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omicronJun. 14, 2013 - 01:07PM JST
This will continue to happen if many officials are NOT USED TO complaints. That's the problem when generally people don't complain about bad things happening, so when you complain, they thlnk you are whining and you're the one who is bad. People should start complaining so things will change for the better.
Posted in: Fukushima aid official under fire for Twitter tirade
omicronMay. 28, 2013 - 04:00PM JST
To the welfare services (seikatsu hogo:
I think, in order for these things not to happen is to get informations from the Utilitiy companies. If house's electric or gas has been totally cut off, this information should be sent to the welfare services so the people there can visit the family.
Another thing, they should promote community bonding here. They can hold like an area or apartment complex "party" or gathering few times a year. The people can play sports, do BBQ or something.
Posted in: Mother, child apparently starve to death in Osaka apartment
omicronMar. 05, 2013 - 11:03PM JST
They should blame the school. He didn't have to die if the girl didn't go to school in the first place because of bad weather.
Who in the right mind would ask kids to go to school if there's a blizzard warning? They should have at least made the kids leave early. Just like stated by some people. This could have been prevented. The girl didn't have to go through it and live without parents.
Posted in: Father dies sheltering 9-year-old daughter from blizzard
omicronMar. 02, 2013 - 02:01PM JST
"“Experts are still divided over ways to calculate the impact of limited levels of radioactive exposure over a long period,” the official said. “It is incorrect to think that residents will develop cancer in these ratios.”
- See more at: http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/japan-riled-by-whos-fukushima-cancer-warning#sthash.E8Y0tAGt.dpuf"
Ridiculous! Common Sense will tell you that if you are not sure if there's impact or not, shouldn't stay there at all! Human being have the tendency to choose the status quo because that's how our brains work. If they think there are possible dangers there, they should keep people away especially kids there! It's all about money and not wanting to spend money because doing the right thing is more expensive, that's the reason they don't want the findings by the UN.
Posted in: Japan riled by WHO's Fukushima cancer warning
omicronFeb. 03, 2013 - 01:40PM JST
These dumb Chinese fishermen are to blame for the disputes between China and other countries. Their stupidity has caused so much damage to relations of countries and to the world economy.
Posted in: Coast guard arrests Chinese fishing boat captain
omicronDec. 06, 2012 - 07:20AM JST
According to the news, the govt had prepared them for the typhoon a week before. Unfortunately, those who were affected were in the areas based from the geohazard map are prone to landslides, with or with illegal logging or mining. Another thing is that the flashfloods were caused by overflowing rivers in the mountains and the some twisters that the residents saw.
Posted in: 238 killed in Philippines typhoon
omicronNov. 20, 2012 - 02:16PM JST
What happened to the education-supporting businesses? Does include dispatch companies for ALTs? How come nothing was mentioned here?
Posted in: New workers confront 'use-and-discard' employers
omicronNov. 19, 2012 - 07:25AM JST
Wow, just wow.
Posted in: 'Rent-a-Girlfriend' service offers simulated romance
omicronNov. 12, 2012 - 07:43AM JST
To be honest, I think the best way for the students to achieve better education is to improve the quality of materials in Japan. No doubt many people here have been to Japanese schools and many teachers are "minimalist," they try to teach with less materials as much as possible. They should use more tools than chalk. I rarely see teachers use the flat screen TVs in school.
About the additional day, they can just add an extra hour a day so they don't have to be in school on Saturdays, don't you think that's easier?
Posted in: Osaka to reintroduce Saturday classes for elementary schools
omicronOct. 14, 2012 - 09:36AM JST
I think it's more of a cultural difference. Maybe the tune of Gangnam style doesn't jive with the Japanese tune of music. Other groups like Kara and Girls Generations, sound Japanese to me.and I think that's the reason why. Also many young Japanese are not so into dancing. They prefer the idol style dancing for some reason I don't know why.
Posted in: Why Japan doesn’t give a Gangnam about PSY
omicronOct. 04, 2012 - 07:35AM JST
I think your info above are all true. The best way to clean the intestines is to step on the washlet and squat on it, that solves all the issues here. No more sitting on dirty washlets and you'll be healthy the same time,,haha.
Posted in: Survey reveals over 60% of elementary students hate Japanese-style toilets
omicronOct. 03, 2012 - 02:10PM JST
Zombies don't make me throw up but it seems this one should be one of the worst things humans have ever done.
Posted in: 3 men held for murder, confess to making curry from victim’s remains
omicronOct. 02, 2012 - 11:16AM JST
3500 an hour? Wow, I'll quit my job for that! Haha. I hope they accept men too. I can sleep 12 hours a day, I can make a fortune there! - Just kidding though. Japan has become a sad place, no physical contact whatsoever, making people look for this kind of service.
