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Security Message: Demonstration in Tokyo, Japan on 28 Sep 12

[Via the U.S. Embassy Tokyo]Local authorities have informed the Embassy that there will be a demonstration starting at Shiba Koen, near Tokyo Tower, and arriving at the U.S. Embassy at approximately 3:00 PM on Friday, September 28.  The Government of Japan has designated the Japan Tobacco (JT) building as the location near the U.S. Embassy for… Keep Reading

Security Message about Demonstration in Japan

  [Via the U.S. Embassy Tokyo] The Embassy has been advised that there will be a demonstration starting in the Shibuya area and arriving at the U.S. Embassy at approximately4:00PM on Friday, September 21.  The Government of Japan has designated the Japan Tobacco (JT) building as the designated location near the U.S. Embassy for these… Keep Reading

4,700 US Marines to leave Okinawa, Japan prior to realignment plan

After reaching a general agreement to revise the 2006 U.S. Forces Japan realignment plan, the United States and Japan plan to frontload the relocation of the US Marines based at MCAS Futenma to Guam. This will be a separate project from the MCAS Futenma relocation. In this relocation, the number of Marines to be relocated… Keep Reading

Obama Pitching Change in a KFC Commercial?

“Change –Not only for America, but for the whole world. Not only for your mom, but for you, your stomach, for a better taste!” Cue giant fish sandwich… okay, crush the messenger! Hmm! Change is good, right? Well, I am not too sure what message Yum Brands (owner of 3,200 KFC restaurant outlets in China) was trying… Keep Reading

Is the Land of the Rising Sun Sinking?

China finally overtook Japan and became the world’s second-biggest economy, according to data released this week in Tokyo, which showed minimal GDP growth in the land of the rising sun, while its huge neighbor continued its blistering rise. While some observers say the change in the economic world order is “purely symbolic,” others say it… Keep Reading

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