaker Demands “Basis” of Korea’s Territorial Rights over Dokdo

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Kyodo News reported yesterday that “Parliamentarians Acting to Protect Japanese Territory,” a group of Japanese lawmakers, held an emergency meeting on Wednesday after which they decided to send a questionnaire to Korean lawmakers regarding their recent visit to Dokdo. According to Kyodo News, the Japanese lawmakers will be questioning [...]