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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Seoul to rename peaks to assert claim to disputed islands

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea said on Sunday it would rename peaks on islands disputed with Japan in an attempt to reassert its sovereignty over the territory after ... centuries-long ownership, the land ministry said. The row over the Seoul-controlled islands – called Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan – boiled over in August when the South’s President Lee Myung-bak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1071780/seoul-rename-peaks-assert-claim-disputed-islands
  2. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    South Korean lawmakers visit islands disputed with Japan

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A group of South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday visited an isolated set of islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Japan – a move likely to stoke ... coastguard, the aide said. On Monday, Japan’s chief cabinet secretary Osamu Fujimura had called on the Seoul MPs to cancel their visit, warning it would jeopardise bilateral ties. The islands, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067898/south-korean-lawmakers-visit-islands-disputed-japan
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    War games fracas strains ties between South Korea and Japan

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo South Korea refuses to let Japanese ship dock at Busan during four-nation naval drills War games strain Seoul-Tokyo ties South Korea is refusing to allow a Japanese warship to dock at its port during a joint naval exercise, reports said yesterday, as ties between the pair remain strained over disputed islands. Tokyo has lodged a protest with Seoul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1047227/war-games-fracas-strains-ties-between-south-korea-and-japan
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    South Korea renames peaks of disputed Dokdo islands

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul S Korea renames peaks in islets row South Korea is renaming peaks on islands disputed with Japan in an attempt to reassert its sovereignty over the territory after a decades-long dispute flared up again this summer. The row over the Seoul-controlled islands- called Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan- boiled over in August when South Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072041/south-korea-renames-peaks-disputed-dokdo-islands
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Tokyo protests at South Korean MPs' visit to disputed islands

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Tokyo protests at trip in which Seoul lawmakers aimed to assert their nation's control of islands S Korean MPs' visit to Dokdos angers Japan A group ... slogans with a placard reading "Dokdo is our land. We will defend it". Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura, who on Monday urged the Seoul MPs to cancel their trip, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1068245/tokyo-protests-south-korean-mps-visit-disputed-islands
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Google drawn into S Korea-Japan island dispute

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 05:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Thursday lashed out at Google for changing the name of an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan on its English-language web mapping service. The protest came as Seoul and Tokyo are locked in a propaganda war to publicise their respective claims to the islands, known as Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1069597/google-drawn-s-korea-japan-island-dispute
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Japanese magazine mulls invasion of Dokdo/Takeshima islands

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of a prolonged conflict. Mitsuhiro Sera pointed out that Japan would have to concentrate its forces on the coast facing the Korean peninsula. Seoul, with a belligerent and unpredictable neighbour ... a bitter row over the islands. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's letter was returned because it could be used by Tokyo to strengthen its territorial claim, Seoul's foreign ministry said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1022159/japanese-magazine-mulls-invasion-dokdotakeshima-islands

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