Wild horses graze on a field on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
Wild horses graze on a field on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
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China’s military moves on Taiwan rattle remote Japanese island of Yonaguni

  • Island of Yonaguni is just 110km from Taiwan, and a Chinese missile fired during military drills last month landed not far from its shores
  • Since 2016, the island has hosted a base for Japan’s army, the Self-Defence Forces, which was established despite initial objections from residents

Wild horses graze on a field on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
Wild horses graze on a field on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
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