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email@example.comMay. 09, 2013 - 09:11PM JST
Mr. Matthew Kean seems to be reading the wrong information. In Germany no single Chancellor has ever been in office and failed to remind his/her people of the past evil deeds committed by NAZIS. They go all the way to Israel, Auschwitz etc. And there's annual remembrance day for the victims of NAZIS, they are monuments all over Germany reminding the people of the past. History is taught as it happened, the reason why the French, the British, et all, don't criticize Germany.
Posted in: Japan says it will honor apologies for World War II atrocities
firstname.lastname@example.orgMay. 08, 2013 - 09:18PM JST
Some comments sound more ideological rather than scientific. What the pollution has to do with the political system other than poor planning and environmental management. Some comments are well intended but they become polluted with ideological slant
Posted in: China career boost can come with health risks for expats
email@example.comApr. 30, 2013 - 09:11PM JST
He is a very learned man, a journalist and historian by qualifications, so he's aware of what he is saying. He is expressing the sentiment of many Japanese who have hard time getting rid of their superiority complex
Posted in: Inose under fire for comments on Istanbul Olympic bid, Islam
firstname.lastname@example.orgApr. 28, 2013 - 11:59PM JST
History teaches us that nations respect only strong nations. When all Asians nations will be strong, they will respect each other. Who respected Korea and China hundred years ago.
Posted in: Chinese military planes flew near disputed isles 40 times in one day
email@example.comApr. 24, 2013 - 10:59AM JST
Both China and Japan find it hard to back down because they don't want to look weak in their respective constituencies. But somehow they must find a face saving strategy to come out of the stalemate, if they don't want to destroy their economies.
Posted in: Abe vows to expel by force any Chinese landing on disputed isles
firstname.lastname@example.orgApr. 22, 2013 - 12:05AM JST
Someone, somewhere is laughing to the bank when the two Asians economic giants are endlessly quarreling over insignificant rocks. Of course, divided they fall. Look who captured the auto market in China after Japan lost the ground there.
Posted in: Abe offers China quake help
email@example.comApr. 21, 2013 - 11:22PM JST
I wonder what the G20 countries would have said, had any other country done the QE as a method to jumpstart the economy. I am not sure it would be acceptable for other countries to follow Japan's footsteps.
Posted in: G-20 finance leaders decry lack of global growth
firstname.lastname@example.orgApr. 19, 2013 - 08:59PM JST
Let us all celebrate the prediction of our great prophet Lachance; hoping that all what he predicts about China will happen in our life time. I can see the time when all of us shall scramble to inherit the remaining bit and pieces, all led by our great prophet Lachance
Posted in: China calls on Japan to stop scrambling its fighters
email@example.comApr. 05, 2013 - 09:47PM JST
This is mispronunciations are not peculiar to Japanese persons only. If a language does not have a certain sound, is bound to mispronounce that sound in another language. The Germans have hard time to pronounce the word THE, they will say DZE while South Africans will have a very heavy R which sounds RHE. One rand = one rhand. In some places they will pronounce RABEL for LABEL because in their mother tongue the sound L does not exist.
Posted in: 20 words of English origin that Japanese people often mistake for real thing
firstname.lastname@example.orgApr. 01, 2013 - 12:06AM JST
Abe is not ignorant of the geografical facts of Mongolia. He knows that to get those minerals from Mongolia he has to move them through Chinese or Russian territoy. The rest is for domestic consumtion; he knows tha the Japanese electorate wants to see a macho Prime Minister.
Posted in: Abe seeks Mongolia's support in China island dispute
email@example.comMar. 31, 2013 - 12:10AM JST
This is the worst case of poor reporting. Here is a journalist who reports that China is the culprit for the delay of a deal between Olympus and Sony without saying how China is involved in the matter. One gets the impression that China is the culprit of everything going wrong in Japan.
