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News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: ANA to start cargo flights linking Japan's Kyushu with Asia

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/ANA-to-start-cargo-flights-linking-Japan-s-Kyushu-with-Asia
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

TOKYO -- ANA Holdings will launch cargo flights out of Kyushu, the southernmost of four main islands that constitute Japan, to facilitate shipment ... Osaka to its cargo hub far to the south in Okinawa Prefecture, where cargo will be forwarded on to ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Businesses in Kyushu and Okinawa Expecting Growth in 2018

News channel or source: http://www.fukuoka-now.com/en/news/businesses-in-kyushu-and-okinawa-expecting-growth-in-2018/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

On Jan. 12, Teikoku Databank’s Fukuoka office announced the results from a survey on Kyushu and Okinawa businesses. Out of 740 companies that responded to the questionnaire, 158 (21.4%) reported that they expect to see an upturn in business during 2018.

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: ANA looks to add new intra-Japan freighter services

News channel or source: http://www.aircargonews.net/news/airline/freighter-operator/single-view/news/ana-looks-to-add-new-intra-japan-freighter-services.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

the Japan-based airline said it would add new freighter services from Osaka/Kansai in southern Japan and from Kitakyushu on Kyushu to Okinawa. "The increase in demand from other Asian countries for Japanese goods from the Kyushu market has led to the ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Okinawa zoo’s lion cubs proving too cute to pass up

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/01/12/national/okinawa-zoos-lion-cubs-proving-cute-pass/
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

When it was moved to Okinawa, it drew public attention for being the first zoo in the Kyushu and Okinawa area with a white lion ... Riding on the popularity of the white lion, the Okinawa branch of Japan Post presented the zoo and the Okinawa Municipal ...

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: onday 07 July 2014

The good news is that Okinawa is built to handle typhoons. The islands typically experience more than 1 per year. Neoguri is still expected to hit Kyushu, Japan, but its track has slowed slightly. Landfall is ultimately expected to occur Wednesday evening ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Destroyer serves as breakwater in Kyushu after two world wars

News channel or source: http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201801120005.html
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Others, like the Yanagi, were deliberately sunk in shallow waters around Japan to ... were deployed to Okinawa in 1945 along with the battleship Yamato on a “tokko” suicide mission by sea. Toshifumi Matsuo, 57, a resident of Kita-Kyushu’s Kokura ...

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Super Typhoon Vongfong Menaces Okinawa and Mainland Japan

News channel or source: http://mashable.com/2014/10/09/super-typhoon-vongfong-threatens-okinawa-and-mainland-japan/
Publication date: hursday 09 October 2014

The storm will then move north-northeast, toward making landfall in Kyushu on Sunday afternoon or evening eastern time, most likely as a Category 1 or 2 storm. Super Typhoon Vongfong as seen ... likely across southern Japan, Okinawa, and the Ryukyu islands.

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: BoJ Lifts Economic View Of 3 Out Of 9 Regions

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/forex-analysis/boj-lifts-economic-view-of-3-out-of-9-regions/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The Bank of Japan raised its economic view of three out of nine regions ... Meanwhile, the other six regions, namely Hokkaido, Kanto-Koshinetsu, Tokai, Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu-Okinawa reported that their assessments were unchanged.

News Japan » Kyushu and Okinawa: Okinawa: Travel to Japan's tropical southern end

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/okinawa-travel-bourdain-parts-unknown/index.html
Publication date: hursday 08 October 2015

Okinawa has an area of 1,200 square kilometers and is made up of a few dozen small islands in the southern half of the Nansei Shoto island chain, which stretches over 1,000 kilometers from Japan's Kyushu island to Taiwan. Sounds isolated from the rest of ...