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Okinawa woos Singapore and Asia, aiming to become global logistics hub

Official says goal is for "people to come here to get everything they want from Japan"

LOCAL SPECIALTY: Sea grape (longevity seaweed), an Okinawan delicacy, is not commonly found in the rest of Japan

RESTORED: Historical Shurijo Castle, sporting architectural features from China and Japan, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site


OKINAWA, Japan's southernmost island prefecture known for its white beaches and warm temperatures even in winter, has set its sights on another sunny island: Singapore.

Since 2009, it has invested over 650 million yen (S$7.2 million) to boost trade, business and tourism...

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