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AmericanhonorOct. 20, 2014 - 09:26AM JST
Time to replace all tVs with monitors and pay for cable TV only or dvds.
Of this happens Jspans Electronic mskrrs will crash then we will see a backlash against NHK which produces such drab and poor content that ots estimated up to 30% of japanese with TVs refuse to pay the broadcasting fee.
Posted in: Tokyo court rules that hotels must pay NHK fees according to the number of rooms with TVs
AmericanhonorOct. 19, 2014 - 09:47AM JST
This IS a necessary step for Japan to enhance its technological competitiveness in the global and domestic market. For far too long have overseas firms dictated the price and limited types of aircraft a nation could operate.
At least this will push aircraft manufactur
ers to create a better more efficient types oif aircraft and hopefully bring back a better choice for consumers.
Posted in: Japan unveils first domestically made passenger jet in four decades
AmericanhonorOct. 09, 2014 - 09:16AM JST
This woman South Korean President is as arrogant and undemocratic as the North Korean leaders.
She is dragging down South Koreas image globally as being an extreme regime with little tolerance for the proper process of the law or constitutional rights.
She still has not properly explained her 7 hour absence.
Posted in: Japanese journalist indicted in S Korea for defaming president
AmericanhonorSep. 30, 2014 - 09:07AM JST
At 54 he was most likely sergeant minimum or detective.
either way unfit to wear the badge he was sworn to uphold the law under
Posted in: Police officer arrested for assaulting 2 train station attendants in Saitama
AmericanhonorSep. 27, 2014 - 08:52PM JST
it didn't say if the cera was retrieved, if he still had it in his possession then he definitely intended to steal it. If not his intention was aimed at targeting the journalist for some reason.
In either case he comitted a crime and should be prosecuted for it accordingly.
Posted in: Japanese swimmer expelled from Asian Games for stealing camera
AmericanhonorSep. 24, 2014 - 09:25AM JST
The monster thst did this atrocious act MUST be found... I hope all residents band together until the Monster is caught. This is shocking!
Posted in: 47-year-old man arrested after body parts of missing 6-year-old Kobe girl found
AmericanhonorSep. 18, 2014 - 10:06PM JST
dont worry NZ intelligence is extremely good and to be perfectly blunt almost all communications in NZ are screened by govt secret service.
Posted in: Australia foils Islamic State 'demonstration killings' plot
AmericanhonorSep. 17, 2014 - 08:03PM JST
Saitama has a large number of blue collar workers livibg thrre as its sort of the countryside although becoming fairly urbanised recently. so lits of construction workers and lower class families with low income and drinking problems, bad gangster types and the like are living there compared to other areas. having said that Saitama is a massive prefecture. therefore More commuters live there and only go to Tokyo to work.
hence why more crime appears to come from saitama residents.
Posted in: 19-year-old youth stabs parents; mother dies
AmericanhonorSep. 17, 2014 - 09:57AM JST
counter sue, contracts like these breach the constitution and basic human rights as well as right to privacy.
Posted in: Pop idols’ management demands Y8 million in damages after two members caught dating fans
AmericanhonorSep. 07, 2014 - 07:25PM JST
this is because in Kansai yhe average persin boices their opinion strongly, this has led tonpeople being mire up to date with technology snd being able to understand modern times faster than their wuiter more reserved and less educated kanto cousins.
there is absolutely no danger to pacemaker wearers from 3g or 4 g phones whatsoever.
its time kanto railways educated the public and krpt up with the times.
Posted in: Kansai scraps 'power off' mobile phone ban on trains; Kanto won’t budge
AmericanhonorSep. 07, 2014 - 11:20AM JST
you cannot have a law that is gender exclusive, already Japanese lawmakers are accusing the police and the legal authorities of violating the constitution and human rights laws with this ordinance, and it has already been abused.
make it equal or take it away and replace it with something more specific to deviance then it would make sense.
Posted in: Man arrested for taking 'normal' picture of woman on train
AmericanhonorSep. 06, 2014 - 07:21PM JST
japans culture isnt one where people can express their feelings openly, others do not listen or simply brush them off.
the other issue is one where the value of life isnt really considered, many believe suicide solves all.
when youngsters like these hirls commit suicide, its testimony to family and social problems in society here.
