• Kyodo


The mayor of the Okinawa city of Ginowan, home to a key U.S. air base, has said he aims to have a Disney Resort facility built on a land area to be vacated after the base is replaced, with Tokyo expressing full support for the idea.

After holding talks at the prime minister’s office with Ginowan Mayor Atsushi Sakima, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday he heard a “very much dream-inspiring” idea from Sakima, for the realization of which the central government “will pledge to work all-out.”

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