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JaymannAug. 02, 2015 - 06:27AM JST
actually Australia have walked away from the deal already and founding country NZ are set to leave if recalcitrant dairy countries like Canada, Japan and the US seek to continue their inefficient, protection rackets.
Posted in: Pacific trade ministers announce progress in Hawaii talks
JaymannMay. 27, 2015 - 03:37PM JST
We're swimming in the stuff in NZ... It's cheap and if you signed the TPP and ended inefficient farming and economic practices - then you could have as much as you like...... Just saying
Posted in: Japan braces for another butter shortage
JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:49AM JST
His 'Roots'? Roflmao... his roots are the indie music sub-culture of cuba st in wellington NZ. But seriously Oz, he's all yours ;)
Posted in: Russell Crowe finds his roots with 'The Water Diviner'
JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:41AM JST
Such a festering wound for Japan.... the only way Japan will ever live down the crippling shame of their heinous past is to confront it with honesty, admit their culpability and make full reparations.
Posted in: In U.S., 'comfort woman' demands apology from Japan
JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:37AM JST
There is a part of him on display that perfectly sums up what this right wingers views make him..... it rhymes with 'rock'
Posted in: Naked nationalist stirs up election campaign
JaymannMar. 29, 2015 - 03:33PM JST
perhaps they could apologise for the massive suffering caused there during Japan's aggressive and rapacious war efforts.
Posted in: Emperor, empress to visit Palau April 8-9
JaymannDec. 22, 2014 - 06:16AM JST
people forget the culpability of the Police here too. Police should never pursue criminals at high speed when that action can endanger the lives of innocent bystanders. Had the police taken the car's licence number and discontinued the pursuit it is likely that student would still be alive today. The police are not able to control the actions of drunks (or whomever) fleeing at high speed, but they can regulate their own unsafe practices.
Likely this will not even be considered an issue in this revenge-justice society.
Posted in: Student dies after she is hit by car being chased by police
JaymannDec. 13, 2014 - 05:58AM JST
Hopefully this is just rhetoric - the world hardly needs another daft, right-wing-religious bunch of douche bags with a decent army
Posted in: Abe's base aims to restore past religious, patriotic values
JaymannNov. 21, 2014 - 05:27PM JST
this is a s disaster for the world's premier rugby competition. It has been continually diluted with ever increasing numbers of weak team - now 2 more easy beats. It's getting to the point where we'll only watch the NZ/ SA games and the finals series. Who needs to see a Japanese team being thrashed 100 points by Canterbury for goodness sake!
Posted in: Argentina team to join Japan in 2016 Super Rugby
JaymannNov. 17, 2014 - 07:48AM JST
How utterly appalling to the Japanese consumer who continues to suffer at the hands of japan's archaic and anti competitive market protection. Nz could supply butter to counter all of this shortage. Roll on the TPP!
Posted in: Seasonal celebrations threatened by nationwide butter shortage
JaymannOct. 27, 2014 - 03:59PM JST
It took shrewd guidance by NZ's best government in a generation to bring this huge money-maker to NZ. Amazing that the partisan and naïve in godzone argued against having the movies made here...
Posted in: Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million
JaymannOct. 08, 2014 - 06:11AM JST
Of those 3 storage mediums there is actually a correct answer: CDs. The cycles of discreet sound they use are far greater than a human ear can discern and so provide the best listening experience for the majority of music listeners. Whilst it is true that the analogue technology of vinyl provides a truer representation of the music, the equipment needed to realise that representation AND the fragile state of the medium (always degrading) make it a choice really only extreme, high-end listeners. Mp3s are a con - they provide a fraction of the actual recorded sound and our brains just fill in the rest.
Several posters above mentioned a number of better mediums (if less readily available)
Posted in: Which offers the best sound quality for listening to music?
JaymannSep. 17, 2014 - 02:17PM JST
well done NZ. Massive respect for this NZ government - easily our best leaders in 3 decades
Posted in: Japan's whaling plans come under scrutiny at IWC meeting
JaymannSep. 12, 2014 - 03:09PM JST
perhaps Abe can get a clue about economics from her.... he clearly has no idea.
Posted in: Sushi chat
JaymannSep. 10, 2014 - 08:25AM JST
Calves are worth $5000 in japan? And consumers still don't back the TPP? Japanese agriculture lives in a fantasy world
Posted in: Demographic crisis empties out Japan's rural areas
JaymannSep. 09, 2014 - 09:55AM JST
ahhhh Japan's time-honoured re-writing of history
JaymannAug. 28, 2014 - 06:18AM JST
so ...exactly what is original about this again?It's a fad for the non-discerning music listener. McMusic at it's worst
Posted in: Babymetal plot world domination with Lolita rock
JaymannAug. 22, 2014 - 09:37AM JST
is internet addiction a valid condition?
Posted in: Gambling, Internet, alcohol addictions rife in Japan: study
JaymannMay. 27, 2014 - 03:43PM JST
women's soccer and badminton? Rock on Japan you monsters!
Posted in: Japan's World Cup dream boosted by weekend golden treble
JaymannMay. 18, 2014 - 07:17AM JST
are the remaining 20% upset they don't get this kind of attention?
Posted in: 80% of Japanese women report being hit on by strangers
Aug. 05, 2015 - 01:18PM JST
Now if they could only develop on-time subtitles so me and the wife could enjoy it.…
Posted in: Netflix to launch in Japan on September 2
Aug. 05, 2015 - 01:13PM JST
He's an awesome runner with great potential. Saw him run in the national championships and immediately…
Posted in: Japan teen sprinter Sani Brown added to Beijing squad
Aug. 05, 2015 - 01:12PM JST
I usually drink Pocari Sweat when out and about in the hottest times of the year.…
Posted in: Over 10,000 taken to hospital for heatstroke in one week for first time ever
Aug. 05, 2015 - 01:10PM JST
If it's the same content that's offered elsewhere, there're tons of TV shows. Only they run…
Aug. 05, 2015 - 01:08PM JST
Don't believe the Hype. You will be disappointed.