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buchailldanaJun. 29, 2015 - 09:45PM JST
not sure about this but the scots were shot down with their indepence vote once it wlooked like they might win.Then all the finacial people came out with the big guns saying how bad it would be.Was that to stop the catalans ,basques etc going for independence,Now the greeks are getting it.Im irish but the whole EU has become over bearing.If you dont agree with it they dont like it,Are we protecting greman and french banks here?
and of course non of those on the EU gravy train are in the slightest bit worried about their pensions etc.They are proably making so much on expenses for these vital meetings.
As they are trying to save money..how much will it cost to have greece go back to the drachma just in basic costs like changing ATMs parking meters and all the rest.seems like lunacy
Posted in: Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut
buchailldanaJun. 29, 2015 - 09:24PM JST
terrible situation.Dont know if the leftist govt are been taught a lesson or is it that the other countries are fed up with their antics.I know slovakia for one were saying why did they have to pay for the Greeks when they had no money themselves.
will this now lead to chaos in europe with migrants swamping Greece,ISIS terrorists sneaking in, and general chaos.
But yeah a good lesson to Japan for the future, and if the markets turn against you not much you can do.
Bet you a lot of traders are revelling in this while the average greek is wracked with worry.I just care about the people!!
buchailldanaApr. 29, 2015 - 01:25PM JST
Im sure no matter who gets executed it is obviously grim but walking them through a jungle to their deaths in the middle of the night..it just me raelise how barbaric the whole thing is.But you cant coplain about the indonesians if you dont include the Americans.Chinese, Japanese and all the countries that still execute people.
Posted in: Indonesia executes 8 drug convicts; Filipina spared
buchailldanaApr. 17, 2015 - 07:22AM JST
Didnt NHK just get rid of the news watch anchor Kensuke Okoshi as he was speaking his mind about different things and not towing the official line.
Recently the 9 O'clock news is such soft prpoganda.The old poor old japan during the war etc.Sickening.And as mentioned that article in the Japan foreign correspondents web page where he say that any comment about Japan not in line with the govt is seen as Japan bashing.Japan needs to grow up quickly.They are like a spoilt child.throwing their toys out of the pram when they dont get their way.
Posted in: LDP panel summons media bosses over news programs
buchailldanaApr. 16, 2015 - 12:47PM JST
The best way for Abe and his buddies to address this is to make sure they have an accomadating judge.No doubt they will do this just like they have made NHK their mouthpiece.Once again depressing
Posted in: Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunction
buchailldanaApr. 08, 2015 - 08:11AM JST
didnt I see on NHK the other night that they had removed references and testimony from so called comfort women and replaced it with the stories of japanese war orphans left behind in China.They basically said that it was co incidence that the text book reviewers supported the govt stance on this.It did seem a bit disturbing.
Posted in: Japan rebuffs outcry over new history textbooks
buchailldanaMar. 18, 2015 - 12:55PM JST
Isny having a person who has eaten another wistfully reminiscing about how he should have just eaten the victims pubic hair or drank her urine not beyond the pale of reporting!!
Posted in: 'Paris Cannibal' Sagawa reminisces over his grisly crime
buchailldanaMar. 18, 2015 - 12:48PM JST
getting it on for Paddy's day good on em...well at least the 2 on the left!!
Posted in: Dinner guests
buchailldanaMar. 02, 2015 - 05:13PM JST
Putin is a bad mother eh.cross him and your gone.And he is a strong position to mess up Europe too
Posted in: 30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe
buchailldanaFeb. 06, 2015 - 06:18PM JST
Papiguilio I think the kid from Kobe who left a head outside his elementary school lives in Auchi from what I heard he hasn't chopped another one off since then and lives a tranquil life. Always worth a try
buchailldanaJan. 24, 2015 - 01:29PM JST
Fedamor sorry to hear that!!
