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JA Okinawa shows improvement in foreign sales, and popularity of goods on cruise ships

JA Okinawa shows improvement in foreign sales, and popularity of goods on cruise ships

 

November 20, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

JA Okinawa (Tsutomu Oshiro, chairman) has been hard at work creating momentum for their overseas sales of their agricultural and livestock products since April of this year.

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US aerial tankers fly to MCAS Futenma, Ginowan residents complain of noise intensification

US aerial tankers fly to MCAS Futenma, Ginowan residents complain of noise intensification

 

November 16, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

Around 4:00 p.m. on November 15 in Ginowan City, a KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft flew in to Futenma Air Station and spent about 30 minutes flying at low altitudes over the area around the base.

On the same day,...

MRO facility relocates to Naha airport, anticipates demand

MRO facility relocates to Naha airport, anticipates demand

 

November 9, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo 

 

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Gov. Tamaki calls for trilateral talks with Japanese and US governments to resolve Henoko relocation issue

Gov. Tamaki calls for trilateral talks with Japanese and US governments to resolve Henoko relocation issue

 

November 16, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Washington Special Correspondent Yukiyo Zaha

 

While visiting Washington, on November 14 (November 15 in Japan) Governor Denny Tamaki met with Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mark Knapper and Acting Director for...

Governor Tamaki visits NYU, speaks about Henoko base and state of democracy in Okinawa

Governor Tamaki visits NYU, speaks about Henoko base and state of democracy in Okinawa

November 13, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Special Correspondent Yukiyo Zaha

 

On the evening of November 11 in New York, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki delivered a speech at New York University (NYU) on his first visit to the United States since taking office.

He strongly...

While visiting the United States, Governor Tamaki meets with United Nations Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs, appeals for “making Okinawa the buffer zone of peace.”

While visiting the United States, Governor Tamaki meets with United Nations Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs, appeals for “making Okinawa the buffer zone of peace.”

November 14, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Special Correspondent Yukiyo Zaha

New York – As part of his first official trip to the United States in office, Governor Denny Tamaki met with United Nations Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu on the evening of November...

Okinawa governor delivers speech in New York, hoping diversity can encourange peace

Okinawa governor delivers speech in New York, hoping diversity can encourange peace

 

November 13, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Special Correspondent Yukiyo Zaha

 

For the first time following taking office, Governor Denny Tamaki chose New York as his first stop in the U.S. About 140 people gathered for his speech in which he said, “Okinawa’s diversity...

Okinawa makes first-ever request to end shared use of dams, citing no U.S. military training there in 30 years

there in 30 years

November 11, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

At a meeting with Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki requested an end to shared use by Japan and the U.S. of the Fukuji Dam inside the U.S. military’s Northern Training Area and the Kanna Dam inside the U.S....

US F/A-18 accident marks 50th US military aircraft crash in Okinawa since 1972 return to Japan

US F/A-18 accident marks 50th US military aircraft crash in Okinawa since 1972 return to Japan

 

November 13, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

At about 11:45 a.m. on November 12, an F/A-18 fighter jet from Carrier Air Wing Five of the U.S. Navy Carrier experienced engine trouble and crashed in the ocean approximately 140 kilometers to the southwest of Minami-Daito Island,...

Kiyuna wins third straight World Karate Championship, also repeats in group category with Kinjo and Uemura

Kiyuna wins third straight World Karate Championship, also repeats in group category with Kinjo and Uemura

 

November 12, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On the fifth day of the World Karate Championship held in Madrid, Spain, Okinawan-born...

Third-generation Okinawan Ige wins gubernatorial re-election for second term by 110,000 votes

Third-generation Okinawan Ige wins gubernatorial re-election for second term by 110,000 votes

November 8, 2018 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

On November 6, third-generation Okinawan and incumbent Hawaii Governor David Ige (D) was re-elected in the gubernatorial election.

He received a total of 236,574 votes, a huge difference from the 109,857 votes received by State Representative...