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flipper2Dec. 15, 2012 - 06:01PM JST
Apologizing is a responsibility Japan has to acknowledge. Germany apologized many decades ago for the genocide and the people of Europe no longer have issues. Japan did wrong, apologize publicly, compensate the victims and move on. Nothing to do with China now and the elections. This has been a slap in the face to Asians for 70 years. Denying what happened only enrages people more.
Posted in: Taiwan urges Japan to apologize over sex slaves
flipper2Dec. 13, 2012 - 09:48PM JST
J will feel victimized by this no doubt, now they learn to respect the international community!
Posted in: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ fined $8.6 mil for flouting U.S. sanctions
flipper2Dec. 13, 2012 - 08:27PM JST
Lets support Terrorists then lets Sanction them. Make up your mind.
flipper2Dec. 13, 2012 - 08:03PM JST
Calling 8 fighter jets to destroy a small propeller engine Cesnot. Very Topgun J, whats next?
Posted in: 8 fighter jets scrambled after Chinese plane flies over disputed islands
flipper2Dec. 13, 2012 - 08:01PM JST
Its a festering scab because of the denial in Japan that any of this has occurred. History books in J have omited the truth about Nanjin and keep the children ignorant of their true history but most importantly why it is important never to repeat the atrocities.
Posted in: China marks 75th anniversary of Nanjing Massacre
flipper2Dec. 12, 2012 - 11:31AM JST
I wonder if the guy had candy with him? Wasnt her favorite obviously
Posted in: Heightened sensibilities regarding child safety get man written up for asking directions
flipper2Dec. 12, 2012 - 11:27AM JST
Okinawa was too busy with other matters didnt see the Rocket overhead! haha
Posted in: N Korean rocket passes over Okinawa; U.N. Security Council to meet
flipper2Dec. 11, 2012 - 08:48PM JST
kumi kumi come to me
Posted in: Kumi's Love Notes
flipper2Dec. 11, 2012 - 08:44PM JST
Its not back to normal, still 40 % down compared with last year.
Posted in: Japanese car sales in China rocket 72% in November
flipper2Dec. 11, 2012 - 08:38PM JST
haha, please share the burden. Work even longer hours for no overtime and stay at the office during holidays. Excellent plan J
Posted in: Noda asks public to share burden; blames LDP for huge debt
flipper2Dec. 11, 2012 - 12:01PM JST
Too bad. I see those bike hoons all the time, they go through red lights, use pedestrian crossings and think they are above all road rules, then put their GF at the back and endanger their lives at well and usually without a helmet.When you hit them with a car , they claim huge amounts for insurance and give you a lot of trouble. I say learn from this looser hoons.
Posted in: 17-year-old dead, 16-year-old seriously injured following police chase
flipper2Dec. 09, 2012 - 10:40PM JST
*More than 2.8 million persons with disabilities in Japan are able to work * uhhh? 2.8 million people have a disability? thats a bit much I think, what happened? Break down those figures, I think there is something not right here.
Posted in: Accenture grants Association for Aid and Relief, Japan $1.15 mil to equip persons with disabilities with employment skills
flipper2Dec. 09, 2012 - 09:16PM JST
Police are treating it as an assault by a so-called “tori-ma,” or passing demon, as random slashers are called in Japanese. Instead of treating it as an assault Shouldn't that say ' Treating it as attempted murder with intent to kill and possession of a lethal weapon or concealable white arm weapon??' Assault is a little light, no?
Posted in: Experts give tips for repelling a random slasher
flipper2Dec. 09, 2012 - 08:29PM JST
Saying Nanjin was fiction is terrible because of all the overwhelming evidence, video footage, eye witness accounts of both American and Germans who were in the city at the time and J newspaper at the time which published the progress of the massacres. Denying is like saying no man ever walked on the Moon.!
Posted in: Agony endures 75 years after Nanjing Massacre
flipper2Dec. 09, 2012 - 08:15PM JST
Thank you 'Japantoday' for writing this story. Wars are always harsh however any Nation or groups of people who are in a position of power refuse to acknowledge the facts and truths of history, that Nation or its Gov is a re-offender to all those who have suffered and an insult to the surviving victims. Acknowledgment of past atrocities is the first step towards healing on both sides and a step to show the world a willingness and absolute resolution to never repeat the same atrocities. Any Gov claiming to be a Democracy should be an example for the World thus demonstrating strong leadership. What the Chinese Gov has done in other regions is also bad, however this is another example of how Communism is failing the people, therefore Democracy must be upheld by being the leaders who insist on healing through acknowledgment of past mistakes and freedom of speech.
flipper2Dec. 08, 2012 - 08:08AM JST
haha, arrogance drops your profits faster than you can say 'China'
Posted in: Toyota sees Japan sales dropping 20% in 2013
flipper2Dec. 07, 2012 - 08:29PM JST
I picked up at train stations, I must be cheap
Posted in: Men who use trains on dates: Please stay single
flipper2Dec. 07, 2012 - 06:01PM JST
its beer o'clock
Posted in: Drink up: Beer has anti-virus powers, study finds
flipper2Dec. 06, 2012 - 07:13PM JST
I do it for free already and no rules of course.
Posted in: Rent-a-boyfriend dispatch service: Because Japanese women get lonely too
flipper2Dec. 04, 2012 - 01:09PM JST
Suspended concrete slabs with nuts and bolts over a highway?? First I ever seen or heard, totally predictable accident waiting to happen. The question is how many of these are there out there?
Posted in: Police raid highway operator in negligence probe over tunnel collapse
Jul. 08, 2015 - 07:13AM JST
Constantly grunting 'uhn,..uhn' while having a conversation.
Posted in: What Japanese habits have you adopted since moving to Japan?
Jul. 08, 2015 - 07:10AM JST
Think you missed a Kong there.
Posted in: War fears
Jul. 08, 2015 - 07:08AM JST
She is guilty of stupidity at most. 3 weeks in lock up for this offense is…
Posted in: Arrested American Toyota exec to be released
The government is considering ways to generate funding.
Should'nt this have been done at the start…
Posted in: Revised cost of Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium approved
Jul. 08, 2015 - 07:06AM JST
palm down "come here" motion