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YongYangAug. 20, 2014 - 07:20AM JST
Posted in: Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports
YongYangAug. 11, 2014 - 12:53AM JST
Say you have a 'member' and are pre-op. They'll walk.
Posted in: Kyoto man arrested after calling victim to apologize for assault
YongYangAug. 10, 2014 - 05:10PM JST
@Inshikoku: It is a bit scarier than a nuclear power station... It is the Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility and 'others'.
Posted in: M 6.0 quake hits off Aomori; no tsunami alert
YongYangAug. 09, 2014 - 03:37PM JST
If any one does need to answer questions that MUST be asked, it's Abe.
Posted in: Nagasaki mayor criticizes Abe's defense policy
YongYangAug. 09, 2014 - 08:56AM JST
The overall rating of the catastrophes is still --that is STILL-- rated at Level 7 (major release of radioactive material with widespread health and environmental effects requiring implementation of planned and extended countermeasures). QED. Nothing in its actual and potential consequences has changed, it has worsened, the spreading of radioactive dust during the removal of debris for one being an example. The mass storage of radioactive water in basle built storage tanks another. Have a look at how high they've 'rebuilt' the sea wall... Seriously. They are about as effective as a chocolate fireguard.
Posted in: Fukushima operator unveils newest tainted-water plan
YongYangAug. 08, 2014 - 08:31PM JST
ALL they have been doing SINCE March 11th 2011 is dumping and leaking radiation into the ocean! What's with this 'sudden' realisation that this is what they are going to have to do??!!
YongYangAug. 07, 2014 - 11:18PM JST
All the fan boys are getting their tissues in I bet. Apple? Poor customer service, same ethos as any other multi-national and no different than that: The dollar is the bottom line. Can't even replace a battery! LOL. Rubbish.
Posted in: Apple sets Sept 9 iPhone event
YongYangAug. 07, 2014 - 02:05PM JST
Good. More time for renewables to creep in and get footholds in the energy sector and undermine the most dangerous enterprise man has ever fooled himself into believing is beneficial and safe. When the consequences are so catastrophic when it goes wrong, which it does and will again, nuclear energy fuelled by uranium HAS to be stopped. NOW. It's the STUPIDEST way to boil water.
Posted in: Japan's nuclear restart may be delayed until 2015
YongYangAug. 06, 2014 - 07:22PM JST
When idiots ruin it for everyone...
Posted in: Japan used to be tolerant of alcohol consumption and music at the beach, but now that local residents have come to be bothered by it I think that some amount of regulation is unavoidable. It will be good if this can become an opportunity for people to care about beaches and build up a willingness to follow the rules.
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 03:52PM JST
As The West sleeps, distracted elsewhere, the structures it established are being threatened by the ones it destroyed and left in tatters. Oh very dear. The very opposite of what the West intended: to secure energy, be on Iran's doorstep, pacify with 'democracy', through invading Iraq is looming. Is here. JFC, what a joke. An absolute tragedy on an unprecedented scale. Saudi Arabia, with a hardly happy populace is 90% Sunni. Well done George, Rumi, Dick, Blair and others. Who'd have thought it, a Caliphate in the 21st Century!
Posted in: In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 02:20PM JST
Sure they are staying within a low ceiling though, surely.
Sure they are staying within a low ceiling though, surely.
The Chinese war games, not the civil aviation flights.
Posted in: China's war games don't faze Japan but disrupt civilian air traffic
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 01:33PM JST
@JT, it's Alderaan, pardon my pedant. Yes, well, please, please, no mishaps. I have both family and friends flying both today and tomorrow. Great. Sure they are staying within a low ceiling though, surely.
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 01:31PM JST
@Nigel, every govt fiddles its unemployment rate to fit its forever being revised 'definition' of unemployment / employment. You don't need arithmetic, just common sense to know that and to not be naive about it.
Posted in: Japan's jobless rate rises to 3.7%
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 12:46PM JST
You get what you pay for, mostly --except the cheap food at very expensive prices scandal at hotels and restaurants this year-- how can you honestly expect anything but the lowest of motivation by workers who I dare not even think how much money they are on an hour. You get what you pay for. In Europe, the cheapest burgers found to made from horse meat, rotting horse meat, it happens everywhere money is being made on the cheapest of 'food'.
Posted in: McDonald's Japan pulls profit forecast after China meat scandal
YongYangJul. 30, 2014 - 02:36AM JST
Oh Japan, what are you doing, where are you going? As Japanese consumer prices rose 3.4% in May (and I do wish people would stop calling this inflation, it is not and never will be), consumer spending was down -8.9% (!). That is from a year earlier, so it has nothing to do with the April 1 tax hike! It’s an insane number when you think about it, and it’s the direct result of Abenomics tightening the thumb screws. With the population having seen their savings collapse, their wages move way down, and now rising prices for food and other basics. While the government and central bank are spending with unparalleled abandon, and pension funds are moving into riskier assets, away from government bonds, which have that same central bank as their only buyer left. Is it also going to purchase all the bonds the pensions funds will bring into the market? Frankly, how can it not?
YongYangJul. 29, 2014 - 08:15PM JST
So THAT begs the question, where are they going to put it?
Posted in: Gov't gives up on plan to buy land for storing nuclear waste
YongYangJul. 29, 2014 - 01:36PM JST
A 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and even above year old near a vehicle that is going to start moving needs to be held, either by the hand or picked up. Such a preventable accident. Extremely sad. Also, needs to be asked, when was the driver's vision, peripheral vision, hearing and reaction times tested.
Posted in: 1-year-old girl hit and killed by kindergarten bus
YongYangJul. 29, 2014 - 12:59PM JST
@Asim, exactly. Proven technology. Trench down to the bedrock, reinforced silica fume concrete, waterproofing, rubberized asphalt 15cm thick...
Posted in: Ice wall to contain Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant isn’t freezing
YongYangJul. 29, 2014 - 11:31AM JST
Isn't that what a pool of experts were saying before TEPCO even attempted to waste more tax pages money, where's Abe, he can use his magic hands like he did at the IOC and state, 'It's all under control'. What a joke!
YongYangJul. 28, 2014 - 05:14PM JST
Key Lesson: Do not build nuclear power stations that use uranium based fuels.
Posted in: Fukushima offers key lesson for U.S. nuclear industry
Aug. 21, 2014 - 05:09PM JST
What a nightmare for the parents,,,
Posted in: Body of missing 7-year-old boy found on train tracks in Nagano
Note that these heroic Hamas "leaders" were hiding out way south, close to the Egyptian border.…
Posted in: Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders
Aug. 21, 2014 - 05:08PM JST
I know there is a more recent version of this story up on this site but…
Posted in: At least 39 dead, 7 missing as landslides hit Hiroshima
Aug. 21, 2014 - 04:56PM JST
Not sure in regards to the question, but I really wish the media wouldn't refer to…
Posted in: Do you think Twitter, YouTube and other social media should remove images of grisly murders, such as the execution of U.S. journalist James Foley or the 7-year-old boy holding a severed head in Syria, for example?
Hamas=ISIS both radical islamist organizations funded by slaves dictatorship -Qatar (who is funding lots or media,…