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AmericanhonorApr. 21, 2014 - 07:41PM JST
China once again has no dignity or honour.
The 1972 agreement between Japan and china put all such disputes at rest.
Looks like they can agree when it suits them, then renege completely later on like an immature spoilt child.
Im firmly behind Japan on this one.
Posted in: China seizes Mitsui O.S.K. ship over unpaid wartime contract compensation
AmericanhonorApr. 18, 2014 - 07:49PM JST
If China thought it was gaining an advantage by conducting naval exercises all along the indian ocean and south east.
It shows that Japan is the better chess player, cause now it will more or less have a front seat view from satellites and radar into absolutely every military and fishing activity in the area including the ability of looking deep into mainland china anytime it wants.
Well done china for showing your hand against the philippines, Japan learnt from this and has tsken a powerful advantage with ghis wholly legal manuevre.
Posted in: Japan to send 100 SDF troops, radar to remote western island
AmericanhonorApr. 10, 2014 - 10:00AM JST
Those sailors are opportunists, the US military doesnt maje drcisions based on external data, the sailors suing just want a a wuick way to get money. Pure nonsense. Its the Pentagon they should sue, no wait, they cant because they were performing tgeir duty under under and under the vonditions they signed up on.
Bunch of wallies.
Posted in: 79 U.S. sailors sue TEPCO over radiation during Operation Tomodachi
AmericanhonorApr. 05, 2014 - 07:11PM JST
This is a move just to reassure Japan and also to let China know it isn't totally pleased with its peovocative conduct.
But its not really going to affect chinas celebrations.
Posted in: After China snubs Japan, U.S. pulls out of naval ceremony
AmericanhonorMar. 17, 2014 - 07:42PM JST
With the head missing I wonder if she was hit by a small boat propellor that might even be the cause of death, heads just dont come off, and sharks go for limbs or softer areas, very odd...
Posted in: Body believed to be missing Japanese diver found in Indonesia
AmericanhonorMar. 08, 2014 - 07:21PM JST
They built on the pre- existing kintetdu dept store, extending the doartment store considerably.
This is one readon they were limited in design as it wasnt built from scratch but buiilt it on top of the pre existing dept store. Quite amazing building actually even if the architecture isnt spectacular...
Theres another huge skyscraper going up just actoss the road next to Qs mall which will be completed in a year or two.
Posted in: Japan's tallest building opens in Osaka
AmericanhonorMar. 04, 2014 - 09:25PM JST
Japanese schools should hire professionally qualified and licensed English teachers from overseas.
The Japanese teachers albeit but a few are just not up to it... They over teach grammar and confuse students with errors.
Spoken English should bevtaught by either Jspanese that have been abroad and spesk fluently or natives English speakers brought in to teach communication.
I know many schools in Japan where the Japanese teacher cannot even dpeak English yet he/she is teaching English... It doesnt work.
Posted in: Ideally, should English teachers at schools in Japan be native speakers? Can non-native English speakers do just as well or better?
AmericanhonorMar. 04, 2014 - 08:08PM JST
New Zealand is a fantastic place, however dog attacks have slways been a concern especially considering most dogs in NZ are the larger or more aggressive types used to protect property.
They really need to tighten the laws down there it has always been an issue and I hope the owner responsible for the dogs receives at minimum a hefty fine and then some.
Posted in: 7-year-old Japanese girl mauled by 4 dogs in New Zealand
AmericanhonorFeb. 23, 2014 - 09:59AM JST
I agree with you Lincolnman, Alex80 is here solely as an anti american. He has lost perspective in his posts. The US has interests in the region and does flout influence but Japans policies are pretty much in the hands of Japans politicians.
Posted in: U.S. general urges China, Japan to talk to avoid 'miscalculations'
AmericanhonorFeb. 20, 2014 - 05:31PM JST
The survival knife with a cork screw attachment might have been how they were able to drink from the coconut... One possible explanation perhaps.
Posted in: Rescued Japan diver says sea spun 'like washing machine'
AmericanhonorFeb. 19, 2014 - 07:22PM JST
The US are playing interference once again.
Posted in: U.S. concerned about Japan domestic demand outlook
AmericanhonorFeb. 18, 2014 - 10:00AM JST
The International community are concerned at china for threatening to nuke the US, illegally setting up an air defence zone in waters that are not its own. And for going for south near Australia and holding undeclared miltary exercises without even informing Australia.
