Showing posts with label Okinawa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Okinawa. Show all posts

Friday, January 26, 2018

Monday, December 26, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Japan Court Rejects Okinawa Move to Block US Base Relocation

A Japanese court ruled Friday that Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga's revocation of a reclamation permit for a U.S. military base on the southern island was illegal, supporting the central government plan to go ahead with the reclamation despite protests by local residents.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Okinawa residents hold rally to protest US military crimes

Tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets of Okinawa in Japan's southernmost Prefecture on Sunday to express their ongoing anger at the disproportionate presence of U.S. military personnel on the island and the crimes committed by them, in particular the brutal rape and murder of a local women by a base-linked worker recently.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

US to dispatch F-22 stealth fighters to S. Korea

The United States will dispatch nuclear-capable F-22 stealth fighters to South Korea in an apparent show of force to militarily pressure the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday citing military authorities.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

US base in Okinawa violates local people's rights(governor)

Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga told press here on Tuesday that he strongly opposed Japanese-US plans to build another military base in the island's Oura Bay in Henoko because of the burden it presented for the local population.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Okinawa chief to rescind approval for unpopular US base move due to legal flaws

Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga said on Monday that he will revoke previous approval granted for land reclamation as the prefectural government in Japan's southernmost part continues efforts in blocking the relocation of a controversial US airbase within the island.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hundreds of Japanese protest against new base construction in Okinawa

Hundreds of Japanese rallied in downtown Tokyo on Sunday in protest against the government's move of building a replacement in Okinawa for the US Futenma airbase in the Japanese southernmost island prefecture.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Japan's Okinawa, Taiwan, Japan

School children were evacuated to higher ground on some islands and buildings swayed in Taipei after a strong earthquake struck Monday in seas east of Taiwan and south of Okinawa.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Japan's Okinawa gov't orders halt to US base relocation work

The Okinawa prefectural government on Monday ordered the suspension of underwater work in a coastal area in Nago city in the Japan's southernmost island prefecture for a relocation site for the US Futenma airbase, according to local report.

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