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akoppaMay. 17, 2013 - 10:16PM JST
What Hashimoto says is the truth. War is war and always women are prone to be raped as are men and children as well. It happened in all fronts during WWII.
Posted in: Defiant Hashimoto says U.S. troops abused women during occupation
akoppaMay. 14, 2013 - 10:22PM JST
It is ridiculous to think that armies don't allow their soldiers to pay for sex. During WWII ALL armies had some sort of prostitution control and organization in order to protect the soldiers' health. There was one exception: US. Right, the US Armed Forces care very little about what their men did during leaves and that's why Hawaii was a center of venereal dissemination all around the Pacific . But it was not only Hawaii but Los Angeles and San Francisco too.
There are several articles regarding this theme in this site http://www.exordio.com/1939-1945/civilis/vdomestica/prostitucion.html Articles are in Spanish but could be translated..
Posted in: Gov't - but not Ishihara - backs away from Hashimoto's comfort women comments
akoppaApr. 28, 2013 - 01:23AM JST
Hmmmm. I have visited most South America countries, including Chili, and honestly I doubt they have any special local dish, at least nothing to be remembered. They mostly copy recipes from Peru and Argentina. There are good international restaurants in Chili but the best ones are Peruvian owned.
Posted in: Casa de Eduardo - home-cooked Chilean favorites
akoppaApr. 18, 2013 - 11:13PM JST
Yes, after some 25+ years of computer work I have all the symptoms clearly explained in the article. This should be exposed at schools along with exercises to avoid such problem. I think it will help if you hang a mirror in front of your desk in order to constantly see how your face looks after hours of deep concentration in front of the screen. Too late for me though.
Posted in: The worrying aging effects of too much computer work
akoppaApr. 04, 2013 - 10:04PM JST
Don't worry about me. You must be worried about yourself. Get GoogleClean and see what they do in your machine.
Posted in: Review: Google laptop impressive, but not for all
akoppaApr. 04, 2013 - 10:00AM JST
No thanks. Google sniffs our private life cause they have control of our M$ OS. Imagine what will they do with their own hardware/software.
akoppaMar. 25, 2013 - 10:59PM JST
The most prepared Japan is, the safest will be the Japanese people. Don't play fool.
Posted in: Abe vows to change constitution, reestablish 'proud Japan'
akoppaSep. 14, 2012 - 07:55PM JST
I doubt the JAL attendands look like these PSA's http://i46.tinypic.com/2epst3l.jpg but in any case it is a childish behavior to take a pic like that.
akoppaAug. 25, 2012 - 02:59AM JST
He used the same drugs and blood-boosters used by the Spanish soccer team. So, what's the deal.
Posted in: Armstrong stripped of all 7 Tour de France titles
akoppaAug. 23, 2012 - 04:48PM JST
By the way, google $22,067 and you will find a lot more useful things anyone can buy at that price.
Posted in: LG releases 'world's largest' ultra-definition TV
akoppaAug. 23, 2012 - 04:45PM JST
Plasma is ancient technology, i.e. obsolete. The current up to date technology is LED. Now regarding the price, US$22,067 is quite a lot of money for just a TV, even if the two girls are included as well.
akoppaAug. 12, 2012 - 06:29PM JST
Maybe in Japan young people have found other interests. The article's last sentence might contain the clue: it says: "Or maybe they’ve just got other outlets." In many western countries drugs wins on sex, so why not in Japan? And by the way, alcohol and smoking are drugs too.
Posted in: Young Japanese women becoming less interested in sex, survey says
akoppaJul. 09, 2012 - 06:43PM JST
Oh yeahhh! FBI and CIA can do anything to make our lives easier. Ha!
Posted in: Internet shutdown looms for some as U.S. fix expires
akoppaJul. 06, 2012 - 06:21PM JST
According to the picture smaller tablets are for smaller people.
Posted in: Apple preparing to launch smaller tablet
akoppaJun. 10, 2012 - 12:09AM JST
Those dramatic figures should be related to idiosincracy and culture. In Latinamerica, due to lack of jobs, thousands fall in extreme poverty yearly but they don't commit suicide. They simply try to survive as best as they can.
Posted in: 30,651 committed suicide in 2011, NPA reports
akoppaJun. 06, 2012 - 10:39PM JST
In Peru thousands of dolphins appeared dead along with shrimp and marine birds. Something is happening but nobody knows what it is.
Posted in: Tons of dead sardines wash up on Chiba shore
akoppaJun. 06, 2012 - 10:34PM JST
Is there any other feasible alternative to nuclear power in Japan? I'm listening.
Posted in: Poll: Japanese opposition to nuclear power stronger
akoppaMay. 24, 2012 - 02:10AM JST
Japan needs the marines strong presence, because the political situation in Europe and Asia will be critical for the next 15 or so years. The strategic position of Okinawa is now as important as it was during WWII. But it is really an annoyance to have a foreign military force in the country.
Posted in: Would you like to see all U.S. military forces removed from Okinawa?
akoppaMay. 21, 2012 - 11:26PM JST
@lucabrasi It is obvious that you don't know the truth about terrorism in Peru. Read something here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communism_in_Peru
Posted in: Peru's famed hostage raid on Japanese embassy investigated
akoppaMay. 21, 2012 - 12:15AM JST
Furthermore Hidetaka Ogura is a leftist that lied the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights court that, by the way, is a redoubt of communists and terrorist prone people. They defend the human rights of terrorists but never the rights of innocent people killed by those insane criminals.
May. 21, 2013 - 01:25AM JST
How about letting the Okinawans have Okinawa? seems fairest to me.
Yes, that's the best way.…
Posted in: China trying to strengthen its claim to Okinawa
May. 21, 2013 - 01:11AM JST
so Japanese people are in denial.
Posted in: Companies Japanese people are most proud of
May. 21, 2013 - 01:10AM JST
If you'd been less hasty in posting that little tidbit, you would also have discovered that…
An investigation of the Justice Department’s witness protection program uncovered glaring security problems that allowed terrorists…
Posted in: Obama to go public with his counterterrorism strategy
May. 21, 2013 - 01:05AM JST
@Guru Russia was not one of the authors of the Potsdam deceleration.
You have no idea…