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buchailldanaApr. 17, 2014 - 12:05PM JST
Lots of speculation but no symapty.My heart goes out to those both on the boat and those waiting on shore.just hope a miracle happens because it is so sad
Posted in: Fears rise for 287 missing after South Korean ferry sinks
buchailldanaApr. 14, 2014 - 03:30PM JST
Really great game with Liverpool and City.Everything that Chelsea aren't
Posted in: Liverpool, Atletico continue sparkling form
buchailldanaApr. 02, 2014 - 11:38AM JST
will alsways remember watching TV just after my wife had it and the joy in her voice as she said she could see properly.that alone was worth the money.
Posted in: What do you think of lasik eye surgery?
buchailldanaApr. 01, 2014 - 07:48PM JST
It is a bit galling to see Taro Aso sitting smugly on Tv and realise that Im helping pay for his retiremnet however minimal.
Posted in: Sales tax goes up for first time in 17 years
buchailldanaMar. 07, 2014 - 02:56PM JST
I'm with peace train here.Lived here over 17 years ,speak the lingo and ended up over 7 hours in a police station for bumping into to someone getting off the train.Because when there is a choice between believing the foreigner or a native guess which one to side with.They also tried to get my wife to sign a paper consenting to my guilt but told her it was for something else.
Yes if you are asking directions or going through a checkpoint they are fine but it desnt take long for their true colrs to come out.
Used to live inFrance and teach in a seriously rough area of Lyon.Cops at my high school at least once a week,
French cops are "macho" but they do actually listen to what you say.
Here the cops just shut down and immediately think that as aforeigner you are less righteous than a native.
And like peacetrain I like living in Japan still just dont trust the cops an inch which is sad in a way.
Posted in: Support your local police
buchailldanaFeb. 08, 2014 - 05:50PM JST
Abeplomacy is what he is doing what that means though is another thing.
Posted in: Abe backs Putin with visit to Sochi
buchailldanaDec. 06, 2013 - 04:15PM JST
He really was a leader...a real world leader..not much inspiration around these days....and he inspired the Special AKA to write free Nelson Mandela which is one of the best songs around!!
Posted in: NELSON MANDELA DIES AT 95
buchailldanaNov. 18, 2013 - 08:48PM JST
I remember this last year in nagoya. and they had a place of honour for the record whoppers eaten in the 30 mins.11 if I remember well.Nearly made me sick thinking some pig had stuffed dwon 11 whoppers in 30 minutes.Did they savour the taste as they pigged out.Gross
Posted in: All-you-can-eat Whoppers at Burger King Japan
buchailldanaNov. 04, 2013 - 04:43PM JST
Snowden may be an ass but he did expose alot of wrongdoing.This will not happene in the future.
Look at Abe and his boys recently maikng a law that would put people behind bars for a much longer timethan at present for exposing secrets...exposing secrets, whistle blowing etc they are just all the same thing.Very Chinese of the US govt..But at least those politicians feel toug when they posture in front of the mirror..I wish i was as cool as them.
Posted in: No clemency for Snowden, top U.S. lawmakers say
buchailldanaOct. 22, 2013 - 08:33AM JST
hope the book is thrown at them...imagine that allowing dancing...just so irresponsible....hanging is to good for them..
Posted in: 4 nightclub operators arrested for allowing dancing
buchailldanaOct. 04, 2013 - 07:45PM JST
but its their right to shoot..no long live the 2nd
Posted in: Police shoot and kill driver after car tries to ram through White House barricade
buchailldanaSep. 13, 2013 - 05:25PM JST
10000 days ago the chernobyl disaster happened.I have a feeling that when fukushima reaches that mark those imbeciles will be still bothching it up.Bt the japanese will feel good because they hosted the olympics!!
Posted in: Steam seen rising from Fukushima reactor: TEPCO
buchailldanaSep. 13, 2013 - 04:48PM JST
methinks the japanese esteem themselves too much.
Posted in: Ever since Tokyo Olympic bid ambassador Christel Takigawa used the word "omotenashi" - a term expressing the spirit of Japanese selfless hospitality - in her speech to the IOC last week, it has become a buzzword among newspapers and TV programs. What do you think about it?
buchailldanaAug. 28, 2013 - 02:48PM JST
Didnt the egyptians mow down more people last month....why arent they going in there....those were good slaughters..no one wants this....
Posted in: U.S., allies preparing for strike on Syria
buchailldanaAug. 07, 2013 - 03:25PM JST
maybe the could find a Peter like the dutch did and he can put his hand in the dyke and save everyone.!!closing the door after the horse bolted..
Posted in: Gov't says Fukushima plant leaking 300 tons of toxic water into sea daily
buchailldanaAug. 02, 2013 - 07:11PM JST
I sadi Onani o shimasu ka instead of the plain nani o shimasu ka that sort of torpedoed it..
Posted in: What are the biggest mistakes single men or women make on their first date which usually torpedo any chance of a relationship? Do bicultural relationships have their own pitfalls?
buchailldanaJul. 29, 2013 - 03:17PM JST
I dont think it is that easy to get a spousal visa under an irish passport.Would take three years living in ireland again with no right to work.seems to be alot of horror stories on the irish side too . I have read about deportation stories ther too.disgusting.I have been in japan 17 years married for the past 10 and it would be very hard to move back with my wife now just because she has a Korean passport.Dont understand it at all
Posted in: New immigration laws hinder some married expats returning to UK
buchailldanaJul. 28, 2013 - 03:46PM JST
He is not going top enjoy his last months in Japan thats for sure.I actually feel sorry for him.bad mistake on his part
Posted in: NZ male model-actor arrested over cocaine possession
buchailldanaJul. 24, 2013 - 03:10PM JST
a deeply worrying development and Im irish not British..
buchailldanaJul. 19, 2013 - 10:22AM JST
Wont be too many protests from EU leaders as Putin will just cut of their gas in winter...Honest Stalin would be proud of him.Ok he doesnt do mass killing but seems to be as effective at neutralizing the opposition.
Posted in: Russian protest leader jailed for five years
Apr. 20, 2014 - 10:45PM JST
In other words, with a taste SIMILAR to meat.
Posted in: McDonald’s Japan’s new Avocado Beef, Chicken, and Shrimp burgers look surprisingly good
Apr. 20, 2014 - 10:42PM JST
the radar base and the 100 troops who will man it
... military post? Technically, sure,…
Posted in: Japan sets up military post on western island
Apr. 20, 2014 - 10:41PM JST
Ukrainian people are beginning to understand the harsh political realities of world governments insatiable desire in…
Posted in: Easter war of words breaks out between Ukraine and Russia
Apr. 20, 2014 - 10:39PM JST
The question is if Japan grabbed this land once before is it really so wrong for…
Apr. 20, 2014 - 10:31PM JST
Manaru0421APR. 20, 2014 - 06:06PM JST
There is no doubt that JSDF are trained better, can…
Posted in: Officials vague on rumor Japanese support was refused for S Korean ferry