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kiboushaNov. 24, 2015 - 07:27AM JST
Japan Inc. knows exactly what the problem is, so they device checks and tests to avoid actually doing something, because let's face it, Japan Inc. doesn't like concepts like 9 to 5, work-life balance, family/personal time, etc.
Posted in: Businesses to be obliged to check employees' mental health
kiboushaNov. 20, 2015 - 12:10PM JST
I was strolling around Ginza last month, saw many Chinese people on the side walks stuffing stuffs into their suitcases, and realizing they're not going to fit.
Posted in: Record 16.3 mil foreigners visited Japan as of Oct 31
kiboushaNov. 01, 2015 - 05:27PM JST
Guys, you're all misunderstanding "womenomics". It's not about getting women back to work, it's about raising husbands' income so the wives can spend more on jyuku for the children while they shop at Ginza for Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags like in the 80s.
Posted in: Deep-set attitude hampers 'Womenomics'
kiboushaOct. 28, 2015 - 10:03PM JST
I had a dream about going vegan, many years from now in my dying bed, I say to myself "what more harm can a bacon do now ?", so I order a bacon cheese burger. On first chew, an uncontrollable feeling of sadness falls upon me, a sadness from realizing, I've missed how tasty bacon is, and I can't enjoy it for any longer. On second chew, I realized how every decision I made in life was all about "safety", looking back at those decisions, they were the most boring ever. On third chew, I realized my friends have all died out earlier than me, sure I get to live a year or two longer, but in the end I die too, and die alone. On fourth chew, I regretted everything, regrets, regrets, and more regrets ...
Enjoy the moment people, everything in moderation, nothing ever last, not even you.
Posted in: Should you stop eating meat? No need, experts say
kiboushaOct. 27, 2015 - 11:09AM JST
Avoiding eating these is like trying to avoid death, you're gonna die anyway, might as well enjoy! Everything in moderation as a matter of course.
Posted in: WHO: Processed meat linked to cancer; red meat is risky too
kiboushaOct. 23, 2015 - 11:03AM JST
13 year old wanna bee, woman, woman, woman ... nuff said.
Posted in: Looking good
kiboushaOct. 22, 2015 - 12:43PM JST
I heard that tattoos are shunned not entirely because of its origin in Yakuza. Japanese has this "idea" that the body should be "clean" and "unmodified", so when a person gets a tattoo, she's like giving the middle finger to "Japanese values", and you know what that means in a "homogeneous" society, being shunned.
Posted in: 56% of hotels in Japan bar visitors with tattoos from bathing facilities
kiboushaOct. 22, 2015 - 09:41AM JST
Tipping is basically businesses shifting risks/costs to employees and customers. Any reasonable society should ban it.
Posted in: What do you think of the custom of tipping waiters, taxi drivers, etc?
kiboushaOct. 20, 2015 - 02:28PM JST
"Punish" meaning government sending a message so the rest of Japan Inc. data fabricators don't get "caught".
kiboushaOct. 20, 2015 - 08:07AM JST
What was it they say in Japan ? "Once you get into 'good' university, you're set for life", wasn't it ? I guess the youngster still believe that's true in Japan.
Posted in: University lecturer calls out his lazy Japanese students, praises his hard-working Chinese ones
kiboushaOct. 13, 2015 - 10:20PM JST
imho, work computer should just be for work, anything else can be done through your phone. That aside, if you constantly find your employees browsing social media sites, it says that his/her job is not as interesting as knowing what her friends' lunch were, in that case something needs to be done, like giving her work that actually stimulate her motivations, easier said than done I know.
Posted in: To what extent do you think employers should block employee access to online sites, social networking accounts or monitor email?
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.
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?
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Nov. 26, 2015 - 07:33PM JST
Lol. Climate hysterics. Free money. What a lark.
Posted in: Japan to give developing nations Y1.3 tril in climate change aid
Nov. 26, 2015 - 07:29PM JST
Not only in your country yuriotani.
Posted in: Japan should accept more refugees, fix asylum system: UNHCR
Nov. 26, 2015 - 07:22PM JST
Seems like there's a business opportunity for ultra-basic funeral services on the cheap. Like a crematorium…
Posted in: Man says he left mother's body at home because he couldn't afford funeral
Nov. 26, 2015 - 07:21PM JST
the men who did it.
Yes, the Korean comfort station owners.
Since you seem curious…
Posted in: Lawmakers from 5 nations form coalition for victims of sexual slavery
Nov. 26, 2015 - 07:13PM JST
It's interesting how some recalls make news while others don't. There is a very recent recall…
Posted in: Toyota recalls vehicles in Japan, Europe for air bag defect
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