March 21, Thursday, 2024

1. Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force has resumed flights of Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft for the first time since a fatal crash last November. The GSDF has 14 Ospreys deployed on a temporary basis at Camp Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo.
2. Indonesia’s election commission has announced that Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto won the presidential election held last month. Authorities released the results of the February 14 vote on Wednesday after more than a month of ballot-counting was completed.
3. US media have reported that an interpreter for Major League baseball superstar Ohtani Shohei has been fired from the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Los Angeles Times and other media outlets said on Wednesday that lawyers for Ohtani accused Mizuhara Ippei of being involved in Illegal gambling.