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hereforeverSep. 30, 2014 - 08:09AM JST
But Sarge I was drunk so this one doesn't count. So, can I have my gun back?
Posted in: Police officer arrested for assaulting 2 train station attendants in Saitama
hereforeverSep. 27, 2014 - 07:46AM JST
Why does it seem like Japanese companies prefer to spend billions on fixing problems instead of thousands to prevent them? My previous employer was like that. I would bring up a potential problem which would take half a day to fix. He yells at me ans says "stop wasting money and time and do your job!" Two days later we're working late for two weeks to fix the problem.
Posted in: METI orders Benesse to improve data protection
hereforeverSep. 24, 2014 - 08:33AM JST
titaniumdioxide: why don't you go to Fukushima with a sign with the exact words and stand in front of the hospital treating all the children with thyroid cancer, then march to the temp housing area where thousands of people have been living in housing that is falling apart. Finally off to the fishing villages where people have lost their lively hood because the Pacific Ocean is too polluted to fish in. If all goes well, I'm on your side.
Posted in: Anti-nuclear plant rally
hereforeverSep. 23, 2014 - 07:52AM JST
These things are more dangerous than safe. Left lane on highways are blocked so the police can hand out flyers to motorcyclist, causing unexpected merging into center lane. Oh the number of near misses and scratched paint. Not to mention the traffic jams it causes. I really wonder about the people who come up with these stupid ideas. Perhaps they should do their job everyday of the year instead of just one week a year.
Love the old people sitting I the tents drinking tea all day. They are nice people to talk to.
Posted in: Autumn traffic safety campaign starts
hereforeverSep. 13, 2014 - 08:07AM JST
Hats off to the centenarians but as Japanese Governments loves to boost about itself I wonder how many are actually alive being that the law doesn't require physical contact with a person collecting a pension.
Posted in: Japan's centenarian population hits record high
hereforeverSep. 09, 2014 - 07:48AM JST
Um, excuse me but fathers are worried about their children too. Let's stop making it all about the women and mothers and start making it about what is best for the future of Japan and the children of today who will be leading it.
Posted in: Obuchi has tough job to convince public on nuclear restarts
hereforeverSep. 05, 2014 - 07:49AM JST
Geoff, I have to agree with the law. If someone you have never met started taking pictures of you for no particular reason, wouldn't you feel a bit uneasy? How does the person plan to use YOUR photo? Identity theft? Frame your for something? Who knows? It's just creepy!
Posted in: Man arrested for taking 'normal' picture of woman on train
hereforeverSep. 03, 2014 - 08:49PM JST
So when will we see article title "Abe names 5 men to new cabinet."? They shouldn't need to be highlighting gender. I only need to see their qualifications.
Posted in: Abe names 5 women to new cabinet
hereforeverAug. 31, 2014 - 08:19AM JST
Prices already went up more than 10% the last time he raised consumption tax 3%! How does he expect people to enjoy life! I see visitors are having fun.
Posted in: Abe faces another bruising debate over next sales tax hike
hereforeverAug. 30, 2014 - 10:16AM JST
Graham, you forgot, Yokosuka, Zama, Yokota, Atsugi, and every other area outside a military base.
Posted in: Special English zones proposed as part of Cool Japan tourism initiative
hereforeverAug. 30, 2014 - 10:12AM JST
What do they have the three stooges running the show over there?
Posted in: Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool
hereforeverAug. 30, 2014 - 10:10AM JST
Guess this is a good opportunity to bust the economy. Help Abenomics look good. Buy, Buy, Buy!
Posted in: Gov't advises citizens to stockpile toilet paper
hereforeverAug. 26, 2014 - 03:31PM JST
Posted in: Do you think TV programs these days provide much higher quality entertainment than movies?
hereforeverAug. 14, 2014 - 09:18AM JST
Still can't understand why the government needs to control the entire country's summer vacation.
Posted in: Obon holiday exodus peaks
hereforeverJul. 29, 2014 - 07:34AM JST
As the shelf life for these tablets is 6 to 7 years, can we assume the government will continue to supply the public forever and will new comers be given them in a "Welcome to the neighbourhood." kit?
Posted in: Residents within 5 km of Kyushu nuclear plant given iodine tablets
hereforeverJun. 29, 2014 - 07:55AM JST
Yaks are having a party tonight!
Posted in: Some lawmakers seek U-turn in regulation of moneylenders
hereforeverJun. 28, 2014 - 09:01AM JST
Don't give up. Video game addiction is not much different for cigarettes or alcohol. People have been able to quit with the help of others. Be more aggressive. Take him away from his game. Go out on a date. No games. No IT on hiking trips. If you really want something you can do it.
Posted in: Woman appeals to Internet for advice after falling for video game 'otaku'
hereforeverJun. 28, 2014 - 08:37AM JST
Why is everyone so quick to blame cars and drivers. The story doesn't offer enough info, like was it a highway or a narrow side street, was the 7 years old accompanied by an adult, if not why, was the driver speeding, did he go through a red light or fail to stop at a stop sign, etc. I have seen so many posts by JT readers about how reckless, pedestrians are. I am most confident that the driver is most saddened by killing a child. Yes, he made a terrible mistake and should have been more careful. I'm should it'll eat him up inside for the rest of his life. We can say should've, could've, would've all day but in the end a child is dead. To parents, teach your children to be more careful outside. There are too many time where I have to slam on my brakes because some kid, even mothers on bikes, just dart out from a corner. And Japan has lots of them. Educate people, educate!!!
Posted in: 7 year-old boy hit and killed by truck; driver arrested
hereforeverJun. 25, 2014 - 07:02AM JST
As sick as it is, I gotta say crime in Japan really isn't all that bad. I read my home town paper and people are getting robbed, raped, beat and killed. I'll take stolen uniforms over a death in the family any day.
Posted in: 28-year-old man arrested over theft of 300 high school girl uniforms
hereforeverJun. 25, 2014 - 06:58AM JST
He meant, "He really hoped she could marry soon."? Almost a week of hiding and thinking and that's the best he can do? I guess politicians are loosing their ability to come up with new "they misunderstood me" excuses.
Posted in: Sexist views dent Japan push for women's rights
Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:48PM JST
About itunes : Previously purchased items might not be available if they're no longer on the…
Posted in: Japan overwhelmingly favors CDs to digital music
Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:43PM JST
"prices will go up to create inflation.
Wages SHOULD follow. I know lots of you think…
Posted in: Nissin Foods to hike prices of 250 products from January
Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:41PM JST
Good on them, nice little gesture - but lets just do away with the scrap-metal known…
Posted in: Vending machine dispenses cans with 5 yen coins taped to them
Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:38PM JST
@iLikeTurtlesSEP. 30, 2014 - 05:35PM JST
"So, they were caught. /Does not sound innocent.. Two witnesses…
Posted in: Bank employee, Tokyo district court clerk held for groping same woman in train
Sep. 30, 2014 - 10:35PM JST
Part of what abe is trying to do is lift the economy, and part of that…