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email@example.comOct. 04, 2015 - 02:24PM JST
Schindler was on Lee's list. Luckily no one was hurt in these cowardly incidents of revenge.
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firstname.lastname@example.orgOct. 03, 2015 - 01:21AM JST
@ Nigelboy, and you completely disregarded Smith's correct or incorrect assertion that certain officials may not have had enough "incentive" to direct the deal in Japan's favor. You cannot always believe what Indonesia say's the reasons were. Smith was just posting his usual cynical view on was could have been the real reason. Nothing wrong with that.... freedom of speech.
Posted in: Indonesia defends rail project after Japan expresses anger
email@example.comOct. 02, 2015 - 10:15PM JST
Does not seem "transparent" to me.... especially when they're still actually negotiating the "terms" of the contract. One would think the terms would have been finalized before things were signed. Although when you really think about it... the Japanese are quite well versed in greasing the proper people in order to get what they want. Look at the International Whaling Commission. So if Japan lost it wasn't because they didn't try.... the Chinese probably beat them at their own game.
firstname.lastname@example.orgOct. 02, 2015 - 09:13AM JST
I don't care what anyone says.... Beat Takeshi is nothing more than an evil adolescent boy in a man's mind. Everything he's done is just plane violent and full of childish sadistic dreams of revenge. Go straight back to some of his first TV.... boiling people.... he or she that lasted the longest in scalding water was able to advertise their cause more. He's a sadistic idiot pretending to be genius.
Posted in: 'Yakuza 6' to feature baddest yakuza film dude of all time: Beat Takeshi
email@example.comOct. 01, 2015 - 12:46AM JST
I don't think its a clever defense..... either way, regardless of whether she asked him to do it or not.... it is Murder. This kid is evil.... that he was able to actually stab her multiple times in itself is proof. Think about it.... if someone seriously asked you to stab them.... first off you definitely wouldn't do it and second.... actually stabbing a person... I can't even comprehend doing such a thing unless my life depended on it.
Posted in: High school student says he stabbed girl to death at her request
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 29, 2015 - 10:10AM JST
I'm so happy I caught this story.... now I have something interesting to add at our company get together this weekend.
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email@example.comSep. 29, 2015 - 10:08AM JST
Over the last few months Russia has been doing some major posturing..... Jet incursions and such, basically a show of force to ensure he has a strong position to negotiate from. Russia has been a major thorn in the West's side for quite a few years. Now with energy prices down and no prospect of them rebounding anytime soon Putin is starting to re-think his / Russia's strategy going forward. The question is, if he's looking to work with the West going forward, do we believe him and hope he's on the same page, or do we flat out refuse anything to do with him.
Posted in: Abe meets Putin to discuss territorial dispute
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 28, 2015 - 08:02AM JST
I almost feel like suing Softbank for the insinuation.
Posted in: SoftBank warns droid owners not to try sex with them
email@example.comSep. 26, 2015 - 11:25PM JST
@fxgai.... If you're worth less than a certain amount of money then, yes, gold and silver make no sense. But if, for example, you're worth more than $1 million in various investments. Well then it would be smart to put 2% to 5%, into precious metals. Basically your doomsday investment. Its like having a small insurance policy against global financial meltdown.
Posted in: Japan's core inflation falls in August due to low oil prices
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 26, 2015 - 11:19PM JST
You can laugh all you want at the American Judicial system.... frivolous lawsuits and such, but if the Managers at TEPCO had had more of an American mentality regarding lawsuits and responsibility, they may not have been so arrogant in their refusal to even consider what Nagura was reporting to them.
email@example.comSep. 25, 2015 - 01:10PM JST
Right... blame it on lower oil. Come on, this all started when the Bubble collapsed 25 years ago. Japan never called in bad debt and it never repriced real estate. When the market collapsed in 2007 in the USA.... millions of people lost their homes and real estate drop by 20% to 50% depending where you were. Japan.... its been a slow trickle down for 25 years except for some areas in central Tokyo and Osaka. The 2nd major reason.... services in Japan were exceptional, but the extra service was built into the price of such goods and services. Everything was overpriced. Again, for the last 25 years Japanese retailers and service have had to learn how to do more with less.... eventually they could not do more and had to cut things.... competition picked up and they had to slowly reduce prices. The 3rd factor.... demographics. No growth in population means no growth in the economy. Abenomics needs to totally deregulate Japan. They need to open the doors to immigration and they need to do away with the big importers....
