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News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Spotlight: U.S. Squadron commander in Japan's Okinawa fired as tensions rise amid military aircraft mishaps

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/02/c_136945159.htm
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey made an emergency landing in Japan's Oita Prefecture, on the eastern coast of Kyushu, in August 2017, and a crash-landing of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft off Nago in Okinawa in December 2016, ignited major concerns about the ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: World's oldest person dies in Japan at age 117

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-oldest-person-20180421-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Her town of Kikai is a small island of about 7,000 people halfway between Okinawa and Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands. She became the world's oldest living person seven months ago after the death in September of Violet Brown in ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Typhoon Neoguri pounds Japanese islands of Okinawa, heads on

News channel or source: http://earthsky.org/earth/super-typhoon-neoguri-japan-july-2014
Publication date: uesday 08 July 2014

Powerful Typhoon Neoguri pounded Japan’s Okinawa islands on Tuesday local time (July 8 ... Neoguri is still expected to hit Kyushu, Japan, but its track has slowed slightly. Landfall is ultimately expected to occur Wednesday evening according to U.S ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Precautions urged as Japan braces for another typhoon

News channel or source: http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201710280016.html
Publication date: Saturday 28 October 2017

Typhoon No. 22 is expected to hit Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami islands on the night of Oct. 28 and close in on the main islands of Kyushu and Honshu the following day. The Japan Meteorological Agency is urging people in the typhoon’s path to take ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Okinawa pitches Futenma ‘dispersal’

News channel or source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/14/national/okinawa-pitches-futenma-dispersal/
Publication date: hursday 13 June 2013

Okinawa said it found 35 possible relocation sites outside the prefecture. The proposals suggest particular attention be given to Self-Defense Forces bases in Kyushu and northern Japan as candidate relocation sites, noting stationing the marines on SDF ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Powerful typhoon churns toward Okinawa with strong winds

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-japan-typhoon/powerful-typhoon-churns-toward-okinawa-with-strong-winds-idUKKCN0I007F20141011
Publication date: Friday 10 October 2014

The typhoon was expected to weaken as it moved north, however, and likely to hit land on Monday morning on the westernmost main island of Kyushu, before moving northeast towards Japan’s main island of Honshu on Tuesday. All flights from and to Okinawa ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Japan's forgotten royal family

News channel or source: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1999-01-15/news/9901150225_1_okinawa-prefecture-shuri-castle-ryukyu-kingdom
Publication date: Sunday 31 December 2000

From early in the 15th century through 1879, the Sho family ruled the Ryukyu Kingdom, an archipelago between Taiwan and Kyushu, the southernmost ... the map in 1879 when it was swallowed by Japan and renamed Okinawa Prefecture. The Ryukyu court is gone ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

News channel or source: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/World-s-oldest-person-dies-in-Japan-at-age-of-117-12854277.php
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Caption Close Tajima's town of Kikai is a small island of about 7,000 people halfway between Okinawa and Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands. The U.S.-based Gerontology Research Group says that another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: World's oldest person dies aged 117 in Japan

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/worlds-oldest-person-dies-aged-117-japan-073915763.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Her town of Kikai is a small island of about 7,000 people halfway between Okinawa and Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands. Video shown on Japanese television showed Ms Tajima moving her hands to the beat of music played on traditional ...