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AmericanhonorFeb. 26, 2015 - 08:49PM JST
Japanese education boards and schools have a policy that if a parent complains then the teacher is reprimanded.
This goes even if the teacher received permission from the headmaster.
Its nonsensical but thats how they do things.
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AmericanhonorFeb. 18, 2015 - 08:53PM JST
If the boy wasn't issued and wasn't checked to make sure he was wearing a life jacket then the Captain of the boat should be held for trial in the event the boy met with a tragedy. It is unbelievable to think a minor was posted early in the morning unsupervised on deck.
Posted in: Coast Guard searching Hawaiian waters for Japanese student
AmericanhonorFeb. 18, 2015 - 01:12PM JST
The US is still at the forefront in terms of anti hacking and software development, far and beyond anyone else to date.
Posted in: Japan sees 25 bil cyberattacks in 2014; 40% from China
AmericanhonorFeb. 18, 2015 - 01:09PM JST
japan is bolstering their defence against cyber terrorism, this is why they are able to detect so many in the first place.
secondly they have allocated a large budget specifically for this, Im more concerned about some of the privatised banks though.
AmericanhonorFeb. 13, 2015 - 11:11AM JST
alphaape you really do not understand Japan then nor yheir present constitution, the majority of Japanese have strongly agreed with their Ministrys actions.
Theregore the people have indeed spoken.
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AmericanhonorFeb. 13, 2015 - 10:23AM JST
Most Japanese people I spoke with this about agree with the ministry in this case, they consider these reporters thrill seekers or wanna ne heroes that end up causing problems for the citizens and taxpayers back home.
therefore the perception oversll here in Japan is in favour of the Ministry's actions.
AmericanhonorFeb. 12, 2015 - 07:25AM JST
They have every right to publish what is considered a legal freedom of speech and not bow down to intomidation or violence threats.
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AmericanhonorFeb. 09, 2015 - 08:08PM JST
Im surprised its an assault as under Japanese law an open handed slap is a midemeanor and not classed as assault. Hes probably released without further prosecution.
Posted in: 32-year-old man assaults boy for 'laughing at him'
AmericanhonorFeb. 09, 2015 - 11:31AM JST
Firstly basing a study on a mere sampling of 50 people is ludicrous and invalidates any research.
secondly the average japanese woman is not cute at all.
Thirdly yes many buy wrong sized or heel that are way too high and tgere walk suffers because of it.
Ive been here for 21 years, some japanese women are cute but most are over made up and simply are not cute at all.
Posted in: The No. 1 thing that foreign men find 'not so kawaii' about Japanese women
AmericanhonorFeb. 08, 2015 - 10:16PM JST
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AmericanhonorFeb. 08, 2015 - 09:30PM JST
If this travel could put the Japanese government and its taxpayers in a dangerous ransom and political situation, yes the government had the right to prevent its citizen from doing so.
Journslist or not the government can use the above and slso justify its actions by brlieving that corizen would be deliberately putting himself in danger and compromising its fellow citizens if caught by the extremists which issued a statement that they eould indeed target japanese in the area.
Posted in: Man's passport confiscated after he refuses to give up Syria travel plan
AmericanhonorFeb. 07, 2015 - 11:18PM JST
yhe pigeon yoed walk has nothingbto do eith tryingbto be cute, its the by product of sitting in seiza.
AmericanhonorFeb. 07, 2015 - 09:09AM JST
As long as they catch the criminal that did it and not force a confession from someone they merely decide to suspect. Police here have a 99% conviction rate and a lot of innocent people are quite possibly behind bars because of these tactics to pin it on someone quickly as opposed to proper cateful
Let's wait and see.
Posted in: 22-year-old man held over murder of 11-year-old boy in Wakayama town
AmericanhonorFeb. 06, 2015 - 07:34PM JST
local newspapers censor out talk of crimes, it doesnt mean they do not happen.
Japan is not even in the too 10 safe countries list
so lets be balanced, crimes occur and children need watching over. The police are reactive they canot predict everything that will happen.
AmericanhonorFeb. 05, 2015 - 06:26PM JST
I believe within the next 5 years The philippines will allow Japanese naval vessels and aircraft tonoperate jointly on its bases.
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AmericanhonorFeb. 02, 2015 - 09:33AM JST
more amateurish reporting.
Japan is not that safe.
And the world is not so dangerous, the world of politics is though.
Posted in: The world's problems enter Japan's psyche, again
AmericanhonorJan. 10, 2015 - 12:56PM JST
The Tokyo Christian University professor is not a christian, thats one of the problems the other is tgat he has been associated with extreme right wing groups.
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AmericanhonorJan. 09, 2015 - 09:33AM JST
Australians are being practical, they do not want to be in a silly war where lives are lost over a stupid rock.
thats already been done in the past.
Posted in: Australians reject siding with Japan against China in island dispute: survey
AmericanhonorJan. 07, 2015 - 07:50PM JST
only shamans used it properly to be more connectrd, the rest use it to escape life and get addicted.
Posted in: Tokyo police raid 4 stores selling 'dangerous drugs'
AmericanhonorJan. 07, 2015 - 09:49AM JST
if they cant catch whales around gheir own waters they cant lau claim to a cultural tradition by fishing in and stound other nations seas not international areas.
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Mar. 04, 2015 - 09:07AM JST
How the mighty hath fallen. He still gets to keep his insane retirement check. He probably…
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Mar. 04, 2015 - 09:04AM JST
Bibi was spot on, and both Nancy Pelosis theatrics and Obamas arrogant comments were an embarrassment.…
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Mar. 04, 2015 - 09:03AM JST
Joeintokyo. Exactly! harvey pekar. Exactly! Sorry, I am not much for original comments today.
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Mar. 04, 2015 - 09:01AM JST
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