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marcelitoApr. 25, 2015 - 02:09PM JST
Well written Tamarama.
Posted in: Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day
marcelitoApr. 25, 2015 - 09:39AM JST
Watch the Abe got. spin it and use this as an additional justification to try and restart the N reactors instead of going full steam renewable.
Posted in: Japan to hike target for emissions cuts to about 25% by 2030: media
marcelitoApr. 24, 2015 - 04:46PM JST
No doubt Gaimusho & LDP crack PR team is being readied to visit the 25 " confused " US lawmakers to correct their " misunderstood "vision of history and ensure " fair" coverage of the issue any time now.
As per the recent procedure manual.:)
Posted in: 25 U.S. lawmakers urge Abe to reaffirm war apologies
marcelitoApr. 24, 2015 - 12:31PM JST
Insane..what the heck is wrong with the judge?
Posted in: Driver struck by another vehicle in the wrong lane ordered to pay Y40 million
marcelitoApr. 23, 2015 - 09:41PM JST
She should have just taken a good aim and kick the old geezer hard right in the " exposed" nuts.
Hope one of these days some gutsy HS girl will do just that.
Posted in: Former Chiba police officer arrested for indecent exposure
marcelitoApr. 22, 2015 - 05:02PM JST
" start up the others too "
Tie them up in litigation.
Posted in: Court OKs restart of Kyushu Electric's Sendai reactors
marcelitoApr. 22, 2015 - 04:57PM JST
Lol..the that's a lot of blue sheets for a 50 cm drone.
Maybe it just flew in to say hello to the other drones that usually inhabit the offices and corridors of government buildings.
Posted in: Camera-equipped drone found on roof of Abe's office
marcelitoApr. 22, 2015 - 01:50PM JST
"Xi met Kono and praised Kono apology. If Abe makes a new apology, he might goof. People who do not have experience of apology, usually say strange things when they try to apology.."
Yeah, because it's sooo complicated and tricky to say " Hey, we are genuinely sorry "
Posted in: Abe says he may drop direct apology in WWII statement
marcelitoApr. 22, 2015 - 01:40PM JST
Since Kepco is appealing last week,s ruling, is there a legal avenue for the residents to appeal the Sendai ruling as well?
Anyone in the know?
marcelitoApr. 21, 2015 - 11:08PM JST
" Japan should improve ties with the other countries that do not demand constant apologies, and stay away from China/SK/USA as much as possible"
Yeah, staying away from China a US , world,s two biggest economies is a fantastic idea.
Japan should do just that and instead of the slow decline in relevance it will go down in elevator speed.
Get it done and over with.
marcelitoApr. 21, 2015 - 04:22PM JST
Abe says this a day after he announced that he wants to meet the Chinese premier for talks in Jakarta?
Is this guy real? On diplomatic and history front Abe and his government are absolutely hopeless.
If he screws up his position on the 70 year anniversary statement the US congress is not gonna be impressed when he shows up.
marcelitoApr. 21, 2015 - 02:51PM JST
Tried Taco BelL out a few years ago and the food was pretty bad. Haven't been since.
Anybody know if they picked up their game lately?
Posted in: Run for the border
marcelitoApr. 21, 2015 - 11:10AM JST
Japan fairly and transparently opening up its government procurement to the Europeans in areas such as the railway sector? Pie in the sky.
Posted in: Talking tough
marcelitoApr. 21, 2015 - 11:02AM JST
I think no one would expect Abe to visit Yasukuni just before his upcoming trip to the US and his speech at the Congress. That would be too provocative and cause him damage in the States. His cabinet ministers will take care of that on Wednesday.
Posted in: Abe offers ritual gift to Yasukuni shrine
marcelitoApr. 20, 2015 - 10:14AM JST
" Having goal to push US rice on Japanese market, you should use much more complicated propaganda slogans.**
Don't think sangetsu has any goal of pushing US rice on Japanese market but anyway, if you don't like it, don't buy it.
But why do you want to deny others the free choice?
Posted in: Japan stands tough against rice imports in trade talks with U.S.
marcelitoApr. 20, 2015 - 10:07AM JST
If more than a couple of those " expectations " are true BEFORE marriage, dump the princess real quick and find someone better.
Posted in: Japanese men share a list of common male woes before and after marriage
marcelitoApr. 20, 2015 - 10:05AM JST
You don't say Sherlock.
And the way " succes " of Abenomics is going, it's not gonna get any better.
Posted in: Economic conditions keep a lid on the number of marriages. People want to marry, but their economic foundations are shaky
marcelitoApr. 19, 2015 - 11:16PM JST
*Japan has to protect its farmers even if it means Japan becoming a poor country"
Gee...you certainly sound like you have a vested interest in keeping the status quo.
Protect how?..By making 99% of J-population pay exorbitant prices for rice to support the inneficient farm sector here?
I don't think Japanese consumers were ever given the choice whether they wanted to " protect its farmers". They just have to pay through the nose for most agricultural products. Give public the choice whether they want to protect J-farmers or not...they can decide with their wallet at a supermarket.
marcelitoApr. 19, 2015 - 01:51PM JST
" Sounds like the majority was OK with that position and gave him a mandate on all the issues"
No the ones that bothered to vote, they voted for him because of Abenomics promises and a lack of credible alternative.
He doesn't have a mandate on THAT particular issue ( Nuclear restarts ) which is plainly evident by the surveys taken AFTER the election showing majority of voters are still opposed to the restarts, funny how you forget / choose to ignore that simple fact and keep shifting your argument back to the election result.
This board discussion is not about Abe winning the election, its about the restarts for which the current govt. has no mandate as all the latest surveys taken since the election indicate. Since all you can do is go around in circles about the election result there is no point in keeping this up with you.
Posted in: LDP urges government to push for nuclear return
marcelitoApr. 19, 2015 - 10:05AM JST
What's so hard about talking to the IOC and changing the dates to late September / October ?
Wonder how much money will go to various govt. ( amakudari ) panels, committees , agencies..etc. to have discussions and meetings to come up with" solutions" to the heat issue. Guess that guarantees more pork than just simply changing the dates.
Posted in: Gov't discusses ways to keep streets, sidewalks cool during 2020 Olympics
Apr. 26, 2015 - 03:06PM JST
Ichiros just playing for the stats, doesnt seem to really want to win a world series
Posted in: Ichiro beats Oh's run record
Apr. 26, 2015 - 03:01PM JST
I think the sword is a substitute for something else hes lacking.
Posted in: Naked nationalist stirs up election campaign
Apr. 26, 2015 - 02:59PM JST
Oh, not so certain hugging is NOT done so often in private. Maybe not by married…
Posted in: Why do Japanese people seldom hug friends or family in public?
Apr. 26, 2015 - 02:56PM JST
politics needs to be a serious business, because it deals with the problems of the millions…
Sad indeed ... Japan could have a similar experience ... sure hope not!
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