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PenfoldDec. 17, 2014 - 07:20AM JST
This would be a deranged idea even if they werent still dumping tones of radiation into the Pacific Ocean every day. Maybe one of the governors Tepco buddies has an Olympic official on the payroll
Posted in: Fukushima wants to host Olympic events in 2020
PenfoldDec. 05, 2014 - 07:20AM JST
How about extending it throughout the year?
Posted in: Police crack down on bar, adult establishment touts during year-end
PenfoldDec. 01, 2014 - 07:23AM JST
Happened to my friend in Shinjuku a couple of years ago. He wake up in a doorway at 3pm in the afternoon. Wallet and phone gone. Lucky for him all things considered!
Posted in: U.S. Embassy warns citizens about drink spiking in Roppongi
PenfoldNov. 25, 2014 - 07:47AM JST
Posted in: Man fires shots into ex-wife's apartment in Yokohama
PenfoldOct. 23, 2014 - 07:12AM JST
The driver who reported who reported him was probably judging him by his own standards. Just as well the ladies rescuer knew what to do, most people probably wouldn't.
Posted in: Man revives woman with AED, but branded 'pervert' for removing her clothes to apply electrode pads
PenfoldOct. 16, 2014 - 07:59AM JST
Apple have made some pretty dumb decisions since Steve Jobs passed away. If Bono ever takes those shades off maybe he can help them find what they are looking for ;)
Posted in: Bono apologises for free U2 album on iTunes accounts
PenfoldSep. 23, 2014 - 07:54AM JST
Is it any wonder that people want to watch movies other than what's on sky perfect tv etc. I had no idea this was going on, thanks JT. I'll be checking them out for sure
Posted in: Online piracy thrives in Internet cloud
PenfoldAug. 29, 2014 - 07:47AM JST
So the divorced mother never showed any concern?? The kid ran out of the house for gods sake! I hope this case will shake the system and make other children safer from such selfish irresponsible parents.
Posted in: Child welfare officials never visited home of 5-year-old boy who died of neglect
PenfoldAug. 21, 2014 - 04:23PM JST
Tragic :( RIP little man
Posted in: Body of missing 7-year-old boy found on train tracks in Nagano
PenfoldJul. 23, 2014 - 05:24AM JST
Carpenters and shokunin in general are in high demand in Japan because most young people over the last decade have chosen less "mendokusai" professions. 61 is still young in actual fact.
Posted in: Falling 30-kg wooden beam kills carpenter in Tokyo
PenfoldJul. 17, 2014 - 10:23PM JST
Hope she's all right
Posted in: Missing girl's mother consulted police about same suspicious car in May
PenfoldJul. 12, 2014 - 04:50PM JST
In other news, violent crime in Seattle has dropped to an all time low
Posted in: Seattle's first legal pot shop runs out of marijuana
PenfoldJul. 02, 2014 - 07:11AM JST
It certainly is a topsy turvy world
Posted in: U.S. welcomes Japan's move to expand military role
PenfoldJun. 30, 2014 - 07:55AM JST
No great surprise. I quit 3 years ago.
Posted in: Facebook under fire over secret study
PenfoldJun. 15, 2014 - 03:01PM JST
Good article, well done JT
Posted in: Foreign interns pay the price for Japan's labor shortage
PenfoldJun. 06, 2014 - 12:34PM JST
How sad, 3 hard working husbands / fathers gone just like that.
Posted in: 3 killed after minivan rear-ends truck in Kanagawa
PenfoldMay. 03, 2014 - 08:55AM JST
Posted in: FamilyMart installing electric vehicle charging stations
PenfoldApr. 12, 2014 - 08:22PM JST
This time of year all the freaks out. I'm not making excuses but it might be something do to with the lengthening days, serotonin levels etc.
Posted in: 2 children assaulted while on way home from school in Tokyo
PenfoldApr. 07, 2014 - 08:07PM JST
Sounds like an agent provocateur style set up
Posted in: Police arrest 100 after California street party turns violent
PenfoldMar. 27, 2014 - 08:08AM JST
Funny how they found the bitcoins after the judge intervened.
Posted in: Mt Gox says it is working with police in missing bitcoin probe
Dec. 21, 2014 - 04:59AM JST
He is only behaveing like a teenager
Posted in: Teacher arrested for intruding into woman's bedroom
The japanese whaling killers are a sorry minority
Unfortunately they get wide international coverage and press…
Posted in: Anti-whaling activists found in contempt of court in U.S.
Dec. 21, 2014 - 04:48AM JST
Good riddance to a revolting, racist bigot. Ifinever see your face again it will be too…
Posted in: Ishihara retires from politics
Dec. 21, 2014 - 04:33AM JST
Good ruling. Anti-whalers do not have the right to disrupt commerce nor do they have the…
Dec. 21, 2014 - 04:29AM JST
South Korea should by J-10 instead. They need to know who to watch out for.
Posted in: S Korea balks as U.S. picks Japan, Australia to service F-35s in Asia