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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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Later in August, 10 Japanese nationals, including local assembly members, landed on Uotsuri Island, the largest of the Senkaku islet group, which Japan says is part of the city of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture.
The Senkakus, which are called Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, are a group of uninhabited islets that belong to the city of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture.
Hitoshi Nakama, an assemblyman of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, and another person have landed on one of the Senkaku group of islets in the East China Sea in defiance of the Japanese government's restriction, Japan Coast Guard officials said Friday.
These fishing boats belong to a fishery cooperative in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture.
Norihiro Eguchi, a self-employed man also from Kyoto, and Sadao Miyoshi, a company executive from the city of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, were given seven years.
The 10 Japanese were among some 50 people who had attended a commemorative ceremony in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, on Saturday for the victims of U.
China has also reacted sharply to the move by the city assembly of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, which passed an ordinance on Dec.
An Air Nippon plane flying from Tokyo's Haneda airport to Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, made an emergency landing Wednesday morning about one hour after takeoff because of a surface crack in a cockpit window, the transport ministry said.
The Senkakus, which are called Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, are a group of uninhabited islets that are administered by Japan as part of the city of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture.
It has since been nominally owned by a fisherman in the city of Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture.