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kiboushaOct. 03, 2015 - 06:31PM JST
Non of your complaining will change the government's mind, so my advice to you all is to stock up some IT/security companies' equity, and watch them go up and up in the near future. The government is gonna need all the expertise it can to make sure those information stays secure.
Posted in: My Number system raises red flags ahead of notice release
kiboushaOct. 01, 2015 - 10:30AM JST
University, the art of educating students to the way of the world today, not the future, no wonder so many entrepreneurs are university drop outs.
kiboushaSep. 29, 2015 - 06:31PM JST
The doctor was having some great "night time" with the nurses and this dude comes in being a mosquito that he is, once, ok, twice, really ? third time !? Even Buddha can't handle the third time.
Posted in: Doctor punches patient in stomach after his third visit to ER in one night
kiboushaSep. 24, 2015 - 04:41PM JST
He's getting $32million of retirement according to bloomberg, everything is normal here, nothing to see.
Posted in: VW chief quits as pollution cheating scandal snowballs
kiboushaSep. 22, 2015 - 09:45AM JST
I'm a parent, call me cold but I'll let my kids fail many times before I even start considering to help them. Also, #2 is the only sensible one here.
Posted in: How universities are trying to help worried parents by babying their students
kiboushaSep. 11, 2015 - 02:57PM JST
Jump in at your own demise ... oh, #%&@! They're gonna use my nenkin to buy this crap aren't they ?!?
Posted in: Japan Post's huge IPO approved by stock exchange
kiboushaSep. 09, 2015 - 10:57PM JST
A full blown fear driven market, fear of lost on the way down, fear of missing out on the way up.
Posted in: Nikkei soars 7.71% in biggest one-day jump since 2008 financial crisis
kiboushaSep. 01, 2015 - 01:47PM JST
It was on TV the other day, biggest reason is "not doing well academically", second biggest reason is "family problem". Bullying is like 1.8% which is far at the bottom of the list. I can see the pattern here, inattentive parents who demand kids to be "smart", so parents can have "face". Looks like a good recipe for success.
Posted in: Sept 1 sees more teen suicides than any other day
kiboushaAug. 14, 2015 - 11:37AM JST
I read that some economists have the opinions that UK and France got rich through a combination of manufacturing & protectionism policies. German & US copied UK policy. Japan copied US after WWII, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea copied Japan in 80s, China in the 90s. They argue, all these miracle countries were using similar policies of manufacturing & protectionism, letting local industry mature before opening the country for free market competition. They also present cases of countries that directly allow free market without giving local industry the chance to mature, these countries have very little growth.
Posted in: WWII aftermath: How did Japan and Germany become global powerhouses?
kiboushaAug. 11, 2015 - 03:22PM JST
I'm all for nuclear power, but I don't trust the ass hats running them, TEPCO, KEPCO, or whatever EPCO they have here in Japan.
Posted in: Nuclear reactor switched on in Kyushu despite protests
kiboushaAug. 07, 2015 - 06:37PM JST
I have a "weird" Japanese friend whose motto is "ganbaru doesn't solve problems", he built a company of 200 before he was thirty and still is leading it now.
Posted in: Education ministry urges all schools to make greater efforts to deal with bullying
kiboushaAug. 05, 2015 - 07:12PM JST
Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer, keep your dogs even closer.
Posted in: US tries to reassure Japan after documents reveal spying
kiboushaAug. 03, 2015 - 09:57AM JST
The good side, plenty of libraries and children halls, plenty of nature around where I live, plenty of children classes in the local "culture center" or sports club, plenty of second hand stores/flea markets for toys and clothes, medical costs for non-major diseases and small accidents is minimal.
Kindergarten teaches good mannerism, kindness, orderly. Though some might argue that teaches them conformity, but they do allow much creativity with arts & crafts, etc.
The down side, it's hard to find "family friends". My first starts elementary next year, not sure how she would fit in, how she would handle being "different", bullying and what not, but this happens everywhere, not just Japan.
Posted in: Is Japan a good place to raise children?
kiboushaJul. 27, 2015 - 07:28PM JST
So what ? Just don't watch it, the same way you don't watch many movies made by the Chinese for themselves. Also, get used to movies made for Chinese, just like the world has gotten used to Americans saving the Earth, and humanity from all sorts of "evil" people and aliens that want to destroy it.
Posted in: How Sony sanitized Sandler movie to please Chinese censors
kiboushaJul. 24, 2015 - 07:21AM JST
Asking sincerity from a society of "image is everything" is like asking cats not to be jerks.
Posted in: Bowing is an important outward sign of contrition by Japanese company executives caught up in a scandal. But how sincere do you think the act of bowing is, as an apology?
kiboushaJul. 22, 2015 - 07:19AM JST
It's not a blow when reputation is already in the toilet drain.
Posted in: Toshiba scandal: A blow to Japan Inc's reputation
kiboushaJul. 17, 2015 - 07:08PM JST
A company I worked for have the same exact process when working on projects. Plan something, got approval, budget doubled, scratched and re-plan, less time now, everyone proudly works 20 hours, 7 days a week, for a year, project finished, rinse and repeat.
Posted in: Abe says Olympic stadium to start from scratch; Rugby World Cup misses out
kiboushaJul. 16, 2015 - 10:11AM JST
Abe made a promise to some really important and very powerful people, if you think a little demonstration will change that, LOL.
Posted in: Democracy in action
kiboushaJul. 15, 2015 - 07:15AM JST
Please let it be The very hungry caterpillar, please.
Posted in: Miyazaki's 1st fully CG film is story of tiny caterpillar
kiboushaJul. 14, 2015 - 09:03AM JST
"dating" and "mistakes", like it's a job interview or taking exams. The plaque of the modern dating scene, fooling the other to believe that you're the ONE, only then to be disappointed after the vows are uttered on top of a pile of debt. It's a date for goodness sake, don't be an ass, be yourself, and if you're having fun, great!
Posted in: What are some first-date mistakes to avoid?
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Oct. 09, 2015 - 08:37AM JST
here is the big question,who needs children the establishment or the families? if you needs children…
Posted in: New cabinet minister seeks to stem shrinking population
Republicans controlling Congress have shown scant interest in restricting guns and the Democratic effort has little…
Posted in: Senate Democrats preparing legislative package to curb guns
Oct. 09, 2015 - 08:36AM JST
Ironically, the1.42 fertility rate in Japan would be considerably lower than it is now if there…
Obama to Putin : What are you doing ? Stop airstrikes right now ! There are…
Posted in: Clashes intensify in Syria from Russian-backed offensive
@Anthony Lawson - "Poverty, lack of community ?! Is the Japanese Gov for real ?"
Posted in: Poverty, isolation push Japan's child abuse cases to record high
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