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MocheakeNov. 26, 2014 - 09:29AM JST
Just bow deeply and say how sorry you are and...good luck with that. Probably not going to work in the U.S.
Posted in: Honda admits failing to report 1,729 deaths, injuries to U.S. regulators
MocheakeNov. 23, 2014 - 10:18PM JST
Overweight and out of shape are two different things, however.
Posted in: Nearly 30% of world population is overweight: study
MocheakeNov. 23, 2014 - 10:14PM JST
Asashoryu would have had 40 by now. No disrespect intended toward Hakuho. Congratulations.
Posted in: Hakuho ties legend Taiho with 32nd Emperor's Cup
MocheakeNov. 23, 2014 - 09:59PM JST
I heard 'baka' a million times too. That company and its employees are history and Japan will be in the same position unless they get out of their gaijin-on-the-brain syndrome. Gaijin does not mean foreigner per se. It means a person who can never be like us; never be equal to us;never fit into our society; a person to be feared, not trusted, reviled, kept at arms length, etc. The young kids are being taught the same as the previous generations so I don't see anything changing anytime soon. My co-workers now don't get it either. Japan in a nut shell.
Posted in: Aging Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home
MocheakeNov. 22, 2014 - 07:41PM JST
Japanese seem to have trouble stopping for me in the crosswalk and cut the line regularly when waiting for trains. Thailand is a really cool and friendly country and anyone who has been to both countries knows which place is better for foreign tourists.
Posted in: Do's and don'ts for Thai tourists in Japan
MocheakeNov. 21, 2014 - 03:39PM JST
Man, puhleeze, Japan is not tidy at all. Walk past Yokohama station west or nothwest exit tonight and see how much trash you find strewn about. Did anyone tell the MLBers they had to clean up the dugout? I hate stupid cliched sayings - If the Romans eat dog poo for dessert, are you going to eat it too? Spare me!
Posted in: Japanese baseball fans disappointed by filthy conditions visiting Major Leaguers left dugout in
MocheakeNov. 21, 2014 - 03:26PM JST
Nishinoshima joined up with** the** small volcanic islet... This makes it easier to understand what is what
Posted in: Volcanic island still growing after one year
MocheakeNov. 21, 2014 - 03:06PM JST
Despicable couple. RIP to the poor young girl. At least no one can hurt her anymore.
Posted in: Parents arrested for starving 3-year-old daughter to death
MocheakeNov. 21, 2014 - 03:03PM JST
Nojimazaki, is a great spot. In summer, the Boso Peninsula is a really cool place to go cycling, see festivals, go to the beach, etc. Love the place!
Posted in: Sundown
MocheakeNov. 20, 2014 - 10:13AM JST
Probably lost more than just a cell phone now.
Posted in: Police question NHK reporter over hoax 110 call
MocheakeNov. 19, 2014 - 01:17PM JST
Posted in: Osaka police looking for woman who jumped in front of train and ran away
MocheakeNov. 15, 2014 - 10:05AM JST
He was just feeling a little (shoe) horny.
Posted in: Man arrested for breaking into woman’s hotel room, spanking her with shoehorn
MocheakeNov. 14, 2014 - 10:58AM JST
In other words, everybody is different and really don't know what they want and nothing's really changed.
Posted in: Many Japanese women’s new image of the ideal man
MocheakeNov. 13, 2014 - 10:47PM JST
Loyal Nissan and Honda man for decades and love my N-Box but I just wonder what would happen if there were an accident. They all need to come fully clean.
Posted in: Takata's airbag defect explodes into global crisis
MocheakeNov. 13, 2014 - 11:15AM JST
Love that skin tone (and all else) on Miss France and a lot of the others. No whitening cream on their dressers I imagine. No bones sticking out either.
Posted in: Beauty queens get political as 'world peace' mantra fades
MocheakeNov. 13, 2014 - 11:06AM JST
Browny1, your post says it all! Every day, there was a story on every channel about Schindler. Go outside right now and ask a hundred Japanese people about this and you'll be lucky to find two who have heard about it. That's Japan.
MocheakeNov. 13, 2014 - 10:46AM JST
Need to stock up on bear repellent if you live out there.
Posted in: Couple injured by bear in Gifu Prefecture
MocheakeNov. 12, 2014 - 09:42AM JST
When my family arrived in New York a few decades ago, there was a train in Manhattan which read ''To Jamaica.'' Being from Jamaica, West Indies, they were puzzled because they knew you had to fly or take a boat to and from the island. When the conductor told them there was a Jamaica in Queens, they were severely disappointed.
Posted in: Tokyo Station lists departing train’s destination as…New York
MocheakeNov. 08, 2014 - 09:52AM JST
No surprise there.
Posted in: The top 10% or 20% are getting richer, on the other hand the bottom 20 to 30% are becoming poorer.
MocheakeNov. 08, 2014 - 09:50AM JST
These things happen in a lot of places. No society is immune to mass murder and evil.
Posted in: Suspects admit killing over 40 missing Mexico students
Nov. 28, 2014 - 07:56PM JST
Just as well our honeymoon was so far back in time - I got to see…
Posted in: Mt Aso eruptions continue for 4th day
Nov. 28, 2014 - 07:53PM JST
Both of them?
Posted in: Two police officers commit suicide in Osaka, Miyazaki
Nov. 28, 2014 - 07:51PM JST
Probably good cops silenced by corrupt ones.
Nov. 28, 2014 - 07:39PM JST
Some of what is written above is not science but bending words to fit an agenda.…
Posted in: How to avoid the climate change storm
Nov. 28, 2014 - 07:37PM JST
Even though there are only supposed to be 2-3 ingredients, there is often flavouring or sweeteners…
Posted in: E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan researchers