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Tsunami advisory lifted for Japan's Okinawa islands: JMA - World News
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Tsunami advisory lifted for Japan's Okinawa islands: JMA

Japan's weather agency on Wednesday lifted a tsunami advisory issued for islands of the southern Okinawa prefecture.
Japan's court orders Okinawa governor to approve design change for US base relocation - World News
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Japan's court orders Okinawa governor to approve design change for US base relocation

A Japanese high court ordered the governor of Okinawa prefecture to approve central government's design change for planned ground improvement under a US base relocation project.
Cruises proving popular among international vacationers - China Event News
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Cruises proving popular among international vacationers

The destinations include popular Japanese getaways such as Fukuoka Okinawa Nagasaki and Osaka.
US military aircraft with 8 aboard crashes off SW Japanese island - World News
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US military aircraft with 8 aboard crashes off SW Japanese island

The Japan Coast Guard received an emergency call about the crash at around 2 47pm local time 0547 GMT after the Osprey departed from the Iwakuni US base in the Yamaguchi Prefecture heading for the Kadena base in Okinawa...
2 dead, 61 injured as typhoon Khanun hits Japan's Okinawa - World News
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2 dead, 61 injured as typhoon Khanun hits Japan's Okinawa

Powerful typhoon Khanun continues to batter the Japanese southern island prefecture of Okinawa on Wednesday with rainstorms, with the death toll rising to two on Thursday.
Typhoon over Japan's Okinawa kills 1, disrupts transportation - World News
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Typhoon over Japan's Okinawa kills 1, disrupts transportation

An elderly man has been killed in Japan as powerful Typhoon Khanun hits the southern island prefecture of Okinawa on Wednesday.
Flights cancelled, thousands told to evacuate as typhoon nears Japan's Okinawa - World News
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Flights cancelled, thousands told to evacuate as typhoon nears Japan's Okinawa

Flights were cancelled and tens of thousands of people were advised to evacuate their homes on Tuesday as powerful typhoon Khanun approached Japan's southern Okinawa.
Typhoon Khanun heads toward Japan's Okinawa, Amami regions - World News
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Typhoon Khanun heads toward Japan's Okinawa, Amami regions

Japan's weather agency said a large and powerful typhoon is expected to approach the country's southwestern regions of Okinawa and Amami from Monday through Tuesday.
China's cruise industry shows strong growth over the summer tourism season - China Economy News
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China's cruise industry shows strong growth over the summer tourism season

A five day trip to Okinawa in Japan and an eight day voyage to appreciate Japans annual summer fireworks festival both in August are among the best sold it said.
Okinawa's civic groups oppose Japan's Fukushima nuke wastewater discharge plan - World News
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Okinawa's civic groups oppose Japan's Fukushima nuke wastewater discharge plan

Eight civic groups in Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa have issued a joint statement to oppose the planned release of nuclear-contaminated water into the ocean.
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