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Okinawa Churashima Foundation wins top honour at Kuala Lumpur Orchid & Bonsai Show

Okinawa Churashima Foundation wins top honour at Kuala Lumpur Orchid & Bonsai Show

August 11, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo

The Okinawa Churashima Foundation’s won the top honour in the display section at the Kuala Lumpur Orchid & Bonsai Show 2015. With an Okinawa-themed display, the foundation impressed judges of the International Display first prize (Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s prize).

This year is the third time the event has been held in Kuala Lumpur. Thirty pieces of work were entered from 19 other countries, including Germany and the Netherlands. The Okinawa Churashima...

 

UN special rapporteur meets Okinawa Governor: Okinawa a case of discrimination

UN special rapporteur meets Okinawa Governor: Okinawa a case of discrimination

August 17, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo

United Nations Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli Corpuz, who reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council and UN General Assembly UNGA, met Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga at the Okinawa Prefectural Office around 9 a.m. on August 17. Corpuz said that she views...

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