Posted in: Sony-Olympus deal held up by China
firstname.lastname@example.orgMar. 29, 2013 - 11:40PM JST
EastAsiaForeigner Forgets the discrimination the Chinese companies suffer elsewhere. Never heard of the word retaliation? Remember the war on solar panels, tires, telecommunication equipment etc
Posted in: China orders stepped-up scrutiny on Apple
email@example.comMar. 16, 2013 - 12:40AM JST
A Realist says: "nor does it matter that the present generations in Japan had exactly nothing to do with "comfort women". If this is the reasoning, then the present generation of Americans would not have apologized to Japanese for WWII internment, African Americans for slavery nor the Germans would still apologize for the holocaust.
Posted in: S Korea, China fault Japan on 'comfort women' at U.N.
firstname.lastname@example.orgMar. 14, 2013 - 12:05AM JST
Why condemn the US, the Us is behaving exactly the way a super power is supposed to behave, it will continue doing so until another power emerges as has happened to Great Britain.
Posted in: The international growth of anti-Americanism
email@example.comMar. 08, 2013 - 07:01PM JST
All Chinese telecommunications companies should be boycotted worldwide, and the Chinese should be made to desist from competing for international contracts
Posted in: Okinawa's off-base housing may suffer infestation of Chinese bugs
firstname.lastname@example.orgMar. 05, 2013 - 04:35AM JST
Idle talk will not do away with the communists in China. Why not organize a coalition of the willing a la Iraq and liberate China.
Posted in: China defends massive growth in military spending
email@example.comMar. 03, 2013 - 02:41AM JST
Japan should look at the solution by other former colonial powers in Europe and America. They integrated the former subjects and slaves, who chose to remain, as national citizens. In this case the United Nations seems to be looking the other way when it comes to Japan. Where is the UN Commisioner for Human Rights hiding? Would it be acceptable if some poor banana republic was doing the same?
Posted in: Ethnic Korean children in Japan lose out after Pyongyang's nuclear test
firstname.lastname@example.orgMar. 01, 2013 - 12:50AM JST
At last one credible person has thrown in some sense in the mix. It is time for cool heads to prevail and vigourously promote peace in the region. Regardless who would win in case of war, the result would cause huge economic turmoil which would hurt both China and Japan and the world.
Posted in: Former ASDF general: 'China won't initiate war over Senkakus'
email@example.comFeb. 21, 2013 - 11:39PM JST
Poor Abe is just trying to save face and the name of his family because to admit and apologise for the comfort women and Nanjing massacre crimes commited by the imperial army would be tantamount to condemning his own grandfather who was a cabinet member when these crimes were commited.
Posted in: U.S. lawmakers warn Abe not to revise apology on 'comfort women'
firstname.lastname@example.orgFeb. 18, 2013 - 01:20AM JST
China loves it because this time the blame game will shift to Japan or, at least, this time Beijing will share the blame with Tokio.
Posted in: Q&A: Currency the latest threat to global economy
May. 25, 2013 - 03:20AM JST
Are you Hashimoto supporter like Ch3Cho?
Hashimoto doesn't have to pretend to be Japanese.
Posted in: Korean 'comfort women' cancel meeting with Hashimoto
May. 25, 2013 - 03:19AM JST
It has to settle dispute between Buddhim and Islam feud in order to have Japanese corporation…
Posted in: Abe heads to Myanmar on sales mission
With Hashimoto's recent remarks, China's Okinawa comments, and this...I am convinced "stupid" is the word to…
Posted in: S Korean paper says A-bombs on Japan were 'divine punishment'
May. 25, 2013 - 03:09AM JST
Still nothing like the service US customers get with their Amazon Prime...no movies or TV programs…
Posted in: Amazon expands Kindle tablet sale to 170 countries
May. 25, 2013 - 03:05AM JST
I would have thought that Tokyo would have more schools than that.
Posted in: Tokyo Board of Education publishes names of schools using corporal punishment