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Okisho HS enters an agreement with four U.S. universities

Okisho HS enters an agreement with four U.S. universities

 

November 26, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On November 24, Okinawa Okisho High School in Naha City announced that it entered an agreement for enrollment by recommendation with four U.S. universities.

Okinawa Okisho High School Vice Chairman Masaichiro Nashiro and NPO Ryukyu America Historical Research Society Chairman Shizuo Kishaba held a press conference at the school.

 

The agreement is with four state universities, namely Clark College and...

 

Victims of the Battle of Okinawa to take their case to Japan’s Supreme Court after Japan found not liable in reparation lawsuit

Victims of the Battle of Okinawa to take their case to Japan’s Supreme Court after Japan found not liable in reparation lawsuit

 

December 1, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The Naha branch of the Fukuoka High Court handed down an appeal...

Fresh Fish to be exported to China

Fresh Fish to be exported to China

 

November 23, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On November 22 at the Okinawa Prefectural Government, the Asia Economic Strategy Section held a meeting and announced the establishment of seafood exports from Okinawa to Shanghai, China. The regulations imposed on Japanese food since...

Waste site trouble caused suspension of garbage collection from military

Waste site trouble caused suspension of garbage collection from military

 

November 24, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

With the Okinawa Prefecture deciding to revoke the permit to treat industrial waste for the Kurashikikankyo Co. Ltd. in Okinawa City, which manages most of the U.S. military base waste, the bases are facing a waste treatment problem.

The...

International Human Rights Law Association holds Japan-Okinawa debate regarding UN review

International Human Rights Law Association holds Japan-Okinawa debate regarding UN review

 

November 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The International Human Rights Law Association (IHRLA), chaired by Shin Hae Bong, held its 29th annual meeting over two days starting on November 26 at Times Hall in Naha City. At this meeting, lawyers and researchers from around Japan...

The “Pride of Okinawa” dominate the Male Team Kata to take the gold at Karate 1 – Series A Okinawa Tournament

The “Pride of Okinawa” dominate the Male Team Kata to take the gold at Karate 1 – Series A Okinawa Tournament

 

November 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The Japan Men’s National Team 1 – Ryo Kiyuna, Arata Kinjo, and Takuya Uemura (of the Okinawa Ryuei Ryu Karate Kobudo Organization) went undefeated with five straight victories on the final day of the Karate 1 –Series A Okinawa...

Oku assembly unanimously agrees to oppose port use for transport of Henoko base materials

Oku assembly unanimously agrees to oppose port use for transport of Henoko base materials

 

November 24, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

(Kunigami) In relation to the Okinawa Defense Bureau’s use of Oku Port in Kunigami as a spot from which to transport stone materials to be used in the construction of a new base in Henoko, Nago, on November 23, Oku Ward held an emergency...

Trial for ex-Marine accused of the murder of Okinawan woman continues: Defendant claims “I am not a bad person,” while prosecution recommends life sentence

Trial for ex-Marine accused of the murder of Okinawan woman continues: Defendant claims “I am not a bad person,” while prosecution recommends life sentence

 

November 24, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo Digital Edition

 

The closing arguments and sentencing recommendations for the 33-year old ex-Marine accused of murder and rape resulting in death of an Okinawan woman back in April while working as a civilian on a U.S. military base...

Marines Commandant Neller expresses “great sympathy” for Marine who caused fatal collision

Marines Commandant Neller expresses “great sympathy” for Marine who caused fatal collision

 

November 23, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On November 21 Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Robert Neller spoke about the fatal collision on November 19 due to a Marine Corps serviceman driving under the influence of alcohol.

He said: “Well, our condolences go to...

Establishment of Ryusou Day to transmit Ryukyu culture to the world

Establishment of Ryusou Day to transmit Ryukyu culture to the world

 

November 23, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

Ryusou Bunka Sha and Arcone Co. Ltd. have made the 22nd of every month “Ryusou (Create Ryukyu) Day” in hopes of spreading Ryukyu culture, such as clothing and dance, to Okinawan citizens and transmitting it to the world.

The...

U.S. Marine arrested for DUI after involvement in Naha fatal collision

U.S. Marine arrested for DUI after involvement in Naha fatal collision

 

November 20, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On November 19 the Naha Police apprehended a 21-year-old lance corporal of the U.S. Marines who was operating a two-ton military truck while under the influence of alcohol.

This Camp Kinser-based Marine collided the military...