Philippines summons U.S. Marines in transgender murder case

Oct 18, 2014

Philippines summons U.S. Marines in transgender murder case

Five U.S. Marines have been summoned to appear before a prosecutor in the northern Philippines after Filipino police accused one of them of murdering a transgender sex worker, the foreign department said. The Americans were ordered to attend a hearing by the prosecutor of ...

Sep 30, 2013

Japan, U.S. to OK deal on transfer of marines

Japan and the United States plan to give the go-ahead at a high-level meeting this week to revise the bilateral accord on realigning U.S. Marine Corps personnel in Okinawa, as well as defense cooperation guidelines in response to China’s military buildup. The planned revision ...

Nago mayor starts policy speech with antibase stand

Mar 5, 2013

Nago mayor starts policy speech with antibase stand

The mayor of Nago, the proposed Okinawa site of an airbase to replace U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, reiterated his resolve Monday to block the project. Susumu Inamine said this in his fiscal 2013 policy speech before the city’s assembly, “I pledge to ...