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noriyosan73Oct. 22, 2016 - 09:50AM JST
He is "burning the candle at both ends." Guess what happens. The population will eventually send him on his way unless he becomes a dictator like two of his neighbors.
Posted in: As Duterte embraces China, Abe set to roll out warm welcome
noriyosan73Oct. 21, 2016 - 08:51AM JST
The USA should cancel its 1951 security agreement and prepare to leave. It is what China wants and the USA taxpayers want. Good luck, Duterte.
Posted in: Duterte meets Xi as Philippines cozies up to Beijing
noriyosan73Oct. 19, 2016 - 09:55AM JST
Ah, ha! Another misled carp reeled in. Chinese can be the third language there. He is so short-sighted it is pathetic. This is exactly why USA citizens want to stop paying for Asia's defense. He will return to the future USA president on his knees begging for forgiveness and defense of what he calls HIS nation. It is not HIS nation, it belongs to the people.
They just want to live peaceful lives and have their children go to bed with full stomachs.
Posted in: China says visit by Philippine president restores trust
noriyosan73Oct. 19, 2016 - 09:46AM JST
Buy property, buy a house, buy a new car. If the money isn't going to fancy wedding ceremonies, the price will be lower for future weddings. It is a matter of supply and demand. However, if a big show is important to the parents or couple, then go for it! It is your future, good or bad decisions, will make a difference. However, just look at the living conditions of the elderly in Japan. Does anyone want to worry about health costs and life at age 70?
Posted in: Wedding costs in Japan hit record high for 2nd straight year
noriyosan73Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:29AM JST
Encourage tourists to get a JR Pass in advance in their country. Move the Olympics sites to various areas of Japan. Stimulate those areas economically. Specifically, move rowing to Osaka which has already been suggested. The concrete seating areas are in excellent condition and haven't been used since their original use. There is limited seating at all sites in Tokyo and the city is 100% congested. Just consider the idea, IOC and Japan Olympic Committee.
Posted in: Koike, IOC President Bach to discuss proposed Olympic venue changes
noriyosan73Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:57PM JST
What are all those concrete seating areas near long stretches of water that people see on the way to Kansai Airport? Maybe they can be used for rowing. But, wait, they were used just for that. Now all people can see from the airporter are flying fish!
noriyosan73Oct. 16, 2016 - 08:12AM JST
Here is the problem. Assuming the birth goes smoothly, the new mother stays in the maternity hospital for five days. If a cesarean is performed, this can be extended for up to two weeks. In the USA a stay in a hospital after a cesarean is 23 hours unless complications are involved. What happened to the mother or the new mother/grandmother tradition of child care? Another example is a laparoscopic gall bladder removal. In the USA it is an outpatient procedure with a 23 hours or until the patient after 12 hours is able to urinate, at which time, the patient is discharged. Japanese hospitals know how to keep the patient in order to maximize the financial benefit. Why 23 hours is the question; the insurance companies will not pay for 24 hours because it adds a third day to the bill. Of course, if the Japanese legislators are receiving significant contributions to keep the system that is presently used, then less people will benefit from the money available for healthcare.
noriyosan73Oct. 14, 2016 - 02:05PM JST
The premise is not necessarily true. The international right to have ships on the "open seas" needs to be guaranteed. If the USA ships can't, then the Japanese SDF need to stay in the Japanese waters. Most USA citizens agree that if the ships are attacked, eliminate the source. It is the ideas that Jefferson followed with the pirates near Tripoli and Monroe in his doctrine.
Posted in: U.S. strikes in Yemen risk wider entanglement in civil war
noriyosan73Oct. 14, 2016 - 02:01PM JST
Many people in the USA look at POO to decide if they are going to buy a food product from China. It is Halloween time and it is very important that the candy which will be over consumed this month is safe. Made in China is rejected even it another product costs a $100.00 USD more.
Posted in: The government has proposed mandatory country of origin labeling for all food products processed in Japan. Do you look at labels to see the country of origin when you are buying food?
noriyosan73Oct. 10, 2016 - 05:38AM JST
Are the boys members of a sports team at their school? The last time this happened in another area, the coach of the team was transferred to a remote school in the mountains because the coach had not instilled good citizenship in his players. Let's hope the boys recover and there are no repercussions.
