Seoul protested Tokyo's renewed claims over Korea's easternmost Dokdo islets in its annual defense white paper Tuesday for the 17th consecutive year.
President Moon Jae-in’s key aides on Thursday blasted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for breaking an arrangement to meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, which they branded a political ploy to look good at home.
Seoul City Council members urge Japan's government to delete an image of the Dokdo islets from the Tokyo Olympic website and renounce Japan’s claim to the Dokdo islets.
Tokyo pulled the plug on a meeting between Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, according to diplomatic sources Monday.
The Korean government is protesting a map on the Tokyo Olympics’ website showing the Dokdo islets in the East Sea as Japanese territory, and some are calling for a boycott of the Summer Games.
Seoul strongly protested Tokyo’s “futile” claims over the Dokdo islets in the East Sea in its annual diplomatic foreign policy report Tuesday.
High school freshmen textbooks authorized Tuesday by Tokyo's Education Ministry for next year will include text renewing Japan's claim over Korea's Dokdo islets in the East Sea, a move immediately protested by Seoul's Foreign Ministry.
Korea’s Ministry of National Defense on Wednesday brushed off protests lodged by Japan against its new defense white paper, calling Tokyo’s complaints unjust and unacceptable.
Golden Dew on Thursday announced it is accepting reservations for special Dokdo islets commemorative medals, celebrating 120 years since the islet was legally mandated as Korean jurisdiction.
Singer Kim Jang-hoon will host an online concert on Oct. 25 to commemorate Dokdo Day — from Dokdo itself. According to his agency FX Solution, Kim will hold a concert on board a ship while cruising around the island. It will be streamed online live.