Archive for the Editorial Category
July 8, 2011 Ryukyu Shimpo
When talking about the relocation plan that has U.S. Marine Corps Air Station (USMCAS) Futenma moving to Henoko in Nago – something agreed to by both the governments of United States and Japan – Governor of Okinawa Hirokazu Nakaima stated, “I think that the feeling [that it is not possible] is the same in other regions of Okinawa as well.” His comment suggests that the two national governments will not be able to find an alternative relocation...
Ryukyu Shimpo Editorial: Open letter dated April 27, 2011 to Mr. Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Dear Friends of the U.S. Congress,
We recommend that the United States Government implement a dramatic change in policy and remove the facilities at Futenma Air...
March 31, 2011 Ryukyu Shimpo
On March 30, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced the screening results for junior high school textbooks to be used from the 2012 academic year.
With regard to the description of the battle of Okinawa in history textbooks,...