National Jul 24, 2000

Once reduced to ashes, Okinawa's Shuri Castle regains its stature

Leaders of the Group of Eight major powers had a traditional Okinawan dinner Saturday night at Shuri Castle here in the prefectural capital, including boiled sliced pig's ear, goya bitter melon and locally brewed awamori liquor. Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori hosted the dinner for the ...