Dokdo


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Dokdo

A subdivision of the kori, the currency of Kutch while it was part of British India. A dokdo was worth 1/24 of one kori. Its plural was dokda.
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Today, it (the Japanese government) repeated its history- regressive action by presenting to the Cabinet, the Diplomatic Blue Paper, including an unjustifiable claim over Dokdo and the victims of wartime sex slavery," the South Korean Foreign Ministry said.
Compared to other products on the market today, Dokdo Tank provides better specifications at a fraction of the cost.
78) A Korean government advertisement captures the reality of the situation: "[T]o the Korean people Dokdo is not merely [a] tiny island off the eastern sea.
Rhee Byoung-chan, director of the Japan team of the Korea Tourism Organisation, said, 'The decline is greater than usual and the decline is lasting longer because we have constant tension with Japan after President's Lee's visit to Dokdo, followed by his demand for an apology from the Japanese Emperor.
4 million) for projects aimed at strengthening our sovereignty over Dokdo," a South Korean ministry spokesman told AFP.
SOUTH Korean President Lee Myung- Bak's surprise visit to Dokdo, known as Takeshima in Japan, over which Japan also claims sovereignty, has deteriorated diplomatic relations between Tokyo and Seoul.
Early in the day, a group of South Korean swimmers landed on islands called Dokdo by South Korea and Takeshima in Japan, days after President Lee Myung-bak visited the islands - prompting Japan to recall its envoy.
The move could heighten tensions over the islands, called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese, which lie about halfway between the two countries' mainlands.
The Dokdo issue has constituted a popular area of academic enquiry in both Korea and Japan, but few studies have extended their research parameters beyond the question of who is the rightful owner of this island.
SEUL (CyHAN)- South Korea's new maritime affairs minister said Monday that he will actively review the construction of facilities to enhance public access to the islets, called Dokdo here and Takeshima in Japan, as such an action is a part of exercising its own sovereignty rights.
HHIC is proud to build the second Dokdo ship again, after building and delivering Dokdo ship seven years ago.
It insists the islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), called Dokdo by Seoul and Takeshima by Tokyo, are its own, AFP reported.