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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 [...]

Korean High School Student Corrects ‘Sea of Japan’ Nomenclature to ‘East Sea’ on British Website

Korean High School Student Corrects ‘Sea of Japan’ Nomenclature to ‘East Sea’ on British Website

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Choi Hyun-jung, a 17-year-old South Korean high school student, corrected Sea of Japan nomenclature in an article by London-based news site The Stack (www.thestack.com) to East Sea – a decades-long naming dispute between the neighboring countries.  Choi is one of the “youth public ambassadors,” a joint initiative by the [...]