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flpat1Apr. 25, 2013 - 10:41AM JST
Why is the president visiting the national cemetery of his country of any business in the minds of people in other countries?
Posted in: Abe defends ministers' visit to Yasukuni shrine
flpat1Mar. 12, 2013 - 12:34PM JST
It was the right thing to do. Hurray for the EU. Torturing and maiming animals is just as cruel as doing the same on the humans.
Posted in: EU bans sale of all cosmetics tested on animals
flpat1Mar. 08, 2013 - 07:37AM JST
Well deserved. I love Namie Amuro!
Posted in: Amuro's DVD and Blu-ray reaches No. 1 spot on Oricon chart
flpat1Mar. 06, 2013 - 11:01AM JST
A beautiful couple, a wonderful story!! May they be blessed. Thank you, Tokyo Disney!
Posted in: First gay wedding held at Tokyo Disney Resort
flpat1Mar. 04, 2013 - 12:21PM JST
Technological ingenuity! Recycle baby!
Posted in: Tokyo hotel shrinks in new-style urban demolition
flpat1Feb. 27, 2013 - 11:12PM JST
The whale meat indu$try must be big and poweful. Otherwise, the politicians wouldn't back them like this.
Posted in: Japan will never stop whaling: minister
flpat1Feb. 27, 2013 - 09:47AM JST
People go a long way to preserve their Right to Eat certain other intelligent species at this planet. And how the media is portraying this issue as if Japan's national interest is at stake... Instigating fights and arousing the anti foreigner feelings. Folks. Do not support people and businesses that sell whale flesh if you do not eat it.
Posted in: U.S. court calls Sea Shepherd modern-day pirates
flpat1Feb. 27, 2013 - 09:38AM JST
Looks like the SK govt is playing tit for tat. "Okay. You hold a street rally for territory claim? We will increase the number of pages in school textbooks regarding our claim". LOL, not really. Sad. Both sides need to stop.
Posted in: 'Dokdo' island classes to become mandatory for S Korean children
flpat1Feb. 01, 2013 - 04:30AM JST
Every country has the right to act in its best interest. It's long over due. Bravo, Prime Minister Abe. You can't be a pacifist when surrounded by aggressors.
Posted in: Abe says he intends to change constitution
flpat1Jan. 06, 2013 - 06:23AM JST
It's a shame that JT is not releasing the behind the scene story as to why SK govt refused extradition. South Korea used this arsonist nut job against China for holding a Korean citizen in a Chinese prison for human rights activism. It's like saying "You release one of ours and I won't send this guy to Japan so he can be fried". And, I can't believe some of you posted things like how South Korea must be a Chinese state and crap. Are Koreans to be either pro-Japan or pro-China? They can't be looking out for their own interest?
Posted in: S Korean court rejects Japan extradition request for Chinese arsonist
flpat1Nov. 18, 2012 - 05:57AM JST
That was a point ot the story, folks. Japan and South Korea must sign an FTA. |t is a crime against Mother Earth to ship the car parts 8,000 miles to USA, have them assembled into cars, then ship the cars back 8,000 miles back across the Pacific to sell them in Asia.
Posted in: Toyota begins exports of U.S.-made Venza to South Korea
flpat1Nov. 18, 2012 - 05:55AM JST
The USA and South Korea have a free trade agreement in place. Japan and South Korea do not. In Seoul, a Honda Civic from Japan would cost about the same as a Toyota Venza from USA because of the tarrifs put on the Civic. Nationalism aside, do you guys think this is right? This is happening all over the world.
flpat1Nov. 18, 2012 - 05:49AM JST
Now, a Honda Civic assembled in Japan will cost about the same as a Toyota Venza from USA in South Korea.
flpat1Jun. 22, 2012 - 05:09AM JST
Who in the right mind will believe the "official" story on why there are these drills? Are these really to deter North Korean provocations or is it really a message to the big guy aka China?
Posted in: S Korea, Japan, U.S. begin drill amid N Korea protest
flpat1May. 26, 2012 - 02:28AM JST
'hope all four of them get out alive.
Posted in: No sign of 4 workers missing after blast in Niigata tunnel
flpat1May. 20, 2012 - 01:23PM JST
ExportExpert et al:
This issue is not about Japan vs Korea nor is it about prostitution. It is about a government's past wrong-doing. To get past the past hurt, it is best to compensate victims and move on with a clean state.
Posted in: S Korea suspends first military accords with Japan
flpat1May. 19, 2012 - 11:59AM JST
Okay, the "official" reason for postponing the signing of the accord is public sentiment. The "real" reason is probably CHINA. The #1 trade partner of South Korea is China. SK's trade with China is larger than its combined trade with US and EU. You don't want to anger your number one customer! Hello, guys, THINK!
flpat1May. 17, 2012 - 10:49AM JST
Okinawamike: Yes. They know what turns you on. Just in case you don't believe that this technology exists, Samsung Galaxy III swiches on from standby when you look at the phone and turns to standby when your eye focus leaves the phone for 20sec.
Posted in: NEC unveils gesture-controlling device for TVs, phones, computers
flpat1May. 17, 2012 - 08:39AM JST
The TV (the machine intelligence) watches you as you watch the TV. The machine is aware of what it display on its screen and observes where your eyes focus on, not just your hand gestures.
flpat1Apr. 30, 2012 - 09:39AM JST
Keep increasing visibility, LGBT citizens of Japan! It is difficult to be openly gay when there's employment discrimination amongst other animosities. My hats are off to you for attending the pride celebration!!!
Posted in: 2,500 march in gay pride parade in Tokyo
May. 20, 2013 - 04:09AM JST
These 3 small missiles were shot on the sea of N. Korean territory. Not in Japanese…
Posted in: Abe's envoy returns from North Korea
May. 20, 2013 - 04:06AM JST
I'm gonna generalize here a bit!! Sorry!
I think it is a female thing. I'm a…
Posted in: Mama-friendships can be deceptive
May. 20, 2013 - 03:52AM JST
He is a diplomat of Japan. It's none of business of S. K. when all S.…
Posted in: Abe's envoy arrives in Beijing after Pyongyang trip
May. 20, 2013 - 03:46AM JST
My mother always said college is about three main things and a distant fourth: 1. Learning…
Posted in: Is college worth it?
May. 20, 2013 - 03:32AM JST
When Japan Communist Party and Japan Socialist party were getting big, USA wanted GHQ to sop…
Posted in: Abe defends right to visit Yasukuni Shrine