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Kuribo1May. 24, 2015 - 05:31AM JST
Japan is really the only country that I can think of that says that it does not want a nuclear arsenal but in all reality could bang a couple of them out in a weekend. With that capability could not japan just be a nuclear free country only in name? Other countries like China and North Korea should be a little less assertive with their arsenals. I think japan has the capability the money and the know how to make a much better system than either of those countries.
Posted in: Nuclear non-proliferation talks end without agreement
Kuribo1May. 23, 2015 - 10:02AM JST
I just miss japan itself not any one thing but japan as a whole. Of course there are things I would rather leave behind but they are far outweighed by the good things for me.
Posted in: 21 things people miss after leaving Japan
Kuribo1May. 22, 2015 - 07:42AM JST
Really stupid stupid thing to threaten nobility in any country.
Posted in: Man arrested for threatening Princess Kako online
Kuribo1May. 22, 2015 - 07:41AM JST
She looked happy, This is nice for the family.
Posted in: Guinness World Record-breaking strawberry found in Fukuoka
Kuribo1May. 05, 2015 - 09:37AM JST
I am having to get ready for the inevitable loss of the entire original crew. Let alone in a few decades the next gen crew. Except for Patrick Stewart he is immortal. Good bye yeoman Rand. You can see McCoy in that big medical bay in the sky.
Posted in: Grace Lee Whitney, who appeared in 'Star Trek' series, dies at 85
Kuribo1May. 04, 2015 - 11:46AM JST
Did one of the aid workers have kanji on his aid vest? I wonder what organization would be there, Japan perhaps?
Posted in: With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 04:12PM JST
Except that the ps3 cpu was partially designed by IBM or "white people" and the ps4 apu was designed by amd and sony "asian people" jointly. But hey who cares right?
Posted in: Abe says he wants Japan to learn from Silicon Valley
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 03:06PM JST
Not going to lie the paperwork issue is something of a monster in Japan, I do not think I have seen anything like it before. The only thing that rivals it is the US immigration paper work, US police reports and foreign technology patents.
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 02:35PM JST
No but that is not the point the point is that the best parts that make up the machines come from Japan as well as other countries that is what I am trying to say, not that hard to understand. Japan has is areas that it excels in and that is the point they are innovators and leaders in their technologies that other use to makes something. People make it sound like Japan has been wiped off the map and does not give credit where credit is due. US has innovation and excels in some areas while it lags in others, Japan excels in many areas and lags or struggles in others. Other commenters make it seem that Japan has not been able to bring new technologies to the table for whatever perceived reason whether it is a real reason or not. And yes the technology used in the machines for example IS made in japan that is why it is purchased from a Japanese company in Japan and installed into a foreign device.
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 02:09PM JST
Well, whatever it is what it is. Japan is a leader in the world of technology and so are a handful of other nations with varying degrees in their prospective fields. Siemens cat systems use fujifilm holdings monitors and displays while some models used for pediatric care are joint venture engineered. Those are used in Japanese hospitals while not made in japan made using japanese parts.
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 01:50PM JST
http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Nuclear-Fuel-Cycle/Power-Reactors/Heavy-Manufacturing-of-Power-Plants/ just as an example there are more than a few competitors and Japan is top tier, reason why developing countries ask Japan for its process technology and or building procedures. This is just an example. I do not think people are giving Japan enough credit where credit is due. I would also consider medical technology innovation quite an important field of study. From non reactive plastics in artificial joints to organic flexible transistors for helping individuals with spinal damage, again just a few examples. I do not but the whole light years ahead in display or memory chips it has been proven a couple of times that south Korean companies have stolen Japanese technological advancements especially in organic membrane display systems. http://www.idemitsu.com/products/electronic/el/index.html again just an example.
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 01:25PM JST
Yet even though Japan does not have a silicon valley it is one of the leaders in technological and industrial technologies. A leader in robot engineering and medical application devices. Aerospace engineering and solar lense crafting, maglev technology and has the only forge on the planet capable of building the largest nuclear containment reactors. Sounds like they are doing pretty good for themselves.
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 09:42AM JST
Good on Japan for helping and being there for Nepal. A very grown up and mature act in the this day an age. On a side note I wonder what other asian countries are sending goods and services to those suffering in Nepal?
Posted in: Aid for Nepal
Kuribo1May. 01, 2015 - 07:53AM JST
Seriously any chance at all for the Koreas to whine they will take it. Until Japan is either economically impoverished or some other hazard happens to Japan they will find a way to complain.
Posted in: Rival Koreas united in anger at lack of Abe apology
Kuribo1Apr. 30, 2015 - 10:28AM JST
The guy or the country can do no right for some people. It must really irk some folks that they can do nothing about it either. Good on Abe and good on Japan.
Posted in: Abe offers 'eternal condolences' for Americans killed in WWII
Kuribo1Apr. 29, 2015 - 03:44PM JST
Posted in: Hundreds protest in California ahead of Abe's visit
Kuribo1Apr. 28, 2015 - 12:45PM JST
Absolutely love it, I have and will continue to pay more to these types of businesses around Japan. I enjoy the fact I know I am getting quality merchandise and helping financially a family business succeed in the face of Made in china inc.
Posted in: Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan
Kuribo1Apr. 28, 2015 - 07:56AM JST
That face! Love it!
Posted in: Risa Yoshiki is back to yell at us, help us become better workers
Kuribo1Apr. 28, 2015 - 07:53AM JST
This just makes sense for Japan. Good.
Posted in: U.S., Japan unveil new rules for defense cooperation
Kuribo1Apr. 25, 2015 - 03:27PM JST
Perfume always has sold out shows when they play in the us, as well as kyari pamyu pamyu. Baby Metal had sold out shows in England. Sounds like to me Jpop is always in demand and does well when they play outside of Japan. Akb does well in Jakarta and other asian venues they play in. I do not understand where the ignorance comes from.
Posted in: Korean pop music concert draws thousands of Japanese fans
May. 27, 2015 - 08:45PM JST
pigs use mirrors to find hidden food.
Posted in: Taiji mayor says dolphin hunt will still go on
May. 27, 2015 - 08:43PM JST
What I deduct from the responses here is: If you get shortchanged, you don't notice it…
Posted in: Woman arrested for pocketing change given to her by mistake
May. 27, 2015 - 08:41PM JST
Way too cute. Coupe of years ago when I was still in high school in Canada,…
Posted in: Video shows kids reacting to strangers dropping their wallets
May. 27, 2015 - 08:38PM JST
Yubaru, Your last comment is the same as saying I am a patriotic Giants fan and…
Posted in: Teachers awarded compensation for being forced to sing national anthem
May. 27, 2015 - 08:36PM JST
"If you don't like it, leave"
Or, stay and help the country to become a better…