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nedinjapanJun. 26, 2016 - 08:39AM JST
In Oita prefecture, just to weeks ago, they confiscated more than 200 grams of smuggled weed from two Bangladeshi students and it never got to the national news! How 4 grams becomes a major news here, is beyond me!
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nedinjapanJun. 21, 2016 - 08:45AM JST
Somehow,Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) in Japan and National Rifle Association (NRA) in the US deny the risks of using dangerous material! What does NRA really stand for? Narcissist Reckless Abnormal?
Posted in: Nuclear regulator says aging reactors can stay on line for 20 more years
nedinjapanJun. 15, 2016 - 09:59AM JST
I agree with Yubaru. Decisions at Japanese courts are basically "systematic"; most judges would make a similar decision in that situation. This judge is not imposing his own personal bias, but is reflecting the systematic bias that exists at the time of the ruling! The last sentence is what I add: do not expect justice from Japanese courts; they rule simply for the biased views of a conservative Japanese block that is not compelled to act otherwise.
nedinjapanJun. 02, 2016 - 06:52AM JST
Oh! So much progress Japan! Maybe you need to know that even before such pregnancy tests were available, 1400 years ago, Arab Muslims said 40 days would be enough to check for a missed period! But 100 days is only 60 days behind, right? And pregnancy tests in drugstores could make it just 2 weeks, right? So I just wonder how smart you think you are ....
nedinjapanMay. 31, 2016 - 12:23AM JST
The ruling of the courts is so ridiculous in Japan I wonder if this is even worth consideration. Just the other day a murderer was sent to prison for only 18 months because the judges cannot think like homo sapiens, they are an old MS-DOS robot on an a simple algorithmic program ...
nedinjapanMay. 29, 2016 - 09:39AM JST
I never said the murderer should not be punished. He should. But this is not something to be used as an excuse to put pressure on US government. If Okinawans have a problem with so many US soldiers, they had better resolve it with their central government. To blame the US for all the kindness and tolerance they have shown to Japan, is wrong. If Trump comes and leaves Japan with its own plan of self defense, you will realize how safe it will be.
Posted in: U.S. military says restrictions are to respect Okinawan murder victim's family
nedinjapanMay. 29, 2016 - 09:30AM JST
You would not believe the level of ridiculous court ordeals in Japan. Basically, it is about trying not to use the brain and rely mainly on some algorithmic lines of reasoning that are Japanese robotic in nature. This results in such nonsense rulings. The guy has planned, purchased items for body disposal, drugged the woman,taken her to the bay, used concrete to drown her while still alive, and has gotten away with murder. There are only two reasons: 1- because he did not confess, he used the court inability to think like an intelligent human. They can only deduce that they do not have 100% confidence in proving he committed murder. 2- they blame the woman, the victim, for having a relationship with a successful businessman who was married, while the victim was not. Essentially, the Japanese do not believe in equal human dignity. Men of higher status are above those of lower status. She is dead in their logic, because her wrong actions called for it! Yes, Japan is still 50 years behind a modern world.
Posted in: American man gets 18 months for dumping woman's body in bay
nedinjapanMay. 29, 2016 - 07:30AM JST
I believe that all Japanese should show a lot of respect to USA. USA not only treated them nicely after they lost the WWII, it allowed for rapid economic development by opening its markets to Japan and protecting it all this time against any threat of retaliation by Russia, China, ... The life of Japan has depended on US friendship including the life of its emperor and the voluntary return of Okinawa islands. Never forget these.
nedinjapanMay. 27, 2016 - 12:34PM JST
Isn't the Red Turtle changing into the Red hair Woman?
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nedinjapanMay. 16, 2016 - 09:45AM JST
I wouldn't be surprised if some beautiful women were sent to their hotels for "consultation" during their stay in Tokyo ...
nedinjapanMay. 13, 2016 - 09:21AM JST
This type of corruption, spending money to influence votes so Japan wins an honorable bid, is systematic. I have witnessed many similar cases at prefectural level. Nobody cares as long as an honor is brought to Japan. The idea of fairness no longer applies when it is not within the Japanese society. They spend money on foreigners and some other foreign country loses the bid. So what? that kind of thinking. Even Japanese people do not mind because olympics brings honor to Japan. You have all factors needed for systematic corruption and cover up.
