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AmericanhonorApr. 12, 2013 - 03:43PM JST
Takumi, eat what you like
Just make sure you are not hunting in an international marine sanctuary.
Posted in: Australia to tackle Japan on whaling at U.N. world court
AmericanhonorApr. 02, 2013 - 07:18PM JST
Saitama is a huge prefecture in terms of landmass theregore bgaudry what are you on about? There a loads of parks and trees here....depressed people? Not sure how you arrived at that conclusion. The only downside is fewer police. Fewer passersby at night.
That might be the encouraging factor these criminals look for
Posted in: Woman stabbed in back while walking along Saitama street
AmericanhonorMar. 27, 2013 - 09:27AM JST
Bianchi does make the bikes in Italy
However due to export costs japan etc wants cheaper pricing, bianchi therefore licensed a taiwanese firm to supply suspendion system for its asian market.
Obviously the taiwanese company dropped the ball in terms of quality control.
Posted in: Paralysed man awarded Y189 mil in damages after bicycle crash
AmericanhonorJan. 11, 2013 - 09:36PM JST
I dont even believe in the validity of these nonsense surveys, I mean how many women would actually admit they had an affair? This in itself is an enormous risk anonymous or otherwise.
Considering the high numbers of japanese men ( married)that frequent hostess bars etc... I bet the true figures to be much higher.
Posted in: 14.8% of Japanese housewives claim to have committed adultery
AmericanhonorJan. 10, 2013 - 10:10AM JST
This us disgusting, how a professor diesnt even consider the victim but is all about painting his former student ( a violent murderer) in a goodlight? Ridiculous, ludicrous and down right insulting to to the victim and her family.
Posted in: Ichihashi's former mentor sheds new light on 2007 Hawker murder case
AmericanhonorDec. 30, 2012 - 08:05PM JST
@smiithinjapan Police said the 19 year old driver of the minivan apparently ran a red light.
Not the 22 yr old driver of the car.
Definitely alcohol involved in my opinion.
Always a dangerous time of year to be on the roads with the number of drunk drivers in Japan and very few traffic patrol cars out patrolling at all after midnight.
Posted in: 4 killed in car-minivan crash in Kagawa
AmericanhonorDec. 30, 2012 - 10:39AM JST
These so called research hunts should be restricted and limited to minke whales only.
Posted in: Australia's legal challenge to Japan whaling moves closer
AmericanhonorDec. 29, 2012 - 11:02AM JST
US ninJapan, precisely
Military warships that are nuclear armed and powered have the most advanced radiation detection equipment anywhere.
The ships commander is in charge as to where the ship goes and what it does, the sailors aboard fall under military rule foregoing civil rights and the main one is to obey orders, if those orders are to perform perilous life threatening tasks that is exactly what military personnel are signed up and briefed to do.
They are supposed to risk their lives in the course of their duty.
I doubt their rectal bleeding has anything to do with fukushimas radiation quite likely more to do with their after hours activities. Lol.
Seems to me these sailors are a low quality bunch lacking in character, honor, respect or honesty.
Posted in: 8 U.S. sailors sue Japanese gov't, TEPCO for lying about radiation
AmericanhonorDec. 28, 2012 - 11:22PM JST
For starters the U.S volunteered.
Secondly the members were part of the armed forces thereby they are under military jurisdiction to obey orders and do not fall under civil law.
Thirdly anything that occurs in japanese waters falls under the japanese judiciary system and not U S law.
The plaintiffs have to prove they suffered health problems and even then for reasons above there is no case as Japan does not award punitive damages and the whole thing smells of 8 greedy individusls trying to maje a fast buck so to speak.
AmericanhonorDec. 26, 2012 - 10:05AM JST
Your average employee in japan.
Posted in: Post office employees have to sell (or buy if unable to) quota of 'nengajo'
AmericanhonorDec. 26, 2012 - 10:03AM JST
This should be made illegal, department stores also force employees to buy a certain amount of product from the store each year and this amounts to power harassment and abuse of employees rights.
Here is yoursalary ( low) by the way if you dont buy our products x amount each year you will be looked over for promotion and may end up fired for poor performance?
such is the life of ypur average emoyer in Japan.
AmericanhonorDec. 22, 2012 - 07:53PM JST
This is how ridiculous the japanese judiciary sustem is.
If the guy was a rtpest offender having pocketed lots of cash or valued items I could agree. But 10 yen? Obviously he was just fooling around as you cant buy anything with 10 yen.
