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WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 06:02PM JST
US car companies make plenty of cars that are very suitable for Japan and also that are right hand drive. Ford Fiesta and Focus anyone?
Posted in: U.S. steps up pressure on Japan to make good on trade promises
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 05:19PM JST
Abe is more likely to say "Ich bin ein donut" (mit sakura cream flavour centre)
Posted in: Blossoms for the PM
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 05:18PM JST
always amazes me that no-one takes umbrage at the name of the Yellow Sea.....
Posted in: Addition of Korean name for Sea of Japan becomes law in Virginia
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 02:53PM JST
i will believe it when i see it.
Posted in: Asia leaders look to bolster unity, coordination
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 02:45PM JST
Chilling photo. Why does Hamburg have a cherry blossom princess? And why was this one picked?
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 12:13PM JST
Mixed. As you would expect. and some of the do's and don'ts in Japan differ from what is more acceptable in the West.
Posted in: What’s your impression of parental supervision of children when families are out and about in Japan?
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 12:11PM JST
What gains of the past 12 years? seem illusory to me. My guess is that it will be back under the Taliban within 2 years.....
Posted in: Afghanistan again at a crossroads
WakarimasenApr. 04, 2014 - 12:10PM JST
i have also heard that this is a scam. Just false attention from women to get you to buy more credits.
That aside, makes one wonder how muuch longer the institution of marriage can last. Less and less people getting married, high divorce rates, casual acceptance of adultery (even US presidential candidates can cheat on their wives and still be in the race and look at clinton), extension of marriage outside its traditional religious meaning.
Bilder - the reason people like this over a soapy or deriheru is that the latter are directly paid for and the blokes know that their girl is doing it with plenty other guys (often just a short time before their turn) while this allows men the illusion of wooing and being the "only one".....
Personally i have no interest in online dating. heard too many scary stories to give it a try.
Posted in: Adultery website shows fastest growth in Japan
WakarimasenApr. 03, 2014 - 05:42PM JST
Tragic indeed. Intolerable strain being placed on the US military fighting in wars in which many of them do not see the distinction between right and wrong. both Iraq and Afghanistan it is arguable that the US's "allies" are just as distasteful as their "enemies".
Posted in: 4 dead, including gunman, after Fort Hood shooting
WakarimasenApr. 03, 2014 - 05:36PM JST
No J pop?
Posted in: U2, Linda Ronstadt among 25 albums to be preserved
WakarimasenApr. 03, 2014 - 05:35PM JST
The only good thing about the use of suicide bombers is that it leaves less fanatics to go on killing.
Posted in: Pakistan's Musharraf survives assassination bomb attempt
WakarimasenApr. 03, 2014 - 05:32PM JST
555 - sure Adelstein talks his own book, but he is a freelancer who needs to be heard and printed if he is to get paid. i agree parts of his book were pretty poor. not sure i draw the same conclusionas you that he thought the yakuza are nice people.
Posted in: Yamaguchi-gumi launches website with song, anti-drugs message
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 05:31PM JST
Afghanistan has always united against outsiders and has been a graveyard for foreign intervention since alexander the Great. It should be left to do as it pleases, even if that results in misogyny, superstition and oppression of minorities....
Posted in: The debate over post-war Afghanistan
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 03:40PM JST
The position does not have any constitutional status or legal powers in New Zealand but carries symbolic importance for some Maori.
The current king worked as a truck driver before his coronation in 2006.
The windsors will be gutted not to meet him.
Posted in: New Zealand's Maori king refuses to meet Prince William next month
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 03:38PM JST
43 million in the Sates, the most celebrity obsessed country in the World. how then are we continually being told that over a billion people tune in to the Oscars every yeatr. Typical hollywood self-aggrandisement and hype.
Posted in: Oscar telecast ratings hit 10-year-high
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 03:32PM JST
Is this "asks" or "asked"? Big difference in meaning. Should be remembered that Ukraine only got given Crimea in 1956 by USSR. After what we have seen in the Balkans we should not rule out russia taking it from Ukraine. and NATO will do nothing. Sanctions, meh.
anyway, not sure why it is necessarily a bad thing if the majority in Crimea would rather belong to wealthy (ish) Russia than bankrupt and corrupt Ukraine...
Maybe Poland will make a bid to take Lviv back.
Posted in: Deposed Ukrainian leader asks Putin for troops
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 01:56PM JST
Great story. wonder what the package tracker said.
Posted in: Yamato deliveryman kept 2,723 packages at home because he was 'too busy' to deliver them
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 10:13AM JST
Time to take back the hoppo ryodo mondai while Russia is distracted.
Posted in: No change for now in Kishida's planned Russia visit
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 10:12AM JST
Posted in: Wireless mouse runs without a battery or battery charging
WakarimasenMar. 04, 2014 - 10:11AM JST
Don't need to be a native speaker to teach a language but it might be preferable. although teachers of Latin (for example) can clearly not be native speakers while at the same time being excellent teachers....
Posted in: Ideally, should English teachers at schools in Japan be native speakers? Can non-native English speakers do just as well or better?
Apr. 18, 2014 - 11:58AM JST
@ebisenAPR. 18, 2014 - 09:21AM JST
RedMango - at least did she shout in English? :)…
Posted in: M4.7 quake jolts Kanto region; no tsunami alert issued
Apr. 18, 2014 - 11:55AM JST
It was in service for about 20 years without a hitch before the Korean bought it.…
Posted in: Confused, chaotic scenes described on sinking ferry
Apr. 18, 2014 - 11:54AM JST
if they are walking around like this all the time, they will be discriminated and isolated…
Posted in: A fetish for full body suits in Japan
Apr. 18, 2014 - 11:53AM JST
@ RomeoR - you almost make it sound as though a lost Japanese life would be…
Apr. 18, 2014 - 11:48AM JST
I don't think it is the Japanese since the Japanese version is not aired in Japan…
Posted in: Air France geisha poster prompts satirical home-made fixes