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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.
Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Choson Ilbo website on 25 July [Original headline: "Korea To Develop Gas Hydrate Near Dokdo"] The government wants to develop gas hydrate near Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] as a means to strengthen its dominion over the islets in the face of renewed Japanese territorial ambitions.
South Korea reacted strongly Monday to Japans' move to show two disputed islets called Takeshima in the Sea of Japan as part of its territory. The claim over the islets controlled by South Korean was contained in an educational document released by Japan's Education Ministry.
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.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean ship has left port to conduct a maritime survey near islands at the center of a long-simmering territorial dispute with Japan, a South Korean official said on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is planning a nautical survey near islands at the center of a territorial fight with Japan, an official said on Tuesday, adding the survey had been scheduled before a recent flare-up over the outcrops.