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Naha- The Okinawa Branch of the Naha District Court on Thursday ordered the government to pay about 1.34 billion yen in damages for noise pollution from the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture. In the lawsuit, a group of around 3,200 residents living near the Futenma base claimed they suffered from noise …

Government committee to plan Okinawa reversion 50th anniversary celebration at Tokyo hotel The Prime Minister’s official residence March 3, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Yosuke Anri Tokyo and Okinawa Prefecture are co-hosting the 50th anniversary ceremony of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan. During an interview conducted before March 2, an official revealed some details of the May …

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk along the Kokusai-dori in the prefectural capital Naha, on the southern island of Okinawa, prefecture of ‘Okinawa, Japan, October 25, 2021. Picture taken October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO — A Japanese government panel on Friday issued a request for the …

Japanese government demands US soldiers limit outings and adopt effective coronavirus prevention measures January 7, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Manabu Saito and Shoehi Tsukazaki Tokyo – Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on January 6, where he requested that the US military significantly strengthen measures to prevent …

The MC OooDa tournament holds the gold medal won by the Osaka Prefectural Suita High School in the Fortnite division of the Fourth All Japan High School Esports Championship. (Mainichi / Kaho Kitayama) TOKYO – The Fortnite division of the fourth edition of the All Japan High School esport Championship, which began on December 19, …

The Defense Ministry took action on Tuesday to counter the Okinawa Prefecture’s recent rejection of the central government’s request to change the design of its plan to relocate a US military base to Okinawa in the northernmost prefecture. southern Japan. The ministry’s Okinawa Defense Office filed a complaint with Land Minister Tetsuo Saito under the …

The central government and ruling parties have decided to phase out tax breaks that have been in place for nearly half a century on alcoholic beverages produced in Okinawa Prefecture. The government has accepted a request from Okinawan producers of awamori, the well-known spirit of the southernmost prefecture, to reduce the 10-year tax break until …

“Okinawa Great Trade Fair 2021”, one of the biggest food industry events in Japan, took place for the first time in two years Meetings with suppliers and buyers at “The Great Okinawa Trade Fair 2021” – November 25, Hotel Collective in Naha November 25, 2021 Ryukyu Shimpo One of the largest food industry exhibitions in …

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Okinawa, Japan – Professionals from Global Tekijuku Business School attended a brief and tour Nov. 18 hosted by the U.S. Marines with the Pacific Marine Corps facilities on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Col. Neil Owens, G-7 deputy chief of staff, government and external affairs, Marine Corps Installations …

Mitsui OSK Lines, Ltd. yesterday announced its intention to participate in the industry-university-government collaborative project to conserve marine biodiversity called “Ocean180”, (Note 1) led by Professor Yasuhiro Kubota (Note 2) of the Program of Biology, Marine and Department of Science Natural Sciences Faculty of Ryukyu University (Chairman: Mutsumi Nishida; Headquarters: Nishihara-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture). This …

The reigning champions of the third All Japan High School esports Championship in the League of Legends division, the KDG NI of N High School (Okinawa) team, will meet in the semi-finals this year on March 14, 2021 in the Toshima district of Tokyo. Under the team name “N1”, N High School advanced to the …

Naha – Okinawa prefecture and the central government remained separated during a meeting on Saturday over plans to relocate a US military base within the prefecture. In his first meeting with Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki called for an immediate halt to work to move the US Marine Corps Futenma Air …

How do you relate to food? Some of us have given it too much thought, others not at all. It is commonly believed that what we eat has an impact on the health of our body and cliché sayings such as “You are what you eat” reinforce this in our minds. However, knowing what to …

New Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said in an interview that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government is ready to keep intact a panel of experts on stable imperial succession launched under the previous administration, and will respect the results. panel discussions. Asked when the expert panel will reach its conclusion, Matsuno noted that the panel, …

Japan data Society Catastrophe Sep 8, 2021 In 2002, 44.5% of Japanese public school buildings were earthquake resistant. By 2018, following the great earthquake in eastern Japan in 2011, this rate had risen to 99%. However, the government target of 100% has not yet been reached. A follow-up survey on the state of seismic modernization …

