Tōkyō :: Japan
| updated 2012-01-27 03:29:18 -0800
Foreign Minister Koichiro Genba on Saturday told Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima that he intends to push for more changes to a bilateral pact on U.S. military personnel, following a recent agreement that conditionally gives Japan more jurisdiction over crimes involving...
Beijing :: China
| updated 2011-06-20 04:18:37 -0700
The Chinese skipper who was arrested and released last September after ramming his trawler into two Japan Coast Guard cutters trying to shoo him away from the Senkaku Islands should be indicted, an independent judicial panel has concluded. The panel...
Ishigaki :: Japan
| updated 2011-02-11 07:03:37 -0800
Okinawa Pref. (Kyodo) Two members of the municipal assembly of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, landed Friday on one of the Senkaku Islands, Okinawa police said. The assembly members landed on Minami Kojima in the morning and later left, the local police...
Okinawa :: Japan
| updated 2010-11-10 08:43:03 -0800
Okinawa Pref. (Kyodo) Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima may call for a rethink of the Japan-U.S. agreement on moving U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma when he runs for re-election, sources said Wednesday. The call to reassess the contentious plan, which...