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South Korea Condemns Japan’s Renewed Claims to Dokdo

South Korea Condemns Japan’s Renewed Claims to Dokdo

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea voiced strong protests Wednesday against Japan’s latest claims to its easternmost islets of Dokdo in an education manual. The foreign ministry also said that it called in a Japanese Embassy official to lodge its complaints with what it sees as “repeated” and “unjustified” territorial claims.”We strongly protest [...]

S. Korea Strongly Protests Japan’s Renewed Claim to Dokdo in Diplomatic Paper

S. Korea Strongly Protests Japan’s Renewed Claim to Dokdo in Diplomatic Paper

SEOUL/TOKYO, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea expressed a “strong complaint” Tuesday after Japan renewed its territorial claim to the South Korean islets of Dokdo in its latest diplomatic policy report submitted to the cabinet.  Earlier in the day, Japan claimed in the 2017 “blue book” the set of islets in the East Sea [...]

S. Korea Condemns Japan’s Claim to Dokdo in Education Guidelines

S. Korea Condemns Japan’s Claim to Dokdo in Education Guidelines

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Friday strongly denounced Japan’s renewed claim to Korea’s easternmost islets in its latest education guidelines and demanded their immediate withdrawal. The Japanese government earlier decided to approve the revised guidelines that call for teaching students in elementary and middle schools that Dokdo belongs to Japan.  The [...]

Go Master Lee Se-dol Visits Dokdo

Go Master Lee Se-dol Visits Dokdo

DOKDO, South Korea, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Lee Se-dol, a professional Go master who recently confronted Google’s deep-learning computer program AlphaGo, visited Dokdo, a disputed island in Korea’s East Sea on Thursday. Accompanied by singer Kim Jang-hoon, Lee’s visit was a part of a charity event to promote the game. The parties arrived at the [...]