Protest against US base relocation plan

Japan Politics News - February 22, 2015 - 22:26
Thousands of people rallied in Japan's southern Okinawa Prefecture against a plan to construct a US base in a coastal area. (NHK)
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Tokyo Marathon ends safely in tight security

Japan Sports News - February 22, 2015 - 22:18
The Tokyo Marathon on Sunday ended with no major trouble amid tight security that included police officers who ran along with participants. (Jiji Press)
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Radioactivity alarm rings at TEPCO Fukushima plant

Japan Sci-Tech News - February 22, 2015 - 22:16
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority said Sunday that an alarm went off at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s <9501> Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant that signaled high radioactivity levels in drainage ditches. (Jiji Press)
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S. Korea protests Japanese isle ceremony as 'provocation'

Japan Politics News - February 22, 2015 - 22:12
South Korea on Sunday protested the Japanese government's sending of a high-level official to represent it at an annual ceremony held in western Japan to press Tokyo's claim to a pair of South Korean-controlled islets, issuing a statement condemning the move as a "provocation" and calling it "extremely deplorable." (Kyodo)
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'Takeshima Day' ceremony held, attended by central gov't rep

Japan Politics News - February 22, 2015 - 22:09
A central government representative pledged efforts to find a peaceful solution to a dispute with Seoul over a group of South Korean-administered islets as the Shimane prefectural government held its 10th annual "Takeshima Day" ceremony on Sunday. (Kyodo)
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