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jinjapanApr. 11, 2014 - 11:56PM JST
unfair . shouldn't be just sex offenders if it's going to be them , then it should be all. rapists. burglars & so on .
Posted in: Do you think local residents should be informed when child sex offenders, released from prison, move into their neighborhood?
jinjapanMar. 28, 2014 - 12:00AM JST
i'm from that era & paul was always my 4th favorite beatle. but as i had seen ringo & george i figured i should go see paul as well even though i had 2nd thoughts. i was totally blown away at what a good show he put on. i didn't expect it . has a lot of stamina for a guy his age . you'll get your money's worth. rock on !!
Posted in: Paul McCartney coming back to Japan for 3 more concerts in May
jinjapanMar. 19, 2014 - 04:29PM JST
Damned if you do. Damned if you don't .
Posted in: Tsunami survivor’s Y1.2 mil camera: heart-felt gift or PR stunt?
jinjapanMar. 18, 2014 - 04:02PM JST
who cares ??? let em walk out. nicer there w/out them anyway .
Posted in: N Korean envoy walks out of U.N. rights council as Japan speaks
jinjapanMar. 15, 2014 - 09:52PM JST
the pharmaceutical association does not profit from that drug, so of course they don't want people using it. they prefer you use their "legal" drugs .
Posted in: No pot
jinjapanMar. 13, 2014 - 09:11AM JST
bicycles & umbrellas seem to be on the "share" system in japan anyway. stealing food & things like that isn't cool though .
Posted in: Man arrested after traveling 1,600 kms on stolen bikes
jinjapanMar. 05, 2014 - 08:10AM JST
the next superpower .
Posted in: China says its military will respond to provocations
jinjapanFeb. 26, 2014 - 09:52AM JST
seems the only way to force him out is for people to stop paying their nhk fees . but i don't think the japanese are strong enough to take such a stance .
Posted in: NHK boss forces directors to submit undated resignations
jinjapanFeb. 22, 2014 - 10:55AM JST
a little misleading as automobiles factories in mexico are owned by international companies. & let's not forget the over 3 million cars japan makes in america .
Posted in: Mexico to trump Japan as No. 2 car exporter to U.S.
jinjapanFeb. 10, 2014 - 10:52PM JST
agree with you slumdog. not to mention the pile of reporters that would've been on the same flight & made it totally miserable . if i won the lottery i'd do the same thing. only have it fly me around the world .
Posted in: Baseball star Tanaka charters Dreamliner for flight to New York
jinjapanFeb. 10, 2014 - 08:36AM JST
@ namaman. exactly. i haven't heard many good things about the english content which is why i'm holding back from subscribing . maybe we'll be lucky & they'll see this & work on that prob as well .
Posted in: Hulu Japan offers not just movies, but a little education and awesome customer service too
jinjapanJan. 30, 2014 - 11:22AM JST
ModeratorJAN. 30, 2014 - 09:10AM JST
Readers, please stop comparing sentences for different crimes. It's not relevant.
It is somewhat relevant as we're talking about prison sentences .
Posted in: 'Naked man' on JR train receives suspended sentence
jinjapanJan. 28, 2014 - 11:12PM JST
the japanese marketing that is weird to us, works well for its attended audience. the japanese !
Posted in: In a Rush
jinjapanJan. 25, 2014 - 11:14PM JST
if there is a child alone, i watch & follow them until they are reconnected ( hopefully ) with their parent .
Posted in: Deciding whether or not to help a crying child is complicated in Japan
jinjapanDec. 27, 2013 - 08:30AM JST
@ ed o jidai. Well said !!!
Posted in: Japanese becoming increasingly sophisticated wine consumers
jinjapanDec. 19, 2013 - 12:20AM JST
the govt. is just as guilty about this. i know teachers who work wayyy over the norm in weekly hours & can't take their allotted so called paid vacations .
Posted in: 80% of 'black companies' guilty of illegal business practices, survey finds
jinjapanDec. 18, 2013 - 12:06AM JST
@ lostrune2. yes. he would then be treated like a free agent .
Posted in: MLB, Japanese baseball officials agree on posting system protocol
jinjapanDec. 10, 2013 - 10:25PM JST
A start would be to mention the companies in articles like this .
Posted in: 307 cases of food mislabeling found among 23 industry groups
jinjapanDec. 02, 2013 - 11:39AM JST
@ harry _gatto, because the article is about japan, not other countries . also, the way the article is worded . doesn't seem as if months of deliberation took place ;-)
Posted in: Yuma most popular name for baby boys in 2013; Yuina for girls
jinjapanDec. 02, 2013 - 11:00AM JST
@dutchduck. yes. i found that quite amusing as well . maybe they all huddled together on some website to come up with those names .
Apr. 20, 2014 - 06:34AM JST
@kaimy: Obama reception in USA? Several years ago, when he was coming to Las Vegas, Nobody…
Posted in: 16,000 police mobilized to protect Obama
Voter fraud isn't the major issue in American elections, not even a minor one by comparison,…
Posted in: Obama says right to vote under threat in U.S.
Apr. 20, 2014 - 06:29AM JST
Yeah, Dragons ! Above .500 ! (for now) Kyojin wo taose !
Posted in: Japanese baseball results
Apr. 20, 2014 - 06:26AM JST
Who knows? If a war breaks out in Europe over Ukraine, Japan and the US can…
Posted in: Russia to boost military presence on disputed Kurils
Apr. 20, 2014 - 06:08AM JST
Now Russia succeeded in Europe, I wonder Russia is dreaming Hokkaido and Northern Japan will behave…