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Nobu1May. 29, 2014 - 10:14AM JST
If you watch Arirang, you'll be surprised that they stoke resentment against Japan with the comfort women issue. They also insist that Dokdo is a Korean property. I think this investigative team is necessary to counter their accusations. I respect Koreans, so I see no reason in blindly denying their accusations. We must cooperate with each other to counter the threat of North Korea.
Posted in: Japan starts review of wartime sex slave apology
Nobu1May. 21, 2014 - 10:43AM JST
CCTV may not report everything, but I hope it becomes available again soon. We must protect ourselves with masks.
Posted in: China winds could carry childhood disease to Japan
Nobu1Apr. 30, 2014 - 11:20AM JST
Posted in: Marchers in Ikebukuro fete Hitler's 125th birthday anniversary
Nobu1Nov. 30, 2013 - 01:54PM JST
When I went to France, I was curiously looked at as there was no Japanese around. Discrimination persists in spite of our conscience against discriminating others.
Posted in: NHK ordered to pay damages to indigenous Taiwanese woman for defaming her
Nobu1Oct. 13, 2013 - 08:59AM JST
I worked at the airport for over twenty years and suffer a slight fibrillation.
Posted in: Aircraft noise linked to higher risk of heart disease and stroke
Nobu1Aug. 08, 2013 - 11:52AM JST
I'm appalled at the statistics that indicates that the majority of Japanese don't blame Aso for his gaffe. Perhaps they don't know how to blame the deputy PM for fear of retribution ?
Posted in: Aso's gaffe exposes Japanese ignorance of Jews
Nobu1Dec. 28, 2012 - 09:09PM JST
Those who nonchalantly rebuke the sailors did nothing but watch the catastrophe unfold in front of their TV. They certainly helped us a lot, so I wonder how they can be so callous. They might have started their rescue mission too early out of humanitarian consideration just like the JSDF members who risked their lives to save the survivors.
Posted in: 8 U.S. sailors sue Japanese gov't, TEPCO for lying about radiation
Nobu1Dec. 10, 2012 - 10:26AM JST
What if the bosses are heavy smokers themselves ? I think many Japanese prefer to smoke at their desks to smoke outside like they used to. And many employees will enjoy smoking without concentrating on their work, decreasing their productivity. On the other hand, this system will surely work fine in restaurants, theaters and meeting places where smokers and non-smokers gather together.
Posted in: Smoke Free Systems
Nobu1Nov. 16, 2012 - 10:03AM JST
Great news for anti-smokers like me. I sincerely hope that other companies will follow suit.
Posted in: Japanese company advertises jobs online: 'We do not employ smokers'
Sep. 22, 2014 - 07:07PM JST
And yet they have a lower divorce rate than the west.
It's easy to avoid divorce…
Posted in: Are women Japan’s saviours?
Sep. 22, 2014 - 07:04PM JST
We are requesting meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang, but we've…
Posted in: 200-strong Japanese business delegation visits China
Sep. 22, 2014 - 07:03PM JST
You just reminded me of the cyclist in a (small) Tokyo park who almost bumped…
Posted in: Autumn traffic safety campaign starts
Sep. 22, 2014 - 07:00PM JST
It's interesting that 200 could visit, getting a visa at the airport with no hassles at…
Sep. 22, 2014 - 06:59PM JST
Yep, a welcome sign of autumn.
Love the smell of kinmokusei, too, and the sound of…
Posted in: Sea of flowers