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Japan Returns to Work at Disputed Site for US Base

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Japan’s central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on Okinawa Thursday even though residents see the project as an undemocratic imposition on the small southern island. An early stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa’s east coast began Thursday morning, following the central government’s decision this week to reverse Okinawa’s earlier ban on landfill work at the site, said Satoshi Shirakata, a spokesman at the Okinawa Defense Bureau overseeing...

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