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YuriOtaniSep. 10, 2014 - 09:33AM JST
It would be better for Australia to build these submarines at home. Yes it is more expensive but the money will go into the local economy not Japans. Second it will keep their shipbuilding process available.
Posted in: Concern growing in Australia over plan to buy Japanese submarines
YuriOtaniSep. 10, 2014 - 09:01AM JST
Paul Richards true but Japan lacks the internal natural resources for fossil fuel. Now it appears Russian oil/gas is too risky and Japan can not afford to be blackmailed by Russia. Second the fossil fuel emissions kill millions of people around the world. IE Beijing is the poster city for pollution. Yes there is danger from atomic power but fossil fuels create even worse plus increased background radiation. Lastly honest Abe has made import oil/gas too expensive as the yen falls. In today's uncertain world Japan needs to be able to rely on no outside countries.
Posted in: Regulator gives OK to restart 2 Sendai reactors in Kyushu
YuriOtaniSep. 05, 2014 - 08:58AM JST
that is our cousins in the north, nutty as a squirrel cage! So instead of arresting him, how about making him erase the pictures? Take a note of it and if he does it again arrest him.
Posted in: Man arrested for taking 'normal' picture of woman on train
YuriOtaniSep. 04, 2014 - 12:20PM JST
Looks like a new season of "Whale Wars", only this time Tokyo does not have a legal leg to stand upon. Of course they short a ship thanks to Russia.
Posted in: Japan to resume Antarctic minke whale hunt despite ban
YuriOtaniSep. 04, 2014 - 09:31AM JST
If Russia does not want peace there will be no peace. Russia needs Japan more than Japan needing Russia. The Russians need to stop insulting Japan.
Posted in: Putin hails Soviet victory over Japan in courting Mongolia
YuriOtaniSep. 01, 2014 - 07:44AM JST
This gets real old, so I do not hear you oh worshiper of the biggest mass murderer in history.
Posted in: China rereleases Japanese war crimes 'confessions' - again
YuriOtaniAug. 31, 2014 - 10:22AM JST
A roll of toilet paper is useful in an emergency like when Honest Abe is about to insult China or Korea. Swiftly jammed into his mouth prevents needless troubles. As for those who do not think it is important remember to use your left hand and not right hand when using the bucket.
Posted in: Gov't advises citizens to stockpile toilet paper
YuriOtaniAug. 31, 2014 - 10:18AM JST
Japan needs to mind its own business and drop all support for Republic of China and Republic of Korea. All they do is cause heartache for the people of Japan. The Peoples Republic of China and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea hate Japan about the same as the previous two governments. Japan needs to find out how the American blackmail us into doing their bidding and eliminate it. Believe Japan can defend ourselves from both China and Korea. If they continue to hate us we need to give them the "Hawaii happiness gesture" and move forward.
Posted in: China says no change in policy on improving ties with Japan
YuriOtaniAug. 30, 2014 - 11:00PM JST
Strangerland, China and Korea are better at rewriting their own histories. Their war criminals have been whitewashed by the general population. In Japan it is only a few who think the war criminals were not guilty. However, most people do not want to hear about it all of the time.
YuriOtaniAug. 29, 2014 - 11:29AM JST
Israel needs to rescue the poor civilians dressed up as military.
Posted in: 75 Philippine U.N. peacekeepers defy Syria rebels after 43 Fijians seized
YuriOtaniAug. 29, 2014 - 11:26AM JST
Would be very happy if Japan breaks diplomatic relations with the "republic" of Korea. Wonder if the new Ambassador insulted the Foreign minister?
Posted in: Courtesy call
YuriOtaniAug. 29, 2014 - 10:47AM JST
The point is they are deceased though Abe says these STUPID things to piss off China and Korea. Well I did not support him and his LDP. The people of Okinawa also do not support him. He is a brown nose to the Americans.
