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WORLD
Jun 17, 2023
Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, dies at 92
Deeply disturbed by the accounting of American deceit in Vietnam, he approached The New York Times. The disclosures that followed rocked the nation.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
May 22, 2023
More restaurants in Okinawa join program offering free meals for children
As of the end of April, a total of 161 stores, including restaurants and a major local supermarket chain, were taking part in the program.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Apr 10, 2023
Already at risk, performing arts in northern Okinawa dealt blow by pandemic
The local culture of the Yanbaru region is rich in variety, ranging from dance and theater to staff fighting and drum dancing, but relies on being handed down from generation to generation.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Nov 7, 2022
Okinawa’s shima-dōfu makers fight to preserve their tradition
The people who make the products are having to contend with rising soybean prices and strengthened food hygiene rules.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Feb 14, 2022
Okinawa’s floating pumice mass likely to disappear by June, experts say
Experts say that the drifting of pumice stones from the Fukutoku-Okanoba underwater volcano in the Ogasawara Islands has already passed its peak.
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BUSINESS
Feb 2, 2022
Wordle buyout by New York Times draws backlash from fans
Announcing on Monday that it had bought Wordle for an undisclosed price in the low seven figures, the New York Times said the game would 'initially' remain free for existing and new players.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Jan 10, 2022
50 years on, Okinawa is now a key hub for Japan-U.S. military operations
Since 1972, the number of SDF personnel stationed in the prefecture has risen from 3,000 to 8,000.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 7, 2022
New York Times to buy the Athletic in $550 million deal
While the purchase will add to revenue growth immediately, the Times expects the acquisition to reduce its operating profit for about three years.
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JAPAN / Science & Health / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Nov 8, 2021
Geologists hope pumice stones drifting off Okinawa will reveal nature's secrets
The stones have previously helped researchers understand the currents and countercurrents that flow south of Japan.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Oct 18, 2021
Okinawa medical workers push back against unfair COVID-19 bonus system
The prefecture has seen some staff receive more compensation for extra work during the pandemic than others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Sep 27, 2021
Premature birth in Okinawa highlights COVID-19's impact on pregnant women
When an expectant mother is infected with the coronavirus, the risk of having the baby prematurely increases.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Aug 9, 2021
Okinawans prepare to represent their prefecture at the Tokyo Paralympics
The prefecture is sending an umpire and a racket stringer to the tennis competition at the event.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Jul 12, 2021
How the Okinawa rail was discovered 40 years ago
Researchers had been skeptical at first, wondering if the bird really existed in a place like Okinawa, which was not uncharted land.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Jun 14, 2021
Okinawa activists fear land-purchase bill will hit anti-base movement
Residents are asking the government to provide an explanation as to why the legislation is necessary.
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JAPAN / Society / Regional Voices: Okinawa
May 24, 2021
Okinawa children's cafeterias strive to maintain support amid pandemic
The prefecture has the highest number of children's diners offering free meals per elementary school nationwide.
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JAPAN / History / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Apr 5, 2021
Document shows detail of U.S. plan for nuclear plant in Okinawa in 1960s
According to the plans, the site's first reactor was to be completed in December 1963 and the second in 1965.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Mar 9, 2021
Death, through a nurse’s eyes
A short film offering a firsthand perspective of the brutality of the pandemic inside a COVID-19 I.C.U.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Feb 26, 2021
Fishermen call for calm in wake of China coast guard law
While government officials are alarmed at the provision for weapons use, no local Japanese fishing vessels travel near the Senkaku Islands nearest China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Jan 29, 2021
As COVID-19 compounds Okinawa's tourism woes, industry looks for a way out
An emergency system through which workers are temporarily seconded to companies so that they can return to their jobs once the economy is back on its feet has been proposed.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jan 27, 2021
We don’t need another war on terror
Prosecute the Capitol rioters. But new antiterrorism laws could end up targeting people of color.

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