Posted in: Man jailed for a year over 10 yen theft at temple
AmericanhonorDec. 21, 2012 - 11:24AM JST
These incidents when put into perspective although unpleasant are not so serious. It could have been worse, a determined knifer would have stabbed deeply causing severe if not fatal wounds. This indeed seems like someone with a box cutter was covertly slashing at a few passengers that were either askeep or not aware of their surroundings. I would recomend people to be vigilant at all times in public places. Perhaps this individual is summoning up the courage gradually for something worse? At any rate the mental health debate is a difficult one because it is used too much as an excuse, people crack under stress or pressures in sudden rages of anger or odd behaviour. We see this often in the form of road rage.
People become targets all too often because they are unaware of their surroundings and in Japan instead of being sociable, the norm here is to shut themselves off from their surroundings, look down at the floor, shut their eyes and generally not observe those around them.
Hence the first form of self defense is being aware.
Posted in: Two women slashed on trains in Yokohama
AmericanhonorDec. 20, 2012 - 11:36AM JST
I think Scorsese will do a good job on the film.
And I agree that Clinton is a towering figure, he did put the U.S on a growth track whilst in office and Conflicts atound the globe were at their lowest whilst he was President.
Who cares so much about the lewinsky affair? Nobodys perfect but at least in term of political figures Clinton was one of the better ones the world has had.
Posted in: Scorsese to make Bill Clinton documentary
AmericanhonorDec. 18, 2012 - 08:08PM JST
Japanese tend to want to compare anything in Japan with the best overseas even when it clearly is not the case. Judging by the photo does it look like a well preserved body? Im not seeing it.... And most likely the settler was either a korean or chinese emissary judging by the description of attire which was rare in Japan iespecially the gunma region in that period.
Posted in: Remains of 6th-century man in armor found at 'Pompeii of Japan'
AmericanhonorDec. 11, 2012 - 09:00PM JST
I have never seen the J police dtive at excessivecspeeds during the day, they are usually very careful, at night time though when the streets are almost empty they do.
Bosozoku young men are violent to other drivers, often harass, danage cars and even assault people constantly knowing that since they are juveniles the courts go easy on them. In this case they myst have been up to no good cause as a juvenile in Japan you get off lightly even if the j-cops book you.
Therefore.... Although it is a pity they died, they caused their own demise.
Posted in: 17-year-old dead, 16-year-old seriously injured following police chase
AmericanhonorNov. 11, 2012 - 10:00AM JST
@Hiroicci, yes you are correct that Korea and china do not seperate politics from sport. Hence I think Japan cannot rely on those respective countries governments to responsibly uphold the common level of safety to japanese
Travellers and athletes. So it is better they stay away and keep safe rather than risking incidences or endangering themselves for the time being. It is a pity that nations with such a long history are seemingly acting the least nobly respectful or compassionately towards others but there we have it.
Posted in: Beijing marathon reverses decision to bar Japanese runners
AmericanhonorApr. 07, 2011 - 05:30PM JST
Well said taj and tkoind, I found this article for the most part as being somewhat void of reality.
Posted in: Managing employees in times of crisis
AmericanhonorApr. 07, 2011 - 02:20PM JST
Firstpoint Japan, the points you made are very logical and it is clear that the author of this article makes dramatic claims which are purely subjective.
I like the fact that you have responded with seasoned experience and lucidity thst is difficult to find fault with.
You make very good points against the authors Flawed reasoning in the article.
AmericanhonorApr. 07, 2011 - 01:27PM JST
I do agree with smarticus about the sudden exodus of foreign labor during the past 3 weeks.
Jun. 18, 2013 - 02:38PM JST
Why are you laughing? Shut up! Shut up!
Posted in: Japan losing diplomatic banquet battle to China
Obvious missing option:
The Invisible Man
Posted in: Which pop culture character do you think is the most recognizable on the planet?
Jun. 18, 2013 - 02:37PM JST
My uncle-in-law got the same cancer my father died from and is still walking around, hopefully…
Posted in: Nepal's president arrives in Japan for medical treatment
Jun. 18, 2013 - 02:33PM JST
Saying "premium burger from McDonalds" is a bit like saying "luxury car from Yugo."
Posted in: McDonald's Japan to sell premium burgers for first time
Jun. 18, 2013 - 02:30PM JST
Same conman, different disguise.