Posted in: Japan’s first 'cuddle cafe' lets you sleep with a stranger for Y6,000 an hour
omicronOct. 01, 2012 - 07:30PM JST
Where Did you get the data? 3rd Fastest Economy in Asia and shrinking middle class? As the country grows, GDP decreases? Haha.How's that possible? Look it up on Wikipedia,only 20-30% in the Philipines are considered poor by UN. That means 70-80 belong to middle class and the rich.
Posted in: Japanese firms look at other countries as alternatives to China
omicronOct. 01, 2012 - 01:59PM JST
I read the business news everyday, so trust me, I know what I'm saying. Your 15M middle class is so 1960s. I advise you to read business news everyday. There are 10 million Filipinos abroad sending 20.1 Billion dollars a year (yes, look closer, the figure is right, goggle it if you want) And there are 86 million cell phone subscribers in the Philippines (they can'tbuy a phone(s) if they can't buy food right?) Billion dollars worth of agricultural product exports and minerals especially copper. 13 billion dolalrs in the BPO industry (number 1 in the world,India is 2nd) . I can go on but I think you get the picture. Visit the Philippines, and you'll know.
omicronOct. 01, 2012 - 10:34AM JST
Obviously the best candidates here are the Philippines
15,000,000 Phillippines are classified as being middle class. China has a middle class of more than 150,000,000. Like I said, unless the Phillippines wins the Euro lottery as a collective, the Japanese can manufacture all the high end goods it wants to in the Phillippines, but they're not going to be able to sell them.
omicronOct. 01, 2012 - 10:34AM JST
This guy has a lot of hate and most likely never been to countries he mentioned here. You watch too much TV pal, you don't know the reality.
Obviously the best candidates here are the Philippines ( 3rd fastest growing economy now in Asia, loves Japan, speaks English, friendly and definitely not racist unlike CallmeB ), Myanmar ( low cost) and Indonesia. (2nd fastest growing in Asia)
callmeBOCT. 01, 2012 - 07:50AM JST
The Malaysian and Singaporean hate your guts. The Filipinos are a lazy bunch and there's not much they can do there, not including the Muslim terrorism that goes on in the outskirts. The Thai, well you saw the flooding and riots. Vietnam is another communist state that hates you. Myanmar is a military state and the staunchest ally of China. IF China says, no import from Myanmar to China, your companies and investments die immediately in the former Burma.
Honestly speaking, if you want to tap the Chinese market, you have no where to go but India. But Indians like the Koreans a lot more than you people, so you are at a huge disadvantage there. And right now, the Chinese don't want you in their country. Its not about your assessment of risks of doing business in China. Its about China and the Chinese kicking you out. Two completely different circumstances. Get that through your self-obsessive skull of yours. Your Business and investments are unwanted in China. Leave now and American businesses and European businesses will replace you immediately. Like I said, everything you make are completely replaceable. At the end of the day, you lose a 1.4 billion consumer market. Your loss. Our gain.
omicronSep. 25, 2012 - 02:09PM JST
No fat guy with a billion dollar company? Common!
Posted in: 9 things that make an ‘ikemen’ (hot guy)
omicronSep. 11, 2012 - 07:31AM JST
Seriously??? Doctors are now dispatched too? What's happening to this country? It seems no company wants any obligations anymore.
Posted in: Fake doctor examines 2,300 patients
omicronSep. 10, 2012 - 10:28AM JST
Better use the USB than charging it with salt water. Using salt water will make this 4000 yen device to work for only 5 -straight days then you have to buy a 980 yen replacement rod.
Posted in: Lantern runs solely on salt and water
omicronAug. 17, 2012 - 12:05AM JST
I thought the Olympics could help bring nations together, but I guess it was a failure
Posted in: S Korean president urges Japan to resolve wartime sex slavery issue
Jun. 19, 2013 - 01:52PM JST
spudmanreincarnated: you shouldn't assume every gaijin lives around Tokyo. I had no idea. This don't happen…
Posted in: 26 members of motorcycle gang arrested over brawl
Jun. 19, 2013 - 01:51PM JST
There are some pretty decent kids cuaght up in these groups for no other reason…
Jun. 19, 2013 - 01:49PM JST
I'd argue the plane has problems, but I've flown United before. This could be anyone's guess.
Posted in: United 787 Dreamliner heading to Tokyo diverted to Seattle
Jun. 19, 2013 - 01:43PM JST
"...has sought ways to re-energize its flagship line."
Hit the coffin-nail on the head there. In…
Posted in: Apple looking at bigger iPhone screens, multiple colors
Jun. 19, 2013 - 01:42PM JST
an inability by unemployed people to find a new job.
However this is not the real…
Posted in: No. of suicides drops below 30,000 for first time in 15 years