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 1, 2017

Japan to start offshore work at planned new Okinawa airbase

The government plans to start maritime construction work as early as next week at the planned relocation site for a key U.S. airbase in Okinawa, a government source said Tuesday. The move, which is likely to trigger further local opposition, comes after the government’s ...