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Yonaguni votes in favor of GSDF deployment on island
The Japan News

Japan to deploy troops on Yonaguni Island

Residents of Yonaguni, the only town on Yonaguni Island, which is administered by Okinawa Prefecture, cast ballots in favor of a bill to station troops on the island, which lies only about 100 km from the northernmost point of Taiwan. 60 percent of ... Taiwan News Online, 1 month ago
Yonagunijima referendum held on GSDF deployment The Japan News, 1 month ago

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Yonaguni holds referendum on SDF deployment

Japan Feb. 22, 2015 - Updated 17:25 UTC Residents of Japan's westernmost island have voted in a referendum on whether to host a Ground Self-Defense Force observation unit. Those who support the plan exceeded those who oppose it. The ...
 NHK1 month ago Referendum to decide whether Japan will send troops to E China Sea island  Want China Times1 month ago Yonaguni to hold referendum on SDF deployment  NHK2 months ago Japan Record Defense Budget Aims At Curbing China Threat  Investor's Business Daily2 months ago

Japan, China Lock Horns Over Disputed Islands

Fighter pilots stationed at the nearest Japanese base to a chain of islands both Tokyo and Beijing have claimed as their own, are on a round-the-clock stand-by to chase and warn off Chinese military planes entering Japanese airspace. Back in1990, ...
 Sputnik3 weeks ago
Business Insider

Photos Show China Military Buildup Near Disputed Senkaku Islands

See Also Recent satellite photos of an island off the coast of China confirm Beijing's buildup of military forces within attack range of Japan's Senkaku islands. Construction of a helicopter base on Nanji Island was observed by a commercial spy ...
 Business Insider2 months ago Confirmed: China Is Building a Military Base Near Japan  National Interest2 months ago
Japan Times

Ryukyu pro-independence group quietly gathering momentum

NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. A tiny but earnest movement is underway to seek independence for Okinawa and the other islands in the Ryukyu Islands chain. The Association of Comprehensive Studies for Independence of the Lew Chewans, which represents native ...
 Japan Times2 months ago
Irish Times

New Japanese Products for Restaurant and Home Cooks

All the refinement and detail characteristic of Japanese cuisine was paired with the diligence and long history of the island nation's food industry at the recent New School Food Demonstration hosted by Den Tea and sponsored by JETRO, the Japanese ...
 LA Splash Magazine2 months ago Japan hikes defense funds amid dispute over islands  Taipei Times Online2 months ago Japan Boosts Defense Spending to Counter China's Island Claims  Bloomberg2 months ago Japan boosts defence spending to counter China's island claims  Today Online2 months ago
Times of India

In a test of wills, Japanese confront Chinese in air

Tokyo: Once a sleepy, sun-soaked backwater, this air base on the southern island of Okinawa has become the forefront of a dangerous test of wills between two of Asia's largest powers, Japan and China, The New York Times reported on Monday. At least ...
 Online News Pakistan3 weeks ago In a test of wills, Japanese fighter pilots confront Chinese  Times of India3 weeks ago

Residents Say Yes to Military Site on Japan's Westernmost Island

By Yuka Hayashi A referendum Sunday showed a base on Japan's westernmost island has strong support from the people there, clearing the way for its construction. Yonaguni Island is on the front lines of maritime tensions between China and ...
 iMarketReports1 month ago

US ramps up anti-China pivot to Asia

Peter Symonds Correspondent In fact, it is Washington that has deliberately inflamed maritime disputes in the Western Pacific by encouraging Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam to aggressively assert their territorial claims against China. The ...
 Zimbabwe Herald5 days ago

Dive, Dive, Dive! Take the plunge off Okinawa's shores

The Okinawa archipelago is known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine lives as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. You can find over 400 types of corals, five types of sea ...
 Stars and Stripes1 week ago
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