Posted in: 3 teens in critical condition after motorbike-car crash
noriyosan73Oct. 10, 2016 - 02:01AM JST
Deja vu all over again! Philippines and Venezuela. Same language, same attitude, same outcomes.
Posted in: Philippines tells U.S. no joint patrols in South China Sea
noriyosan73Oct. 10, 2016 - 01:58AM JST
"As the bulk of the U.S. military facilities in Japan are concentrated in Okinawa" Another Pearl Harbor. Why so much so close to a potential conflict? With respect to the agreement, there better be wording regarding the toxic waste that does exit on the land. How will it be removed and where will it go?
noriyosan73Oct. 08, 2016 - 01:00PM JST
USA people actually use flipping a coin is the best way to make a decision instead of the threesome way the Japanese use. Toss the raw burger on the grill, flip it the air. If it lands the same way(raw side up) as it started, Clinton wins. If it lands with the raw side (symptomatic of the culture) Trump wins. After 1000 burger flips. report the facts here. USA people believe in very small sampling subjects.
Posted in: Japanese cafe flips burgers in contest inspired by U.S. election
noriyosan73Sep. 29, 2016 - 09:44AM JST
Divide and conquer. Now that everyone is in a focus group, let's talk, blah, blah, blah. Everyone is watching the brilliant comments made by US presidential candidates. Attitude will be finalized after the November election in the USA.
Posted in: Russia ready to continue to work with United States on Syria
noriyosan73Sep. 28, 2016 - 09:43AM JST
It is about time. Just because the boss has an unhappy home life doesn't mean employees need to stay until he leaves. That is a typical situation experienced by many employees. It apparently is true in the Tokyo government because the exit time is now 8:00 PM. Why? It is definitely true in business. The rule should be 8-5 with 15 minute break every two hours and a one hour lunch or 8-4:30 with 15 minute break every two hours and a half hour lunch. Is it possible that these rule will be adopted, passed, and made into law? Sadly, the answer is no because of the need to protect the political position and the need for contribution.
noriyosan73Sep. 27, 2016 - 10:28AM JST
Did anyone think about dropping a carry-on on the head? Self defense force was needed, not the military, but common sense.
Posted in: Snake on bullet train causes unscheduled stop in Shizuoka
noriyosan73Sep. 27, 2016 - 10:26AM JST
He needs to spend money solving problems in Japan. Yes, trade is what he is supposed to create, but it doesn't look like he accomplished that. He received a polite thank you, then shown the door after the yen was delivered. Did he get a lesson from his visit with President Obama?
Posted in: Since Aug 21, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been to Brazil, Kenya, Russia, China, Laos, the U.S. and Cuba. Do you think he is traveling abroad too much?
noriyosan73Sep. 26, 2016 - 07:39AM JST
SELF defense force means nothing can be done unless the infringement is in Japan's air, sea or land territory. Japan has to be attacked before it can defend itSELF. It is time to change the name to Japan Defense Force, then everything will be legal according to international law.
noriyosan73Sep. 24, 2016 - 09:26AM JST
Everyone has a need to be needed. One should not give up the day job until a new position is secured, unless one is wealthy enough to survive without employment. The name may be on the short list for ambassador to Granada. The minimum qualification is a basic competency in Spanish.
Posted in: In dramatic reversal, Cruz to vote for Trump
noriyosan73Sep. 22, 2016 - 10:52PM JST
Does jet fuel and lubrication float? Will it evaporate before it reaches land? Which way does the wind usually blow and which way is the current flowing?
Posted in: U.S. Marine jet crashes off Okinawa; pilot ejects safely
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Oct. 24, 2016 - 07:30PM JST
"And on to the election. You lefties wanna put a hegomonic warmonger in the Oval Office.…
Posted in: Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats
Aaahh... bitter comments are going to make this all the sweeter.
On a slightly less optimistic…
Oct. 24, 2016 - 07:29PM JST
Y'all do realize, that not reacting emotionally, but in the way which is best for a…
Posted in: 14-yr-old boy dies after being beaten by teens on Oct 10
Good think they're investing in visual imaging systems to catch international terrorists like this guy. Oh…
Posted in: Man hinted at making 'dramatic' act before Tochigi blasts
Oct. 24, 2016 - 07:21PM JST
She's free to take all his music now
Posted in: Man slashes woman after argument in Tokyo bar
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