Okinawa governor asks Suga for dialogue on U.S. base transfer

National Oct 7, 2020

Okinawa governor asks Suga for dialogue on U.S. base transfer

Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in a meeting in Tokyo to hold a dialogue to resolve the issue of the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base within Okinawa Prefecture. The central and Okinawa governments have been locked in ...

Editorials Dec 29, 2019

Delays and cost overruns at Henoko

The government needs to assess whether the Futenma replacement project — with the substantial delays, cost overruns and local opposition — is still a viable project.