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A city of northwest Kyushu, Japan, on the East China Sea north-northwest of Nagasaki. A naval base was established here in 1886.


(Placename) a port in SW Japan, on NW Kyushu on Omura Bay: naval base. Pop: 242 474 (2002 est)


(ˈsɑ səˌboʊ)

a seaport on NW Kyushu, in SW Japan. 251,188.
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Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba encouraged the crew aboard the supply ship Oumi in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, on Sunday before its departure for the Indian Ocean on a refueling mission to support U.S.
The city of Sasebo in Nagasaki Prefecture, host port to U.S.
Girl in Sasebo classmate killing to be institutionalized
Huis Ten Bosch Co., the failed operator of a Dutch theme park in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, will select one company, hopefully by early July, to sponsor its rehabilitation, an administrator for the company said Tuesday.
Sasebo Heavy said it booked an extraordinary loss of 426 million yen because it illicitly received a Nagasaki prefectural government subsidy of 377 million yen and a central government subsidy of 49 million yen.
In cooperation with Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, the Navy Food Management Team (NFMT) Pearl Harbor recently traveled to Okinawa, Japan to ride the USS Germantown (LSD 42), a forward deployed ship, while she was on her way home to Sasebo.
24 and the fleet support ship Oumi will leave from Sasebo port in Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan, the following day, Ishiba told a press conference.
SASEBO, Japan - A family court in Nagasaki Prefecture decided Wednesday to institutionalize an 11-year-old girl for killing a classmate in June at their school, saying the girl has failed to develop skills to communicate with others in society.
Two former executives of Sasebo Heavy Industries Co.
nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln will reportedly make to Sasebo port in Nagasaki Prefecture in the middle of this month.
nuclear submarines made port calls in Yokosuka and Sasebo and in Okinawa Prefecture since the local governments in September stopped announcing the calls in advance due to fears of terrorism, in line with a U.S.
Senior Chief Machinist Mate Leodias Jack, from NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, Site Sasebo, was recognized as the U.S.