Obstacles mar Japan-Dokdo route, casting shadow over Tokyo’s claims

As Japan continues to renew its false territorial claims over Korea’s easternmost Dokdo Island,… we saw if we could get there from Japan. Our Lee Ji-won gave it a shot. Japan has made repeated claims to Korea’s Dokdo Island, but in that case, shouldn’t it be possible to get to Dokdo from Japan? After all, it’s relatively easy to get

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Japan marks S. Korea’s Dokdo islands as Japanese territory in annual Defense White Paper

Japan marks S. Korea’s Dokdo islands as Japanese territory in annual Defense White Paper

adding fuel to the fire as South korea-japan relations remain sour over diplomatic and historical issues Japan’s defense white paper has marked South Korea’s easternmost Dokdo Island as Japanese territory for the 15th consecutive year falsely claiming Dokdo as his territory the 2019 defense white paper adopted by Tokyo on Friday mentioned for the first time the possibility of dispatching

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South Korea strongly protests Japan’s Dokdo exhibit hall

South Korea strongly protests Japan’s Dokdo exhibit hall

Japan continues to provoke Korea with its claims to Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo,… with the establishment of an exhibition hall in Tokyo. The South Korean government is strongly protesting the move,… reminding Japan that facts should serve as the foundation for Korea-Japan relations. Lee Seung-jae has more. South Korea-Japan relations continue to sour as Seoul’s foreign ministry has strongly

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S. Korea’s drills to defend Dokdo “not productive” towards solving dispute with Japan: U.S. official

S. Korea’s drills to defend Dokdo “not productive” towards solving dispute with Japan: U.S. official

the u.s. believes South Korea’s drills in the East Sea to defend its easternmost Dokdo islets are quote unhelpful in solving the ongoing seoul-tokyo dispute according to seoul-based Yonhap news agency an anonymous US State Department official said the sovereignty of the islets are for South Korea and Japan to resolve a peacefully saying how the timing messaging and increased

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Korea celebrates Dokdo Day to commemorate the meaning and historical significance of the island

Korea celebrates Dokdo Day to commemorate the meaning and historical significance of the island

Dokdo. For the last 16 years, every year on October 25th… the nation has taken a moment to remember its Easternmost island. The group of rocky islets holds a special place in the hearts of many Koreans. Lee Ji-won files us this report. “October 25th has been celebrated as Dokdo Day for the last 16 years. The day is dedicated

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Voyage to Dokdo, Korea’s easternmost territory

Voyage to Dokdo, Korea’s easternmost territory

Korea’s Dokdo boasts untapped natural resources and ample fishing waters,… not to mention natural beauty. Lee Ji-won takes us to the islets, which also regained their independence on this Liberation Day. Dokdo Island — where Korea sees the first morning light, and… where untold environmental resources await their use by the nation. This is Korea’s easternmost territory. To get there,

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Korea condemns Japan for renewed claim to Korea’s Dokdo islets

Korea condemns Japan for renewed claim to Korea’s Dokdo islets

The Korean government has slammed Japan for its fresh territorial claims to the Korea-controlled Dokdo islets. Seoul’s defense and foreign ministries quickly issued statements on Tuesday re-asserting Dokdo is,… by every standard,… Korean territory. Kim Hyun-bin reports. Korea’s defense ministry has urged Japan to withdraw all of its false territorial claims to the Korea-controlled Dokdo islets,… after Tokyo again renewed

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Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, a peaceful island of Korea in the East Sea… It harbors deep scars from a painful past. In 1904, driven by imperialist ambitions, Japan waged war against Russia. The following year, Japan illegally incorporated Dokdo as an outpost for keeping watch over Russian naval fleets, calling it a “terra nullius”, or “no man’s land.” This illegal incorporation was executed

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Two newly released documents exclude Dokdo from Japanese territory

Two newly released documents exclude Dokdo from Japanese territory

Today, October 25th, is a special day for Koreans as the country marks Dokdo Day,… a day to celebrate the country’s easternmost islets. To commemorate the occasion, the Independence Hall of Korea has publicized two historical documents that show Japan did not consider Dokdo its territory at that time. Lee Unshin reports. This is a Japanese geography textbook for junior

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Japan’s export curbs targeting S. Korea are no different from brutal oppression in the past

Japan’s export curbs targeting S. Korea are no different from brutal oppression in the past

Japan’s economic measures to hurt South Korean businesses is a form of oppression reminiscent of its brutal colonization of Korea that was a message sent out by lawmakers representing both the ruling and main opposition parties who made a symbolic visit to Korea’s eastern islets of Dokdo on Saturday which Japan claims us as its own Democratic lawmaker packed under

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