Tuesday December 1, 2020

Japan and S Korea clash over islands

A grim scrap over a handful of volcanic islands between Korea and Japan reached a new low last week.

19th July, 2008

A grim scrap over a handful of volcanic islands between Korea and Japan reached a new low last week.

After Japan’s education ministry ordered its official history and geography texts to state clearly that the Takeshima islands, called Dokdo by South Korea, are Japanese, South Korea recalled its ambassador from Tokyo in protest.

‘‘The Japanese government must be out of its mind to write such false stories in textbooks. We should teach them...

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