In Okinawa, Nago mayor defeats anti-U.S. base transfer rival

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Incumbent Taketoyo Toguchi won a second term as Nago mayor in the southern prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday. The victory is a relief for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who is pushing for the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base to the city's coastal area. The relocation has met stiff opposition even as the Japanese government has already begun land reclamation.
4 months ago·Nago, Japan

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In Okinawa, Nago mayor defeats anti-U.S. base transfer rival

The result will come as a relief to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who is pushing for the relocation of the Futenma U.S. military base to the city's Henoko coastal area.

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Incumbent Nago mayor defeats anti-U.S. base transfer rival

Incumbent Taketoyo Toguchi won a second term as Nago mayor in the southern Japanese prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday, in a relief for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida who is pushing for the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base to the city's coastal area. Toguchi, 60, backed by the Liberal…

4 months ago·Sakado, Japan
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