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YuriOtaniMar. 01, 2015 - 10:11AM JST
Underdawg the people of Okinawa are not of Japanese descent. We are Japanese nationals but that is where it stops. As for the Americans they continue to control Okinawa. They still control the sea and air and whatever ground as it pleases them. Okinawa was invaded by Japan in 1872 and America keeps returning us to Japan. As for the Korean protest nothing will make them happy about Japan. If Japan was no longer an issue, what would distract the Korean people from their real problems?
Posted in: Anti-Japan protest in Seoul
YuriOtaniMar. 01, 2015 - 10:05AM JST
Like Mark G, Wonders if China has claimed it yet?
Posted in: New volcanic island keeps getting bigger
YuriOtaniFeb. 28, 2015 - 01:00PM JST
Turkey wants the Kurds to fail. They do not want a Kurdish state on their border. I wonder if Turkey has been backing ISIS?
Posted in: Islamic State under pressure as Kurds seize Syrian town
YuriOtaniFeb. 28, 2015 - 12:57PM JST
Yawns! It is back to schoolbooks again? At least Korea got rid of the Japanese. Okinawa still has them today as well as Americans. The Koreans should stop complaining and work toward making Korea a better place. I am hearing they want to be vassals to China again. Will laugh a lot when the Republic of Korea kicks out the Americans in favor of Peoples Republic of China.
YuriOtaniFeb. 15, 2015 - 01:52PM JST
What would Japan do, quaver in fear? The Peoples Republic of China wants war and the only thing Japan can do is prepare for it.
Posted in: With eye on Japan, China plans big military parades under Xi
YuriOtaniFeb. 09, 2015 - 03:10AM JST
mukashiyokatta radiation is a natural part of our environment. For your information radiation is released into the environment by burning fossil fuels. Then add the health problems and fossil fuels are many times more destructive than atomic power. As for being "safe", nothing we do is 100 percent "safe".
Posted in: Gov't aims to restart Kyushu nuclear reactors in June
YuriOtaniFeb. 08, 2015 - 03:55AM JST
Think it will be a tense unproductive meeting in which Mainland China and Republic of Korea bash Japan. Complete waste of time for all involved. Mainland China will demand the disputed islands and ROK will demand for apologies and money from Japan. Even if Japan gives them everything they demand it will never be enough. They need Japan as a punching bag to help keep their own people under control.
YuriOtaniFeb. 08, 2015 - 03:33AM JST
This is a funny story as the Democratic Peoples Republic does not have the technology to make these missiles or even deploy and operate these missiles. This is the country that still has Mig 15 aircraft as front line fighters.
Posted in: N Korea test-fires 'intelligent' anti-ship rocket
YuriOtaniFeb. 08, 2015 - 03:31AM JST
The plan is to destroy Japan's capability to grow its own food. Part one is to flood the Japanese market with cheap food. Part two is to hold these low prices as food production disappears in Japan. Part three is after a period of time raise food prices even higher since Japan has no way to counter higher prices. The end result is higher food prices in Japan, higher unemployment in Japan and higher profits to the foreigners who now control the food market. America already enjoys a huge trade surplus with Japan. TPP is about American greed no matters who gets hurt. American short sighted profit motives which often hurt the American people.
Posted in: U.S. lawmaker says Japan and Canada must cut farm tariffs
YuriOtaniFeb. 02, 2015 - 12:47PM JST
My guy got me to watch the game. It was very close and either team could of won. I watched it over the air and it was of good picture.
Posted in: Super Bowl puts American football fans on seat's edge
YuriOtaniJan. 29, 2015 - 11:55PM JST
While it is "their" law, it is fine for other countries to protest it. Really think Japan should rethink its relations with them. Indonesia killing drug dealers but being soft on terrorism. I will never visit there as there is a chance someone may put drugs in my checked luggage. On my last Southwest flight someone stole all of my underwear. Left the valuables but took my underwear including the unwashed. So the unmerciful ones should take this into account.
