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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
hereforeverJun. 20, 2014 - 07:25AM JST
And these are the people leadering Japan? Power harassment? Bullying? What a great to teach our children respect. Shame on your LDP!!!
Posted in: Tokyo assemblywoman heckled on why she isn't married or having children
hereforeverJun. 19, 2014 - 09:17AM JST
God Japan is so gullible! Investigate what? The North Korean government already has all the information needed. They give a little and take a lot. When they have enough, they cut ties and send missiles over Japan! When will Japan learn???
Posted in: Japan says it will hold fresh talks with N Korea on abductions
hereforeverJun. 18, 2014 - 08:37AM JST
Don't think the government is angry at what he said. I believe the main point is that he violated the Secrecy Laws. He shouldn't be telling the public how they move the contaminated materials around Japan. Again for the non native...sarcasm.
hereforeverJun. 17, 2014 - 07:41AM JST
This guy killed a 98 year old woman???? I'm lost for words. Rest in Peace Ms. Masushima. It's a sad day to see someone, 98, who survived wars, massive earthquakes and other bad things then be killed by a 29 year old punk that doesn't understand the meaning of surviving in the present world. Which by the way I am most confident is easier than when she was 29.
Posted in: Man arrested for murder of 98-year-old woman
Sep. 21, 2014 - 11:03AM JST
Japan is no longer needed. The country follows a selfish, mercantilist policy of trade. Japan is…
Posted in: Japan, China, S Korea to ensure geopolitical risks don't threaten recovery
Supey11: The data set is rather large: newspapers publish fairly detailed lists of prices in each…
Posted in: Land prices rise in Japan's biggest cities
@Ossan; So some are advocating that because something hasn't been proven the --very strong-- possibility should…
Posted in: Suga says Japan will keep on whaling, despite resolution
Sep. 21, 2014 - 11:00AM JST
Free trade is only free when it is FREE. Apples to oranges. America and Canada are…
Posted in: Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits in U.S., Japan, Europe
Sep. 21, 2014 - 10:58AM JST
I don't accept current copyright laws as they were paid for by media corporations and enacted…
Posted in: Online piracy thrives in Internet cloud