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 To commemorate the occasion, the Independence Hall of Korea has publicized two historical documents that show Japan did not consider Dokdo its territory at that time.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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Japan releases controversial document claiming South Korean islet as its own

Japan releases controversial document claiming South Korean islet as its own

Japan once again made territorial claims on Korea’s easternmost Dokdo Island, …rekindling the two countries’ decades-long territorial dispute. Tokyo’s Cabinet Secretariat website published a report on Tuesday,… which contains various documents and news articles that support Japan’s misguided claims. Dokdo was taken over by Japan as part of its oppressive colonization of Korea. While the islets were rightfully restored to

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Japan takes issue with PyeongChang Olympics website for naming Dokdo

Japan takes issue with PyeongChang Olympics website for naming Dokdo

The Japanese government is taking issue with the website for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics for its reference of Korea’s easternmost island of Dokdo, claiming that the islets belong to Japan. Their misguided argument continue at a parliament session, to which Korea’s foreign ministry responded as “inappropriate” Lee Ji-won has the latest on the mounting tension between the two sides. The

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Seungjae “Please take good care of Dokdo Island ♥” [The Return of Superman/2018.06.24]

Seungjae “Please take good care of Dokdo Island ♥” [The Return of Superman/2018.06.24]

We’re approaching Dokdo Island. We’re at Dokdo Island. (They’re finally) (about to reach Dokdo Island.) (Salute!) (They’re meeting the guards of Dokdo Island.) Seungjae finally arrived at Dokdo Island. (Carefully) Look ahead and be careful. (He successfully landed on Dokdo Island.) (Moved) Salute. (I was given the mission to come here.) (They only have 30 minutes on the island.) (Seungjae,

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S. Korean lawmakers demand that Japan correct textbook’s Dokdo claim

S. Korean lawmakers demand that Japan correct textbook’s Dokdo claim

the National Assembly’s Education Committee unanimously adopted a resolution urging Tokyo to correct its text books describing Dokdo as Japanese territory rival Party lawmakers on Thursday express regret over the approval of an elementary school textbook claiming ownership of Korea’s easternmost islets and demanded the decision be withdrawn they called on Japan to stop trying to infringe on Korea’s territorial

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S. Korea to wrap up maritime drill to defend easternmost islets of Dokdo on Monday

S. Korea to wrap up maritime drill to defend easternmost islets of Dokdo on Monday

our top story this morning South Korea wraps up its two-day maritime drill to defend the country’s easternmost islets of Dokdo later today the government says it will review the time and scale of their second drill which will be held later this year Oh jung-hee starts us off South Korea’s twice yearly maritime drill to defend the country’s eastern

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