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    People don't get it.... the customers will be Restaurants and not actual individuals. Now any Restaurant can advertise home delivery without having to hire someone. Its a great way for someone that likes riding bikes to make some extra money.

    Posted in: Uber starts food delivery in Japan after ride-share stumbles

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    Typical... the guy sold 5 Logo Infringed items for a total of Y6,450 in revenue.... but they also report that he sold 200 other, non infringement related, items for Y200,000. What he did was wrong but don't confuse the numbers.

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    I know a great supplier of butter from New Hampshire.... no GMO and they can supply 10 tons. Can get you good price!

    Posted in: Gov't to import 4,000 tons of butter to ease shortage

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    If you're going to be an "elected official", then you should have allegiance to only One Country.

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    At this point.... Ted'd decision to back Trump and vote for him will probably have an impact of a one vote swing.

    Posted in: In dramatic reversal, Cruz to vote for Trump

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    I'm an American.... and I've never seen any TV programming in the USA where a foreigner, new to the USA, was filmed as a segment for a TV show. I've seen some movies, mainly comedies, like Coming to America, which were fun to watch, but nothing else. My point being.... why are the Japanese so curious as to how foreigners cope when living in Japan? And it is constant. You can barely go a week or two without some mockumentary on a foreigner living in Japan or a Japanese living in a foreign country. Why? To me, programs like this only help to solidify the foolish idea that the Japanese are vastly different than the rest of the world. I'm sorry to inform them but... they're not... yes, a different culture but all cultures are slightly different and that makes them the same.

    Posted in: Canadian YouTuber explains why she quit working on Japanese TV

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    Blame Japanese Labor laws. If a Japanese company tries to layoff a 20 to 30 year full time employee... they'd be looking at paying him or her 2 to 3 years of severance salary. In the USA.... you might get 1 month's salary if you're lucky. In Japan... it is often too expensive to layoff a full time employee.

    Posted in: Unable to keep pace with change, salarymen over 50 'destroying their companies'

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    You kidding.... without all the "Hollywood" accoutrements, the average Joe or Taro might not even recognize him.

    Posted in: Tom Hanks blends in with diners at restaurant in Tokyo

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    All around Japan Day Care Centers are needed but not being built due mainly to elderly neighbors protesting the prospect of hearing children's laughter and play. Sure it is noisy but these geriatrics are being far too self centered. Whatever happened to Gaman for the Good of Japan? I personally lived just 5 meters from a school playground... one that was used on weekends for sports. While I'd have loved to have slept quietly until 9AM on a Saturday or Sunday, I was always awakened around 7AM to their voices and play. Did it bother me.... yes, a little, but I made a lot of noise as a kid too and no one ever complained. Who am I to deny these kids when I myself enjoyed unfettered freedom, even in a city environment too, as a kid. Its tough enough growing up in Japan as it is with the examination process... let kids play.

    Posted in: 89-year-old man arrested for assaulting 'noisy' children

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    Before all of you go on a Drunken writing spree.... denouncing the sentence as too light. Take time to see how similar crimes are sentenced in Japan overall. Yes, sometimes sentences are about sending a message, but in this case the Judge did not feel the need to. If a 21 year old Japanese college kid, with no record, did the same exact thing.... and I've got to think its happened numerous times over the years, what punishment has been handed down by the courts. Probably the same that she received.

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    No, if Hillary Clinton wins and Yes, if Donald Trump wins. Why.... Hillary will continue to pursue old and ingrained alliances with little change. Now if Donald wins.... the whole world could actually be thrown into a very new set of alliances. Donald admires Vlad Putin... he likes how he rules. So you might actually see Donald giving Putin leeway in his agenda in Eastern Europe. Also.... trade. If Donald finds a way to slap China with heavy tariffs.... he may also do the same with Japan and other Asian Nations. There is no way Japan, Taiwan, and S. Korea, will sit by and let him hit them with trade fines while continuing a cozy military relationship.... if anything it would probably push said countries to a closer alliance with China and the U.S. would be on its own with their new friend Russia.

    Posted in: Do you expect changes in the U.S.-Japan alliance no matter who wins the Nov 8 U.S. presidential election?

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    As I said before.... Japan's National Debt is past the point of no return.... and the rest of the world does not care. Because if they did, the yen would be worth nothing at this point. Some people say this is how aid works on a regular basis but its a lot easier to do when you're just printing the money without ever really expecting to receive enough tax revenue to actually fund the gift. Japan might as well print $10 Trillion worth of Yen and spend it as it pleases because it not going to ever get paid back. If I were running Japan.... I'd print $10 Trillion worth of Yen.... and put it all towards buying hard commodities like Gold, silver, aluminum, copper, anything of value and store it at domestic warehouses.

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    Basically what will happen is the Japanese Govt will pick up the Tab for Cuba's debt to Japanese companies. Japan's govt will repay the Japanese companies. Once that is done..... Japanese companies will probably, again, loan Cuba massive amounts in the form of equipment and such... and most likely, in 5 or so years, the Govt will again forgive Cuba and pay the loans. Think about that.

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    No doubt.... these bus lines have to draw the line that they get at least half the money up front.... and by wire transfer at that. If a credit card is used they might be able to do a "charge back".... which many times it favors the buyer.

    Posted in: Last-minute cancellation by Chinese tour groups driving businesses crazy

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    Japan might as well offer any country in the World as much money as they need.... Japan is so far in debt now that an extra $ Trillion or so will not hurt. And, and it isn't even making a dent in the strength of the Yen. You know the world is pretty messed up monetarily when Japan, the most in debited country in the world per capita, is handing out cash.

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    To me... legislation such as this needs to have an expiration date. Try it for 3 to 5 years.... if the Govt uses it to suppress normal anti-govt activities such as anti-taxes, anti-war, anti-whatever.... then it should not be renewed. Also, I do not believe the Govt should use this law outside of terrorist related activity.

    Posted in: Proposed anti-conspiracy law stirs civil rights concerns in Japan

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    This happens so often in Japan that it is past being news or worth reporting.

    Posted in: Man arrested for trying to film up woman's skirt with smartphone

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    First off.... Enjo Kosai / Compesated dating, is prostitution. Prostitution is Legal in may places around the world. That said I do not believe any woman anywhere in the world should partake in the occupation before they turn 21. Usually by that age they know what they're getting themselves into....

    Posted in: Exhibition puts Japan's child prostitution in the limelight

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    If Japan was not hosting the 2020 Olympics.... I doubt this would be happening now. But either way.... very good news.

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    Heck.... just issue it, have the BoJ buy it and print it... Money of course. Japan is already past the point of no return might as well just keep going.

    Posted in: Defense ministry seeks record Y5.168 tril budget to develop anti-ship missiles

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