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It"S MEJun. 28, 2016 - 06:20PM JST
Schrödinger's Cat Hoodie.
Posted in: A hoodie with a pouch for holding cats
It"S MEJun. 28, 2016 - 04:34PM JST
Crime stats are compiled by the Police not from media reporting, the same the world over.
Posted in: Dismembered body at Tokyo park found to be of 88-year-old woman
It"S MEJun. 27, 2016 - 04:45PM JST
The Barriers are being put up, Not sure if all Yamamoto stations got theirs yet.
Don't venture much into the Tokyo town centre but Akihabara station had them.
Lots of stations to do and they can only work during the nighttime when theyTrains are not running.
Also given that there are multiple train companies financing will go differently, unless you want ticket prices to go up a LOT.
Not sure what will happen at stations where they use different train models with different door spacing.
Posted in: 17-year-old girl hit by train while using smartphone on platform
It"S MEJun. 27, 2016 - 11:40AM JST
Neither, one is noisy the other way too long.
Posted in: Which do you prefer: the Japanese or U.S. way of conducting election campaigns?
It"S MEJun. 27, 2016 - 11:38AM JST
Most voting results need a majority 60-66%+ to win.
The BRexit was nearly a 50/50 split, so the UK is split down the middle.
Some voters as saying they voted Leave because they thought the Exit would never happen.
Either way Democracy is actually majority rule as it is practiced today, no thought, etc is given to the minority voices.
As was mentioned Democracy works in small communities and countries not in large ones like the UK, Germany, France or the USA. It just don't scale well.
Posted in: Turmoil deepens as Scotland threatens to block Brexit; 11 Labour Party members quit
It"S MEJun. 27, 2016 - 08:59AM JST
Building vs Tower .
Posted in: Japan's tallest building Abeno Harukas celebrates 5 mil visitors
It"S MEJun. 27, 2016 - 08:04AM JST
Many call-centres been using a similar app for years, especially online shopping.
Saw a TV report about it the call centre person sees their own face next to it a percentage, the need to keep it above 90% during a call.
Smiling people sound friendlier.
Posted in: Shiseido rolls out smile-rating app
It"S MEJun. 26, 2016 - 07:20PM JST
Hrm, a referendum where 27.8% of the population did NOT partake a result of 52 vs 48 does NOT show a clear Majority.
If they had a 2/3 result(66%+) for leaving it would be clearer. But 52/48 is not clear.
Posted in: More than 2.5 million and rising sign UK petition for new EU referendum
It"S MEJun. 26, 2016 - 05:46PM JST
The article don't mention her nationality.
Better question do Civilian Workers have to follow the rules as Service members.
Posted in: Worker at U.S. base on Okinawa arrested on suspicion of drunk driving
It"S MEJun. 26, 2016 - 10:39AM JST
Agree with SenseNotSoCommom.
Many EU countries got similar requirements for naturalization, mine is a minimum of 10yr residency, fluent in language2-3yrs( required for PR.
Why move to another country where the newly acquired language might not be spoken, consider also 10yrs most likely means wife and kids plus starting fresh in the new country.
Posted in: Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
It"S MEJun. 26, 2016 - 12:21AM JST
Soka Gakkai is a pacifistic religion and is against amending the Constitution.
So there will be fewer votes going for the coalition.
You forget even if he gets the 2/3 majority, will he get it in the referendum when 68% of Japanese are against it.
Posted in: Abe says it is hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 10:33PM JST
Read the news recently? EU wants the official declaration ASAP like within next week and start the exit negotiations straight after.
They are not going to wait till October for a new PM.
Also looks like there is a signature collection consisting of over 1 million people to redo the referendum as the turnout was below 75% and didn't reach a 60% majority result.
Looks like some voters changed their minds about the votes they cast too.
EU is tired of the trouble child aka the UK and it's moods and demands.
Let's wait and see how it goes next week.
Posted in: Brexit shock more bad news for Abe
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 08:21PM JST
Wasn't the Voter turnout around 72%, IIRC.
Posted in: Obama says UK committed to 'orderly transition' out of EU
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 06:53PM JST
One thing I was thinking how much of the current problems are/were caused by the British Government and not the EU.
No need to reply as I ask myself the same about my country. Been thinking of moving back but the current situation economy, etc don't look good at the moment.
Posted in: Asian automakers fret over uncertainty ahead after Brexit vote
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 05:54PM JST
To amend the Constitution it has first be approved by a majority in the lower and upper house and after that by the majority of Japanese.
He got the majority in the lower house but not in the upper one.
Will be an interesting election with those new parties formed not too long ago.
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 04:46PM JST
Thx, for your reply.
I also thought it was a transparent scare tactic. They tried a similar tactic in my home-country hence the right-wingers gained extra power.
Posted in: Cheers, jeers and fears after Britain votes to exit EU
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 04:06PM JST
Gotcha, but why the argument about immigrants by the 'Leave' camp, most of those ME asylum seekers don't have an EU passport.
I recall a time when the UK welcomed everyone that could British roots and basically gave them a sweet deal for settling there.
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 03:19PM JST
I wouldn't cheer too much, non eu-members like Norway, Switzerland, etc still need to pay certain fees to the EU.
Plus, didn't a poster tell me yesterday that the UK was NOT part of the Schengen agreement, so their borders are still as open as before the referendum. Hrm.
It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 01:55PM JST
Another long running series I like is : Kasouken no Onna.
Both show strong woman.
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It"S MEJun. 25, 2016 - 01:24PM JST
Name suppression only works for minors, ergo under the age of 20.
Agreed bring named and later found innocent can cause problems like getting fired, etc.
Posted in: Police officer arrested for filming up 17-year-old girl's skirt
Search the Largest English Job Board in Japan.
Jun. 28, 2016 - 08:14PM JST
If you confuse England for a good football team, you really don't know the game very…
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Jun. 28, 2016 - 08:12PM JST
wow fxgai I knew youd be the first of second post on this thread before I…
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Jun. 28, 2016 - 08:10PM JST
grantee a life in prison if the offender re commits the offence ever again.
Posted in: 4-year prison term sought for U.S. sailor over rape case in Okinawa
Jun. 28, 2016 - 08:08PM JST
It's never a good sign for your argument when the only way you are able to…
Posted in: Would you like to see a referendum held on Okinawa so that Okinawans themselves can decide whether or not they wish to host U.S. military bases?
Jun. 28, 2016 - 08:05PM JST
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