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rickyveeMar. 18, 2015 - 09:35AM JST
some guys don't handle break-ups so easy.
Posted in: Police confiscate PC of associate professor charged with murdering graduate student
rickyveeMar. 17, 2015 - 03:48PM JST
regardless of whether qatar or etihad recieves a subsidy, america is signatory to the open skies pact, which they pushed in order to get market share around the world. now that these middle east airlines are beating them at the game, they want to cry all the way to court.
what's killing airlines in america isn't subsidies but the unions.
Posted in: Qatar Airways boss accuses Delta of flying 'crap' planes
rickyveeMar. 17, 2015 - 09:34AM JST
what does being in the SDF have anything to do with being a truthful or honest person? he's a thug who just happens to be an officer.
Posted in: SDF officer arrested for using stolen passport to swindle over ￥300,000
rickyveeMar. 16, 2015 - 03:42PM JST
i'd hate to see what would happen if he forgot her birthday. another helena bobbitt?
Posted in: Woman tries to kill husband because he didn't give her White Day gift
rickyveeMar. 16, 2015 - 09:45AM JST
sensei258Mar. 16, 2015 - 07:48AM JST
And they didn't think to look there as soon as he left?
he had been missing since feb. 28, and from the report he died a few days a go. so they could have searched the pond after he went missing and then he wandered in their afterward.
i wonder how long he was missing before the staff noticed? it's totally unacceptable that they lost track of him and left doors or windows unlocked.
Posted in: Body of missing 6-year-old Toyonaka boy found in pond
rickyveeMar. 16, 2015 - 09:36AM JST
the same people that get upset over the word haafu also get upset over the word gaijin, i think. it's an imperfect label but what's the alternative? bicultural or mixed or double? society will judge them regardless of the label so it's up to the parents to instill in their kids the positive nature of having parents from two different countries.
Posted in: 'Haafu' to represent Japan at Miss Universe 2015
rickyveeMar. 13, 2015 - 03:37PM JST
i'm willing to bet only the female students complained!
Posted in: Teacher accidentally shows porn to students
rickyveeMar. 13, 2015 - 03:34PM JST
if the officer was "stationed" at the intersection, how could he be on "patrol"?
Posted in: Policeman killed in hit-and-run while on traffic patrol
rickyveeMar. 13, 2015 - 10:19AM JST
for an advanced country to still rely on the hanko is ridiculous. this is a step in the right direction to ID people quickly. i can see this as more of a benefit than a disadvantage, especially when it comes to health records.
rickyveeMar. 12, 2015 - 05:29PM JST
so he's a hitting coach? sounds like a good deal for him. at the press conference, he was asked if he wanted to be a coach someday, and he said it has crossed his mind. it would be interesting to see if he would coach in the US or japan. go get 'em, godzilla!
Posted in: Matsui named special adviser to Yankees GM
rickyveeMar. 12, 2015 - 04:33PM JST
i don't think allowing more refugees into japan would make japan a better country. looking at it from a purely financial standpoint, it would burden the state even further. japan needs skilled and trained workers, not refugees.
Posted in: Japan accepts just 11 asylum seekers from record 5,000 applications in 2014
rickyveeMar. 12, 2015 - 01:25PM JST
why didn't the gov't just confiscate his passport like they did with the journalist? clearly he is a danger to himself and society as a whole.
Posted in: Hatoyama praises 'happy life' in Crimea; slams Tokyo's stance
rickyveeMar. 11, 2015 - 04:48PM JST
and there is nothing to suggest that she wasn't wearing a helmet in this article. but once again, a "good" chance to bash japan.
Posted in: 8-year-old girl killed by truck while crossing street with mother, sister
rickyveeMar. 11, 2015 - 04:11PM JST
if hashimoto could still keep his job after admitting to an affair with a hostess, then she can surely keep her job.
Posted in: Agriculture vice minister in trouble for kissing married colleague
rickyveeMar. 11, 2015 - 09:48AM JST
unfortunately, this is not the same LDP as it was during murayama's time. the LDP has moved far right on this issue, so you bet abe will remove the "heartfelt" from his speech in august. that being said, china and SK will harp on anything less than japan groveling before their feet,, so it's a lose-lose situation all around.
Posted in: Murayama says Abe risks alienating neighbors if he dilutes war apology
rickyveeMar. 09, 2015 - 03:04PM JST
stories like these make me want to go home and hug my daughter. life is so unfair at times.
Posted in: 6-year-old boy playing tag with friends hit and killed by car in Tokyo
rickyveeMar. 06, 2015 - 09:18AM JST
10 million yen is hardly a substantial amount of money. and he has probably already spent almost a year in prison so is much more prison time needed?
Posted in: Father of TV personality Rola convicted of health insurance fraud
rickyveeMar. 05, 2015 - 04:32PM JST
one word: prozac.
Posted in: Woman arrested for attempting to kill her 13-year-old son
rickyveeMar. 05, 2015 - 03:18PM JST
i don't know why, but i actually like funashi. perhaps i've been in japan too long...
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rickyveeMar. 04, 2015 - 09:32AM JST
scipantheistMar. 04, 2015 - 09:15AM JST
@Yubaru Then you have to ask yourself why the Japanese have proven to be completely incapable of changing them. Not able to think for themselves?
no, anachronistic laws are common in every country. and once a law is in the books, it takes a tremendous effort to get it off the books.
this law never stopped any of the clubs in roppongi anyways.
Aug. 04, 2015 - 08:39PM JST
1 happened to me, but not at work. I got on a Yokosuka Line train at…
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Aug. 04, 2015 - 08:34PM JST
Attacking civilians is cowardly.
Grown men killing children... Cowards.
Actually, it's worse than that,…
Posted in: U.S. drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945: How AP reported it
Aug. 04, 2015 - 08:33PM JST
A brave man indeed
Yes. But judging from my downvotes, many here think he's not as…
Posted in: Iraq's 'Jon Stewart' combats jihadists with laughs
Aug. 04, 2015 - 08:27PM JST
nigelboy - interesting link. thanks.
To me however it reflects a rather jekyl & hyde situation.…
Posted in: Is Japan a good place to raise children?
Stranger would fail that interview quickly.
And you base that on the fact that I hadn't…
Posted in: 5 interview questions employers in Japan are no longer allowed to ask