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BurakuminDesDec. 19, 2014 - 10:26AM JST
Whilst a lot of people here seem upset/angry with South Koreas decision - as an Aussie I'm happy: more money and business for us!
Posted in: S Korea balks as U.S. picks Japan, Australia to service F-35s in Asia
BurakuminDesDec. 17, 2014 - 09:46AM JST
So let me get this right : the government here can legislate to increase consumption, income and other taxes - and even to REDUCE the corporate tax rates - yet can NOT legislate to link mandatory wage rises to the cost of living ? Perverted - and Mr and Ms Watanabe are going to be continue to be screwed over.
Posted in: Abe urges business leaders to increase wages
BurakuminDesDec. 16, 2014 - 09:36PM JST
Rest in Peace to all these innocents. Solidarity with the good people of Pakistan. It is the duty of the entire free world to stand up and crush these islamist men of violence - wherever they are hiding under their rocks, and to the very last man. There is no doubt these groups have an unshakable hatred of women, children - and freedom.
Posted in: Taliban kill 126 in Pakistan school attack
BurakuminDesDec. 16, 2014 - 01:57PM JST
Japanese TV: a mixture of Benny Hill Show-esque skits and Hey, Hey ! Its Saturday ! (In a nod to the British and Aussie JT ers). If you are into pie-in-the-face, hits on the head with a rubber mallet - and the occasional blackface hilarity - youd love it!
Posted in: Is Japanese TV really as bad as its reputation?
BurakuminDesDec. 16, 2014 - 10:38AM JST
Terrible timing for Ag-Japan with the tournament just a few weeks away. Maybe Ag will throw some cash the way of opposition players should the Samurai struggle!
Posted in: Japan coach Aguirre, Man Utd player named in Spain match-fixing probe
BurakuminDesDec. 16, 2014 - 09:04AM JST
@ That Guy - very easy to be an armchair critic. The commandos did an outstanding job under incredible danger. Without them the death toll would have been far greater. The terrorist had already started shooting the hostages when they stormed in.
Posted in: Gunman, 2 hostages killed as police storm Sydney cafe
BurakuminDesDec. 16, 2014 - 08:20AM JST
Rest in Peace to the two innocent victims of this awful terrorist. Just hope the others pull through. The police and authorities should be praised for handling an extremely dangerous situation in the best way they could. Th cowardly eIranian terrorist had a long history of extreme violence - particularly against women.
It is now up to the Islamic community in Australia to - as a person - renounce this evil "leader" and everything he stood for. Disturbingly, he was rather popular and had 14,000 facebook "friends"...
BurakuminDesDec. 15, 2014 - 11:12PM JST
The Iranian terrorists name has been revealed as Haron Monis...
Posted in: 5 hostages escape from Sydney cafe
BurakuminDesDec. 15, 2014 - 11:08PM JST
News is just coming in from Sydney - the terrorist is a 49-year-old Iranian sheik, well known to police. He was on bail for attempted murder, has a record of sexual assault - as well as convictions for sending death threats to families of deceased Aussie soldiers. Nasty piece of work - what a way to thank Australia for taking him as a refugee 18 years back.
We hope and pray for the safety of the poor, innocent hostages.
BurakuminDesDec. 15, 2014 - 02:28PM JST
Is Hanyu now the greatest Japanese sportsperson of all time - eclipsing Kitajima-san? Very possibly...
Posted in: Hanyu tops short program at Grand Prix Final
BurakuminDesDec. 12, 2014 - 04:43PM JST
pride in an ancient imperial line.
pride in an ancient imperial line.
It is heartwarming that Shinzo's fanbase take pride in their Emperor's - self-stated - ancient Korean lineage. Good for them!
Posted in: Abe's base aims to restore past religious, patriotic values
BurakuminDesDec. 11, 2014 - 02:17PM JST
Someone looks unimpressed at being upstaged!
Posted in: Looking good
BurakuminDesDec. 01, 2014 - 12:02PM JST
Abbott is a buffoon and an embarrassment. How about investing some serious money in renewable energy? This is a man who believes coal is the future of Australia's power generation! The sooner he is rolled by his own conservatives - which is a matter of when not if - the better.
Posted in: Australia opens door to nuclear energy
BurakuminDesNov. 28, 2014 - 10:44AM JST
Rest in Peace, Phil. A lovely kid by all accounts - and very entertaining batsman to watch. His two innings v the scary South African pace bowlers in 2010 were amazing.
Very sad times in Australia.
Posted in: Australia mourns death of cricket star
BurakuminDesNov. 28, 2014 - 10:24AM JST
Crazy idea. And the disturbing thing - from a taxpayer point of view - is that Sapporo will probably win: they will likely be the only candidate. No no no no no !
Posted in: Sapporo to bid for 2026 Winter Olympics
BurakuminDesNov. 27, 2014 - 11:56PM JST
What a shame! Japan was in line to challenge TeamUSA at the Olympics too!
Jokes aside I feel for the Japanese girls team, who apparently stood a fighting chance of sneaking into the olympics. They should be furious at the old men buffoons "running the sport" here who cost them their chance.
Posted in: FIBA suspends Japan over failure to merge basketball leagues
BurakuminDesNov. 26, 2014 - 04:43PM JST
Capturing wild dolphins and placing them in tiny pools so slack-jawed yokels can gawk and guffaw at them is barbaric - no matter which country is doing it. We've moved on from this.
Leave them be and watch them in nature where they belong.
Posted in: Rare albino dolphin captured in Japan's 'Cove'
BurakuminDesNov. 26, 2014 - 10:11AM JST
The younger generation here are MAYBE finally realising that their grand-dads - the ones in control of this joint - only care about themselves, and couldn't give a rats about their future , the economy or the environment.
Posted in: Young Japanese worry about future amid recession
BurakuminDesNov. 26, 2014 - 02:33AM JST
Horrific scenes coming through on the BBC, the entire city of Ferguson is under siege and ablaze. Let's just hope that hundreds of innocent people - of all colours - aren't killed overnight. But the reports coming in are that riots are now sweeping across the nation. Will the entire US soon be under control of the National Guard? Let's hope cool heads prevail...
Posted in: Fires burn in Ferguson; gunshots heard in streets
BurakuminDesNov. 26, 2014 - 02:09AM JST
These two ugly things were the best Brazil could come up with? Let's hope the rest of the planning, designs for stadia etc are a bit more professional !
Posted in: Rio Games choose yellow feline as mascot
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:27AM JST
"You gotta believe that there will be a great deal of regret 20 years down the…
Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:26AM JST
Whilst a lot of people here seem upset/angry with South Koreas decision - as an Aussie…
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:25AM JST
lmao @ South Korea. Can you guys make yourselves look anymore pathetic and infantile?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:24AM JST
Its going to take three days to do this??
Okay, now I am wondering what tax…
Posted in: Diet to convene for three days from Dec 24
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:23AM JST
I would rather have the highways make toll free and building more on and off ramps…
Posted in: JR Tokai begins construction of maglev line