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SchopenhauerJun. 10, 2014 - 08:11AM JST
Japan is thinking seriously how to deal with rogue neighbours realizing that the peace constitution does not guarantee the peace of the country but on the contrary the rogue neighbors are taking advantage of Japan's peace constitution which stipulates Japan will not take arms to settle international conflicts. It is making them free to all kinds of provocations. Japan is thinking it is difficult to keep dignity of the country as the way it is.
Posted in: Abe urges LDP, New Komeito to reach agreement on collective self-defense
SchopenhauerJun. 04, 2014 - 11:12AM JST
In recent time, weird crimes are often committed by people who are difficult to identify them while yakuzas are easy to find they are bad people.
Posted in: Man charged over murder of 7-year-old girl in 2005
SchopenhauerMay. 24, 2014 - 05:01AM JST
What about having Korea Day, China Day etc. to promote friendships with other asian countries. We can alleviate their animosity to us without costing money.
Posted in: Japan sets Mountain Day as new public holiday on Aug 11 from 2016
SchopenhauerMay. 23, 2014 - 07:12AM JST
"Why should it be okay for Okinawans to suffer this burden?”
They are hiding U.S. Forces on Okinawa is a gold mine for them to get financial support from the government.
Posted in: Nago mayor takes anti-base case to U.S.
SchopenhauerMay. 08, 2014 - 08:08AM JST
More Japanese women getting into the workforce is already a reality. I saw JR trains conducted by women, bus drivers women, workers in construction jobs women and women taxi drivers.
Posted in: Closing Japan's gender gap could boost GDP 12.5%: report
SchopenhauerMay. 07, 2014 - 08:49AM JST
A good thing about Abe is he is not a worrier. Today's Japan need an optimistic person like him.
Posted in: Abe tells OECD 'Abenomics' has yielded great results
SchopenhauerApr. 27, 2014 - 05:52PM JST
Does Japan do not need agricuture? Is it possible to be without for a nation to survive?
Posted in: Japan, U.S. tiptoe into new phase of TPP talks
SchopenhauerApr. 25, 2014 - 07:18AM JST
Nomo, a Japanese pitcher, who played wonderful in MLB was there too. It's cool.
Posted in: Dinner is served
SchopenhauerApr. 21, 2014 - 01:19PM JST
It is a totally wrong idea connecting visiting Yasukuni and revival of Japan's militarism. Nobody if they are living in Japan or seeing Japan rightly would think so. China and Korea are using this subject for their advantages to attack Japan. Unfortunately ignorant Americans and other western countries are being duped by China and Kprea.
After the war, Japan is totally immersed in American culture and if further we forget to pay respect to our ancestors who died in the past wars, what would be the Japanese?
Posted in: Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine, but has no plans to visit
SchopenhauerApr. 19, 2014 - 08:07PM JST
See the jumbo koinobori at Kazo in Saitama.
Posted in: Colorful carp
SchopenhauerApr. 19, 2014 - 07:25AM JST
If the concept of the free trade is correct and pushed through, ultimately, Japan will become the 51st state of America.
Posted in: Stalemate remains in Japan-U.S. talks on TPP
SchopenhauerApr. 18, 2014 - 07:51AM JST
Today, the world is on its way of globalization culturally, economcally, etc. They are applying the same global rules and standard to all regions of the world. Is this a right move? I feel a nostalgia about the time when different countries had different ideas and diverse traditions with the background of different histories.
Posted in: Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt
SchopenhauerApr. 17, 2014 - 07:46AM JST
She has been doing a good job as an ambassador. She appears putting importance in promoting friendship between the two countries. Her elegance is attracting Japanese people.
Posted in: Kennedy visits Ise Grand Shrine
SchopenhauerApr. 09, 2014 - 07:48AM JST
Preamble of the Constition of Japan
"We, the Japanese people, desire peace for all time and are deeply conscious of the high ideals controlling human relationship, and we have determined to preserve our security and existence, trusting in the justice and faith of the peace-loving peoples of the world."
As it is shown above, our peace constitution was written with an assumption that people and the countries of the world are peace-loving. But recent happenings with China and Korea are teaching us that we are naive and chanting "peace" does not guarantee security of the country.
Posted in: 3,000 rally against Abe's collective self-defense plan
SchopenhauerApr. 07, 2014 - 11:56AM JST
I think this guy committed the murder. In Japan, the suspect if he or she contitues to deny the crime, he or she will become free like this guy. It is difficult to investigate the cases again after so many years.
Posted in: Former pro boxer freed from death row receives honorary WBC belt
SchopenhauerApr. 07, 2014 - 03:16AM JST
This is nothing but a jesture before Obama's imminent visit to Japan.
Posted in: U.S. sending 2 warships to Japan to counter N Korea; warns China
SchopenhauerApr. 05, 2014 - 07:38AM JST
They are saying everything on their minds against Japan without any restraint. Why? Because they know the Japanese peace constitution prohibits uses of military power in settling international frictions. We have to change our constitution so that we can show our mustles.
Posted in: China, S Korea lash out at Japan foreign relations report
SchopenhauerMar. 31, 2014 - 07:36AM JST
It took Japan 50 years or more to become a today's democratic country. We have to give time to China for their modernization of the social system and people's mentality. Today's China is not much different from their ancient feudalistic dictarocial regimes.
Posted in: Japan berates China's Xi over Nanjing remarks in Berlin
SchopenhauerMar. 29, 2014 - 08:30AM JST
Let's foreget about political nonsenses and go out for hanami (cherry blossoms viewing). Life is short and we don't have time to worry about those nonsense. Someday, Abe will go and the communist regime of China will fall.
Posted in: China denounces Abe for Russia-Crimea analogy
SchopenhauerMar. 24, 2014 - 07:31AM JST
No country should manipulate the histotory of the nation as well as of others.
Posted in: Abe hails 'lessons of history' during visit to Anne Frank museum
Jul. 30, 2014 - 05:50AM JST
I don't know why people are blaming the parents. Psychopaths are born not created. Your boss…
Posted in: Sasebo girl says she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone
Jul. 30, 2014 - 05:40AM JST
"If the US imperialists threaten our sovereignty and survival… our troops will fire our nuclear-armed rockets…
Posted in: N Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House
Jul. 30, 2014 - 05:35AM JST
Sanctions are a form of war. You effectively damage a country’s economy and their ability to…
Posted in: Japan steps up sanctions against Russia
Jul. 30, 2014 - 05:16AM JST
nigelboy Jul. 30, 2014 - 04:34AM JST It's a great deal. Unprecedented. I can't think of…
Posted in: Japan rejects U.N. committee's call on 'comfort women'
Jul. 30, 2014 - 05:00AM JST
No Japanese are buying into Russian theories. As I said we have to be careful. We…