Feb 5, 2017

U.S. Marine suspected of DUI arrested in Naha

A U.S. Marine was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, after being stopped at a traffic checkpoint. Arrested was Lance Cpl. Melbin Leonardo Nunez, who is stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan. Nunez, 20, is suspected ...

Feb 4, 2017

Teen son of U.S. Marine held in robbery of Okinawa deli

A high school student whose father is a U.S. Marine stationed at Camp McTureous in the city of Uruma in Okinawa has been arrested on charges including robbery. The 18-year-old is suspected of robbing a delicatessen in the city at around 5:25 a.m. Friday ...

Feb 4, 2017

Seeking Nature Heritage status

In seeking to get World Nature Heritage status for areas in southern Japan, the government needs to work harder at protecting the native species and habitats.