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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
PenfoldMar. 08, 2014 - 10:10AM JST
Spend the profits on free wifi would be a better idea.
Posted in: Camera facial recognition program put on hold for Osaka train station building
PenfoldMar. 04, 2014 - 07:52AM JST
I'm surprised the story doesn't go on to say he got arrested for theft
Posted in: Yamato deliveryman kept 2,723 packages at home because he was 'too busy' to deliver them
PenfoldFeb. 28, 2014 - 07:34AM JST
I don't have any spam in my fridge so should be ok
Posted in: New online menaces: from spamming fridges to hijackers
PenfoldFeb. 20, 2014 - 05:19PM JST
They'll surely catch the control freak. Won't bring the poor girl back though. How sad
Posted in: Woman found dead in car spoke to police about boyfriend's abuse
PenfoldFeb. 13, 2014 - 07:54AM JST
Either way he is still a manipulative liar.
Posted in: 'Beethoven of Japan' says he can hear again
PenfoldFeb. 08, 2014 - 03:56PM JST
Not being eligible to vote has a positive side after all
Posted in: Women threaten sex boycott for any man who votes for Masuzoe
PenfoldFeb. 07, 2014 - 12:38PM JST
I'm sure covert writing of songs is common place place the music business, just this time Beethoven took it a step further.
Posted in: Ghost composer questions whether Samuragochi is really deaf
Sep. 23, 2014 - 07:16AM JST
@Lucabrasi, Japan has an excellent safety record?? I DRIVE in Japan everyday, I do not NEED…
Posted in: 26-year-old woman killed in 5-vehicle pile-up on Chuo Expressway in Yamanashi
Sep. 23, 2014 - 07:10AM JST
That's one family murder reported every day for the last week. I see a pattern forming.
Posted in: 32-year-old woman arrested for strangling her mother in Tochigi
Sep. 23, 2014 - 07:06AM JST
No mushrooms for me! I do not even like the taste, let alone risk my LIFE…
Posted in: Rest stop in Shiga mistakenly sells poisonous mushrooms
Sep. 23, 2014 - 07:05AM JST
Sensei258 has a point and a very GOOD POINT! Those fences should be electrified, at least…
Posted in: Secret Service boosts security outside White House after intrusion