• SHARE

NAHA, Okinawa Pref. (Kyodo) The global economic downturn is creeping into Okinawa, one of Japan’s tourism hot spots, although some industry analysts are cautiously optimistic there will be no major decline in visitors.

On little Sesoko Island, population around 900, the Sesoko Beach Resort hotel remains unfinished, its reinforced steel rusting, scaffolding going unattended and no glass windows.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)