Dec. 05, 2022

Working Group on Futenma Base to Meet Early Next Year: Matsuno

Ginowan, Okinawa Pref., Dec. 4 (Jiji Press)--A working group discussing ways to reduce the burden of hosting the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma air station on the city of Ginowan in Okinawa Prefecture will hold a meeting in January or February next year, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said Sunday.

(Update) Japan Confirms 88,752 New COVID-19 Cases

Tokyo, Dec. 4 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 88,752 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, a decrease of some 8,800 from a week before.

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