National Dec 12, 2014

Okinawa governor may suspend Henoko landfill work

New Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga said Friday the prefectural government will consider rescinding its approval of landfill work needed to host a contentious U.S. military base. "If there is any defect in it, I will consider scrapping it," said Onaga, referring to the approval granted ...

Nakaima OKs offshore work at Nago base site

National Dec 27, 2013

Nakaima OKs offshore work at Nago base site

Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima granted permission Friday to start offshore fill work for building the base to replace U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, ending his long opposition to allowing a successor facility to be built in the prefecture. The decision ...