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walterySep. 21, 2013 - 09:20AM JST
Japan is not alone, developed world economies have underlying problems separate from undeveloped but not disconected.
Posted in: BOJ's Kiuchi warns of rising overseas risks to Japan's economic recovery
walterySep. 20, 2013 - 07:48AM JST
Good move but too much. Thats a high price to pay for that at this amount of shares T time in the world economic situation. There are fire sales going on all over the globe for mining assets that rely on China and then the rest of the world to return to unsustainable growth.
Posted in: Vale to sell stake in logistics firm
walterySep. 20, 2013 - 07:40AM JST
$10 Million off a shell game! This guy should be in the Guinnes Book of Records.
Posted in: Ex-bank executive pleads guilty in Olympus fraud
walterySep. 18, 2013 - 08:24AM JST
"He said the ban was not based on scientific grounds" whos science are they using? Sure we can trust the Gove and TEPCOs science, its been so reliable so far.
walteryAug. 20, 2013 - 05:26PM JST
Murdock has lost the plot and become senile since being caught lying about hacking and to the commision. There must be something in it for Murdoch to back Abbott, pehaps to be able to own %100 of the papers and there for pull Abbotts strings. As for Abbott, he is flip floping on PPS, Boats, Gay M.
Posted in: Murdoch says Rudd 'all over the place'
walteryJul. 05, 2013 - 10:49AM JST
Its unfortunate they have a similar sounding name to "cannibal". I can imagine the poor office jokes being made.
Posted in: Kanebo recalls cosmetics over skin stain fears
walteryJul. 05, 2013 - 08:00AM JST
A practical response to the situation, well done.
Posted in: Teacher tapes up mouth of girl, 7, to stop her spreading germs
walteryJul. 03, 2013 - 08:41PM JST
Based on this decision, Japan looks like a great place to start a Ponzi scheme. Its shocking too see this kind of justice, it just sends the wrong message to Japanese managment and global investors. I would expect this sort of thing in some othe countries as the norm but it seems Japan has gone backward. How they can hold there faces up in the international business comunity in future is beyond me.
Posted in: Suspended jail for ex-Olympus execs in Japan cover-up
walteryJun. 26, 2013 - 07:14PM JST
" the likes of ExxonMobil, JPMorgan and Apple." Good luck but be carefull what you wish for, what goes up comes down too..
Posted in: Investors in Tokyo welcome SoftBank's takeover of Sprint
walteryMay. 26, 2013 - 12:44AM JST
Did you hear the one about a melon?
walteryMay. 25, 2013 - 08:39PM JST
I can only imagin the conversation on Friday at the pub, WHAT A WEEK, HOPE NEXT WEEK AIN'T SO BAD.
Hubby gets home from work; Wife, the weather is warming up! Hubby; You got no idaer!
Posted in: 4 researchers exposed to radiation at Tokaimura lab
walteryMay. 24, 2013 - 09:34PM JST
I'm so sick of seeing truck drivers doing everything but drive, - phones, nav system, stock updated on tablets, counting change, READING BOOKS, WATCHING TV, etc, they think red lights and traffic rules don't apply to them, at least on roué 6. I'm sure they got there licenses from a pack of 2 minute ramen.
Posted in: Truck driver arrested after hitting and killing girl at intersection
walteryMay. 24, 2013 - 09:26AM JST
It's the Devine right to criticise but that doesn't make it so.
Posted in: S Korean paper says A-bombs on Japan were 'divine punishment'
walteryMay. 23, 2013 - 11:32AM JST
Un wants a free pass to Disneyland.
Posted in: Japan considers talks with N Korea, surprising allies
walteryMay. 22, 2013 - 05:46PM JST
No more sugar for YOU!
Posted in: BOJ says no new easing measures
walteryMay. 21, 2013 - 08:01AM JST
If JTV is anything to go buy they were kind.
Posted in: Miike's action film gets booed at Cannes
walteryMay. 21, 2013 - 07:18AM JST
I do hope he is getting the message.
Posted in: Hashimoto hits back at polls showing majority disagree with his comments
walteryMay. 19, 2013 - 12:47PM JST
This does not mean cheaper electricity ! It means more companies making / taking more proffit from the people. Just as privatisation in other countries, no change occurres just fat cats ( politicians with shares) get a pice of the cake in new pies. More regulators more cost to manage, more jobs for gov more opertuniy for retirement positions.
Posted in: Gov't takes aim at electricity monopolies
walteryMay. 19, 2013 - 01:21AM JST
I like the way parents can let there children have the freedom to learn about life and the lessons needed. I had that and feel sorry for those that are overprotected coddeked. Accidents happen.
Posted in: 5-year-old boy's hand gets caught in shopping mall escalator
walteryMay. 18, 2013 - 10:08PM JST
Shinny rocks don't impress me and how could people be sucked into this is just amusing.
Posted in: Rio Tinto puts largest 'red' diamond on market
Aug. 03, 2015 - 03:35PM JST
War is hell. If you lost, heads will roll. This is just the facts of war.
Posted in: Do you think the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were morally justifiable?
Aug. 03, 2015 - 03:34PM JST
Meiyouwenti: "Then why did Yamamoto decide to attack Pearl Harbor? He was the one who designed…
Posted in: Japanese girl's WWII job: waving goodbye to kamikaze pilots
Aug. 03, 2015 - 03:31PM JST
Pepsi Special Lemon Mint claims to block the production of new fat cells when the drink…
Posted in: Is the world ready for Japan’s new Lemon & Mint Pepsi?
Aug. 03, 2015 - 03:29PM JST
smithinjapan, remember some of them were locked up in prison, not all were brain washed! or…
Aug. 03, 2015 - 03:27PM JST
Terrifying experience here today since my first comment above. At the pool and about 12 feet…
Posted in: 6-year-old boy drowns in Nara swimming pool