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tmtmsnbDec. 08, 2013 - 10:34AM JST
Japan's secrecy bill condemned by Nobel academics, also Red China.
Posted in: Japan's secrecy bill condemned by Nobel academics
tmtmsnbDec. 05, 2013 - 06:27PM JST
"US does not recognize China’s move but suggested that it was key Beijing did not take any actions connected to the zone that would escalate tensions in the region."
1) US does not recognize China’s move----US and Japan's war planes will go on flying freely as they used to (without identifying themselves to Beijing).
2) Beijing did not take any actions connected to the zone that would escalate tensions in the region----Any action taken is considered a challenge.
The beginning of the end of a China Almighty Image in the eyes of its people. What a miscalculation.
Posted in: Biden says China must take steps to reduce tension in region
tmtmsnbDec. 05, 2013 - 03:22PM JST
"predatory pricing" is not unfair, "cheap seats underwritten by foreign cash injections" is, if the injection is illegal subsidy.
Posted in: Qantas to cut 1,000 jobs
tmtmsnbDec. 05, 2013 - 01:03PM JST
I'd change the title to "Japan food scandal paves the way for great future food export". It's painful now but after 2~3 years (the exposure--scandals--will go on for a while as, I believe, it is sanctioned by Abe government) and after some new legislation and some government actions Japan will be able to tell the world that Japan food is now 100% pure and safe.
Posted in: Japan food scandals cloud export hopes
tmtmsnbDec. 05, 2013 - 12:35PM JST
"- - deliberate 'strategy to weaken Qantas in the domestic market with cheap seats underwritten by foreign cash injections.'"
A type of international trade warfare. Enact some legislation and, copy Japan, set up some Fair Trade Commision to cope with it.
tmtmsnbDec. 03, 2013 - 04:58PM JST
Just like humans, there are evil kinds and good kinds in electronics, as in virus and anti-virus. I am seeing an enormous issue involving future drones: electronic hijacking, sabotage, etc., both civil and military.
Posted in: Amazon unveils futuristic mini-drone delivery plan
tmtmsnbDec. 03, 2013 - 12:25PM JST
That's six powerful telescopes aimimg directly at your neighbor's swiming pool. Now will your neighbor's hardworking wife--Chinese people--take it with good grace? Afraid not. She probably would demand her spoilt, macho husband do something about it.
Posted in: U.S. Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan
tmtmsnbDec. 02, 2013 - 10:07AM JST
Or would you prefer a Tokugawa Iyeyasu? A Toyotomi Hideyoshi? With an Empero or Empress being the spiritual head of the nation, whom people love, a Tanaka, a Hatoyama, an Abe are mere servants of people, they can come, they can go, but not a chance any of them becoming a dictator, while if Jaoan has a President Ozawa given the power of a president of USA, you'll never tell.
Posted in: Princess Aiko marks 12th birthday
tmtmsnbDec. 01, 2013 - 10:56PM JST
"Doubt that. Her cousin Hisahito will probably be the next in line...that's why Masako doesn't make as many appearances any more...She sitting at home sulking."
The whole country will decide on that. Masako is making a lot, a lot of appearances everywhere again, with enthusiasm and charm, after return of Mr. Abe.
tmtmsnbDec. 01, 2013 - 09:36PM JST
The day she gets married, her husband becomes a prince.
Japan will change its constitution and she will be the first Empress after a long time.
tmtmsnbDec. 01, 2013 - 11:25AM JST
Elbuda MexicanoDEC. 01, 2013 - 08:03AM JST
"Does this mean South Korea is ahead of North Korea in getting ready to become a slave nation to CHINA??"
Study history to know it's homing instincts of politicians belonging to the remnants of thousands of years of China ocupation of that country.
Posted in: Japan defense update to stress air, sea surveillance capabilities
tmtmsnbDec. 01, 2013 - 02:49AM JST
You ask all civilian aircraft to comply with China's demand, but do US war planes know whether all these civilian planes have properly complied? They don't, so to be on the safe side they need to escort them till they safely landed on China's land. To that China government will issue bulletin saying: "Our heroic, patriotic fighter pilots detected and strictly monitored 43 intruding military vehicles- - -." When this goes on and on, Chinese people probably will get very angry with their rulers.
Posted in: U.S. advises airlines to comply with China air zone demands
tmtmsnbDec. 01, 2013 - 01:03AM JST
Global hawk will be a big head ache for china. They can't be threatened, so what can China fighters do? Shoot them down?
Posted in: China sends fighters to ID flights by U.S. and Japan
tmtmsnbNov. 30, 2013 - 12:06PM JST
The statement was denied by Japanese officials, calling it "detarame"--translate: ranging from "nonsense", to "not an ounce of truth in it"!! So it's a lie, but why China needs to lie to its people? Because in China you are dead if you show your weakness or if you let people see you commit a mistake and you admit it. So it's an issue of life-and-death importance and everything be done to save face.
tmtmsnbNov. 28, 2013 - 09:06PM JST
Without US foreign intervention since time immemorial we are all citizens of Gestapo, KGB, Mao now.
Posted in: Japan boosts military outlays to counter Chinese navy
tmtmsnbNov. 28, 2013 - 06:07PM JST
From the way it provokes, it's easy to see Chinese real target is Japan, after that N and S Korea, and Taiwan (it already has). Time to stop dreaming about getting free defense lunch out of USA, this is Japan's life-and-death issue.
tmtmsnbNov. 25, 2013 - 02:00AM JST
Some company dropped a turbine into the sea, some net citizens suspect it wasn't an accident: the project probably did not work out as expected, they say, while the subsidy has already been spent, so- - whether true or not, there added another stumbling block.
Posted in: Japan's solar dream shatters as projects fail
tmtmsnbNov. 25, 2013 - 01:33AM JST
"it's nothing but a win-win for the consumers."
Infringement committed for commercial advantage or financial gain is criminal. It's a serious offence needed to be stopped because, if allowed, nobody will spend money, time, effort to invent or develop anything, then there won't be progress.
Posted in: Jury awards Apple $290 mil in Samsung patent case
tmtmsnbNov. 23, 2013 - 02:03AM JST
Filipino are happy that both USA and Japan are here not only to help the typhoon victims but also to protect them from China bullies.
Posted in: SDF troops get warm welcome in typhoon-hit Philippines
tmtmsnbNov. 23, 2013 - 12:06AM JST
Most guys around me decide there are two kinds of Japanese--good kind and bad kind. (just like every country in the world). And all decide, under Mr Abe, good kind prevail.
Dec. 12, 2013 - 07:45AM JST
Recent events proved Japan-U.S. Security Treaty is not much deterrence. America will edge toward China more…
Posted in: Gov't panel calls for stronger military to deal with China
Dec. 12, 2013 - 07:36AM JST
You would think that the South African security services as well as the US secret service…
Posted in: Sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial a fake
Dec. 12, 2013 - 07:31AM JST
Can't wait! Looking forward to seeing Watanabe in this, this is going to be good!
Posted in: First trailer of Hollywood remake of Godzilla released
Dec. 12, 2013 - 07:23AM JST
Guess somebody has to come up with an adjustable-widths seat! Oh the hilarity when the system…
Posted in: Airline's pay-by-weight fares take off with passengers
Dec. 12, 2013 - 07:21AM JST
Personally, I don't have a problem with Obama shaking hands with any dictators at a funeral…
Posted in: Republicans criticize Obama for Castro handshake