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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.
Posted in: More than 8,700 people sue Asahi Shimbun over 'comfort women' stories
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
YuriOtaniJan. 17, 2015 - 11:50AM JST
bam_boo it is not the mainland Japanese but the politicians. They make the continued occupation of Okinawa possible.
Yubaru, am not taking about independence but the self determination the other prefectures enjoy. Okinawa is burdened with a series of Okinawa only laws. Americans are hypocrites as their equal protection under the law applies only when they want it.
Posted in: Gov't cuts budget for Okinawan economic development
YuriOtaniJan. 17, 2015 - 12:34AM JST
Smith one underage offender should not be the reason to change the system. In the land of the fee (USA) they have a bigger percentage of their population behind bars than Mainland China. The American system turns them into criminals for life. Japan will do what is best for Japan in this internal concern.
Posted in: YouTube prankster on the run after police issue arrest warrant
YuriOtaniJan. 16, 2015 - 01:49PM JST
If they would remove the bases think ending all of the "sympathy" money will be a good deal. Will it be painful? Sure but we will be able to determine our own destiny. As for Chinese invading, Japan still has a treaty from the Americans promising to defend Japan if it is attacked. They will just lose their spy and training bases.
YuriOtaniJan. 16, 2015 - 11:32AM JST
It will make the roads safer! Will allow one to have a few drinks and ride home in safety.
Posted in: Google expects public in driverless cars in 2 to 5 years
YuriOtaniJan. 16, 2015 - 11:27AM JST
It is new technology expensive is part of it. Toyota will decrease the price with experience.
Posted in: Toyota swamped by orders for its first mass market hydrogen fuel-cell car
YuriOtaniJan. 15, 2015 - 12:37AM JST
Honest Abe can only dream about such power to quash free speech. This is who you support America a dictator in sheep's clothing. More proof the ROK is becoming like Mainland China and its northern cousins. Then Republic of Korea has never been free in the American definition.
Posted in: South Korea activist arrested for praising North
YuriOtaniJan. 14, 2015 - 05:37AM JST
The question should be what President Park and Republic of Korea need to do before a meeting. They had some of the worse soldiers in the war. The many of atrocities were committed by Korans. Japan has acknowledge their crimes while Korea has whitewashed them. Their criminals became victims instead of being criminals. I could care less it Japan had any sort of relationship with Republic of Korea.
What people forget it is Japans ancestors that committed the crimes. For criminal President Park only needs to look back to her father. Again and again Japan did many bad things in the war but are not alone. The Russian Federation wants to investigate the American war crimes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Posted in: S Korea's Park says she is not opposed to talks with Abe
YuriOtaniJan. 13, 2015 - 01:42PM JST
It will never be enough for Park and the Republic of Korea. I think Japan should downgrade relations with them while upgrading relations with Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. Let them have partial relations but not full. Japan needs to stay out of the Korean civil war at all costs!
YuriOtaniJan. 12, 2015 - 03:26AM JST
warispeace you missed one Strategic Position. Taking out Japan will open up Pacific to both Mainland China and Russia. Then again if you can make Japan neutral or your allies you gain the same thing. Japan needs to be able to defend itself without American bases. Without the American bases there is no reason for mainland China or Russia to attack.
As for South Korea they if given a chance will become friends with mainland China. Perhaps mainland China will take out the little fat man and his cronies and allow Korea to become one under the Republic of Korea. Reward for mainland China will be the removal of the American bases and a stable border.
Joe I agree with you, peace is done in different fashions. However until a natural peace comes about a strong defense is required. Being Helpless against a known threat is a sin that generates its own punishment.
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YuriOtaniJan. 09, 2015 - 12:34AM JST
has nothing to do with the people but the food. It gives Japanese food a bad name
Posted in: Japanese restaurants are springing up all over the world - most of them fake
Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:25AM JST
DisillusionedJan. 30, 2015 - 05:14PM JST
Holy smoke! I guess this woman is one of the…
Posted in: Woman attacks group of young boys with knife
Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:12AM JST
C'mon people, if we can get away with having the Spice Girls perform at the closing…
Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan'
Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:11AM JST
Oh boy.....this REALLY scares me about the health of China's economy.......could trigger next global recession!
Posted in: Political tensions behind China-Japan economic issues: Beijing
Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:06AM JST
Milk the cash cow....
Posted in: Paul McCartney to play 4 concerts in Japan in April
Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:04AM JST
they only joined Asia to get in to the world cup
In fact they qualified…
Posted in: 'Aussies out' -- Asian Cup hosts hit by shock AFC revolt