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Tom WebbOct. 29, 2014 - 06:51AM JST
If found guilty the boat and catch should be confiscated. The captain and crew thrown into prison.
Posted in: Japan arrests Chinese fishing boat skipper over coral poaching
Tom WebbOct. 22, 2014 - 01:36PM JST
Japan need to boost their non-military Coast Guard as well. It is important to note that economic theft from Japanese waters needs to be addressed. The Chinese fishing fleet are plundering the coral from areas around the Ogasawara Islands. There is no Japanese Coast Guard vessels or aircraft patrolling around these remote islands. The same can be said of Marcus Islands. The Chinese fishing fleet is taking advantage of this gap and plundering the marine resources while the Japanese Coast Guard is tied up in the contested Sankaku islands.
Posted in: U.S., Japan to conduct joint military drill for island defense
Tom WebbOct. 22, 2014 - 01:19PM JST
Japanese politicians will not open the door to the TPP concerning the inefficient agricultural practices. The practice of subsidizing farm goods is entrenched in Japan. The benefits of cheaper imported food to the Japanese consumers are lost in political double talk and dire doom predictions from the agricultural sector. Too much money and politics are involved to opening this closed market. Forget Japan and move forward with the rest of the world.
Posted in: U.S. urges Japan to be bolder in opening markets
Tom WebbOct. 16, 2014 - 11:54AM JST
Posted in: U.S. encouraged by progress with Japan on TPP, but tough issues remain
Tom WebbOct. 16, 2014 - 11:53AM JST
Close your borders. Too many travelers from Africa already coming into Japan. Just a matter to time when Ebola shows up in Japan.
Posted in: Gov't to strengthen countermeasures against infectious diseases
Tom WebbOct. 16, 2014 - 11:51AM JST
As one can see from Obama's response to the Ebola outbreak in Texas, he has no clues what to do. Obama is ALWAYS reacting to situations. He is never proactive on preventing things from happening in the US or other parts of the world. So, don't depend on the US for anything while he is in charge (?).
Posted in: Obama: Ebola monitoring must be 'more aggressive'
Tom WebbOct. 14, 2014 - 12:37PM JST
The UN is useless. Get rid of it.
Posted in: Five seats are up for grabs in 15-member U.N. Security Council
Tom WebbOct. 14, 2014 - 12:34PM JST
What the heck were the cops doing after "police had reportedly received numerous complaints" from area residents? If the cops went out and arrested these young thugs, the inn keeper wouldn't have had to take the matters into his own hands. I say, praise the inn keeper. If this was in say Texas, USA, the thugs would have been shot off their bikes. Good for you inn keeper. Keep up the good work. The cops won't patrol your neighborhood to keep the peace, so do it with your neighbors.
Posted in: Biker assaulted by iron bar-wielding Nara innkeeper
Tom WebbOct. 13, 2014 - 04:48PM JST
Japan cannot entirely depend on another to defend its territory. You can ask for help but don't depend on it. If Japan needs nukes to defend itself against aggressors, then she need to build them.
Posted in: Should Japan have its own nuclear weapons as a deterrent against security threats or should it rely on the U.S. nuclear umbrella?
Tom WebbSep. 26, 2014 - 08:18AM JST
Same old story. The NK do not have any news because the Great Leader announced to Japan what they did and five returned. To shed new light on abduction at this time will essentially cast the Great Leader as liar. I don't think the functionaries are ready to admit this. The NK is stringing Japan to curry favors, just as the Russians are doing with the Northern islands.
Posted in: Japan, N Korea officials to meet next week over abductions
Tom WebbSep. 20, 2014 - 01:42AM JST
Just leave Japan out of the TPP.
Posted in: U.S. calls for Japan to ramp up efforts on TPP
Tom WebbSep. 20, 2014 - 01:37AM JST
The IWC member countries should place travel restrictions on Japanese government officials as punishment for ignoring their ruling. Why else have the IWC if you can't enforce rulings?
Posted in: Suga says Japan will keep on whaling, despite resolution
Tom WebbSep. 14, 2014 - 09:03PM JST
Miller deserves prison time in NK for being stupid. Maybe hard labor will re-orient his thinking.
Posted in: N Korea sentences American to six years in labor camp
Tom WebbSep. 14, 2014 - 08:56PM JST
As you can tell by now, the Islamic State terrorist are nothing but cowards and dogs. They are afraid and hide their face. If they are man enough, they don't need to hide their faces. Nothing but cowards and dogs.
Posted in: Video shows beheading of British aid worker
Tom WebbSep. 12, 2014 - 08:48PM JST
Tokyo should cancel Putin visit. Man doesn't have anything to offer Japan; its not in his power to give the Northern Islands back to Japan. All he will do, as the past leaders of USSR and Russia did, is to dangle the carrot in front of the Japanese. Nothing good will come out of his visit. Tokyo can save a few yen by telling Putin to visit North Korea or China.
Posted in: Putin may delay Japan visit over Tokyo's Ukraine sanctions
Tom WebbSep. 11, 2014 - 02:33PM JST
I hope the Chinese citizens are thinking on what they must do once Japan occupies China after the war.
Posted in: More than half of Chinese see war with Japan: poll
Tom WebbSep. 03, 2014 - 12:17AM JST
Justice for child in Japan is hard to come by.
Posted in: 3-year-old boy dies after being thrown against wall by mother
Tom WebbSep. 03, 2014 - 12:09AM JST
I hope that Goto gets life in prison. The ship's captain and division officer should be busted and relieved of duty. The MSDF chief should take overall responsibility and resign. Make the MSDF take serious action to prevent similar incidents from happening again.
Posted in: Sailor's suicide caused by bullying, MSDF admits
Tom WebbAug. 30, 2014 - 06:29PM JST
What happened to the San Francisco Peace Treaty? I thought all debts were wiped away.
Posted in: U.N. issues fresh call to Japan over WWII 'comfort women'
Tom WebbAug. 29, 2014 - 07:59PM JST
You, the Guilty one, better hope you are not caught. The dog lovers will surround you and stick you with sharpened bamboo poles.
Posted in: Guide dog stabbed while walking with owner
Oct. 31, 2014 - 02:59AM JST
Im sorry. Ive tried and I really just dont get it. Shes cute and sweet, and…
Posted in: Hello Kitty at 40, giving adults a license to play
Oct. 31, 2014 - 02:56AM JST
That is how you chose to start your discussion. You compared Netanyahu to Hitler, and Israel…
Posted in: Israeli leader lashes back at harsh U.S. criticism
Oct. 31, 2014 - 02:50AM JST
1000 jobs go to Robots. Sorry your human, we don't hire you.
Posted in: Nestle 'hiring' 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines
Oct. 31, 2014 - 02:37AM JST
Takata has to close down its Mexico factory because the quality of Air bags produce from…
Posted in: U.S. gov't pushes air bag maker Takata on replacement parts
Oct. 31, 2014 - 02:34AM JST
"Yes, the Reichsfuhrer is merely defending the volk."
That is how you chose to start your…