Yes, the international community is concerned at China's growing hypocrisy and hostile attitude.
Meanwhile Japan is increasingly being seen as a level headed co operative pacific and south east Ocean neighbour.
But china is the one that will eventually push Japan to arm up if it has to... And yes Japan has the technology and ability to do it quickly if theres no other choice.
China the voldermort of asia seems to think its fair to ask Japan to lower its hands so it can sucker punch it in the face like it did the Philippines recently.
Sorry China best you disarm your nukes, pull out of the spratly islands and remove your illegal and provocstive air defense zone first, then we may take you seriously.
Your intentions are not peace oriented.
Japan is a good nation respected for its cool headedness and co operative friendly attitude overall, towards its south east asian and pacific neighbours. China on the other hand are not to be trusted at all.
Posted in: China concerned at Japan holding weapons-grade plutonium
AmericanhonorFeb. 17, 2014 - 07:26PM JST
If the skipper left them in those conditions because he miscalculated fuel requirements then he needs to be held accountable.Apparently he already lied to the Police in an attempt to cover up his mistake.
Lets hope the 2 young women instructors are found alive.
Posted in: 5 Japanese divers found alive; 2 still missing off Bali
AmericanhonorFeb. 16, 2014 - 08:14PM JST
Nope China is sinking there are fewer companies investing in China and many reinvesting and returning to Japan.
Eiji well youre a chinese propaganda machine as is australiaexpatinchina... Do the research the world view is that Japan is behaving overall despite a few gaffes, whereas china is continiuosly stirring and provoking not just Japan but all its neighbours. One billion chinese are not supporting their government, most would riot against the communist regime if given the chance, we still remember tiananen square and the genocide that is still ongoing in Tibet. The world still understands that China is the aggressor and Japan is quite restrained overall and behaving like a more civilized and neighbour friendly nation by comparison. I totally support Japan on the issue against China, although Abe does need to wisen up a little more on some issues that are still sore points.
Posted in: Japan on backfoot in global PR war with China
AmericanhonorFeb. 16, 2014 - 01:23PM JST
@daviddake read the economic reality of chinas increasing debt... Im not joking, Im up with financial matters and chinas outlook os increasingly bleak.
AmericanhonorFeb. 16, 2014 - 09:59AM JST
@Alex if you went to China you would soon realise the communist regime is indeed crumbling and so is their economy... Thousands of multi millionaires are leaving China en masse. There are all the signs China will experience a hard landing as its economy is crumbling, they almost defaulted on a huge payment in a wealth management fund that Chinas largest bank was steuggling to repay. This would have severe consequencies on the wotld economy, but its going to happen. When it does, And the dust settles China's dream will be over.
AmericanhonorJan. 23, 2014 - 09:04PM JST
Augusta-westland an italian owned hitech helicopter maker
Posted in: Helicopter maker flies high in Japan
AmericanhonorJan. 20, 2014 - 02:37PM JST
The US actually welcome a more nationalistic and pro military japan, ithe fact that every time a US envoy visits japan they push japan to buy more military hardware confirms this.
By 2020 the US will have deployed over 60% of its navy in the area, means on thevone hand they dint want to increase the likyhood of war just yet but at the same time welcomd japans increasing co operation in policy and military direction which will continue to support the IS ambitions and control over the region.
Posted in: China, Japan slug it out in the world's press
AmericanhonorJan. 18, 2014 - 09:59AM JST
Sport needs to remain seperated from political agendas as much as possible as sport can always act as a bridge to peace and dialogue.
It is good that Abe attends the games, Russia and Zjapan have progressively been improving relations positively edpecially ftom 2007 till now. A friend can influence better than a foe can...good policy.
Posted in: Abe to attend Sochi Olympics despite boycott calls
AmericanhonorJan. 16, 2014 - 09:37AM JST
Its time that the media point out the genocide that china has carried out against Tibet, also when communists took over china didnt they slaughter millions of their own? Killing teachers, religious leaders, women and even children.
They are now being the aggresdors militarily against their neighbours, not Japan.
Japan is actually conducting itself in a very balanced diplomatic fashion overall.
I support what Abe is doing in terms of strengthenjng wirld ties within Asia and Africa, well done! And Japan has to become a military powerhouse once again to keep rogue governments like in china in check as we can all see.
Posted in: China slams 'troublemaker' Abe after Africa visit
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