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firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 30, 2015 - 11:01PM JST
I hope the powers that be do not greatly increase security measures. I'd hate to see getting on a Shinkansen becoming a major ordeal.
Posted in: Man dead after setting himself on fire in bullet train; woman passenger also dies
email@example.comJun. 30, 2015 - 10:00AM JST
Based on some of the responses... it appears there are 1.5 Billion, very unhappy Chinese people.
Posted in: If you were given a choice to live and work in Japan or China, which would you choose?
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 30, 2015 - 04:31AM JST
To simply answer the Question. I'd choose Japan because I'm more familiar with it but I'm sure China would have its merits also.
email@example.comJun. 28, 2015 - 03:10PM JST
Things must be pretty bad in Japan when an actual Gorilla becomes a sex symbol of sorts.
Posted in: Women flock to zoo to see 'hunky' gorilla
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 26, 2015 - 09:18AM JST
To me it is about a dysfunctional society... one that is rooted in the past and is unwilling to change and adapt to present times. Too many Japanese children grew up in the 80's and 90's watching their parents lead separate lives under one household... all the while these children watched and read about families that spent time together. They are disillusioned and lost. In addition the girls saw their mother live in too many marriages where the father was never there. Who would want that. Not to mention the pressures of culture and society to outdo and get better test scores than their neighbor. Expectations are too high.
Posted in: No romance to show for Y6 bil in gov't outlays
email@example.comJun. 26, 2015 - 02:19AM JST
Now that Japan can export weapons.... its only common sense that Japanese Industry will look at weaponry from around the world and see if they can build something better with their technology. I disagree that this is Corporate Welfare. It is the reality of the times and if you're good at it it subsidizes your own military.
Posted in: Mitsubishi eyes technological leap, and exports, with armoured vehicle
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 25, 2015 - 11:05PM JST
This is not the USA meddling. Read the Article. It is a small group of Korean ladies that "plan" to bring the issue up in a U.S. court. Now, the question after that is, if the U.S. Court feels it can rule on the issue. If they do feel its within their boundaries they yes... it would be meddling.
Posted in: S Korean 'comfort women' to file $20 mil lawsuit in California
email@example.comJun. 25, 2015 - 06:31AM JST
These ladies might be pursuing this in a U.S. Court... but I've got to think that it will be thrown out because the court does not have jurisdiction.
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 23, 2015 - 09:41PM JST
They make it sound like the Tuna had a choice.
Posted in: Bluefin tuna return to Tokyo aquarium
email@example.comJun. 22, 2015 - 10:26AM JST
True... didn't serve in the MC... but that's a reflection on where you put yourself isn't it. LOL.
Posted in: SDF said to be rife with bullying, mental illness and suicide
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 21, 2015 - 07:09AM JST
I served 4.5 years in the USAF... never once did I see any bullying.
email@example.comJun. 19, 2015 - 11:21PM JST
You've got to really applaud Japan's Customs Department! If they were that good in the USA Mexican Drug Cartels wouldn't exist.
Posted in: Toyota in damage control mode after American exec arrested
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 18, 2015 - 04:09AM JST
Good on her. Japanese women overall are the true backbone of Japan. They deserve more!
Posted in: Flight attendant sues JAL for 'maternity harassment'
email@example.comJun. 09, 2015 - 11:51PM JST
Y130 to the USD is a fair rate.
Posted in: Abe says he is keeping eye on impact of softer yen
firstname.lastname@example.orgJun. 04, 2015 - 10:54PM JST
And if an when they catch the guy he'll probably say "I just wanted to see what it was like to beat someone with a metal pipe".
Posted in: Man beaten while walking on Tokyo street
email@example.comJun. 01, 2015 - 09:51AM JST
To me it is a combination of a decrease in professional behavior by teachers and better reporting. Teachers used to be looked up to and the position as an educator was revered... now, teachers are just normal people and they're starting to act that way.
Posted in: Bad behavior by teachers a growing problem
firstname.lastname@example.orgMay. 31, 2015 - 08:28AM JST
Farmers in Japan, thru a close cozy LDP relationship are "having their cake and eating it too". Basically the Govt protects their markets and when they are unable to supply demand... the free market does not get involved but the Govt imports an "emergency supply". Meanwhile the cost of food in Japan stays absurdly high.
Posted in: Japan braces for another butter shortage
email@example.comMay. 25, 2015 - 07:33AM JST
Just look at TPP.... Japan won't budge a bit on Agricultural issues.... but they will allow a new base in Okinawa. This is the Government of Japan approving this base.... if they didn't want it they'd say no just like they are with TPP.
Posted in: Thousands surround Diet to protest U.S. base relocation plan
firstname.lastname@example.orgMay. 25, 2015 - 12:29AM JST
They hired an "outside team of investigators".... who did they hire? Are there professional outside accounting investigators for hire in Japan? The SESC should be doing the investigating not an outside team.
Posted in: Toshiba expands accounting probe to TV, chip, and computer units
email@example.comMay. 22, 2015 - 10:54PM JST
For years Japan has been banning food imports for various reasons.... that they complain about this, against S. Korea to boot, is just asking for trouble. This smells like the Right Wing trying to stir up trouble.
Posted in: Japan takes S Korea to WTO over Fukushima-related food import restrictions
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Jul. 05, 2015 - 12:15AM JST
Here we go again, another senseless death all down to the bullying and group aspect of…
Posted in: 5 students arrested over death of classmate in Ibaraki
Jul. 05, 2015 - 12:12AM JST
First they take the milk ... Margaret Thatcher started her nationwide cuts that way in the…
Posted in: City in Niigata drops milk from school lunches
Jul. 05, 2015 - 12:04AM JST
I might suggest giving some thought to redesigning this road to make it less attractive for…
Posted in: More details emerge about horror car crash in Hokkaido
Jul. 04, 2015 - 11:57PM JST
what about all the American children that are being held hostage in Japan ?
Posted in: Japan frustrated over slow pace of North Korea abduction probe
Jul. 04, 2015 - 11:50PM JST
Aokigahara is also one of the most beautiful forests on Earth, in my opinion. But the…
Posted in: Man held for abandoning body of woman he met on suicide site