Seven-Eleven to open 250 stores in Okinawa around fiscal 2019

/ Jun 9, 2017

Seven-Eleven to open 250 stores in Okinawa around fiscal 2019

Seven-Eleven Japan Co., the nation's largest convenience store operator, will start opening outlets in Okinawa around fiscal 2019, extending its presence to the only area in Japan without Seven-Eleven stores, the president of the chain said Friday. President Kazuki Furuya told Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga ...

Government mulls special scholarship program for Okinawan students

May 31, 2017

Government mulls special scholarship program for Okinawan students

The government is considering creating a scholarship program for Okinawa Prefecture, Yosuke Tsuruho, minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories affairs, said Wednesday. The government aims to increase the continuing education rate of Okinawan students as the proportion of children living in poverty in the prefecture ...