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Donghae to Take Lead in the East Sea Movement

Donghae to Take Lead in the East Sea Movement

DONGHAE, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Donghae in Gangwon Province, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement, will participate in the movement to change the common designation of ‘Sea of Japan’ to ‘East Sea’. Recently, the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) asked South Korea to discuss with Japan on the [...]

Maps in Textbooks of 14 OECD Countries Represent “East Sea” Solely as “Sea of Japan”

Maps in Textbooks of 14 OECD Countries Represent “East Sea” Solely as “Sea of Japan”

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – According to data submitted by the Academy of Korean Studies to Rep. Shim Jae-kwon of the Democratic Party of Korea, who also sits on the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee, there are still many OECD-member states that denote Korea’s East Sea only as the Sea of Japan [...]

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 [...]