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 24, 2015 - 10:25PM JST
Ahhh... I think maybe she had good reason to dump Saito. He might be just a bit too possessive.
Posted in: 4 arrested for confining woman after 90-minute car chase
email@example.comSep. 23, 2015 - 07:56AM JST
We're not in the middle ages.... when girls were married off at 13 and older. In this society... in these modern times, adulthood takes longer. You might think otherwise but the fact is a thousand years ago you had to carry your load from a much younger age. These Japanese promoters, like many things Japanese, are stuck in a culture (aka Galapagos), that prides itself in its ability to remain Japanese but totally ignores the norms and advances of the world around it. Reaching adulthood is much more complicated now than it ever was and these girls have no idea of where they're going or where they'll end up. Add the parents in to boot. Generally if you have a parent that is all for the exploitation of their daughter then guess what.... they may not be fit to parent in the first place. But you can't blame them... they're caught up in the whole Japanese world of pimping out your daughter because she's cute and sexy. It is the world they live in and the know no other. Heck... the world is full of BS. This, the full on, in your face, exploitation of young girls in Japan is just another example of what is normal in this modern day.... like Gladiators in Rome. But bottom line.... time will tell.... EXPLOITATION is what it is.
Posted in: Idol singer ordered to pay management company Y650,000 after going to hotel with male fan
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 22, 2015 - 12:51PM JST
I think it is total BS, contract or not. What about the fact that these idiots are hiring 14 and 15 year olds to attract men because they're cute and sexy. They are as bad as the people that invited this girl to their hotel room. What a business. They're pimps, nothing more.
email@example.comSep. 22, 2015 - 01:53AM JST
According to a few psychologists.... taking a lot of selfies is an indicator of someone that lacks self confidence. For me, I guess I might take one because I might be lonely and want to show the world I still exist but it has not come to that yet.
Posted in: Use of selfie sticks banned at 1,195 stations in Japan
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 21, 2015 - 07:25AM JST
Actually I have no clue how bad things are.... but, without oversight in facilities such as this, bad things will happen. These facilities need cameras in public rooms and they need surprise visits by outside inspectors.
Posted in: How rampant is abuse in nursing homes for elderly?
email@example.comSep. 20, 2015 - 01:25PM JST
After the win I hope the to Gaijin on the Japanese team get a free pass to enter Japanese only clubs. They deserve it.
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 20, 2015 - 05:02AM JST
Totally agree.... recent TV has been great. West Wing, The Wire, Downton Abbey, House of Cards, and on.
Posted in: Filmmakers say TV's rise welcome, not a threat
email@example.comSep. 16, 2015 - 01:25PM JST
@ Bgood41.... the entire world was safer for 12 years.... sometimes "safety", comes in parts. Or we could have just gotten it over with and gone to war then. The USA mainly went to war with Korea back in 1950 in order to prevent Communism to spread to Japan. They figured if the Korean peninsula went totally Communist then it would be a springboard to launch into Japan.
Posted in: Japan urges N Korea to refrain from provocative action
firstname.lastname@example.orgSep. 16, 2015 - 02:28AM JST
North Korea is saying its main nuclear complex is operating and they're working to improve the quality and quantity of weapons which could be used against the USA. That a country like N. Korea still actually exists is China's fault. If it were not for China pushing U.S. Soldiers back to the 48th parallel Korea would have been united. The USA helped to end WWII and supported China but Mao would not trust us to help make N. Korea Democratic. Or you could also say, why didn't the USA at the time just put more soldiers on the ground and gone after the Chinese.
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Oct. 05, 2015 - 06:07AM JST
What a pointless article. Since guns do not float magically and kill, it isn't the gun.…
Posted in: If not now, when? America's endless gun control debate
Oct. 05, 2015 - 05:57AM JST
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Oct. 05, 2015 - 05:44AM JST
If Russia is so concerned how come she refuses aid to Syrian's felling the conflict?
Posted in: Russia launches new wave of air raids in Syria
Oct. 05, 2015 - 05:39AM JST
What a pointless article. Since guns do not float magically and kill, it isn't the gun.…
Oct. 05, 2015 - 05:34AM JST
Is any gun violence preventable? The arsenal of the mentally disturbed isn't under any effective threat…
Posted in: Gunman in Oregon massacre committed suicide
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