Suga pledges support for Okinawa's virus-rocked tourism industry

National Mar 30, 2020

Suga pledges support for Okinawa's virus-rocked tourism industry

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Sunday promised to provide assistance to Okinawa Prefecture's tourism industry, which has been hit by a slump in visitors amid the coronavirus pandemic. In Naha, Suga met with officials of local economic organizations and received requests for assistance, including ...

Japan government aims to restore Okinawa's gutted Shuri Castle by 2026

National Mar 27, 2020

Japan government aims to restore Okinawa's gutted Shuri Castle by 2026

The government on Friday decided it would aim to restore the gutted Shuri Castle in Okinawa by 2026, with full-fledged reconstruction to begin in 2022. The government aims to enhance fire-prevention measures by installing sprinklers, previously missing at the castle, and automatic fire-detector alarms. Structural ...