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frank07Mar. 27, 2015 - 12:54AM JST
Posted in: What do you think of selfie sticks?
frank07Mar. 09, 2015 - 08:37PM JST
Does she have a back problem? I always see her hunched over and wringing her hands like an evil villain.
Posted in: Guten Tag
frank07Feb. 05, 2015 - 07:25AM JST
Then what is the make-up trend nowadays?
Posted in: Women are sensitive to the atmosphere of the times. When society is in a bright mood, they prefer bright and lively makeup. When society is in a dark mood, they tend to use less-lively and simpler makeup.
frank07Jan. 24, 2015 - 09:51AM JST
I'm not an expert on radioactivity, but isn't the half-life of the contaminants longer than four years?
Posted in: Seeing the prices driven down just because the cattle come from Fukushima Prefecture is frustrating.
frank07Jan. 11, 2015 - 12:46PM JST
I'm not sure if most people take the U.S. government's word at face-value anymore.
Posted in: Sony case could cause bind, depending on evidence
frank07Nov. 20, 2014 - 07:09AM JST
Please open up the beer market in Japan, beer is way too expensive here compared to the U.S. or Germany.
Posted in: EU urges Japan to open up its beer market
frank07Oct. 02, 2014 - 06:54PM JST
I understand that this forum maintains a proper level of decorum suitable for its esteemed reputation but despite this I have to say, 'dang she's cute!'
Posted in: Gold kata
frank07Sep. 18, 2014 - 06:55PM JST
Posted in: Cover-up
frank07Sep. 11, 2014 - 06:56AM JST
I would move there if rent was dirt-cheap, accessible by rail, and I had a job where I could telecommute.
Posted in: Demographic crisis empties out Japan's rural areas
frank07Jul. 17, 2014 - 11:47PM JST
I hope they compensate him for legal fees and slander.
Posted in: Teacher's conviction for groping girl on bus overturned by Tokyo court
frank07Jun. 16, 2014 - 05:39PM JST
Automation is going to destroy millions of jobs in the next twenty or thirty years. But there are some jobs that automation can't replace, so having fewer people means a better chance of having a job.
Posted in: Japan's population target unlikely without migrants but door stays shut
frank07May. 24, 2014 - 10:05AM JST
Posted in: Peekaboo
frank07May. 22, 2014 - 07:09PM JST
This has already been tried by the Hong Kong government to help alleviate the declining birthrate. So far it seems to be working well for them.
Posted in: To allow women to work to their full capacity, we will have to bring in people from Southeast Asia to help with childcare and housework.
frank07May. 14, 2014 - 11:22PM JST
As many people already know, the appropriate response to number 6, "What is love?" is "Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more."
Posted in: 9 reasons why Japanese men hesitate to say 'I love you'
frank07May. 03, 2014 - 05:57PM JST
I think some people here are incorrectly focusing on race as the sole definition of diversity when in fact it includes other traits like socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, etc - which can be highly prejudiced against in Japanese society. It is more likely that they would like the discriminated groups in Japan such as women contribute more to the workforce as a method to employ Japanese citizens before having to resort to immigration.
Another benefit of the acceptance of diversity is that it reduces group-think. Instead of having people with the same background in the same room brainstorming ideas you can hire different kinds of people who can bring their own unique insights to the table.
Acceptance could also reduce bullying which many people know is a big problem in Japan, even well into adulthood. Bullying is one way to reduce productivity.
I also find it absurd that even third and fourth generation Koreans living in Japan are discriminated against when many of them are almost completely assimilated into Japanese culture.
Posted in: Tokyo must embrace diversity and inclusion to avoid a bleak future
frank07Apr. 17, 2014 - 09:46PM JST
so sad, she would have been 16 years old today.
frank07Mar. 27, 2014 - 09:34PM JST
There are 2.5 million foreigners in Japan but 9,884 arrests which is .004 percent.
Posted in: No. of foreigners arrested for crimes in Japan up by 8% in 2013
frank07Mar. 13, 2014 - 10:22AM JST
Despite what you hear about intimidation at the polls during the Crimean referendum for independence, there is a large majority of Crimeans who want to join Russia. Since Ukraine's birth as a modern country, polls for the past fifty years show that a large majority want to secede from Ukraine. This is easily verifiable online.
Posted in: Ukraine: Don't repeat past mistakes
frank07Feb. 22, 2014 - 04:31PM JST
the 200 nautical mile EEZ isn't small potatoes
frank07Jan. 29, 2014 - 05:41PM JST
40 percent divorce rate? Still better than 50 percent in the U.S.
Posted in: Foreign men share their reasons for divorcing Japanese wives
patty cake champion
Mar. 30, 2015 - 12:55AM JST
At that time he was just another despot grabbing power and cutting down the opposition.
Posted in: Lee Kuan Yew eulogized as architect of Singapore
Mar. 30, 2015 - 12:48AM JST
What's wrong with using UK English in international news? The BBC does it all the time.…
Posted in: Sendai official sacked over fake bereavement days off
Mar. 30, 2015 - 12:28AM JST
As you said it's a UK term - therefore not appropriated for international news. It happens…
Mar. 30, 2015 - 12:13AM JST
No: This must be BUSH's fault, somehow.
Posted in: Captain of crashed plane shouted 'open the damn door'
Mar. 30, 2015 - 12:12AM JST
what and how I feel and that's all that matters
You may as well try to…
Posted in: Tea Party's Ted Cruz launches White House bid