Suga: Govt. Steadfast In Relocating Okinawa Base

Suga: Govt. steadfast in relocating Okinawa base

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government's plan to relocate a US military base in Okinawa to another location within the prefecture will not be affected by the results of the gubernatorial election on September 30th.

Suga was speaking to reporters on Thursday as official campaigning in the race to pick the successor of the late governor Takeshi Onaga kicked off.

Okinawa Pulls Reclamation Permit For Us Base

Okinawa pulls reclamation permit for US base

The Okinawa prefectural government has revoked a landfill permit for a new US Marine Corps base in a coastal area of Nago City. The move is aimed at blocking reclamation work by the central government.

The land is being reclaimed to relocate the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Ginowan City to the less-populated Henoko district.

Okinawa Revokes Landfill Permit For Us Base

Okinawa revokes landfill permit for US base

The prefectural government of Okinawa has revoked a landfill permit for a new US Marine Corps base in a coastal area of Nago City.

The move is aimed at blocking the reclamation work by the central government.

Okinawa To Revoke Landfill Permit For New Us Base

Okinawa to revoke landfill permit for new US base

The government of Okinawa Prefecture has decided to revoke on Friday a landfill permit it granted for building a new US Marine Corps base in a coastal area of Nago City.

Okinawa made the decision on Thursday, to block the construction.

5 Ospreys To Be Deployed At Us Yokota Base

5 Ospreys to be deployed at US Yokota base

The US Air Force will deploy 5 Osprey transport aircraft at Yokota Air Base in the suburbs of Tokyo this October. The move will mark the first deployment of the aircraft on the mainland of Japan.

The Japanese government said on Wednesday that it was briefed by the US military about the planned deployment of 5 Air Force CV-22 Ospreys at Yokota on October 1st.

Suga: Okinawa Base Relocation Plan Will Not Change

Suga: Okinawa base relocation plan will not change

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government has not changed its policy of advancing a plan to relocate a US military base within Okinawa Prefecture.

Suga was speaking to reporters on Thursday, one day after Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga died of pancreatic cancer. The top government spokesman said he was shocked by Onaga's death and offered his condolences.

Possible Bullet Found Outside Us Base In Okinawa

Possible bullet found outside US base in Okinawa

Local officials in Okinawa are voicing concern after an apparent bullet damaged a shed near a US base in that prefecture.

On Thursday, police received a report from the owner of a farm shed in Nago City that the glass in its windows had been broken and what looked like a bullet was found inside.

Base Ball Bear To Hold Battle Of The Bands Tour

Base Ball Bear to hold Battle of the Bands tour

Base Ball Bear will hold a Battle of the Bands tour called 'Base Ball Bear Tour: LIVE IN LIVE ~I HUB YOU~' this fall. 

This will be the band's first time holding this type of tour in about nine years. They are scheduled to perform at Namba Hatch (Osaka), Hibiya Outdoors Concert Hall (Tokyo), and DIAMOND HALL (Aichi). The Osaka and Aichi concerts will be a two-man live, while the Tokyo one will be a three-man live. The guest artists will be announced at a later date. 

Toyota Land Cruiser Base Version

Toyota Land Cruiser’s Base Version Could Be The Pick Of The RangeThe recent 2018MY Toyota Land Cruiser's facelift comes with what many potential customers might have missed: the entry-level Utility trim level.

Toyota UK describes it as a "workhorse" grade, aimed at those who want the durability and dependability of a Land Cruiser (sold as the Prado in certain markets) but couldn't care less for things like leather seats, chrome inserts or even alloy wheels.

Mugen's Take On The Base Civic Hatch Is Subtle Yet Still Stands Out

Mugen's Take On The Base Civic Hatch Is Subtle Yet Still Stands Out

Along with the RC20GT Honda Type R study we showed you earlier today, Mugen also brought a sporty Civic hatchback prototype to the 2018 Tokyo Motor Show to showcase a multitude of exterior and interior parts.

According to the Japanese tuner, there should be a sense of unity and power to the Civic, even in non Type-R form, and if you look close at this prototype, you'll see what they mean.

Bbr Launches 210hp Turbo Kit For Base 1.5-liter Mazda Mx-5

BBR Launches 210HP Turbo Kit For Base 1.5-liter Mazda MX-5

Owners of the entry-level 1.5-liter Mazda MX-5 are now able to fit their cars with a new turbo kit designed by Miata specialists BBR.

The new turbo kit is a reengineered version of the turbo conversion for the 2.0-liter variants of the ND MX-5, designed for easy installation and without requiring any modifications on the 1.5-liter SkyActiv-G engine.

Base Honda Civic Is Surprisingly Fun If You Can Live With Its Looks

Base Honda Civic Is Surprisingly Fun If You Can Live With Its Looks

With the Type R getting all the attention, it’s easy to forget that, in order for the Type R to become one of the class-leading hot hatches in the market, Honda had to significantly raise the bar for the regular Civic, too.

Based on a new chassis that’s 52 percent more rigid than before, the 10th generation Honda Civic is bigger than ever and features a multilink rear suspension for a more surefooted and sporty handling.