All posts tagged "Dokdo"

  • A group of Korean Americans gathered outside San Jose City Hall Saturday for a flash mob, declaring, "Dokdo is our land."
    Korean American flash mobs celebrate Dokdo Day in NorCal

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff About 100 Korean Americans stood united in front of San Jose City Hall Saturday for a flash mob stating Dokdo is Korean land. Participants ranged in age, from a three-year-old...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Koreans and Korean Americans calling for Google to return the naming of a disputed East Sea territory to Dokdo Island from Liancourt Rocks staged a flash mob at Pier 39 in San Francisco Saturday.
    SF-area Koreans call for Google to return Dokdo name to Maps

    Ahead of Dokdo Island Day this month, San Francisco-area Koreans and Korean Americans staged a flash mob in an effort to urge Google to change its naming of the disputed island. At Pier 39 Saturday, about 50...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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    Seoul slams Japan for Dokdo claim in new school textbooks

    By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, April 6 (Yonhap) — South Korea strongly criticized Japan on Monday for intensifying its claim to Dokdo, a set of rocky islets in the East Sea, in new school textbooks, urging Tokyo to...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • The Aegis destroyer "King Sejong the Great" patrols seas off South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo on Jan. 1, 2015. (Yonhap)
    US State Department revises Korea map to include Dokdo

    WASHINGTON, March 16 (Yonhap) — The U.S. State Department revised a map of Korea on its website Monday to include a reference to South Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo. The islets, which Japan has long claimed, had...

    • Posted March 16, 2015
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    One dead, 4 others missing in fishing boat fire off Dokdo

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — One fisherman died and four others went missing Tuesday after a fishing vessel carrying 10 sailors caught fire off South Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo, the safety ministry said. The fire on the Munseong...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • Lee Seung-chul performed the song "That Day," featuring Koreans' long-cherished aspiration for inter-Korean reunification, together with a choir composed of young North Korean defectors in South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014. (Yonhap)
    Japan denies S. Korean singer entry

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Japan has denied a South Korean singer entry in an apparent retaliation for his recent performance of a song on South Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo, also claimed by Tokyo, the singer’s management said...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Choi Dok-do shows off his promotional gear. (Kim Young-jae/The Korea Times)
    His name is Dok-do, Choi Dok-do

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Choi Dok-do knows dedication. He lives it — from his car to his clothes to his name, the 58-year-old Los Angeles resident has given 10 years of his life to...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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