Ishigaki

Ishigaki

(ēshē`gäkē), city (1990 pop. 41,245) Okinawa prefecture, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. It is an agricultural center where sake and dried tuna are produced.
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Ishigaki brings a wealth of software industry experience to PeopleSoft Japan.
From Sunday to early Monday, five people were injured on Ishigaki Island, a remote island in Okinawa Prefecture, due to strong winds stemming from the approaching typhoon.
Two members of the municipal assembly of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture and two other people landed Tuesday morning on one of the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, angering China, which along with Taiwan claims the islets.
The airline, which will use Fukuoka Airport as its home base, will also operate a daily round-trip flight linking Fukuoka and Ishigaki Airport on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa Prefecture, from the same date.
The five -- Takayoshi Taniguchi, Kazuo Ishigaki, Tetsuji Kubo, Shigeki Sato and Hiroyoshi Nishi -- plan to join the New Komei when it is inaugurated Saturday upon the merger of the New Peace Party and the Komei.
ClientLink allows our CICS and MQSeries customers to take immediate advantage of the latest advancements in client/server technology, while eliminating steep learning curves and long development cycles," said Yoshinobu Ishigaki of IBM Japan Systems Engineering Co.
NAHA, Japan - Two members of the municipal assembly of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture and two other people landed Tuesday morning on one of the Senkaku Islands, controlled by Japan but also claimed by China, in the East China Sea, the Japan Coast Guard said.
A powerful typhoon was just north of Ishigaki Island in Okinawa Prefecture early Thursday after hitting Miyako Island, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, warning of possible strong winds, high waves and heavy rains in various parts of Okinawa.
On Friday, two members of the municipal assembly of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, landed on Minami Kojima, one of the islands, on a trip that might have violated a law by entering an off-limits area.
Fan defeated Nozomi Hasama 9-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-5 while Liu downed Yuka Ishigaki 11-7, 11-4, 11-5.
Typhoon Nida, the season's second typhoon, was moving northeast Wednesday from south of Ishigaki Island in Okinawa Prefecture at a speed of about 15 kilometers per hour, according to the agency.
Typhoon Aere continued getting stronger Monday, hitting Miyako and Ishigaki islands in Okinawa, southern Japan.