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YuriOtaniApr. 19, 2014 - 02:44PM JST
I am sad beyond belief! The thought of all of those children dying in the cold waters of the Eastern Sea. I still pray that they be rescued.
Posted in: Captain of S Korean ferry, 2 other crew members arrested; bodies seen
YuriOtaniApr. 18, 2014 - 01:51PM JST
I can only think about the missing adults and children. The thought that the children might be dead makes me sick. I continue to pray that they may still be rescued.
Posted in: Abe offers sympathy, help to S Korea over ferry disaster
YuriOtaniApr. 17, 2014 - 01:05PM JST
All of these children that are missing and probably dead. I pray that some may still be alive in the wreckage. God bring comfort to their families and the children that escaped.
YuriOtaniApr. 16, 2014 - 10:00AM JST
Pure propaganda as most Japanese hate whale niku. It is just disgusting and think they were well paid for the photo ops.
Posted in: A taste of whale
YuriOtaniApr. 14, 2014 - 09:47AM JST
For the record I do not hate Koreans. My personal experiences have all be negative when dealing with Koreans. So 13 stickers are put up by a few people, the result is the entire Japanese nation is labeled as racist. Thousands of stickers are put up in Japan in Korean. Papi2013, I am sorry they do not announce anything in Japanese and this includes the subways. I remember signs in English but no Japanese signs. I can not read a word of Korean but remember seeing the san kanji at a station. Somehow the Korean people always know I am a Japanese national. I am from Okinawa and look more Chinese than Japanese. Then again I can trace my roots to China. Anyhow I wish they would give it a rest and stop putting up their stickers. I wonder if any of them are on private property? Foreign people come to Japan and do not respect the local culture. A frequent one is their taking money from roadside shrines. Also thinking "finders keepers looser weepers". Again and again my views come from my lives experiences. I am sure there are nice Korean people, I just have never meet them. My kibo is to meet them one day.
Posted in: Anti-Korean stickers posted at several points along Shikoku pilgrimage route
YuriOtaniApr. 12, 2014 - 12:20AM JST
Scott, While I am suspicious of the Peoples Republic of China do not believe they want a atomic war. Even if they "win" the majority of the people in the PRC will be dead.
Posted in: U.S. sending 2 warships to Japan to counter N Korea; warns China
YuriOtaniApr. 09, 2014 - 03:08AM JST
My guy wonders if the plane even took off. Something really just stinks about this "accident".
Posted in: Sub hunting for source of 'pings' in plane search
YuriOtaniApr. 07, 2014 - 07:12AM JST
Guru27, Japan will never surrender to the Peoples Republic of China! I do not wish for there to be war over some uninhabited islands. How ever giving in to them will increase their appetite. All of this is to keep the PRC nationals in line and not revolting due to conditions withing their nation. So go ahead and attack Japan and we will teach the aggressive PRC not to mess with Japan!
YuriOtaniApr. 04, 2014 - 08:34PM JST
brians meant to write American Brands do not build cars that Japanese want to buy.
Posted in: U.S. steps up pressure on Japan to make good on trade promises
YuriOtaniApr. 04, 2014 - 09:26AM JST
toshiko you prove my point the Japanese car companies build cars Americans will buy. The Americans do not buy cars Japanese will buy.
YuriOtaniApr. 04, 2014 - 07:47AM JST
Autos made by "American Brand" companies are not suitable for the Japanese market. There are no yellow plate models and the smallest is a 330 plate. They are too big and use too much fuel. So it is the "big 3" that are the real reason behind slow sales. Oh lastly where would they park the things?
YuriOtaniMar. 30, 2014 - 11:40AM JST
Whale niku is YUCKY! It has that no good taste and is like rubber. No wonder they can not sell the stuff.
Posted in: Biggest threat to Japan whaling: Declining appetites
YuriOtaniMar. 30, 2014 - 01:31AM JST
Think real peace is impossible with the Peoples Republic of China and the Republic of Korea. Something always happens which allows them to bash Japan. In my heart I do not see a real peace and until it is possible not to try. I believe both will attack Japan in the future as history repeats itself.
Posted in: China's Xi says Japan's wartime atrocities 'fresh in our memory'
YuriOtaniMar. 30, 2014 - 01:14AM JST
This a lot of the pollution is made in Japan. With the atomic plants off line and the massive increase of fossil fuels, there is more pollution. btw fossil fuels release increased radiation into the environment.
Posted in: PM2.5 alert issued for first time in Hokkaido
YuriOtaniMar. 30, 2014 - 01:07AM JST
The short range version carried 580 people. The 757, 767, 777 and 787 do not carry close to that amount of people. So it takes 2 or more flights using the smaller aircraft. This will make it more difficult getting a last minute seat to Naha.
Posted in: Japan to bid farewell to 747 jumbo
YuriOtaniMar. 28, 2014 - 08:15AM JST
Think it is time for Japan to downgrade relations with South Korea and upgrade them with North Korea.
Posted in: Seoul unmoved as Japan hails bridge-building summit
YuriOtaniMar. 27, 2014 - 01:40PM JST
Good to make the PRC uncertain, look at the Ukraine and the fruits of giving up their weapons. Add Libya who gave up their weapons of mass destruction for "peace". Now when the Democratic Peoples of Korea is approached to give up their weapons, is it a surprise the response is "go frack yourself"? Anyhow Libya and Ukraine shows what the American word is worth.
Posted in: China says Japan nuclear stockpile move step in right direction
YuriOtaniMar. 26, 2014 - 09:05PM JST
The Ukrainian fleet for the most part has surrendered without a fight. They allowed themselves to be blocked in and then captured. I would of gotten my ship out to sea and then relocate to a safe port. My oath to nation would be stronger than a steady job. Now Russia will invade the rest of the Ukraine.
Posted in: G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates
YuriOtaniMar. 26, 2014 - 11:06AM JST
Go to Moscow, do not throw away good relations with Russia. Ukraine refuses to fight for its freedom. Unless they fight they will lose. I do not think they will fight.
Posted in: Kishida likely to postpone Russia visit
YuriOtaniMar. 25, 2014 - 11:36AM JST
As long as the Ukrainian military refuses to fight they are doomed.
Apr. 21, 2014 - 09:15PM JST
Why hasn't the US come forward with details of the plane's flight that must have been…
Posted in: Two-thirds of underwater search done; no sign of MH370
Apr. 21, 2014 - 09:13PM JST
The seizure undermined the 1972 joint communique that normalised ties between Japan and China, in which…
Posted in: China seizes Mitsui O.S.K. ship over unpaid wartime contract compensation
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If Salvage divers become emotional they cannot help anyone, if family's of victims blame the government…
Posted in: Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
The value of Japanese companies’ investment in China dropped by half in the first quarter of…
Apr. 21, 2014 - 09:08PM JST
Sweden has been blessed by a succession of ambassadors who go out of their way to…
Posted in: Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan