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Welcome home, Okinawa

/ Oct 22, 2016

Welcome home, Okinawa

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Under the slogan "Let the whole world move to the Uchina beat," Okinawa will host the prefecture's largest international event, the sixth Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival from Thursday, Oct. 27, to Sunday, Oct. 30. (Uchina means Okinawa in the island's language, while Uchinanchu means an ...

Tokyo Bay steamer hits rocks; Tokyo slums may be cleared; Tokyo sets up bins for 'embarrassing trash'; Kaifu won't seek re-election

/ | Oct 1, 2016

Tokyo Bay steamer hits rocks; Tokyo slums may be cleared; Tokyo sets up bins for 'embarrassing trash'; Kaifu won't seek re-election

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100 YEARS AGO Sunday, Oct. 22, 1916 Tokyo Bay steamer hits rocks near Sasage The Tsu-un Maru of the Tokyo Bay Steamship Co. grounded near Sasage, Chiba, early yesterday morning. The steamer, which runs between Tokyo and Tateyama, left Reiganjima at 10 o'clock on Friday evening for Tateyama, ...