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TAKESHIMA

Police officers stand guard around a venue during a Takeshima Day event in Matsue, the capital of Shimane Prefecture, on Thursday.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 22, 2024
Annual event held reinforcing Japan's claim on South Korea-held islets
Authorities in Shimane Prefecture designated Feb. 22 as Takeshima Day in 2005, a century after the Cabinet placed them under the prefecture's jurisdiction.
A set of remote islands called Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japanese
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2023
Japan protests South Korean military drills near disputed islets
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported earlier Friday that the country's navy had held regular drills around the islets, citing a military official.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
Japan protests to South Korea over military drills on disputed islands
The two nations have long been at loggerheads over the sovereignty of the group of islets called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 28, 2023
South Korea lodges protest with Japan over new textbooks' descriptions
The concerns centered around textbooks that contained expressions about thorny issues related to territory and history, including claims over a group of islets.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 19, 2023
Two-thirds of Japanese remain interested in Takeshima dispute, survey finds
While more older people voiced an interest in the issue, just 38.2% of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 said the issue garnered their attention.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2022
Japan says South Korean ship conducted survey near disputed Takeshima islets
Tokyo said Sunday it had confirmed that a South Korean research vessel conducted a marine survey in waters off the disputed islets within Japan's exclusive economic zone.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2022
Japanese foreign minister in South Korea for Yoon's inauguration
Attention is focused on whether Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi's visit can help improve soured bilateral ties.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2022
Government representative attends annual Takeshima Day event for 10th year in a row
This year, Hiroo Kotera, parliamentary vice minister within the Cabinet Office, joined the event held in the Shimane Prefecture capital of Matsue, along with some 80 other people.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 19, 2021
U.S. and Japan highlight ties with South Korea after trilateral presser fiasco
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and her Japanese counterpart, Takeo Mori, underscored the importance of trilateral cooperation involving South Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 31, 2021
High-ranking South Korean official heads to Japan for talks
The talks will be the first face-to-face meeting between the senior diplomats since last October and also the first since U.S. President Joe Biden took office in January.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2021
Japan holds annual event to push claim to South Korea-held Takeshima islets
The ceremony in Matsue has been held every Feb. 22 since 2006 after the Shimane Prefectural Government designated the day as Takeshima Day in 2005.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 18, 2021
Why Japan’s territorial disputes are so hard to resolve
Next week, Shimane Prefecture will celebrate the relatively young Takeshima Day, which will invariably invite protest from the South Korean government.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 18, 2021
Japan's foreign minister raps South Korea 'comfort women' ruling as 'abnormal'
The strong remarks on South Korea by Toshimitsu Motegi come as some LDP lawmakers have pressured the government to take stronger action against Seoul over the ruling.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 18, 2020
Japan revamps website on Senkakus after claim by China's Wang Yi in Tokyo
The Chinese foreign minister asserted Beijing's claim to sovereignty over the islands in the Japanese capital in November, after a meeting with Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 22, 2020
Japan presses claim to disputed South Korean-held islets at annual event
As bilateral tensions linger over wartime issues, Japan presses its claim to Takeshima, a tiny pair of South Korea-held islets, during an annual ceremony held in Shimane Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 29, 2020
Russia slams Japan's National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday criticized exhibits displayed at Japan's National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty, which reopened last week.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2020
Japan rejects South Korean protest over reopened national territory museum
The Japanese government rejected on Tuesday a protest by South Korea against the reopening of the National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty in Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 1, 2019
South Korean military flies planes near disputed islands in Sea of Japan
The South Korean Air Force flew fighter jets and other planes near Takeshima, a group of disputed islets off Shimane Prefecture, on Tuesday as part of a ceremony marking South Korea's Armed Forces Day.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 17, 2019
Japan to build central database to improve monitoring of remote islands
The government plans to build a central database to strengthen the monitoring of remote islands that define Japan's territorial waters and exclusive economic zone, according to sources.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 10, 2019
U.S. recognized Takeshima as part of Japan's territory in 1950: government report
The United States recognized the South Korean-controlled Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan as Japanese territory as of 1950, a research report released by the Japanese government showed Tuesday.

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