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kurisupisuJan. 28, 2015 - 07:23AM JST
Where are the actions not rhetoric that shows China is seeking war with Japan?
Maybe it is the Chinese that are fearful of Abe's policies?
Posted in: China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan'
kurisupisuJan. 27, 2015 - 10:20PM JST
I got a grey instead of a black wrx as it saved me 200000 yen-what does that say about me?
Posted in: What the color of your car says about you
kurisupisuJan. 27, 2015 - 09:26PM JST
Qantas = greed!
Posted in: Qantas to raise ticket prices to offset dropping of fuel surcharge
kurisupisuJan. 27, 2015 - 08:06AM JST
If there is 'bullion' going into those burgers then that would surely
explain the 1500 yen price!
Posted in: Kobe beef burgers coming to Japanese fast food chain Lotteria
kurisupisuJan. 27, 2015 - 07:19AM JST
Japan is unlikely to seek the release of a suicide bomber nor pay millions of dollars.
Just what will the outcome be this time?
Posted in: Japan seeks Jordan's help in gaining hostage's release
kurisupisuJan. 26, 2015 - 09:30PM JST
It was done before so I have no illusions that it could happen again....
Posted in: Busy agenda faces Abe as Diet session gets under way
kurisupisuJan. 26, 2015 - 09:27PM JST
It is called self interest-imagine a world where (as insensitive are) there are unlimited amounts of power coming from the ground!well, it is possible but it is free and the capitalist system doesn't much like free .....
Posted in: Japan's trade deficit balloons to record Y12.781 trillion in 2014
kurisupisuJan. 26, 2015 - 10:46AM JST
If you really want to prevent the onset of a flu then Tamiflu is good to have on hand.
Also,I regularly take Echinacea for immune system support
Lower stress levels and avoiding the packed trains is also sure to help....
Posted in: Flu epidemic alert issued for all 47 prefectures
kurisupisuJan. 26, 2015 - 10:38AM JST
As I said before, how much is a Japanese life worth?
Posted in: Rally for hostage
kurisupisuJan. 26, 2015 - 10:35AM JST
There were multiple meltdowns at the plant in Fukushima which is still ongoing.
Cancer rates in Fukushima are well above the national average.
Vast swathes of Japan have been contaminated.
Radioactive feed has been fed to cattle and the beef consumed as far away as Shikoku.
Contaminated feed even made it to Shimane!
Maybe, Mr a umami needs to be aware if the above?
If he were then he would begin to comprehend why people do not buy goods from Fukushima....
Posted in: Seeing the prices driven down just because the cattle come from Fukushima Prefecture is frustrating.
kurisupisuJan. 25, 2015 - 01:48PM JST
Maybe these 'reasearchers' need to use statistics,methodology and significance tables to get proper results otherwise they are wasting tax-payers money.......
Posted in: No. of overweight children in Fukushima on the rise
kurisupisuJan. 25, 2015 - 10:24AM JST
It is fairly obvious that no money was paid-I wonder how much the life of a Japanese is worth?
It seems it is not worth what Isis was demanding.....
Posted in: Abe says video claiming one hostage killed likely authentic
kurisupisuJan. 23, 2015 - 02:07PM JST
It is a novel idea for the news media to focus on events so far off in the future, when news is such a consumable,transitory and dare I say forgettable product.In order to show the efficiencies or the deficiencies of our system,it is also necessary to allude the causes and effects......
kurisupisuJan. 22, 2015 - 11:01PM JST
It is interesting as the deadline is coming up tomorrow-it will be a strong indication of Abe's political thinking to see how this plays out.....
Posted in: Islamic State threat could stiffen Abe's stance on security
kurisupisuJan. 22, 2015 - 10:54PM JST
I'm waiting for the whisky flavored milk that Suntory is bringing out this Spring....
Posted in: Ginger ale flavored soy milk coming to Japanese stores
kurisupisuJan. 22, 2015 - 03:30PM JST
Like its staunch ally America,Japan too could soon be trying 'regime change' in the guise of protecting its citizens....
kurisupisuJan. 22, 2015 - 10:49AM JST
There isn't much heroism when the killer is hundreds of yards away.
I used the word 'patriotic' due to the feelings that it has given the American viewers who give the movie a standing ovation at the end of the showing......
Posted in: 'American Sniper' makes North American box office history
kurisupisuJan. 22, 2015 - 07:17AM JST
There really is no way out of this.
And I do not believe that Abe will pay or even wants to.
It makes perfect sense for him not to!
From a political perspective this would deliver the Abe government a perfect opportunity to further its dream of having a strong assertive Japan (fukoku kyohei).
If the hostages are murdered by ISIS then the resulting videos will shock the Japanese people enough that Abe's calls for a Japan able to defend itself and make preemptive attacks to save its own citizens will make more sense to the population.
Abe rushed back from the Middle East to Japan on the pretense of handling the crisis but
this made little sense to me unless he wanted to prepare for something other than hostage negotiations.
I am interested to see how Abe plays this one......
Posted in: IS tells NHK it doesn't really need money; video authenticity questioned
kurisupisuJan. 21, 2015 - 10:53AM JST
All of you who say don't pay are not offering any alternatives are you?
Japan cannot send a military force to free the hostages and even if it could is it worth it to see the restart of a Japanese militarization ?
Posted in: Abe cuts short Middle East trip to deal with hostage crisis
kurisupisuJan. 21, 2015 - 09:35AM JST
Whatever the ransom is, Abe should pay it!
The BOJ has generated trillions of yen for use in Japan's JGB scheme
Abe can use the money to save the lives of Japanese citizens!
Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:21AM JST
KMT was clearly doing most of the fighting in WW2 in China.
No they didn't,…
Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:20AM JST
Smooih move Ukraine, anybody who disagrees or dissents with your regime is now a terrorist.
Posted in: Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks
by the way, do Chinese know that US, British and even the Soviets (albeit at a…
Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:19AM JST
Pretty crap security for the PM's residence.
Posted in: Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 4 foreigners, 5 guards dead
ISIS kills everyone they capture
NO you are wrong! yes they capture all and kill…