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mackemackJan. 24, 2012 - 12:24PM JST
A rare piece of good news. Nice.
Posted in: Brothers reunited in Japan after 6 decades apart
mackemackDec. 09, 2011 - 08:47AM JST
The charity angle is a great idea. But, I imagine people would pay more for her to stop singing.
Posted in: A helping hand from Ono
mackemackDec. 08, 2011 - 11:20AM JST
I went to Kyoto once, but did not see the protocol. It was not marked on any of the tourist maps.
Posted in: Climate dilemma: Has Kyoto run its course?
mackemackDec. 07, 2011 - 01:12PM JST
And the lesson is...when all else fails, be obfuscate.
Posted in: U.S. nuclear industry must heed lesson of Fukushima, says NRC chief
mackemackDec. 07, 2011 - 09:49AM JST
I've never understood why we call them a "rink" coz they're shaped more like an ovalk.
Posted in: Akasaka on ice
mackemackDec. 05, 2011 - 08:17AM JST
That's gotta hurt.
Posted in: Speeding blamed for pileup involving 8 Ferraris, 1 Lamborghini
mackemackNov. 28, 2011 - 02:47PM JST
I've been to Kyoto...but I missed seeing the protocol. It wasn't marked on the tourist maps.
Posted in: Fate of Kyoto Protocol key issue at climate talks
mackemackNov. 28, 2011 - 02:37PM JST
I think I'll grab some KFC on the way home tonight.
Posted in: The KFC-Christmas connection in Japan
mackemackNov. 28, 2011 - 11:09AM JST
Who ever heard of a green car nation? A pink car nation, or a white car nation, sure. But green must be an hybrid.
Posted in: Tokyo Motor Show looks to green cars to drive recovery
mackemackNov. 24, 2011 - 02:03PM JST
Is anything "excessive" if it saves a little life?
Posted in: 3-year-old boy falls to death from apartment balcony in Tokyo
mackemackNov. 24, 2011 - 01:24PM JST
I am so tired of reading reports just like this one in JT. Ok, I don't live in a 13th floor apartment, and I don't have a 3 yo child. But surely a couple of metres of chicken wire (that's what we call it in OZ) would be cheap solution for preventing these tragedies.
mackemackNov. 24, 2011 - 10:21AM JST
Asahi Super Dry is my favourite too. I love that you can get it in vending machines.
Posted in: Hurry up with that order
mackemackNov. 24, 2011 - 07:08AM JST
Blindfolds could have made it really interesting.
mackemackNov. 23, 2011 - 12:36PM JST
"Nothing for Bieber..." now that's a surprise. (refer your sarcasm 101 textbooks friends)
Posted in: Taylor Swift wins big at American Music Awards; nothing for Bieber
mackemackNov. 23, 2011 - 12:31PM JST
I understood that making the "V" sign is normal practice when having one's photo taken in Japan.
Posted in: Motorcyclist flashes peace sign at cameras during series of speed violations
mackemackNov. 21, 2011 - 02:16PM JST
They'll probably wear disguises and sneak in. Yaks are very sneaky.
Posted in: Shiga temple bans visits by gangsters
mackemackNov. 21, 2011 - 02:10PM JST
The boar got away. Really? There can only be one conclusion...it was a cabbage loving midget dressed as a boar, who quickly changed costumes, thus escaping detection. I should apply for a job with the Japanese police.
Posted in: Wild boar enters home in Motegi; injures resident
mackemackNov. 21, 2011 - 11:10AM JST
I'm thinking he'll be living in another type of residential care facility for the rest of his life.
Posted in: Elderly care home resident stabs fellow resident to death in Kagawa
mackemackNov. 21, 2011 - 08:48AM JST
Posted in: Crimson frame
mackemackNov. 18, 2011 - 02:26PM JST
I'm guessing SK finally waived the overdue fees.
Posted in: Japan to return ancient books to S Korea in early Dec
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Posted in: Over 20,000 bras recalled due to injury fears
Dec. 19, 2014 - 04:51AM JST
If you don't like it, change the channel or turn off the TV. There are many…
Posted in: Is Japanese TV really as bad as its reputation?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 04:38AM JST
Sounds like yet more nonsense for so called experts and government to get excuses to explain…
Posted in: Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?
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This case is far more complicated because what is behind it is city's concession of Buraku…
Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal