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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In terms of its distance from the closest point in Japan, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported the quake's epicenter as being 45 kilometers west-southwest of Ishigaki, Japan.
Its flagship vessel, the SuperStar Virgo, returns to its Manila homeport deployment in March to take the growing Filipino market on summertime visa-free itineraries to Naha and Ishigaki in Okinawa, Japan, and Keelung in Taiwan.
According to the latest TripAdvisor's top 10 award winners for 2018, Ishigaki Island in Japan was voted the top destination on the rise globally, while Kapaa in Hawaii was ranked second.
The capital came third after Ishigaki in Japan and Kapaa in Hawaii.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): The pristine blue waters and white sandy beaches of beautiful Ishigaki, Japan, has earned the ranking of number one in the world.
The service will start its pilot launch in the southern Japanese island of Ishigaki and expand to other cities and markets in 2018.
The seismic centre of the quake at 2:24 pm (0524 GMT) was off Ishigaki island, about 2,000 kilometres south-west of Tokyo, the agency said.
Ding Ning, the No 2 seed, overcame the backspin skills of Yuka Ishigaki (11-4, 11-5, 11-2, 11-6), Ai Fukuhara accounted for Singapore's Zeng Jian (11-5, 11-6, 11-7, 11-6); whilst Han Ying used her defensive skills to good effect to overcome Poland's Kinga Stefanska (11-8, 11-3, 11-9, 11-5).
Japanese Deputy Defense Minister Kenji Wakamiya met southern Ishigaki Island mayor Yoshitaka Nakayama to discuss sending hundreds of troops to bolster the country's defense on the disputedAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA East China Sea isla the Associated Press (AP) reported, citing ministry officials.
The Defense Ministry of Japan is planning to deploy units of its Ground Self-Defense Force to the islands of Miyako and Ishigaki southwest of Okinawa, in what Japanese government sources claimed to be a response to increased maritime activity from Chinese naval vessels in the Pacific Ocean close to the islands.
Taketomi belongs to the textbook adoption region that also includes Ishigaki city and Yonaguni town.
On Sunday, the typhoon was about 130 kilometers north of Okinawa Prefecture's Ishigaki Island.