In March 1945, as the end of World War II approached, the United States attacked the island of Okinawa. The capture of Okinawa was vitally important as it would serve as a staging ground for the eventual invasion of Japan itself. Fighting was one of the fiercest and bloodiest battles in the entire war. The …

Students at Sarugaku Elementary School in Tokyo’s Shibuya district have received the bad news that many others in Japan have heard over the past year during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The school’s fifth and sixth graders were disappointed when they were told that their planned night excursions during their summer vacation had been postponed. The …

Location: Okinawa Prefecture (July 20-23, 2021) Tropical Storm In-Fa (which is expected to strengthen into the typhoon today) is expected to bring high winds, dangerous storm tides, heavy rains and possible flooding to areas of Okinawa Prefecture from the July 20, 2021 and reaching its closest point to the main island of Okinawa. Prefecture around …

In its latest monthly economic assessment on Monday, the government maintained its view that the Japanese economy has experienced increased weakness in some sectors as measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 continued to weigh on the country. consumption in July. The economy is showing “new” weakness in some components and remains in dire straits …

Top line The Japanese government could allow up to 10,000 spectators to attend the Olympic events later this summer in Tokyo, according to local media, as the country plans to ease its Covid-19 state of emergency in the capital and eight others prefectures following a drop in the number of new cases across the country. …

The main government spokesperson on Sunday raised the possibility of extending the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka and seven other prefectures beyond its expiration date of May 31. As the number of new infections remains high in these areas, the emergency is expected to be largely extended, possibly until June 20. The government …

Okinawa Prefecture on Wednesday asked the central government to add it to areas under the COVID-19 state of emergency, amid a wave of infections in the south island prefecture. The prefecture reported a record number of new daily infections of 203, up from 168 the day before. The occupancy rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 …

Naha, Pref. Okinawa – On Monday, two Chinese Coast Guard ships entered Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, prompting a reprimand from Tokyo. The Japanese government has lodged a protest with China because Haijing’s ships attempted to approach Japanese fishing boats sailing nearby, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said. These …

It has been two years since the people of Okinawa Prefecture have clearly shown a collective willingness to reject the government’s plan to build a new US military base in Henoko District in Nago, a city of the prefecture, during a referendum. During those two years, however, the government continued with land reclamation work to …

It has been over a year since Shuri Castle caught fire on October 31, 2019, and burned down. On October 30, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki, who oversees operations at the site, reaffirmed his determination to restore the castle. The central government, which owns the facility, aims to rebuild the main structure by 2026. But, in …

Japan widely tolerates employees dozing off on trains after a night out, but officials on the southern island of Okinawa take a dim view of a worrying new trend in alcohol drowsiness. Local police have reported more than 7,000 cases of rojo-ne – literally sleeping on the road – last year, a phenomenon some attribute …

The fence between the American base Camp Schwab and Henoko, Nago in Okinawa is decorated with panels opposing the relocation of the base. Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Vitalie Ciubotaru Advertising Last week marked the first anniversary of the landfill of the planned relocation site for Futenma Air Force Base on the Henoko Bay coastal area …

A window fell from a US military transport helicopter on the grounds of an elementary school in Okinawa on Wednesday, triggering renewed concern in the prefecture which houses most of the US forces in Japan. The 1-square-meter metal-framed window, weighing about 7.7 kilograms, fell from the CH-53E helicopter as around 60 students were taking physical …

Chaba hit Japan and South Korea with high winds and heavy rains. When Chaba was a super typhoon, it brought wind gusts of up to 134 mph over the Japanese island of Kume on Monday. Chaba pounded parts of Okinawa Prefecture in Japan on Monday, October 3 with wind gusts well in excess of 100 …

A long and intense heat wave made 2015 the worst year for heat-related deaths since 2010, Japanese government officials confirmed in a report released on Tuesday. The government’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency released its routine weekly report on heat-related fatalities on Tuesday morning. After a week that brought all-time highs to Japan’s northern prefectures …