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Asiana Airlines starts flights between Naha and Busan

Asiana Airlines starts flights between Naha and Busan

November 15, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines commenced flights between Naha and Busan on November 14. These new regular flights follow on from the service operating between Naha and Seoul. The new service will offer round-trip services on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday of each week.

The airline uses...

 

Pre-Trade Fair for Okinawa Great Trade Fair

Pre-Trade Fair for Okinawa Great Trade Fair

November 15, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The pre-trade fair for the Okinawa Great Trade Fair, the largest international business convention...

Migratory birds at pond at Tomigusuku

Migratory birds at pond at Tomigusuku

November 8, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The migration of birds is gathering momentum with birds gathering at waterways around Okinawa....

Agent Orange second-generation victim urges Okinawa to conduct health survey

Agent Orange second-generation victim urges Okinawa to conduct health survey

November 12, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

Agent Orange second-generation victim Heather Bowser gave a lecture at the Okinawa Prefectural...

Almost all Nago citizens oppose reclamation proposal

Almost all Nago citizens oppose reclamation proposal

November 8, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

On November 7, the Nago City Office revealed that 99 percent of 2,500 public comments they had received...

Drying dolphinfish in the sun in Kunigami

Drying dolphinfish in the sun in Kunigami

November 11, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The drying of dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus, otherwise known as mahi-mahi) in the sun, an autumn...

100th All Okinawa Bullfighting Tournament

100th All Okinawa Bullfighting Tournament

November 11, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The Okinawa Prefectural Bullfighting Federation and the Ryukyu Shimpo held the 100th All Okinawa...

OPG asks Defense Bureau another 73 questions on Henoko landfill

November 9, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

On November 8, the Okinawa Prefectural Government (OPG) sent a further 73 questions (20 items) to...

JSDF sends Missile Regiment to Naha during drill to recapture islands

JSDF sends Missile Regiment to Naha during drill to recapture islands

November 8, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

On November 7, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 4th Surface-to-Surface Missile Regiment (90 personnel)...

Ishigaki Island will not hold triathlon events next year

Ishigaki Island will not hold triathlon events next year

November 7, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

On November 6, the Ishigaki Triathlon 2013 organizing committee unanimously decided not to hold...

Okinawan company starts selling “photic curtain”

Okinawan company starts selling

November 8, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The building company Future Planning has started selling a product called “photic curtain.”...

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