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airrunweskerJul. 26, 2013 - 05:21AM JST
China doesn't start wars? Tibet would disagree.. so would Vietnam! After the West left Vietnam China took a shot at Vietnam and also got their buts kicked out!
I respect Vietnam!
I hope Japan does have the first strike policy!
I also hope Japan will take all the refugees when North Korea disappears from the face of the earth!
Posted in: Japan eyes first-strike capability, Marines in defense policy update
airrunweskerJul. 25, 2013 - 03:44AM JST
Most Japanese women have a lot of confidence. I think this article is drawing the wrong conclusion based on assessments. e.g. If 94% of Japanese women don't like making bread in a rice cooker then one needs to change their marketing techniques based on the different culture. One needs to know a little more about their customer.
Ford Motors also made a similar mistake during the early 80's. Ford was trying to figure out why their huge cars were not selling in Japan. The reason was because Japanese roads are smaller than roads in America and are designed for a smaller vehicle. Ah! Now Ford Motors had something to work with. Ford Motors did not assume that Japanese women were not confident enough to drive the larger vehicle. It was just too big on Japanese roads. The roads in Malaysia are even smaller... so one needs to know these things first and then make adjustments.
I think most Japanese women are confident enough.... and also polite enough to simply say "not interested" and say it in a nice way!
Posted in: 94% of Japanese women don’t feel confident in a swimsuit, survey reveals
airrunweskerJul. 25, 2013 - 03:22AM JST
I am proud of her! Most girls would never admit that they were capable of lying.... and would have told more lies to back it up. Sorry to hear about the festivals being canceled on fear of the "slasher"! I wonder if she had some random guy picked out to blame for slashing her? I wonder what other stories she has made up? Does she belong to the drama club at her school? Does she already have a stalker?
Posted in: Girl made up false knife attack story to worry parents, police say
airrunweskerMay. 24, 2013 - 02:19AM JST
He had a knife! Why is Japan Today not reporting this? The suspect came at the agents and tried to kill them.
Posted in: Man shot to death while being questioned in Boston bombing probe
airrunweskerMay. 24, 2013 - 02:16AM JST
God created Hell just in case his flawed creation did not love him back... but stupid knows no single religion or belief. Stupid infects religious nuts of all colors and of all races. Now having said that, may street justice prevail!
Posted in: Anti-Islamist protests flare after British soldier butchered near London barracks
airrunweskerMay. 24, 2013 - 02:13AM JST
The poor bat! Being used is such a way instead of its intended purpose. All joking aside, I think he originally meant to kill her, but after the first swing, he really felt bad and changed his mind.... hence he waited for the cops.
Posted in: Youth arrested for hitting 16-year-old girl with baseball bat
airrunweskerMay. 21, 2013 - 03:19PM JST
Rock paper scissors...
A girl can say anything and beat all three! Carry a smart phone, record her!
Posted in: Guilty and never proven innocent – every male train rider's nightmare in Japan
airrunweskerMay. 16, 2013 - 08:34AM JST
I feel bad for both of them. Now he will die alone. Its sad
Posted in: 83-year-old man arrested for beating his wife to death
airrunweskerMay. 13, 2013 - 01:21PM JST
She seems like a drama queen
Posted in: Man arrested for molesting woman after being invited to do so online
airrunweskerApr. 22, 2013 - 12:57PM JST
He should move to China, where "Tu Yung" is just a name!
Posted in: 39-year-old man arrested for paying 14-year-old girl for sex
airrunweskerApr. 11, 2013 - 11:24AM JST
Some days you get the ... kitty, and some days the kitty gets you!
Posted in: Woman held for attempted murder after driving 1 km with husband on car hood
airrunweskerApr. 09, 2013 - 08:47AM JST
You got to do something crazy if you're gonna get back in the news!
Posted in: Naked man covered with tattoos arrested for stopping bus, breaking wipers
airrunweskerApr. 09, 2013 - 07:43AM JST
Ah! The camera in this particular female toilet probably needed replaced.
Posted in: Theft of toilet from public park in Kyoto leaves authorities baffled
airrunweskerMar. 18, 2013 - 11:23AM JST
This bothers me... too little details about this case and too many assuming comments. You know what they say about people who "assume"?
Posted in: 20-year-old man held for abducting 11-year-old girl in Nagano
airrunweskerMar. 13, 2013 - 04:43PM JST
Junk. They did this before. They did this with the playstation network. I purchased over $300 worth of comics to have them pulled and no longer supported by the PS network. Same ol virtual promises repackaged.
Posted in: Marvel releasing some 700 No. 1 issues digitally
airrunweskerMar. 13, 2013 - 04:40PM JST
I have high hopes for this movie. ANd I liked Jar Jar! I was hoping Jar Jars big Adventure was the actual title. Disappointing to lean it was not!
Posted in: Lucas says 'Star Wars' trio returning for new film
airrunweskerFeb. 11, 2013 - 02:17AM JST
I say supporters all start showing our genitals in support of Lee!
Posted in: Fashionistas defend 'obscene' photographer Leslie Kee
airrunweskerFeb. 06, 2013 - 04:44PM JST
So, in Japan taking nude photos of kids is OK.. but taking photos of a grown man's genitals is not OK? I expect this from the Taliban.. not Japan!
Posted in: Renowned photographer Leslie Kee arrested in Japan over obscene photos
airrunweskerJul. 30, 2012 - 11:05AM JST
She needs to make an app.
Posted in: Japanese model uses her half-naked body to tweet to fans
airrunweskerJul. 30, 2012 - 11:01AM JST
I would look for security cameras. There is also the possibility that both are telling the truth. If the girl is suffering for PSTD she might be confused about who was trying to abduct her. Maybe she has been abducted before and therefore panics.
It would be very odd if the teacher had a clean slate and then all of the sudden attacked this girl. Both should be evaluated. He may have a split personality. I hope both parties use a high level of emotional intelligence to get through this. Also, the fact that the teacher stayed in the area.
Posted in: Teacher held over alleged assault of 14-year-old girl
Nov. 28, 2014 - 06:32AM JST
This kind of desperation happens after labor unions are sapped of their power. Give back bargaining…
Posted in: The pay increase at the BOJ is another good sign that a virtuous cycle of Abenomics is spreading in Japan. Wage increases in the government and at the BOJ will promote raises at private companies.
Nov. 28, 2014 - 06:20AM JST
The system has no problem putting people in jail for relatively minor crimes - drug possession,…
Posted in: Grand jury decides not to indict police officer in Ferguson shooting
Nov. 28, 2014 - 06:01AM JST
S. Korea is going back to days of the President's father. The U.S. always reports on…
Posted in: Japanese journalist goes on trial for defaming S Korean president
Nov. 28, 2014 - 05:49AM JST
After Japan was defeated, Soviet was going to help Japan through JCP as charismatic Sanzo Nosaka…
Posted in: Japanese Communist Party says it will reverse most of Abe's policies
Nov. 28, 2014 - 05:45AM JST
12 bullets are obsessive force. He was not armed and clearly if he runs off and…