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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
AmericanhonorJun. 28, 2014 - 09:36PM JST
They would be hard pressed to enforce a no tattoo ban in a public area,
Posted in: Zushi beach ban on alcohol, loud music goes into effect
AmericanhonorJun. 28, 2014 - 07:59PM JST
There were many complaints by zushi locals to enforce restrictions due to the many fights, instances of harassment on the beach by young groups ( chinpira) and also several stabbings and cases of vandalism, and we are not takking about just a few.
Also if you had spent any time down there last summer, there were many private party tent zones setup by supoosed chinpira where they setup tents etc and harassed beachgoers who frayed into their zone.
Therefore the zushi local government and police force has come down fairly hard to prevent the same from occuring this year.
Good on them.
AmericanhonorJun. 13, 2014 - 10:23AM JST
Nishimura's shocking refereeing has embarassed Japan.
Although I support Brasil, the ridiculous penskty ruined that game for croatia and has left many pondering why FIFA continue utilizing sub standards referees in duch a big tournament as the world cup.
Absolutely embarassing to watch Nishimura's incompetence throughout that match.
Posted in: Brazil beats Croatia 3-1 as World Cup kicks off amid protests
AmericanhonorJun. 07, 2014 - 07:22PM JST
The reckless way truck drivers drive in saitama I hope this is investigated well and not just closed as youngsters being to blame. It may well be the youngsters fault but
I really have serious doubts about the mentality or the ability to follow the speed regs of truck drivers as many just tailgate, massively overspeed and often drive too close to the centre line. Even on rainy days which makes it even more dangerous for other drivers.
Posted in: 4 killed in car-truck collision in Saitama
AmericanhonorJun. 07, 2014 - 07:51AM JST
Game consoles, not games per se apart from a few cases software developers in the west are the leaders in games development.
Posted in: 10 things Japan does better than anywhere else
AmericanhonorJun. 03, 2014 - 07:09PM JST
Generalizaruon and misleading title.
Also the claim about the twenty top score getters being women is unsubstantiated .
I support women in the workforce and executive roles, I would be happier if there were better skilled reporters and editors reporting news instead of "creating" or embellishing stories to get the ratings up.
Posted in: Men being outperformed by women in workplace
AmericanhonorMay. 24, 2014 - 07:42PM JST
@serrano laughable. But it would be good to use to keep an eye on russian, north korean and chinese movements near Japans territorial waters and Im sure it would prove effective.
Posted in: Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters
AmericanhonorMay. 03, 2014 - 09:13AM JST
Incompetent police. They had the email proving he made a death threat yet they did not arrest him, or put any surveillance on the deranged guy, just put the onus on the poor woman to move house and job( very difficult to do on her income)
Great job once again J-cops.
Posted in: Woman stabbed to death by stalker on Osaka street
AmericanhonorApr. 30, 2014 - 09:03AM JST
That is one insane pilot! Common sense should have been enough for him not to have done that! The co-pilot is just as bad.
Posted in: Airbus descends to 75 meters above water on approach to Naha airport
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.
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