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RedcliffNov. 06, 2013 - 12:56PM JST
@ Heart Let Gomia
No Heart Let Gomia in the Philippines they were not escorted by warship but barbarically shot them.
Posted in: Japan coast guard arrests Chinese coral fishing boat captain
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 02:31PM JST
@ OssanAmerica Nov. 03 2013
"Please name the strategic Alliance between the Russia Federation and PRC and when it went into effect"
Having best relation does not mean that they need to enter into a strategic Alliance. Sound like you could not differentiate between the terms best of relation and Strategic Alliance.
Posted in: Japan, Russia discuss peace treaty negotiations
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:46AM JST
US, please don't further increased your military presence in this Asian region any more, we and my future generation would really want to live in peace
Posted in: U.S. looks to Asian nations to build their militaries
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:41AM JST
There seem to be some fallacies and assumption in this reported article. Economic growth had slow, capital expenditure had been cut back. Even if consumers spending increased before the increase in the sale tax this is only a one off even,t then what happen next.
If domestic demand is weak,economic growth is also weak, individual investors are cutting back investment, capital expenditure cut and the coming increased in sale tax will add more stress to price hike and is it real that industries will hire more people with higher wage. This does not sound like a likely scenario.
Something is loss in translation.
Posted in: Japan growth seen slowing in third quarter
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:27AM JST
Sound like this diabetes drug under research has great potential. The main research seems to center on obese people with diabetes, I wonder whether what will this do to slim people that also have diabetes given that this potential drug could result in weight loss.
Posted in: Researchers move step closer to oral diabetes treatment
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:35PM JST
highball7 and Tigerta9. There is nothing to be sad about the Brits not get a go at the deal, It's a matter of which bidder offers the best deal, price and completion time. 16 Billion pound is not a small sum for any British company and EDF undertook it at their risk.
Posted in: Britain to build Europe's first nuclear plant since Fukushima disaster
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:23PM JST
Yes BertieWooster I like the Gold Standard, they should bring it back.
Japan and China are US perpetual lender, unlike your fixed term deposits in the bank which you can withdraw on maturity.
Posted in: As U.S. averts default, Japan and China brace for next dollar drama
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:05PM JST
It seems that TEPCO is forever battling to contain the radioactive water at the nuclear complex, Its pumps are battling to keep up with the rainwater and they are battling to come up with a solution, won't be long they will be battling to survive as a going concern.
Posted in: Radioactive water overflows barriers at Fukushima plant during heavy rain
RedcliffSep. 28, 2013 - 08:57AM JST
Under the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty the Island issue was to be resolved by future generation with an open mind.
Posted in: Abe open to talks with China but no concessions on Senkakus
RedcliffSep. 20, 2013 - 11:19AM JST
Bertie. Well said
lostrune2, Generic and financial sectors are the one that benefited the US greatly, Bertie is correct.
Posted in: Japan's trade deficit swells 25% in August
RedcliffSep. 20, 2013 - 11:14AM JST
This is a heroic human instinct that know no boundary between races. Island dispute should not be dragged in in such circumstance for point scoring.
Posted in: Chinese exchange student rescues 9-year-old boy from fast-moving river
RedcliffSep. 15, 2013 - 05:01PM JST
A good initial positive outcome from this meeting and negotiation. Now it's time for both sides to keep their hashed rhetoric to themselves. Further threats and counter threats will do no good to further conclude a positive outcome.
Posted in: U.S., Russia agree on Syria weapons; Obama says force still option
RedcliffSep. 14, 2013 - 11:01AM JST
@ JoeBigs How does these two statements tied up 1.0 South Korea running a trade surplus with PRC. 2.0 South Korea has been a tributary state of the PRC ( For your informationl South Korea has not been a tributary state of PRC?).
Do you think you can write factual comments?
Posted in: New Komeito leader urges greater efforts to build trust with Japan's neighbors
RedcliffSep. 14, 2013 - 10:43AM JST
This dispute issue has its origin at the signing of the Treaty of San Francisco which China was not invited to, Understandably US is the party that sow the seed of discontent between China and Japan. May be its time US come clean to have this uncertainty resolved instead of issuing insinuated conflicting comments on the ownership of the disputed Islands.
Posted in: China military tells U.S. not to encourage Japan over isles
RedcliffSep. 14, 2013 - 10:30AM JST
"When Abe was asked whether the situation was under control, he was either misinformed or lying"
Misinformed, highly unlikely
Posted in: TEPCO exec tells DPJ Fukushima plant not under control
RedcliffSep. 04, 2013 - 01:19PM JST
Why so eager to bomb another country?
Is war and bombing the only answer?
Posted in: Obama, Abe discuss how to deal with Syria
RedcliffSep. 04, 2013 - 09:56AM JST
Strongly pushing the implied dangerous threat from the axis of evils and insecurity is a very good strategy for US to use to win Congress approval
Posted in: Kerry says world must act as Obama wins some support for Syria strike
RedcliffSep. 04, 2013 - 09:43AM JST
"Can Japan afford it"
I also wonder. May be just print more money.
Posted in: Japan's military seeks big boost in defense budget
RedcliffAug. 28, 2013 - 09:59AM JST
I do agree with you that this dispute should be settled by negotiation for the good of both countries and for Asian region as well. There is a issue I have with your distance of Senkaku/Diaoyu Island, distances between Nations. On checking them from data bank I found them as follow:
76 Nm or 140 kilometers from East of Pengjia Islet, Taiwan's Territory
92 Nm or 170 kilometers from Ishingaki Island, Japan Territory
100 Nm or 186 Kilometers North East of Keelong, Taiwan Territory
220 Nm or 410 West of Okinawa Island, Japan Territory
Posted in: Aso compares Senkakus dispute to Falklands
RedcliffAug. 24, 2013 - 11:14AM JST
"First of all there is no US template being impost on any country said the US trade representative Michael Froman"
Well just read the pharmaceutical and finance segmenst of the propose TPP. It is all there.
Posted in: Pacific free trade talks stumble
Dec. 13, 2013 - 09:51AM JST
"He's shamelessly admitted that he's a pedophile and totally proud of it...."
No. He's shamelessly admitted…
Posted in: Man arrested for cutting schoolgirl's skirt in train car
One can only hope that Kim Jung Un and his entire elite staff meet the same…
Posted in: N Korean leader's 'traitor' uncle executed: KCNA
Dec. 13, 2013 - 09:50AM JST
The news confirmed the brutality of this regime. He has shown to the world he IS…
Look at the Japan-defenders running in to deny Japan could possibly learn anything from Korea! To…
Posted in: South Korea could be model for Japan’s economic development
Dec. 13, 2013 - 09:47AM JST
If he was hearing voices, then he would have been signing what he thought he heard,…
Posted in: Sign language interpreter at Mandela event claims illness