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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
hereforeverJun. 12, 2014 - 07:39AM JST
Sorry you all, but I just can't understand such a high rate of heatstroke here in Japan. And again I gotta say I believe most of it is due to people over using the A/C. I'm 52, don't use A/C and jog 5 to 10 km 4 to 5 times a week. Mostly during day light. So could someone please explain it to me?
Posted in: 1,132 taken to hospital for heatstroke nationwide June 2-9
hereforeverJun. 12, 2014 - 07:34AM JST
Boy Japan is surely so far behind the times. They've had false advertisements laws in the US for decades.
Posted in: Consumer Affairs Agency urges fines for companies that mislabel products
hereforeverJun. 12, 2014 - 07:31AM JST
Boy Japan is so far behind the times. They've been doing that in the US for decades. I myself can't even count the number of times I was removed from class.
Posted in: Osaka studies ways to deal with problem children in schools
hereforeverJun. 11, 2014 - 11:20AM JST
We see this as something innocent enough as a guy is holding the sign. What if it were a female?
Posted in: Akihabara’s first rental nerd looking to cash in on his jobless status
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:33AM JST
JoiceRojoSep. 02, 2014 - 03:18AM JST
Somehow I was reminded of the third book of "Hunger…
Posted in: Neuroscientists say it's possible to overwrite bad memories
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:28AM JST
Europeans did not slaughter 20 milllion chinese. Imperial army did. Of course you don't find that…
Posted in: With eye on Japan, China announces national 'Martyrs' Day'
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:23AM JST
I wonder if JT is going to carry the story of the 14 Sea Shepherd eco-terrorists…
Posted in: Dolphin-hunting season kicks off in Taiji
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:18AM JST
Somehow I was reminded of the third book of "Hunger Games" trilogy (Mockinjay) it sounds scary…
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:17AM JST
You're basing your logic on several false assumptions:
SenseNotSoCommonSep. 02, 2014 - 02:16AM JST
Posted in: U.S. gun tourism grows in popularity