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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Visits to the Dokdo Islands by South Korean citizens and political figures seem to increase during times of increased tensions with Japan.
Japan, which has made territorial claims to Dokdo, has protested the drills.
The Dokdo drill, involving the Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, is held twice a year, usually in June and December.
Following the incident, South Korea has dismissed Japan's renewed claims over Dokdo.
Kim Sin Yeol is a permanent resident of Dokdo while there are 35 police personnel, two lighthouse managers and two Dokdo office staff stationed in the islands.
When Seung-jae visited Dokdo, he paid respect to all the guards on the island by giving them a salute.
The collision happened about 330 kilometers northeast of Dokdo,
Prior to that, not only the Dokdo islands, but also the whole Korean peninsula had been under Japanese control.
"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.
The report identified the disputed islets - known as Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese - as Japanese territory.
"[T]o the Korean people Dokdo is not merely [a] tiny island off the eastern sea.