North Korea blasts new pair of missiles into sea: Seoul

Jul 13, 2014

North Korea blasts new pair of missiles into sea: Seoul

North Korea launched two presumed ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid and the never-ending U.S.-South Korean military drills. ...

Jun 20, 2014

Methane hydrate deposits probable in Sea of Japan

The government said Friday it is highly likely that deposits of methane hydrate, a next-generation energy source, exist in the seabed of the Sea of Japan off the northern and western parts of the country. The government’s survey from April found geological structures suggesting ...

Apr 4, 2014

Virginia passes law on 'East Sea'

Legislation requiring that the Korean name for the Sea of Japan be included in new school textbooks has become law in the state of Virginia, a victory for Korean-American campaigners in the U.S. backed by the South Korean government. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed ...

Feb 28, 2014

Pyongyang fires four missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles into the sea Thursday, Seoul’s defense ministry said, in an apparent show of force to coincide with South Korea-U.S. joint military exercises. A ministry spokesman said the missiles, with an estimated range of 200 km, were fired off ...

Feb 12, 2014

Sea of Japan dual name bill introduced in New York State

Two New York state lawmakers said Monday that they have introduced legislation to require all new public school textbooks used in the state to refer to the waters between Japan and South Korea as the East Sea as well as the Sea of Japan. ...