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79 news items

Nippon.com

Nippon.com
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:25:32 -0700

The case for self-determination rests on the history of the Ryūkyū Kingdom and the subsequent history of Okinawa. The first key point is the Meiji government's forcible annexation of the Ryūkyū Kingdom. The second pertains to Japan's surrender under ...
 
Nippon.com
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:45:09 -0700

Estas pretensiones de autodeterminación tienen un trasfondo histórico que abarca la época en que Okinawa era el reino independiente de Ryūkyū. El primer hecho histórico relevante es que el reino de Ryūkyū fue anexionado por la fuerza, bajo la amenaza ...

Nippon.com

Nippon.com
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:41:15 -0700

Fue muy desafortunado que ni el Ryūkyū Shimpō ni el Okinawa Times se presentasen. Se les avisó con antelación, y estarían de acuerdo con el dicho de Okinawa de que “la vida es un tesoro” y, por lo tanto, que salvar una vida merece reconocimiento y ...

Nippon.com

Nippon.com
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:56:15 -0700

It was extremely unfortunate that neither the Ryūkyū Shimpō nor the Okinawa Times was there. They received word in advance, and would agree with the Okinawan saying that “life is treasure”—and thus that the saving of a life is deserving of praise and ...
 
Japan Focus
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 21:34:49 -0700

In early May 2015, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) reported that the 23 sites related to Japan's industrialization in the Meiji period (“Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal ...
 
East Asia Forum
Mon, 11 May 2015 05:09:48 -0700

Okinawa, which was the independent Ryūkyū Kingdom until the 1870s, when it was absorbed into the Japanese state, is still Japan's poorest prefecture and is the site of large numbers of controversial US military bases. The expansion of these bases ...

Japan Focus

Japan Focus
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:03:46 -0800

42 Iha Fuyuu, the 'father' of 'Okinawaology' who wrote the Ko Ryūkyū (Ancient Ryukyu), proposed the widely accepted theory in nineteenth century Japan that Okinawans were descended from the same cultural and linguistic proto-cultures as Japanese, but ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:56:15 -0700

Born in 1831 in a small village of the awesomely named, Ryūkyū Kingdom, Itosu spent his early life reportedly being beaten with a large stick by his @$$#()!% father. Itosu's father supposedly did this in order to teach his son “fighting spirit” though ...
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