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6.1 quake strikes north of Japan’s Okinawa

No immediate reports of damage or casualties are reported from the quake.

Japanese fishermen catch rare ‘bad luck’ fish

The dragon-like oarfish, also dubbed 'The Messenger from the Sea God's Palace', supposedly warns of impending earthquakes and tsunamis.

Lose weight, live longer with Hara Hachi Bu

Eat till your 80% full yet enjoy all your favourite foods by reducing portion intake and learning how to distinguish between 'being full' and being 'no longer hungry'.

Exit polls: Okinawa voters reject US base relocation plan in referendum

Based on exit polls, more than half votes against relocating the US Marines' Futenma air base within Okinawa.

Eyeing China, US to hold missile drill in Japan

In recent years, Chinese warships have frequently sailed through waters near Okinawa, where the majority of US troops in Japan are based.

Diet penduduk pulau ini membolehkan hidup 100 tahun

Nasi yang menjadi makanan ruji masyarakat Jepun diganti dengan ubi keledek ungu manakala daging, produk tenusu dan makanan laut diambil dalam jumlah yang kecil.

Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

At least 386 flights were cancelled mainly in western Japan.

US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan’s Okinawa

The pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected successfully and was recovered by search and rescue crews, the statement said. A board of officers would investigate the incident, it said.

Japan’s navy to buy tanker to fuel ships patrolling East China...

Japan's navy needs a tanker able to carry 300,000 barrels of fuel to Okinawa.

AirAsia aircraft makes emergency landing at Okinawa

All passengers and crew members are safe and the incident has been blamed on engine trouble, according to Japan’s ministry of transport.

US naval officers at Japan base removed over ‘misconduct’

The 3 navy officers have been temporarily assigned to the construction group in California.

Anti-US base mayor loses to ruling party rival in Okinawa’s Nago...

Nago Mayor Susumu Inamine, who opposes US Marines bases on Okinawa, was defeated by Taketoyo Toguchi, thus possibly signalling a change in public stance towards US bases.

Japan court sentences US base worker to life for rape, murder:...

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato was found guilty of raping and murdering Rina Shimabukuro.

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