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Why is Okinawa blocking plans to build an American military base?

ON FRIDAY the assembly of Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost territory, is set to approve a new lawsuit to block construction of an American military base …

mao ishikawa's stunning photographs of her friends in 70s okinawa

The cult Okinawan photographer gives her first-ever English language interview, about her new book 'Red Flower, The Women of Okinawa.'<p>This Tuesday, at New York's subterranean photobook shop Dashwood, cult Okinawan photographer Mao Ishikawa is signing her first monograph to be published in the …

Japan

Why a dispute over military bases on Okinawa spells trouble for US-Japan relations

Many are stationed at Futenma Airbase, which some have called "the world's most dangerous [military] base" for its location in the middle of a city.<p>Debates over the future of the base have been rumbling for decades but, despite the decision to relocate the facility, decisive action to resolve the …

What to do in Melbourne on a Budget by a local and where to eat in Melbourne on a budget

Royal Botanical Gardens<p>These beautiful gardens are a short walk down Flinders Street Station via a bridge over the Yarra river. The gardens are …

Australia

U.S. Bases On Japanese Island Of Okinawa Have Long Been Contentious

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with President Trump Friday. Their two countries have a long military alliance. But the presence of U.S. troops on the Japanese island of Okinawa is controversial.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>OK. Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, meets in Washington today …

Japan

James Mattis: U.S. forces likely to stay in Okinawa amid China tensions

Escalating tensions between China and the Trump White House all but ensures that Okinawa’s years-long effort to oust American forces from the island …

Japan enters the post-truth age with distorted MXTV report on Okinawa protests

The term “fake news” has outlasted its usefulness. Originally coined to describe purposely false or exaggerated stories on the internet, the term now …

Journalism

Fierce opponent of U.S. military bases in Okinawa detained for three months

TOKYO — One of the most vocal opponents of U.S. military construction on Okinawa has been in detention for 95 days on relatively minor charges, triggering accusations that the Japanese government is trying to silence him.<p>Hiroji Yamashiro, a 64-year-old who had led protests against new U.S. Marine …

U.S. Marines

Japan Sees Chinese Groups Backing Okinawa Independence Activists

Chinese universities and think tanks are forming ties with Okinawan independence groups in a bid to divide public opinion in Japan, a Japanese …

China

If You Do This, Your Life Will Be Changed in 2017--Guaranteed | Inc.com

If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting a lot out of it. No matter what your experience, it's time to take another look at this …

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Almost 75% of Japan's biggest coral reef has died from bleaching, says report

<b>Coral in the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa has turned brown and is covered with algae, according to a government study</b><p>January 13, 2017 — Almost …

Japan’s employees are literally working themselves to death

<b>By Amanda Erickson,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i><p>The Japanese might be the hardest working people in the world. Employees there sleep less and work longer hours …

Step up: How to turn your walk into a workout

"Feel the peel. Feel the peel,” coaches sports scientist Joanna Hall. As absurd as it may sound, Hall is teaching me how to walk. This means learning how to use the entirety of my foot; heel, ball, toes and all.<p>The human foot has 26 bones in it, but how many of us use them? From Hall’s experience, …

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Believe In Science. Attending Music Festivals Makes You Happy! - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>This new scientific study says that people who attend music festivals regularly are happier in life!</b><p>Music has been the subject of some researches …

Steve Buscemi when he worked as a firefighter at the New York City Fire Department, 1981. https://t.co/41lxOKPyUq

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

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