Value of life is not taught, just good manners and to grin and bear it.
Posted in: 2 school girls jump to death from Tokyo apartment building
AmericanhonorSep. 06, 2014 - 09:58AM JST
This is solely the airlines fault.
they need to have a decent space dedicated for each passenger and make clear whether seats are reclineable
or not and how cramped leg room might be for talker passengers at the time people book flights.
then they need to make sure people understand.
the airlines are at fault.
Posted in: 'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped
AmericanhonorSep. 03, 2014 - 07:42PM JST
This needs to be carefully assessed, he left Japan quite a while ago, how come the so called victim only recently reported it, in Japan they would have readily arrested a foreigner on this allegation immediately on suspicion.
The article then states they have DNA matching his?
how since he wasnt arrested and they could not have had a blood or decent hair sample of his...
this story is suspect.
maybe it did hsppen, but something does not sound quite right here.
Posted in: Arrest warrant issued for former GM of Grand Hyatt Tokyo over sexual assault
AmericanhonorAug. 28, 2014 - 09:36PM JST
i think the proposal and incentives for companies adopting English internally is to get more of the population more comfortable and proficient at English and thereby more likely to approach tourists or converse with foreigners on the street, hence making japan more tourist friendly/ helpful...
that's the idea behind this scheme.
Posted in: Special English zones proposed as part of Cool Japan tourism initiative
AmericanhonorAug. 25, 2014 - 07:08PM JST
Public safety is of the foremost importance...
Wearing a full bodysheet thst completely covers one including face in public is a safery issue.
The countries laws and civil safety codes take precedence over clothing.
Not to mention but that sort of forced upon religious clothing is somewhat against womens rights.
Posted in: In some countries, there is a ban on adults and children wearing religious clothing and symbols such as burqas, veils, head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crucifixes in public places like schools, recreational facilities and so on. What’s your stance?
AmericanhonorAug. 23, 2014 - 07:23PM JST
Japans Safety standards in construction are at the top end of the world... This is a freak accident of sorts.
Nothing to do with olympic facility construction though and you have to remember jspanese apartment complex buildings are high rise, and complex nothing in London compares.
Posted in: Steel beam falls at construction site, killing 2 workers
AmericanhonorAug. 16, 2014 - 12:25PM JST
Well said sensei258, take note there have been many more cases of filipinas being murdered in Japan than japanese murdered in the phils.
Posted in: 3 Filipinos held for dumping bodies of Japanese man, girlfriend at sea
AmericanhonorAug. 05, 2014 - 07:37PM JST
Part of it was the media, however what msny of you fail to realise is thst anonymous callers in the hundreds called into Riken and constantly left abusive verbal attacks against the research team... And the afforementioned scientist.
The public can be very cruel critics not letting up...
Posted in: Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist dead in apparent suicide
AmericanhonorJul. 03, 2014 - 10:49AM JST
The guy has mental issues and is doing his best obly at being deceitful, he has a history of weird contradictory and abusive behaviour. Best to strike him off the political seat and put him to work in factory so he regains some humility and honest appreciation.
Posted in: Lawmaker bawls at press conference over his use of public funds
Oct. 22, 2014 - 08:58AM JST
Man, if his friend was older like him, maybe some of that porn could be classic…
Posted in: Pensioner arrested for dumping 200 kgs of porn in park
But it will because u r a foriegner!
That way of thinking is the surest way…
Posted in: Japanese politics: Foreign executives beware
Oct. 22, 2014 - 08:56AM JST
DAMN that's corrupt!! Twisted on so many levels.
What legal firm was this? These guys speak…
Posted in: Osaka man wipes away millions in owed taxes by deducting losing horse race tickets
Oct. 22, 2014 - 08:52AM JST
@bassfunk: once you see how those fries are made, I think you wont care much anymore.…
Posted in: McDonald's profit slumps, sales fall worldwide
Oct. 22, 2014 - 08:51AM JST
Awesome! I'll buy the whole 200KGs. JAV late nights...