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marcelitoJul. 26, 2016 - 08:52AM JST
Unfortunately you are right.
Bastard..., disabled patients in bed sleeping..picking the weakest of the weak.
He shoud save us the taxpayer funds.
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marcelitoJul. 24, 2016 - 10:47AM JST
Yubaru and cleo have said it all.
Abe,s LDP has no problems with re- interpretation and changing of constitution due to his pet legacy project but this is being presented as in the near impossible hurdles basket. No doubt the self important Imperial agency Rasputins are working overtime now to come up with all kinds of " hurdles " to drag this out.
HJSLLS - I think you hit the nail in the head there also.
Posted in: Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor
marcelitoJul. 24, 2016 - 10:31AM JST
Never thought I'd find myself agreeing with Keidanren blue bloods but here I am.
I actually think this is a turning point - as much as LDP doesn't give a toss about public, s opposition to N- power, as long as Keidanren ( who realised that majority of restarts will get dragged through the legal system by citizen challenges and local politicans who want the anti - N votes in their prefectures)
starts advocating a move away from nuclear, the LDP will eventually fall in line. No doubt they will turn coat and present themselves as the " responsible party concerned about citizen safety and environment"... Wow who would have thought that...but that aside, the move towards renewables is getting a huge push by this Keidanren move, u mean these suits have a lot of influence on their LDP buddies.
This news has made my Sunday morning :-)
Posted in: Business lobby says Abe gov't can't rely on nuclear energy
marcelitoJul. 22, 2016 - 11:01AM JST
On your guard everyone..accidents galore waiting to happen with the zombie hordes on the move.
Nothing must get in the way of catching the next one.
Posted in: The wait is over for Pokemon Go fans in Japan
marcelitoJul. 22, 2016 - 10:05AM JST
nakanoguy - fair point , if he asked, she said no and that was the end of it...no big deal.
One thing I take note of , this happened in 2002 -that would have made him 62 at the time.
Since this is not France or Italy, it will probably have a negative impact on his campaign.
Posted in: Candidate in Tokyo gubernatorial election sues weekly magazine for libel
marcelitoJul. 22, 2016 - 09:15AM JST
LDP dirt digging unit at work here.
A vast, not-me-wing conspiracy."
Who do you think would leak this kind of info on an oppostion backed candidate before the poll to the tabloids?
As much as I,m not an LDP fan , they have become very efficient at eliminating their political opponnents.
Ironically , it seems they will be trumped at the Tokyo election by their own rebellious Koike.
marcelitoJul. 22, 2016 - 08:55AM JST
No surprises in this survey.
kawabegawa - Most don't know how to do laundry, iron, cook, vacuum, clean....
Seemingly the same applies to a not insignificant % of young J-girls recently too, I have heard.
Posted in: Men more enthusiastic about moving in with girlfriends than vice-versa, survey says
marcelitoJul. 21, 2016 - 01:55PM JST
Hmmm...thats a "bold " claim.
No chance Yoshiko san got a research grant or such from some curry product manufacturer for it by any chance, is there...?
Posted in: Japanese nutritionist claims curry helps prevent baldness
marcelitoJul. 21, 2016 - 12:20PM JST
" prostitution is prostitution, doesnt matter how you paint it."
Indeed, that said the article is nothing new , being going on forever and will keep going.
What i find funny is the Miku girl with the
"company president being called away on urgent business meeting and sending a subordinate with much less generous terms"......story ..... "And what of the president? Miku never heard from him again."
Hate to break it to you Miku chan but there never was a "company president ".
Posted in: 'Mistress market' expanding in these hard times
marcelitoJul. 20, 2016 - 10:45AM JST
Aaah....wasting huge sums of taxpayer funds on trivial things like this instead of allocating them efficiently where they are really needed. Where would J-bureaucracy be without it ?
"seriously how many oyajis and meetings and experts did it take to come to this conclusion? How many millions of yen?"
Posted in: Gov't reveals new hot spring symbol for foreign tourists ahead of Tokyo Olympics
marcelitoJul. 19, 2016 - 04:47PM JST
Well done for to the police woman, take that oyaji perv.
Posted in: Policewoman grabs man trying to grope her while dozing on train
marcelitoJul. 18, 2016 - 09:40PM JST
Or how about getting rid of the seals altogether instead, like the rest of the first world.
Personally, I find the seal procedures an unnecessary and unwanted hassle in the 21 st century.
Posted in: Japanese firm develops 'previewable' seal
marcelitoJul. 16, 2016 - 12:17PM JST
Wages up over 30 %.
Really? For how many % of the labour force are wages up a third since Abenomics started?
Your other points are acceptable but not this one.
Posted in: No chance Japan will adopt 'helicopter money,' say officials
marcelitoJul. 16, 2016 - 12:03PM JST
Not sponsored about that papi.
Seen the number of German cars around middle / upper class urban areas of Japan? If they come.down in price due to FTA I,d say their sales will definitely go up.
Having said that I agree that Japan will try to keep as many " invisible " back door barriers at they can.
Posted in: Juncker says he wants EU-Japan FTA concluded by year-end
marcelitoJul. 15, 2016 - 01:19PM JST
Imperial Household Agency comes across like a self serving group of bureaucratic Rasputins.
One can just imagine all the behind the scenes schemes going on.
marcelitoJul. 14, 2016 - 08:04AM JST
Uuhmm..aahhmm.. Let's form another panel to talk about it without actually taking meaningful action, so it seems like we are doing something.
marcelitoJul. 13, 2016 - 08:58AM JST
I think Garry is right and the higher courts that are in govt. pocket will overturn this verdict, however the longer the appeals drag the situation out, the smaller the chance of actual restarts as the reactors continue to deteriorate with time and the restart costs balloon.
Posted in: Court upholds Takahama reactor shutdown order in new blow to nuclear industry
marcelitoJul. 12, 2016 - 10:47AM JST
bullfighters reaction to shallots and hollisbrown posts ( that are spot on btw ) is a rather typical response,
rather than admit that there are issues that need to be addressed and rectified and serious discussion and improvements on those issues would substantially benefit the society as a whole, lets just fall back to the old
" White people " with superiority complex are once again trying to bully poor old Japan.
(NHK President Katsuto) Momii’s comments and policy mirror controversial remarks he made at his inaugural news conference in January 2014 where he insisted that NHK’s international broadcasting content should stick to the government’s position.
“When the government says to go right, you can’t go left,” he said at the news conference.
Fairly unambiguous, isn't it?
marcelitoJul. 11, 2016 - 12:38PM JST
Okada,s charisma level is next to zero, he couldnt come up with any alternative policies or even soundbites to resonate with voters everyday lives that would make them consider switching from LDP or getting off their couches. Anti revision stance was fine but as they say " its all about the economy, stupid ". Its time for Okada to clear the deck...if DP is to stand a chance at the next election they need someone with energy,ideas and charisma.
Id say leader such as Renho for example would do wonders for DP,s appeal.
marcelitoJul. 10, 2016 - 01:27PM JST
" practice was bot confined to Toshiba "
As expected from the old boys club...no one is responsible.
So next time some poor homeless soul steals a bento box from a convenience store and gets arrested, can they expect no charges because that offence is" not confined to them " also?
No of course not, petty offences get slammed hard while corporate crooks who, steal,lie, embezzle and worse sail.into the next amakudari position and golden sunset unaffected.
Japan Inc. at its best.
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Jul. 26, 2016 - 09:39AM JST
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This is the most horrible, sickening thing.
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