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Peter ShawFeb. 12, 2014 - 04:31AM JST
Anyone who kidnaps aid workers need to be shot, end of story. Their politics mean nothing.
Posted in: Jihadists claim to have kidnapped Red Cross team in Mali
Peter ShawFeb. 12, 2014 - 04:02AM JST
two average jumps = no medal. A great shame after a great couple of years.
Posted in: Hokkaido town fetes ski-jump heroine Takanashi
Peter ShawJan. 24, 2014 - 02:00AM JST
i would say that's an easy trophy for city now, but after last years F.A. cup you never know.
Of note, that was the worst penalty shoot out I've ever seen!
Posted in: Sunderland stun United in League Cup semifinal
Peter ShawJan. 04, 2014 - 10:37PM JST
note the "included" there are other items included which will probably be just as exclusive.
Posted in: Store selling 4 lucky bags for Y2.014 mil that include trip to World Cup soccer
Peter ShawOct. 28, 2013 - 07:14PM JST
yes he was actually bowing to the car. Hopefully next years changes will shake up the sport as this season has been the worst in decades.
Posted in: Vettel claims 4th straight F1 world title after winning Indian Grand Prix
Peter ShawOct. 28, 2013 - 07:11PM JST
turkey and that region are prone to bad earthquakes as well....do people ever learn?
Posted in: Abe heads to Turkey to push Japan's nuclear tech exports
Peter ShawOct. 28, 2013 - 07:09PM JST
didn't feel it at all, and hardy felt the 7.1 here in hachioji.
Posted in: M5.5 quake strikes off Japan's east coast; no tsunami alert
Peter ShawOct. 19, 2013 - 07:06PM JST
I fly on a regular basis between the UK and Japan, and i wouldn't fly with them if it was FREE. BA / VIRGIN / ANA / JAL all price fix the route, so i always fly with Lufthansa. It takes a few extra hours but is far cheaper!
Posted in: British Airways flying high in Japan
Peter ShawSep. 15, 2013 - 10:16PM JST
hope it blows through before i fly in on thursday......
Posted in: 3 dead as powerful typhoon lashes Japan; thousands evacuated
Peter ShawSep. 11, 2013 - 09:36AM JST
he'll smash the record only to see an *asterix put against his name stating record broken with "easier" balls. We'll see the balls returned to the old spec next season.
Posted in: Balentien hits 54th homer
Peter ShawSep. 11, 2013 - 09:34AM JST
jeez what's going on in turkey at the moment? same thing happened to two Brits at the weekend too. I hope this has nothing to do with Tokyo winning the Olympic bid over turkey.
Posted in: 2 men arrested over murder of Japanese tourist in Turkey
Peter ShawSep. 08, 2013 - 05:21AM JST
and it's Tokyo
Posted in: Tokyo, Istanbul, Madrid make final 45-minute pitches ahead of 2020 vote
Peter ShawSep. 08, 2013 - 04:24AM JST
Madrid's first too be knocked out, down to the head to head now.
Peter ShawSep. 06, 2013 - 11:58PM JST
Mexico has been added, but nobody in F1 expects it to happen. The track needs hundreds of millions of dollars in upgrades and time is against them as the track will need to be certified well ahead of the race.
Posted in: Mexico back on F1 calendar as New York misses out
Peter ShawSep. 06, 2013 - 11:55PM JST
i really can't see Madrid winning the vote or Spain really wanting it! The country can't afford it and it's only 21 years (28 years in 2020) since they last hosted the Olympics. Voting rarely goes how everyone expects and tabloid papers saying they are getting it are not likely to be correct. Frankly i would fancy Istanbul getting it over madrid.
Posted in: Stocks fall on rumors of Olympic bid failure
Peter ShawSep. 02, 2013 - 08:01AM JST
54 secs means nothing! if the the line is three days long from start to finish. they're just headline grabbing.
Posted in: Mazda assembly line rolls off vehicles at rate of one every 54 seconds
Peter ShawAug. 22, 2013 - 09:36PM JST
The lack of urgency in Fukushima is staggering, should another large earthquake strike that region - and lets face it one probably will over the next few years, it'll be game over for japan. The corporate cover ups and the orchestrated media coverage is doing nothing to help the people in japan come to terms with the desperate situation they are in.
As a regular visitor to these shores, i can only hope someone intervenes and takes tepco out of the loop.
Posted in: Workers checking 300 water tanks for more leaks at Fukushima plant
Peter ShawJun. 21, 2013 - 06:07AM JST
Japan showed their inexperience and naivety in defence, but had nothing but courage going forward. This will give them great hope in Brasil for next years world cup.
Posted in: Italy rallies from 2-0 down to beat Japan 4-3 in Confederations Cup
Peter ShawJun. 10, 2013 - 06:24AM JST
7,000 is far too much considering how much most people spend to get there and back. yes I accept that the trails are getting worse year on year, but forcing people to pay isn't the right option. A voluntary donation of a thousand yen, would be reasonable and people would pay that, but any more and I think people should expect something else back in return. Maybe discounted lodgings or food and drink.
Posted in: Fuji climbing fee likely to be Y7,000
Peter ShawJun. 08, 2013 - 10:56PM JST
what's so new about this? these usb devices have been around for over 10 years and i see no improvements in this one! It's not even usb 3.0
Posted in: Make your life much easier when you transfer data between computers
Alejandro S. Arashi
Mar. 07, 2014 - 05:22PM JST
China is good at getting silly media coverage from these 70 year old events.
Posted in: Chinese sue Japanese companies, gov't over wartime forced labor
Mar. 07, 2014 - 05:13PM JST
This is daft.
Maybe they should change the name of Godzilla (yes, I know it's really…
Posted in: Malaysia bans Ultraman book over use of Allah
James Dean Jnr.
have made the lives of Japan’s gangsters difficult
Ah, poor Yakuza, life too difficult? Boohoo...
Posted in: Yakuza gang membership falls to record low
Mar. 07, 2014 - 05:12PM JST
I watched an amazing documentary about the yakuza--I think by Journeyman Pictures out of Australia. One…
Mar. 07, 2014 - 05:06PM JST
i feel for malay kids. malaysia govt really orokana!