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WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Coalition for Dokdo Islands (WCDI) is holding an international symposium on the Dokdo Islands on May 7 at the National Press Club.
WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Coalition for Dokdo Island (WCDI) is holding, in conjunction with USNews, an international symposium on the Dokdo Islands on May 7 at the National Press Club.
S. Korea plans to build solar power plant on disputed islets SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The South Korean government plans to build a solar power plant on the disputed islets of Dokdo, which Japan calls Takeshima, by November, the Korea Herald reported Thursday.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) - South Korea will build a solar power facility on Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] by November as plans to make the islets more habitable to visitors are being reviewed, the government said Wednesday.
By Isabel Reynolds TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan summoned South Korea's ambassador on Wednesday to demand that Seoul halt a survey of disputed waters that began earlier in the day. Tokyo also said it may conduct its own research in the area.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday urged South Korea to immediately halt a survey of disputed waters between the two countries, hours after South Korean ships arrived in the area. Tokyo also said it may conduct its own survey.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has told South Korea that it will not send survey ships near a group of disputed tiny islands if Seoul drops its plan to propose giving Korean names to some places in the area at an international conference in June, a Japanese government source said on Thursday.
By Takanori Isshiki MATSUE, Japan (Reuters) - Japan vowed on Wednesday to make cool-headed efforts to resolve a simmering territorial dispute with South Korea over two rocky islets midway between the Asian neighbours.
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