Osprey crash-landing angers Okinawans, sparks nationwide debate

Dec 14, 2016

Osprey crash-landing angers Okinawans, sparks nationwide debate

A wave of shock, anger and anxiety spread in Japan after a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crash-landed Tuesday night off the coast of Okinawa Prefecture, in the first major accident in the country involving the tilt-rotor aircraft. The accident has reinforced a view held ...

Futenma settlement talks to kick off next week

/ Mar 14, 2016

Futenma settlement talks to kick off next week

As part of a court-mediated settlement process, the central and Okinawa prefectural governments will kick off talks March 23 over the planned relocation of U.S. Marine Corps’ Air Station Futenma, Gov. Takeshi Onaga said Monday. Earlier this month, the two sides accepted the settlement proposed ...