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Tokyo says endangered coral won't stop base relocation work on Okinawa

Bureau officials said the coral will not be impacted by the work. Local officials remain skeptical.


Unexploded bomb from WWII removed from busy tourist spot on Okinawa

A street popular with tourists in Okinawa’s capital was closed briefly Saturday for the removal of a 110-pound bomb leftover from World War II.


Relocation work of Marine Air Station in Okinawa likely to start in February

In line with the planned relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma Air Station in Ginowan in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture to the Henoko district of Nago in the prefecture, the central government is planning to start the major parts of offshore work for land reclamation on the coast of Henoko as early as February.