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nedinjapanApr. 25, 2016 - 11:11AM JST
Thanks, this was very useful and clarified the issue. Now, to me it sounds so ridiculous, this so-called enshrinement. Really, w t f do they mean by that? I am going to enshrine all the war criminals A, B, C in my toilet today and flush it with pure water saying all the magic words ....
nedinjapanApr. 12, 2016 - 09:57AM JST
This may attract a lot of UFO lovers to Japan and help with tourism ;-)
nedinjapanApr. 12, 2016 - 09:50AM JST
This KanjiHybrid method may only help with the Meaning of Kanjis but offers no solution for how they should be read, how they sound. The book presented here has a great emphasis on how we read kanjis and is not merely a mnemonic technique.
Posted in: Book corner: Kanji no Satori
nedinjapanMar. 25, 2016 - 11:40AM JST
80 km/h was never a realistic limit and the J Cops know that very well. But it gives them the pleasure of writing a large fine for 50 km/h above speed limit when they trap a driver at 130 km/h. My guess is that they trapped so many drivers that a large number got their licenses suspended, and many more avoid highway traffic, so the revenue is going down. This measure is only to increase highway revenue, nothing else ...
nedinjapanMar. 11, 2016 - 07:40PM JST
Koreans, Chinese, some other Asians can hardly be detected because they look just like Japanese and may also speak very well. Foreign looking visitors, on the other hand, can easily be detected and checked. That is why ... Is there a list of all nationalities living in Japan somewhere?
nedinjapanFeb. 03, 2016 - 08:40AM JST
I predicted this a couple of weeks ago. Didn't I? The show business decides the fate of their puppets and easily manipulates the public through various media. They are more powerful than the government itself ...
Posted in: Becky loses sponsors, regular TV appearances over affair scandal
nedinjapanFeb. 03, 2016 - 08:37AM JST
You need to understand Japanese culture and way of thinking to comprehend this ... In short, they are saying that they do not have self incriminating evidence in their own hand, which they can trust, and therefore have unanimously decided they do not need to be blamed for it! Well, it is a silly psychology but I see it all the time at various levels.
Posted in: Japan tells U.N. it has found no evidence of forced WWII sex slavery
nedinjapanFeb. 01, 2016 - 09:23AM JST
Now they have to dispatch a fighter jet to fly over a 1000 miles every time a Chinese fisherman gets a bit close to the islands, from taxpayers money. They have also engaged themselves in a meaningless dispute that will get to nothing over the next couple of decades until Japanese population falls to a level where all islanders have passed away or moved to Rojin homes near Tokyo! Clever move, Abecomics ...
nedinjapanJan. 09, 2016 - 11:22AM JST
The whole story is a sham. Do you really believe all these young pretty women on TV have no sex life? Their sex lives start with the directors and producers of the programs and continues to many others they need for their contracts. The truth is that somebody decided Becky needed to be replaced by a newer face, and what would be an interesting scandal to show the force of the Media to the Japanese public, in bringing justice to the society!
Posted in: Becky in hot water over rumored affair
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Jun. 27, 2016 - 08:01PM JST
Why not just quit now? Okada himself is already a loser.
Posted in: Okada says he will not run for party chief if hometown candidate loses
Jun. 27, 2016 - 07:58PM JST
"Vote for me, my mediocrity and incompetence can be more reliably counted on than that of…
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Jun. 27, 2016 - 07:48PM JST
I've been visiting Japan since 2006 and I've seen schoolgirls dressed like that ever since... it's…
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Jun. 27, 2016 - 07:37PM JST
50% accuracy rate?? Boy, the liberal blogs are trying so, so very hard. ROFL
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Jun. 27, 2016 - 07:35PM JST
That's one view.
It is not, perhaps, the only one.
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