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2009-05-04 12:24:00

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. The International Symposium, scheduled to start at 12:00 PM for a three-hour session, is aimed at unraveling the ongoing territorial disputes between Korea and Japan over the lone islands, also known as Liancour Rocks, on the historical and international law perspectives with the participation of scholars...

2009-04-30 17:08:00

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. The International Symposium, scheduled to start at 12:00 PM for a three-hour session, is aimed at unraveling the ongoing territorial disputes between Korea and Japan over the lone islands, also known as Liancour Rocks, on the historical and international law perspectives with...

2008-08-11 09:01:31

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. According to the report, the government will erect a 50 kilowatte solar power facility on one of the two main islets of Dokdo starting from next month. When the solar plant is completed, it will meet 30 percent of electricity...

2008-08-06 03:00:49

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. Construction of a solar power facility should begin in September after detailed environmental impact studies are completed, sources at the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Energy Management Corp. (KEMCO)...

2006-07-04 19:46:48

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. A South Korean survey ship escorted by a patrol boat entered what Japan considers to be its exclusive economic zone near islands at the center of a territorial dispute between the two countries around 6:40 a.m. (2140 GMT), Japan's coast guard said....

2006-07-04 18:58:21

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. A South Korean survey ship, escorted by a patrol vessel, entered what Japan considers to be its own exclusive economic zone on Wednesday near islands at the center of a territorial dispute between the two countries, Japan's coast guard said. South Korea and...

2006-04-19 20:33:49

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. Japan's proposal was designed to avert a possible confrontation between the two Asian neighbors over the desolate islands located about the same distance from the mainlands of both countries. "We told...

2006-02-22 02:02:01

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. In a move likely to anger Seoul, a local government in western Japan was set to hold a ceremony to mark its "Takeshima Day" later on Wednesday. The tiny islands, located about the same distance from the mainland of Japan and South Korea, are known as Tokto in Korean...


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