Posted in: China, S Korea urge Japan to reflect on wartime aggression
YuriOtaniAug. 29, 2014 - 01:35AM JST
I give up! Lastly there are a lot more people honored than the war criminals which are a very small minority. There are millions of innocent civilians caught up in the war. The Chinese and Koreans having whitewashed their own war criminals use this to distract attention from problems at home. Am beginning to think Japan should revert to isolationism. The Americans, Chinese and Koreans demand that they have the right to interfere in the domestic policies of Japan but would scream like a stuck pig if it was reversed. la la la la...I do not hear you! Oh as for the southern faction of the Korean war the US puppets, it makes no difference to me if the northern group takes control. It is not Japans problem or concern. Japan should never interfere in another countries affairs again.
YuriOtaniAug. 28, 2014 - 10:29PM JST
He was referring to the vast majority who were NOT war criminals. The dead include my ancestors who were farmers and fishermen but were butchered by the Americans. My point is the Americans, Chinese and Koreans consider all Japanese nationals war criminals.
YuriOtaniAug. 28, 2014 - 01:37AM JST
Think while she could be guilty, it has more to do with falling out of favor with the 1 percent.
Posted in: IMF chief Lagarde charged in French corruption case
YuriOtaniAug. 28, 2014 - 01:06AM JST
OssanAmerica the Osprey has no real advantages as they are sitting ducks to any fighter from the Mig 15 forward. So they move a little faster, so what! They cost so much to purchase and maintain and at least 4 brand new CH-47's can be bought for the same price. As for protecting the islands, Japan needs to set up bases now and not plan on "retaking" them. Once there are Red Army troops on the islands it will be too late. The world media will then portray Japan as the aggressor. It is important to make the Peoples Army make the first aggressive moves.
Posted in: Onodera tries once again to get Saga support for Osprey deployment
YuriOtaniAug. 27, 2014 - 07:15AM JST
USNinJapan2, so tell me where are people suppose to live? There is no place far from a US base on Okinawa. What are we suppose to do? My family land is under direct American occupation. They destroyed the farm and desecrated my ancestors graves. The people of Saga do not want an American base. Once the Americans make a base it is close to impossible to get them to leave! turbotsat, that is not forrest around the new American base but overgrowth. The Americans completely destroyed all things in their path. Liberated Okinawa (censored)!!!!! Americans need to be ashamed of themselves!
YuriOtaniAug. 26, 2014 - 10:52PM JST
Do not think the American bases do much for Japan. True they are helpful in the event there is a recurrence in the Chinese or Korean civil wars but both of these countries are foes to Japan. Once these missions are gone there is not much need for them. Japan does not need the Osprey since we need defensive things. So what it moves faster than the CH-47. It is more expensive to operate and the people hate it. I have a novel ideal, how about letting Japan defend itself. How about forcing yourself on another country. As for Okinawa the people have voted in anti base governments but the mainlanders force the bases on them. NIMBY is the rule for them and democracy is two wolfs and a sheep voting on what to eat for dinner.
YuriOtaniAug. 26, 2014 - 12:52PM JST
lucabrasi, Japan needs to reduce expenses and not build more bases for the Americans.
YuriOtaniAug. 26, 2014 - 12:26PM JST
It"S ME, it is cheaper to make new CH-47 and other helicopters. There is no advantage to the Osprey sodai-gomi except make money for the American war machine.
Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:08PM JST
How about disbelievers in the University of Illinois, and satellite images?
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Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:06PM JST
Good grief... they weren't that good. All they did was take Beatles riffs and butcher them.
Posted in: First ever exhibition dedicated to Oasis coming to Tokyo
Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:05PM JST
I still buy CDs... better sound quality than an MP3.
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They should change the part where it says "200 Japanese businessmen are asking for a meeting",…
Posted in: 200-strong Japanese business delegation visits China
Embassies are considered foreign soil. Everywhere, not just in Libya.
Urban myth. Embassies are just…
Posted in: The U.S. is putting together a coalition, including Japan, to eradicate the threat to the global community from the Islamic State. Do you think military action will be effective or will it make the situation worse?