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WakarimasenDec. 18, 2014 - 09:57AM JST
So boko didn't get them but their government will?
Posted in: Nigerian court sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight extremists
I thought that is one of the joys of Christmas...... Like asking "What are some suggestions for not giving or receiving presents over Christmas season"?
Posted in: What are some suggestions to avoid overeating or getting too drunk during the Christmas-New Year party season?
WakarimasenDec. 18, 2014 - 09:56AM JST
Yes he can. what benefits exactly?
Posted in: Abe can’t pump his chest to say he won the will of Japanese people. He must realize it’s imperative to bring some benefits to the Japanese people.
WakarimasenDec. 18, 2014 - 09:55AM JST
About time. If they go the whole way then Cuba will soon become another tropical tourist destination for Americans....
Posted in: Obama announces U.S. re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba
WakarimasenDec. 18, 2014 - 09:52AM JST
About time. I prefer Peach John. Have been injured a couple of times when dealing with a Triumph bra.....
Posted in: Over 20,000 bras recalled due to injury fears
WakarimasenDec. 18, 2014 - 09:48AM JST
Posted in: Golden afternoon
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 02:53PM JST
i was surprised to read this. Now if it read "China drives growth in patent THEFT worldwide" i wouldn't have been so surprised. Guess it shows a bit of prejudice on my part.....
Posted in: China drives growth in patent applications worldwide
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 02:52PM JST
no issues although sometimes full on kissing can be a bit gruesome to see.
Posted in: How do you feel about couples who get amorous in public places?
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 02:50PM JST
I like Bond movies but Bond drinking Heineken????? what other products will they place? all this hacking is inevitable - surprised hasn't been done before.
Posted in: Stiff upper lip: 007 carries on after script leak
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 02:47PM JST
Japan will see trade surplus again if they switch the nukes back on...... Plus cheaper yen starts making production in Japan more viable.
Posted in: Japan's trade deficit shrinks 31.5% in November
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:57AM JST
you can still buy multiple small portions, just not a large.
Posted in: McDonald's Japan rations french fries due to strikes on U.S. West Coast
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:56AM JST
Hurrah!! more money for the plutocrats. i am currently fighting the taxman over my personal tax. No leniency for me.....
Posted in: Gov't considering 2.5% corporate tax cut from fiscal 2015: Nikkei
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:55AM JST
Team America was a great satire on the NK regime. not sure this could ever be as good.
The sony hack really does reveal just how shallow Hollywood can be and how people's private views are very often at odds with their public persona.....
Posted in: Rogen defends satirizing N Korean leader in 'The Interview'
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:19AM JST
This really is a benighted part of the world - and I know it is not linked but it does give the lie to the value of Nobel Peace prizes and the like in these warzones. Probably motivated by a speech claiming that all kids (specially girls) have a right to education.
Posted in: Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:17AM JST
All too true. time to introduce a system and incentives that promote makjng babies.
Posted in: We’re still far from where Japan needs to go on a long-term basis, given the severe demographic crisis that the nation is facing.
WakarimasenDec. 17, 2014 - 10:16AM JST
A hero to many oldies in Tokyo and across Japan. and, to be fair, he didn't do a bad job of governing Tokyo - just was a problem when he opened his yap about matters national or international.
Posted in: Ishihara retires from politics
WakarimasenDec. 16, 2014 - 02:30PM JST
Modern equivalent of Hadrian's Wall......
Posted in: Obama declares 'turning point' for U.S. military
WakarimasenDec. 16, 2014 - 10:13AM JST
Seems like a waste of effort. Focus on the economy, stupid.
Posted in: Abe vows to rewrite constitution, instill patriotism in schools
WakarimasenDec. 16, 2014 - 10:11AM JST
Tragic all round. no one wins from this, although in the ideology of extreme religious nuts I guess they might think differently.
Posted in: Sydney hostage drama: A jihadist propaganda win?
WakarimasenDec. 15, 2014 - 06:39PM JST
Posted in: How much attention do you pay to information, such as calorie count, on food labels or menu items in restaurants?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:19PM JST
Learning to sleep or catnap on the train is a necessary life skill here. Just the…
Posted in: Commercial reminds Japan’s tired commuters about drawbacks of living far away from work
Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:14PM JST
Now that I am a university instructor and not working in high flying Internation Internet companies,…
Posted in: Police step up presence at Tokyo stations to prevent trouble during 'bonenkai' season
Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:12PM JST
Don't worry I will be dead soon (aparantly) then there will be one less person enjoying…
Posted in: Smoke haters go after smokers with a vengeance
Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:07PM JST
What am I missing?
Aska WilliB. A sense of societal norms?
Posted in: Man held for camera voyeurism in first arrest under new child porn law
Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:05PM JST
describing the goal as “quite difficult”.
Sheez. They are basically declaring the government insolvent then.
Posted in: Gov't panel sees fiscal goal 'hard to meet' without radical steps