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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
hereforeverJun. 11, 2014 - 11:15AM JST
Boy how times have changed. As a high school student, if I wasn't home by 8:00 on a school night the doors would get locked and I'd be stuck outside thinking of a good story to tell the parents.
Posted in: High school student beaten, robbed by 3 men in Mie
hereforeverJun. 10, 2014 - 07:38PM JST
I have a 500 yen aluminium salad bowl that has the same effect. My cat loves it in summer. Would someone really be gullible enough to spend over 5,000 yen for that?
Posted in: Keep kitty cool this summer with a cooling pot
hereforeverJun. 09, 2014 - 07:32AM JST
EIcid95: thanks for the info. I live in the area and already awaken to the first flights of the day and can hear the roar of the night flights as well since they opened the international terminal. Sometimes it sounds like that split second before you feel an earthquake. Can't imagine what it'll be like once they increase flights paths.
Posted in: Gov't to allow flights over Tokyo as Haneda slots increase
hereforeverJun. 08, 2014 - 08:15AM JST
Guess we will soon get a taste of what it's like to live in Okinawa, Atsugi, and Yokoda.
hereforeverJun. 03, 2014 - 07:52AM JST
Toshiko, so what you're saying is that if gambling in Japan becomes legal, my company tax, income tax, residence tax, car tax, motorcycle tax, land tax, and consumption tax (not to mention, pension, health insurance) will decrease?
Posted in: Abe inspects Singapore casinos
hereforeverMay. 31, 2014 - 07:46PM JST
Can't understand why people thing gambling is a good thing. How will it give an economic boost? Crime will increase therefore more taxes for crime prevention/enforcement. More people gambling their salary away which means more tax money for people loosing everything and needing government financial assistance, more bankruptcies, and the list goes on.
Jul. 30, 2014 - 10:07PM JST
Actually smithinjapan, mercury is not quickly flushed from the body. It builds up in the base…
Posted in: Japan wraps up Pacific whale hunt
Jul. 30, 2014 - 10:06PM JST
They'd rather just assume that America will take care of everything
Why? Has America come nearby…
Posted in: China's war games don't faze Japan but disrupt civilian air traffic
Jul. 30, 2014 - 10:00PM JST
Regardless of the funds set aside for decommissioning, when a reactor has a meltdown the funds…
Posted in: Dismantling Germany's nuclear industry, piece by piece
Jul. 30, 2014 - 09:57PM JST
Everything I've read about this bloke shows him to be a deeply thoughtful, intelligent man who…
Posted in: Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in US
Jul. 30, 2014 - 09:53PM JST
The atomic bombing of civilians in two cities isn't just about the numbers who died but…