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    bigfujiyama

    Using the war dead to express your political beliefs is sad.

    Leave them alone. They didn't want to die for their country. They wanted to stay at home with their families and friends.

    Posted in: Out of date

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    Unfortunately for the conspiracy theorists, the lack of press coverage has nothing to do with government pressure. The TV companies actually follow guidelines from the World Health Organization regarding the reporting of suicides. As Japan is considered a high-risk country for suicides, the WHO recommends that the reporting of such incidents is limited and non-sensationalist. Psychologists believe that it prevents copycat events from occurring.

    Posted in: Japan pushing on with reform of constitution despite fiery suicide bid

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    Who are these Westerners who don't understand stuff?

    Posted in: 4 Japanese beauty fads Westerners just don’t understand

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    An interesting thing to mention about Bali is that sometimes when spiritual protocol lapses strange things happen here... Balinese businesses always pray, or bless their journeys... Just an interesting observation because some overseas businesses may not prioritize that in the same way? Maybe this one did too, hopefully it did... and that may be evident in the rescue..., Just saying it's another perspective, as this place is extremely spiritual and works that way in everyday life. In comparison to other places in the world, we must acknowledge it...

    ...and OBVIOUSLY the prayers of everyone have been heard for survival of those strong, beautiful ladies... so let's keep praying for the other two...

    'kin 'ell

    Posted in: 5 Japanese divers found alive; 2 still missing off Bali

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    and Madame Riri is using your comments from Japantoday on her blog as reaction to these articles.

    Posted in: Foreign men share their reasons for divorcing Japanese wives

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    A lot of the afflicted in Japan seem to be children. Is this really the case in other lands?

    Yes. Norovirus affects people with weaker immune systems - children, the elderly and the ill.

    Most of us have contracted it at some time. We all have it in our bodies. If you are a healthy adult, in most cases you can fight it off.

    Posted in: Suspected norovirus outbreak sickens over 300 students in Hiroshima

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    I don't care if it is Japan or the US, or any country,

    We are just meant to be better than this.

    Posted in: Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter

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    110 people made claims to the authorities in my prefecture complaining of illness related to these items. They found no traces of pesticide in the food. Sounds like a lot of people looking for some compensation.

    Makes it more difficult for the investigators to find the real scale of the contamination.

    Posted in: Over 1,000 ill as Japan tainted food scandal widens

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    Oh no!

    Why didn't those fools heed our warnings. Don't they read the JT comments?

    It's a rice cake Armageddon.

    We're all going to die.

    Posted in: 4 die after choking on 'mochi;' at least 10 hospitalized

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    I think he may have more right to go than many others.

    His grandfather was Tadamichi Kuribayashi - the general portrayed by Ken Watanabe in Letters from Iwojima.

    Posted in: Cabinet minister visits Yasukuni shrine

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    Studies show that 80% of news sites don't check any data in articles that say 'studies show.'

    Most sites just cut and paste stuff from other news outlets.

    Posted in: Typhoons spread Fukushima fallout, study warns

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    I am the last one to defend the LDP, but this has been case of awful, biased reporting.

    If you take his nazi comments in the context of the rest of the speech, he is saying that the constitution should not be changed covertly. The statement on its own can be read either way. Journalists need to get their facts straight.

    He also says that politicians should not make song and dance about visiting Yasukuni.

    I don't like the right leanings of the LDP, but I don't think they should be vilified for things they didn't really say.

    Posted in: Aso retracts Nazi remarks amid criticism

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    It was included as a cultural site because it was rejected as a natural due to environmental damage.

    I hope this listing will encourage a major cleanup of the mountain and its surrounds.

    One of the sites, Shiraito Falls, is a beautiful spring waterfall, but it is spoilt buy a large concrete building plonked right in front of it. Again I hope they will be forced to cleanup the sites that have also been listed as part of the cultural status.

    Posted in: Mt Fuji: beautiful, fragile and dangerous

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    Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you we're born in it.

    George Bernard Shaw

    Posted in: Korean campaigns for removal of Japanese flag from French stores

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    From the USGS

    This deep section of the Pacific slab beneath the Sea of Okhotsk has hosted several large earthquakes in the past , four above M 6 within 200 km of the May 24 event since 1988. These included a M 7.7 earthquake in July 2008, 115 km to the southwest at a depth of 630 km, and a M 7.3 event in November of the same year, 95 km to the southeast at a depth of 490 km. Because of their great depths, none are known to have caused damage. Intermediate-depth (70-300 km) and deep-focus (depth > 300 km) earthquakes are distinguished from shallow earthquakes (0-70 km) by the nature of their tectonic setting, and are in general less hazardous than their shallow counterparts, though they may be felt at great distances from their epicenters.

    Posted in: M8 earthquake hits Russia's Far East

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    A 75-year-old Pakistani man was hacked to death in Birmingham on May 2nd. That never made it on to Japan today.

    Of course both attacks were heinous, but the response to the Woolwich one has been ridiculous. I've seen people screaming for lynchings, mass deportations, ethnic cleansing.

    Stupidity on a massive scale.

    Posted in: Anti-Islamist protests flare after British soldier butchered near London barracks

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    They have closed several stores outside of Kanto already. It must have been pretty bad for the staff after their arduous auditions.

    Posted in: The arduous audition process to become a Cold Stone Japan part-timer

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    Three letters

    V.P.N

    Posted in: YouTube launches paid channels, in TV challenge

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    Mt Fuji was rejected as a natural heritage site several years ago because it was too polluted.

    I hope this will encourage them to limit the number of climbers on the mountain, and bring in some kind of park ranger system to stop companies dumping trash all over the place.

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