Posted in: Influenza kills 5 patients in Kitakyushu hospital
buchailldanaJan. 24, 2015 - 01:27PM JST
Posted in: TEPCO to miss deadline on decontaminating Fukushima water
buchailldanaJan. 24, 2015 - 01:26PM JST
If and this is a very big IF but if these japanese are pawns to let japan become more militaristic ?? Francois Hollande got a big bump in his ratings by the Paris thing. Don't believe it myself but just throwing it out there.. Any opinions???
Posted in: Abe briefing document rules out Japan strike on Islamic State
buchailldanaJan. 23, 2015 - 05:28PM JST
was watching a wide show today and they are in their usual headless chicken mode about the latest" hot " news in this case these hostages.Compared to the BBC or even CNN it is such a clueless examination of the situation.All bluster.
But ISIS have now got what they wanted..attention although whether the average japanese joe will have a clue what they are after I have my doubts.. I would say japanese TV is juvenile but that would be insulting children
buchailldanaJan. 22, 2015 - 09:25PM JST
If North korea made a movie like this it would be seen as propaganda.But as America has such a love of guns etc of course it gets an audience and is made out to be a classic.Dumbing down of the world!!And it seems with the Jesse Ventura thing and others like his Hurricane katrina story that the honorable Mr Kyle is not so honorable
Posted in: 'American Sniper' makes North American box office history
buchailldanaJan. 22, 2015 - 08:12AM JST
quite an oxymoron eh smartphone
Posted in: Modern life
buchailldanaJan. 18, 2015 - 07:25PM JST
Either I read or heard someone talking about this recently.It was stated that although japan has lots of very interesting places to see it doesnt have the appeal of returning to see or do these things a second time.What the japanese consider interesting is not so appealing to a foreigner.
And secondly the whole idea of the infamous "omotenashi" has been comandeered by the japanese where it is now used to instil the japanese way onto the foreigner.The accomadating part has been bastardised.into subtle lecturing.
They are very polite but you could go to the same convenience store everyday for a year but they will not recognize you and if you made small talk like saying lovely day isnt it? they get freaked out.
I went to shikoku in september and the people were so friendly.On my way back to nagoya you could visibly see the change in the way people were once you got to Kobe/Osaka/Nagoya.Busy grumpy unfriendly looks.
So if they want to improve numbers they should try and improve the repeat visitors numbers and that maybe the problem.Even the 2002 world cup was a damp squib compared to the atmosphere in Korea.
Posted in: Why is Japan such an unpopular tourist destination?
buchailldanaJan. 17, 2015 - 08:10AM JST
I'm glad they are on top of this sp quickly.can sleep safely now and farm boy excellent!!
Posted in: Haneda Airport strengthens security in response to France terror attack
buchailldanaJan. 17, 2015 - 08:08AM JST
And Google said everyone will want to wear google glasses but had to scrap them because they are crap. Maybe some people want to actually use their brain and do things for themselves!! Although one look at the typical person on a japanese subway in the morning it will probably go down well here as they more time to have their face stuck in a screen rather than interact with people.
Posted in: Google expects public in driverless cars in 2 to 5 years
buchailldanaJan. 14, 2015 - 10:00PM JST
they saved my kid's life once so i will always be grateful.He had something called ITP and could have bled to death internally if he had fallen over hard.The discovered it straight away.Also stitched up another sons face when he was mauled by a dog!!Hardly a scar on him now!!
Posted in: What do you think of the quality of medical care at hospitals in Japan?
Christopher Scott Magor
Jul. 01, 2015 - 03:33PM JST
Personally, I think that the only way that Japan can go is to embrace the downward…
Posted in: For Japan, lesson from Greek crisis is to keep on spending
Any article which uses the word "may" to qualify information is not worth reading, because "may"…
Posted in: Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study
Jul. 01, 2015 - 03:32PM JST
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in front of envoys from more than 40 Islamic…
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Jul. 01, 2015 - 03:30PM JST
why not just make the fee mandatory? other world heritage sites charge a fee so just…
Posted in: Mount Fuji climbing season opens; free Wi-Fi available
Jul. 01, 2015 - 03:29PM JST
Legally recognised and accepted. Being gay is officially no longer cool.
Posted in: Gay U.S. couples wed on historic day as conservatives resist