Oct 12, 2016

Seoul to post marines near Japan-claimed Takeshima

South Korea’s Marine Corps Command plans to station a combat unit on the eastern island of Ulleung from 2018 in a bid to help deal with North Korea’s military threats, the military command said in a report to parliament on Tuesday. The plan appears ...

Mar 18, 2016

Seoul condemns Tokyo's textbook revisions

South Korea on Friday protested Tokyo’s approval of updated high school textbooks that identify a cluster of small, Korean-controlled islets as part of Japanese territory. “We deeply deplore that Japan has approved high school textbooks that contain distorted views about history, including unjustified claims ...

/ Jan 22, 2016

South Korea raps Japan's renewed claim over disputed islets

South Korea on Friday rapped Japan for renewing its territorial claim over a pair of South Korea-controlled islets in the Sea of Japan. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement criticizing Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida for making remarks repeating Japan’s claim to the ...