Posted in: Indonesia rejects clemency appeals; ready to execute 7 foreigners
YuriOtaniJan. 29, 2015 - 11:18AM JST
Airbus has shot itself in the foot. ANA and JAL will look at this and order Boeing aircraft.
Posted in: Skymark's shares plunge 25% after filing for bankruptcy protection
YuriOtaniJan. 27, 2015 - 11:46PM JST
It is what one would expect of the fringe right wing Yamato people. About South Korea, I never let any Korean products in my home. It is my choice! Friendly people though are always welcome.
YuriOtaniJan. 24, 2015 - 10:36AM JST
Then it is time to send in NATO and hit the criminals hard. They are Russians and caving into them will lead to complete surrender of Ukraine. It is fight or die if not which country will Russia attack next?
Posted in: Pro-Russian rebels reject Ukraine peace deal; launch new offensive
YuriOtaniJan. 24, 2015 - 10:34AM JST
Actually it can be argued that Japan has been attacked and Article #9 has been satisfied. Japan has the right to defend its citizens and it is ISIS that has broken the peace. A strong statement saying release the hostages or Japan will attack should do the trick. If they kill the hostages than a state of war between ISIS and Japan will be in effect. I will be very happy to put my uniform back on and assist any strike against the criminals. If they get away with it all of Japan is in danger from these criminals. As for our past we want no territory and will not occupy any land. The message has to be strong and clear release the hostages or face the wrath of Nippon!
Posted in: Abe briefing document rules out Japan strike on Islamic State
YuriOtaniJan. 24, 2015 - 12:30AM JST
USA has diplomatic relations with mainland China and they sent troops against them in Korea. They have diplomatic relations with Vietnam. What has Cuba done to make them a forever foe?
Posted in: U.S., Cuba move toward embassies but long path lies ahead
YuriOtaniJan. 22, 2015 - 02:02PM JST
Charity starts at home and there are more important things than flushing money down the middle east toilet. My guy and others have told me the billions the US has spent on reconstruction in Afghanistan and Iraq were mostly wasted.
My heart goes out to these two Japanese but they put themselves in harms way and paying that much money will make things worse. Best not to pay these criminals.
Posted in: IS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless it receives $200 mil ransom
YuriOtaniJan. 22, 2015 - 04:26AM JST
It is sad they are going to die but the 200 million is even a greater harm to peace. Next why is honest Abe offering 200 million of our tax money. Nice gesture but Japan is broke.
YuriOtaniJan. 20, 2015 - 01:07AM JST
She told the Captain to return to the gate and not change course. Seems Koreans love to go after the wealthy hard when possible. It is like the owner of the ferry being "found" dead. She has been punished and it should be good enough. It not enough make her pay a large fine and give it to the passengers who were inconvenienced. Not to bad mouth Koreans but this overkill punishment is not unique to their country.
Posted in: Former Korean Air exec pleads not guilty in nut rage case
YuriOtaniJan. 20, 2015 - 01:01AM JST
war is peace it is paid by the money collected from tickets. This is Japan and not neo-con America. We believe all of the public can travel not just the wealthy.
Posted in: Exclusive low-cost carrier terminal to open at Narita in April
Mar. 04, 2015 - 01:17PM JST
I hope they get the event venue, but don't push the food too much!
Posted in: Fukushima makes pitch for 2020 Olympic baseball and local food
Mar. 04, 2015 - 01:15PM JST
The US is behind at the jr. high and high school levels, but has some of…
Posted in: Michelle Obama's trip to Japan, Cambodia finalised
Posted in: 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmasked
On what principle do we punish his parents?
I can see one. From everything we are…
Mar. 04, 2015 - 01:14PM JST
Not true. There have been significant imports to Japan of soy, onions, garlic, carrots, broccoli, oranges…
Posted in: Japan negotiator: TPP trade deal with U.S. doable by spring