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A city of eastern Shikoku, Japan, on the Inland Sea. It is a major port and manufacturing center.


(ˌtoʊ kʊˈʃi mə)

a seaport on NE Shikoku, in SW Japan. 263,000.
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7, 5:15 - 6 p.m., will be a performance from the Awa Odori dance troupe, who hail from Japan's Tokushima. This will be followed by Tendrum Art Percussion Group and local folklore groups from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
The new measure impacts Tokushima Prefecture factories and research facilities of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc., Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd.
It also warned that landslides were possible, particularly in Nara, Oita, Ehime and Tokushima prefectures
Cathay Pacific is giving customers more reasons to jet to Japan this winter with the addition of two extra seasonal routes - a new service to Niigata and the return of flights to Tokushima.
Cathay Dragon (KA, Hong Kong Int'l) has announced in a press release that it will relaunch seasonal winter-only services to Tokushima in the Winter 2019/20 season, becoming the only carrier offering international flights to the Japanese airport.
Evacuation orders were issued for tens of thousands of people over a widespread area, including more than 250,000 people in the city of Tokushima on the island of Shikoku, the national broadcaster NHK reported.
Typhoon Jebi landed with 'very strong' force in Tokushima prefecture on Tuesday afternoon, the strongest typhoon to hit the country's mainland since 1993, said Akihiro Kikuchi, from Japan Meteorological Agency.
The typhoon first made landfall in the southern part of Tokushima Prefecture at 12 pm (local time), before striking for the second time near Kobe city at around 2 pm (local time), The Japan Times reported.
(1) Faculty of Engineering, Tokushima University, Tokushima 7708506, Japan
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