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Brian WhewayFeb. 10, 2016 - 06:03PM JST
They say that cancer affects 1 in 5 people, I am not sure if this is directly or indirectly, but either way it about time they stamped out cancer once and for all, but good luck ken get well soon.
Posted in: Actor Ken Watanabe battling stomach cancer
Brian WhewayFeb. 08, 2016 - 05:03PM JST
Smithinjapan, I was not trying to say that Europe is the only one that has good zoo,s but I was trying to get across that the zoo, across the world have moved on and got better and better, and Japan has not, this was a nasty swipe at Japan as a nation or its cultural views.
Hori defended what he called the Japanese view of zoos as an educational exhibition of wildlife, which he said was culturally different from the Western view. He slammed the petition drive as “self-righteous and bigoted.”
Has Hori san actually visited any other zoos from around the world? may be he should and then he might just understand how backwards his zoo is.
Posted in: Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late
Brian WhewayFeb. 07, 2016 - 04:57PM JST
Can I surgest that Hidemasa Hori goes on a visit, or "education tour" of other zoos around Europe to see how the 21 entry look after there animals, then he might just appreciate how bad these conditions are for this poor elephant, around 97 years ago they would have been quite good, but not now they are lagging well behind.
Brian WhewayFeb. 05, 2016 - 04:24PM JST
Fadamor, your above comments has made it very clear, thanks, are the Japanese laws the same as ours? (UK law) because, the above comments are probably based on English law, but are they mirrored in Japanese law?.
Either way he would be dismissed from the UK work place under "gross misconduct" at the very least.
Posted in: Junior high teacher burns student's hair with lighter
Brian WhewayFeb. 04, 2016 - 05:14PM JST
Dan your a little mixed up here, what you do to your self is your decision, if it goes wrong that your fault, what the teacher did was a deliberate act on someone else, this is an assault on a child, sure we've all played around with lighters i.e. lighting pharts, paper, lots of stuff, what would your parents say if you had come home as you told them that you had set light to your mate David, and now he's in hospital with multiple burns? "We were screwing around. Luckily, nobody got hurt." well you was just lucky that day, and as for this student, what would have happened if this student was using hair gell? that stuff is quite flammable, lets look at it from another angle, if or when your son or daughter goes to school and some clown sets fire to them, what do you think your response will be? Ooh well, never mind? or WHAT! i want the police involved now!, if its the first one, please never have any children as your totally irresponsible, and not fit to have children. "Somebody please explain how a prank, albeit a stupid one, can be construed as either arson or assault." are you really this stupid? just read the above comments and it will explain it all. kids do stupid things its all about learning life skills, but now were talking of and educated adult he should have known better.
Brian WhewayFeb. 03, 2016 - 04:17PM JST
May be the evidence is stored with all of those out of date police reports in the basement in the police station in Osaka.
Posted in: Japan tells U.N. it has found no evidence of forced WWII sex slavery
Brian WhewayFeb. 03, 2016 - 02:39AM JST
If DT got a job at Mc Donald's, how many stars would he be? 1 or 2?
Posted in: Trump faces first test in Iowa
Brian WhewayFeb. 02, 2016 - 04:55PM JST
I think that I would rather have Ronald Mc Donald in the white house than DT, this guy is such an idiot.
Brian WhewayFeb. 02, 2016 - 04:42PM JST
If she got 400 little sticky note pads and stuck them to here kayak, would this be classed as pixelated? then she would not be arrested!
Brian WhewayFeb. 02, 2016 - 04:35PM JST
This is just in Osaka, does this go right through the entire police service from Okinawa to Hokkaido ? Oooh dear!, whats annoying about this is that mrs XXX who had here purse stolen, rather than getting on and investigating these crimes, someone might have been arrested. this may be trivial to the police, but not mrs XXX, how many more cases will crop up now this has come to light?
Brian WhewayFeb. 01, 2016 - 11:21PM JST
ref supey11: well it looks like Amozon are in the poop, how can Amozon sell these items when this lady gets nicked for making a model of her XXXX, this is just silly, and "fine of up to 2.5 million yen for distributing obscene objects." well if you don't find her XXXX as obscene, and you don't get aroused or are offended by it, what the big problem??, what I do get offended by is young girls giving out leaflets for JK cafes standing in there school uniforms, lets face it we all know where that stuff leads to,
Brian WhewayJan. 30, 2016 - 05:47PM JST
Ive got some old socks at the bottom of my laundry basket, they have been there for a long time now, the other day I looked at them and they had gone hard, he can have these for 1000 Yen + P&P it will save me washing them.
Posted in: Man held over theft of more than 80 pairs of men's shoes
Brian WhewayJan. 30, 2016 - 05:11PM JST
As Ive said in past post, these will gradually switched on one by one, the government does not care about one or two people moaning/protesting about nuke power. they are sitting dormant and costing money to sit idle, with the finical deficit getting bigger, the government will stop importing gas/oil thus reducing said deficit.
Posted in: Japan restarts Takahama nuclear reactor
Brian WhewayJan. 29, 2016 - 05:30AM JST
My Japanese friends farther in law was a Kamakaze pilot, he joined the Japanese air force towards the end of the war, needless to say he never flew in anger (as far as I know) right at the end of WW11, Ive emailed this article over to him and I am awaiting his response, I am not to sure whether or not it brings back painful memories, but its nice to see these old war birds flying, its a testament to the skilled crafts men and woman that restore these aircraft.
Posted in: Restored Zero fighter flies over Japan
Brian WhewayJan. 26, 2016 - 04:30PM JST
I don't know how much these will cost, but I am sure there will be a long Que of people that will buy them.
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Brian WhewayJan. 26, 2016 - 04:21PM JST
@schpenhauer, your comments brought a smile to my face this morning, yes , here in the UK when we get a flurry of snow we see the 4x4 range rover drivers with a big smug grin on there faces as they had towards work.
Brian WhewayJan. 26, 2016 - 04:15PM JST
If these politicians are so squeaky clean as they say they are, especially after someone accuses them of taking bribes, I am sure that they won't mind if a police investigation commity looks into all of there bank accounts just to clear them of any wrong doing.
Posted in: DPJ says Amari graft accusations more serious than previous Abe setbacks
Brian WhewayJan. 25, 2016 - 05:12PM JST
A man in Niigata was found dead underneath a snow plow. Geees! what a horrid way to go, RIP to all those that have lost there lives.
Brian WhewayJan. 18, 2016 - 02:29AM JST
have they also been charged with theft and criminal damage?
Posted in: Group arrested for throwing 500 eggs at cars rearrested for arson
Brian WhewayJan. 16, 2016 - 04:49PM JST
I think that this camera will give "go pro"a run for there money
Posted in: Nikon to launch its 1st action camera in spring
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Feb. 13, 2016 - 09:45PM JST
At least they aren't bogged down with annoyances like civilian casualties
Common rule of thumb is…
Posted in: Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Feb. 13, 2016 - 09:44PM JST
I've encased myself in plastic and submerged myself in the bathtub. I'm sure the flu virus…
Posted in: What measures are you taking to avoid catching the flu?
Feb. 13, 2016 - 09:40PM JST
It will let U.S. airlines bid on routes for dozens of U.S.-Cuba flights per day.
Posted in: U.S., Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights
Feb. 13, 2016 - 09:35PM JST
Pretty hard to depose a leader who controls the military, and probably never goes anywhere,…
Posted in: N Korea disbands team probing fate of Japanese abductees
Feb. 13, 2016 - 09:31PM JST
...and that is so much not the issue. Asking someone for money should not be an…
Posted in: Man robs date after choking her
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