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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 [...]

College Students Cycle 3,500 Kilometers in North America to Promote Awareness About Dokdo

College Students Cycle 3,500 Kilometers in North America to Promote Awareness About Dokdo

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Gil Tae-jin, a 23-year-old university student studying materials engineering at Kookmin University in Seoul has completed a 3,500-kilometer cycling trip across the North American continent from Seattle, Washington in the United States to Mexico. Gil decided to make the journey that lasted two months after hearing that Google’s map [...]

Google Includes “East Sea” in Search Results for “Dokdo”

Google Includes “East Sea” in Search Results for “Dokdo”

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a non-governmental organization, revealed yesterday that a quick type in the search engine Google (www.google.com) of the keywords “Dokdo,” “Liancourt Rocks,” and “Takeshima” will bring about search results pinned to the geographical location of the East Sea (Sea of Japan) and will [...]