Japan incorporated Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo) in 1905, and Japanese officials informed a Korean official on Ulleungdo about it in 1906. The Korean official then informed his superiors about it. All of this is recorded in official Korean documents, so I cannot understand why the Korea Times continues to claim that Liancourt Rocks was annexed by Japan in 1910?
On Monday, Tokyo also revealed its defense white paper for this year in which Dokdo is described as its territory. It is the fourth time in a row that Japan's annual defense white paper has referred to Dokdo as its own....
The islets were annexed by Japan along with the Korean Peninsula in 1910, but Tokyo claims its territorial rights to the islets were declared five years before the start of Japanese colonial rule between 1910 and 1945.
The Korea Times regularly uses the above paragraph to describe "Dokdo," so I can only assume that the newspaper does it intentionally to distort the facts.
The Japanese incorporation of Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo) had nothing to do with the annexation of Korea.