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kurisupisuMar. 10, 2015 - 04:31PM JST
Some of my income flows result in being on 'a zero hours contract' - I don't see ever see a bonus nor do I have to do any overtime.I wouldn't have it any other way though...........
Posted in: Japanese workers get smaller share of corporate earnings despite record profits
kurisupisuMar. 10, 2015 - 04:25PM JST
I have to agree!
QE helps those that are already wealthy while screwing the poor!
How on earth can it benefit poor people to pay more for their food,clothes and transport etc?
These are not purchases that can be put off until tomorrow are they?
The mass media will continue to peddle the lie that higher prices are the answer-they are not........
Posted in: BOJ must act if oil falls affect inflation expectations: deputy governor
kurisupisuMar. 10, 2015 - 04:20PM JST
Based on what evidence?
What Mr Kobori fails to mention is the ongoing release of radiation from the damaged reactors that continues to build and build in the environment to this day.......
Posted in: We have said many times that radiation levels are absolutely insignificant in Tokyo and the main tourist areas. People understand that traveling, eating and living here don't pose a problem, as long as you avoid the restricted area around the Fukushima nuclear plant.
kurisupisuMar. 10, 2015 - 04:16PM JST
What Japan needs is more investment in education that supports the child ......
Posted in: The longer hours single parents work for their children, the less time they have with them. What we need is a welfare system that offers single parents basic support such as better working environments and expansion of public child support.
kurisupisuMar. 06, 2015 - 07:44AM JST
I am in the renting business and in Japan I would prefer to rent to foreigners!
Statistically, foreigners are less of a criminal risk than Japanese people.
They complain less and are much more likely not to move within a short time.
Posted in: Have you ever experienced racism or sexual harassment? If so, what did you do about it at the time?
kurisupisuMar. 06, 2015 - 07:14AM JST
Singapore is safer than Japan.Walk around the streets and be assured of your personal safety.
Singapore makes for one of the most relaxing vacations one can have due to anti social behavior not being tolerated!
These two will certainly be reflecting on this fact long after the stinging has stopped....
Posted in: German vandals ordered jailed, caned in Singapore
kurisupisuMar. 06, 2015 - 06:57AM JST
Japan's taxi drivers professional?
By what comparison?
I once had a drunk driver almost slam the cab into a guard rail on a 5 minute ride in Kobe.And the number of surly drivers I have encountered make for bad memories.
Uber need to put a dent in the market!
Posted in: Japan slams brakes on Uber taxi service
kurisupisuMar. 05, 2015 - 08:36AM JST
Netanyahu blew his credibility by lying before and his graphic attempts using mangaesque illustrations of non existent bombs wouldn't have helped his cause either.....why would he be taken seriously this time?
Posted in: Kerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuclear talks
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 11:05PM JST
Abe is saying that he didn't know that he was receiving money from somewhere?
And this guy is the PM of Japan?
Posted in: Abe faces questions over improper political donations
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 05:31PM JST
Some time in the Bangkok Hilton will set them right....
Posted in: 2 Japanese men arrested at Bangkok airport for wildlife smuggling
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 05:25PM JST
Who would have thought that Japan could become the hotbed of Islamic terrorist funding......
Posted in: Credit union turns down application for account with 'Islam' in name
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 08:51AM JST
The monarchy is an outdated relic of the past.There is no place in a fair society for inherited privilege.
Posted in: Do you think there is a role for monarchies in this day and age?
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 08:48AM JST
And every time some rightist politician stands up in the Gikai and states that some Japanese atrocity is just an illusion conjured up by some lying Chinese or Korean then we see the whole issue flare up again......
Posted in: Japan shrugs off S Korean calls for 'sex slave' apology
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 08:41AM JST
It is the same in other major cities too....
Posted in: Mazda bets on diesel-only car for Japan
kurisupisuMar. 03, 2015 - 08:33AM JST
It is not possible to 'ramp up' production of whisky, not if quality is to be kept.
As a rule of thumb, the longer the maturation process is, the better the taste.
The large manufacturers here are basically running out of stock of matured whisky with a maturation date longer than 10-12 years, and as a consequence releasing
much younger whiskies dressed up in fancy packaging.
The article also fails to mention a spate of planned price increases across the board this April gouging the drinkers here in Japan.
Posted in: NHK drama boosts Japanese whisky production
kurisupisuFeb. 27, 2015 - 07:39PM JST
If it's all under control why is cancer on the rise in Fukushima?
Posted in: Tainted water leaking into sea from roof of Fukushima plant
kurisupisuFeb. 27, 2015 - 07:25PM JST
Assuming that any law is ratified I cannot see it being used against Japanese to protect foreigners -
everything I have seen here points to the opposite when the police deal with foreigners it is always the foreigners that come off worse, no matter the situation....
Posted in: Osaka body to decide what is or isn't hate speech
kurisupisuFeb. 27, 2015 - 05:48PM JST
2015 has been the year of record snowfall in many countries yet the ice is being eaten away under the Antartic and we are meant to stop it?
The earth has warmed and cooled many times before as can be noted in ancient texts
To think that we can do anything about it but learn how to swim better is pure hubris.....
Posted in: The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may reshape Earth
kurisupisuFeb. 27, 2015 - 12:04PM JST
I see the day coming when the Japanese will be speaking Chinese and acting as a Chinese vassal state!
Posted in: Japanese companies go on spending spree abroad
kurisupisuFeb. 27, 2015 - 12:00PM JST
Will needs to try some Japanese whisky ( on the quiet ) esp the older single malts!
Hopefully,he'll also get some time in an onsen too.
Posted in: Prince William starts first Japan visit with green tea
Mar. 27, 2015 - 07:25AM JST
There's the red flag. Too bad the father could not have prevented her. The poor baby…
Posted in: Mother, one-month-old child dead in apparent murder-suicide
Mar. 27, 2015 - 07:24AM JST
"Cruz, after all, rose to national prominence by employing an ultimately unsuccessful strategy in 2013 to…
Posted in: Tea Party's Ted Cruz launches White House bid
Mar. 27, 2015 - 07:17AM JST
I hear that in Japan if someone jumps in front of the bullet train, their family…
Posted in: Co-pilot appears to have intentionally crashed plane, says French prosecutor
Mar. 27, 2015 - 07:15AM JST
The LDP is seen as enjoying wide popular support, while the opposition bloc remains divided into…
Posted in: Campaigning begins for 960 local elections
Go there or nearby sometimes - even so, this is great news and I look forward…
Posted in: Himeji Castle reopens after 6 years of repair work