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SerranoAug. 19, 2014 - 11:04PM JST
"100 grams of it were taken from Chan’s home."
100 grams of weed! Enough for over 100 joints! Far out!
Posted in: Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust
SerranoAug. 19, 2014 - 02:30PM JST
That's nice that the Japanese gov't has enough money for all this firepower.
Posted in: Firepower
SerranoAug. 19, 2014 - 02:20PM JST
"Obama vows support"
How about a vow of support from Putin or Xi Jingping?
Posted in: Iraqi Kurds assault IS positions as Obama vows support
SerranoAug. 18, 2014 - 10:59PM JST
I bet the majority of people in Africa would be glad to have to "put up" with some of the stuff people are complaining about here, lol.
Posted in: Japanese people reflect on examples of excess customer service
SerranoAug. 18, 2014 - 10:52PM JST
Another nutter. They walk among us.
Posted in: Man chokes woman, steals her bag
SerranoAug. 18, 2014 - 10:50PM JST
If only the Pope could get Kim Jong Un to forge peace instead of killing his own family members and launching missiles.
Posted in: Pope urges Koreans to forge peace; greets ex-comfort women
SerranoAug. 18, 2014 - 10:43PM JST
It's hilarious that Japan and the U.S. are even choices here whilst Russia isn't. lol
Posted in: Who do you think is the biggest threat to peace and regional security in Northeast Asia?
SerranoAug. 18, 2014 - 10:18PM JST
"it’s not clear how long the U.S. airstrikes will continue"
Until the U.S. national debt reaches $18 trillion.
Can't the Chinese do anything to help here?
Posted in: Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq's largest dam
SerranoAug. 17, 2014 - 09:46AM JST
"the intractable relationship with Hamas"
Yeah, when one side is committed to the destruction of the other side, the relationship is pretty intractable.
Posted in: Hamas says Israel must accept Palestinian demands or face long war
SerranoAug. 16, 2014 - 07:29AM JST
"The United States, which is allied with both South Korea and Japan, finds the squabbling between the two infuriating"
You two pixies knock it off! lol
Posted in: Yasukuni shrine: Some key questions and answers
SerranoAug. 16, 2014 - 07:22AM JST
Something is worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it.
Posted in: Ferrari sells for record $38 mil
SerranoAug. 16, 2014 - 07:21AM JST
Well, this is rather surprising, being as how a lot of stuff is getting more expensive...
Posted in: Japan not out of deflation yet: economy minister
SerranoAug. 15, 2014 - 08:53PM JST
I wish Robin could hear me speaking to him... Thank you for everything you have done to make this world a better place, and I hope you are in a good place now.
Posted in: Robin Williams had early stage Parkinson's: wife
SerranoAug. 15, 2014 - 08:12PM JST
"Many Okinawans want the U.S. off the island entirely"
But many more either don't want the U.S. off the island entirely or don't care, right?
Posted in: Buoys floated off Futenma replacement site in Okinawa
SerranoAug. 15, 2014 - 05:39PM JST
fxgai: "Surely he meant to say "The peace and prosperity that we now enjoy have been built AFTER the precious sacrifices of the war dead."
Posted in: Abe pledges Japan's commitment to world peace
SerranoAug. 14, 2014 - 11:08PM JST
"or, we can of course remove ALL the bases & ALL the US Military
This is the best idea yet! how do we get started?"
How y'all gonna keep the Chinese out after y'all get rid of ALL the bases & ALL the U.S. military?
SerranoAug. 14, 2014 - 11:05PM JST
There shouldn't be any Islamic states, people in any country should be able to choose whether they want to follow Islam, or another religion or no religion.
Posted in: U.S. troops meet refugees on besieged Iraq mountain
SerranoAug. 14, 2014 - 10:50PM JST
"Kamikaze pilot Yutaka Kanbe should have died nearly seven decades ago.
It was only Tokyo’s surrender on August 15, 1945, that saved him from the fate of thousands whose suicide missions came to define Japan’s unrelenting pursuit of victory in the closing stages of World War II."
The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki saved Kanbe.
Posted in: Kamikaze pilots say war horrors lost on young
SerranoAug. 13, 2014 - 10:35PM JST
"Since the islands in question have belonged to Russia for 70 years,"
The Russians have just controlled the islands for 70 years, they don't belong to them.
If you steal something, you may have it, but it doesn't belong to you.
Posted in: Russia begins military exercises around Pacific islands also claimed by Japan
SerranoAug. 13, 2014 - 10:29PM JST
"The U-turn rush is expected to peak Aug 16 and 17"
I bet all flights into Haneda and Osaka will be full.
Posted in: Obon holiday exodus peaks
Aug. 20, 2014 - 07:43PM JST
Ooh yes definitely I didn't get to use the Internet until I was in High School…
Posted in: Are you old enough to remember a time when there were no cell phones, no email, no Internet and no way to keep you connected to the world 24 hours a day? If so, do you sometimes think back on that time fondly?
Aug. 20, 2014 - 07:38PM JST
Dr. Baden has given us two very plausible conclusions that can be drawn from the evidence.…
Posted in: As Missouri violence continue, fingers point to outsiders
Aug. 20, 2014 - 07:36PM JST
CrazyJoe: you said "spoiled teenager". That's actually kind of charitable of you. You are a kinder…
Posted in: North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks
Aug. 20, 2014 - 07:33PM JST
How do you defend remote islands with tanks? Hahaha
Posted in: SDF holds drill to defend remote islands
Aug. 20, 2014 - 07:32PM JST
Those aren't the actual line names. Japanese sources write "East Yamanote route", "West Yamanote route" like…
Posted in: JR plans 3 new train lines linking Shinjuku, Tokyo, Shin-Kiba to Haneda airport