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Feeling primeval: Tyrannosaurus exhibits begins

Feeling primeval: Tyrannosaurus exhibits begins

July 13, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

An exhibit on the tyrannosaurus sponsored by Ryukyu Shimpo and Okinawa Churashima Foundation opened with over 80 rare fossil remains and a 12-meter-tall full skeleton. The exhibit is named, “Tyrannosaurus Exhibit: The mystery of evolution,” and opens at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum in Naha city on July 13. The exhibit is open until September 9.

Ken Kinjo, the assistant director at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, Yoshihiro...

 

Extra edition:Okinawa Governor Onaga dies

Extra edition:Okinawa Governor Onaga dies

August 8, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga died at a hospital in Urasoe City at 6:43 p.m. on August 8 at the age of 67. Onaga had been receiving treatments since his surgery for pancreatic cancer in April.

Onaga had pledged to block new base construction in Henoko,...

Rally at Kantei protests soil deposits, requests no stay be used against Onaga’s revocation

Rally at Kantei protests soil deposits, requests no stay be used against Onaga’s revocation

 

July 30, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo online edition

 

On July 30, the Tokyo liaison council “Don’t Fill the Ocean in Henoko With Sand” held a rally to support Governor Takeshi Onaga’s announcement that he will revoke the approval of land reclamation...

Editorial: After Governor Onaga’s announcement to revoke land-filling approval, new base construction should be called off

 

July 28, 2018 by Ryukyu Shimpo

 

Governor Takeshi Onaga announced his plan to nullify Okinawa’s approval of...

Governor Onaga will revoke land reclamation permit and block soil deposits with all his might

Governor Onaga will revoke land reclamation permit and block soil deposits with all his might

 

July 27, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On July 27 at 10:30 a.m., Governor of Okinawa Takeshi Onaga held a special conference at the Prefectural Office.

Regarding the replacement facility for Futenma Air Station being built in Henoko, Onaga announced that he will revoke...

86% of Okinawan view tourism as important, but only 29% say it has made their lives better

86% of Okinawan view tourism as important, but only 29% say it has made their lives better

 

July 24, 2018 by Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The Okinawa Department of Culture, Tourism, and Sports announced the results of their Okinawan resident tourism awareness survey July 23.

This is the first time the department has conducted such a survey on Okinawan residents.

When...

Celebrating 110th anniversary of Okinawan-Argentinian Immigration

Celebrating 110th anniversary of Okinawan-Argentinian Immigration

 

July 23, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Hiroe Nakagawa

 

On July 15, the Okinawa-Argentina Friendship Association held the 110th Anniversary Celebration of Argentine Republic’s Independence and Okinawa Citizens’ Immigration at a hall in the Okinawa Industry Support...

Okinawa City Ichibangai opens Taiwan cultural plaza

Okinawa City Ichibangai opens Taiwan cultural plaza

July 18, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On July 2, a Taiwanese cultural plaza called Taiwan Hao Market opened at the Ichibangai in Chuo, Okinawa City.

The market is meant to promote the cultural exchange and revitalization of Okinawa City’s Ichibangai and Taiwan’s Dihua Street....

Ryukyu Shimpo Ikemiyagushiku Shui Award goes to group that released 2014 Okinawa statement

Ryukyu Shimpo Ikemiyagushiku Shui Award goes to group that released 2014 Okinawa statement

 

July 23, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On July 22 the Ryukyu Shimpo selected an international group to receive the Ryukyu Shimpo Ikemiyagushiku Shui Award.

The group selected had released a 2014 Okinawa statement signed by 103 international scholars, peace advocates...

Morimasa Goya hopes prefectural referendum on Henoko base issue sparks conversation between opposing sides

Morimasa Goya hopes prefectural referendum on Henoko base issue sparks conversation between opposing sides

 

July 24, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Shoichiro Yonamine

 

The Henoko Okinawa Referendum Committee, which is aiming to put a prefectural referendum on the ballot asking whether or not to allow new base construction in Henoko, Nago, succeeded in collecting 60,000 signatures...

Signature-gathering campaign collects over 33,722 signatures to hold prefectural referendum

July 18, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On July 17 the Henoko Okinawan Resident Vote Assembly, which aims to enact an ordinance for a prefectural referendum asking whether citizens approve or disapprove of the land reclamation project at Henoko, held a press conference at the Prefectural...