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trinklets2Mar. 19, 2017 - 07:54AM JST
Comedy at its best!!
Posted in: Chinese shops pull Japanese food items from shelves over safety fears
trinklets2Mar. 15, 2017 - 11:16AM JST
I applaud the plan most esp if Jyoungsters would avail of that plan. I do not mean to discriminate but I feel a kind of sadness whenever I see a Jyoung man and woman who do not go beyond junior or senior high who opted to marry or work in the fusoku while some foreign residents avail of student loans to pursue college or semmon gakko. How can we be sure those foreign grantees would be paying back when some of their parents are being creative to avoid paying govt fees!
Posted in: Japan lays groundwork for free education policy to help economy
trinklets2Mar. 13, 2017 - 01:48PM JST
I guess we just have to accept cultural and religious differences exist even in this hi tech times. And the moral is just be content with what we have in our own place if we can't accept and tolerate those differences. For unpaid salaries, if at the first month the salary is unpaid never prolong it. Just go to the embassy and go home right away!
trinklets2Mar. 13, 2017 - 01:34PM JST
@Socrateos, I agree with you vehemently. As I said before, lawmakers have their own advocacy. If I'm a Jlawmaker and my advocacy is the promotion of anything inherent to Japan, I'd surely do all I could so that school could be built. The insinuation that someone's pocket was illegally filled up by selling the land below the appraised price could just be "speculation". Otherwise, who knows if the "saved" amt would be used to neutralize the toxic waste present in the land. There are schools built to instill Catholic values, schools associated with Islam, schools associated with Buddhist ideals. But there's none for Shinto. There's no other country which you can associate Shinto except Japan. With Buddhism, there are several countries which would come to mind like China, Thailand, etc. Same with Catholicism. Is it that bad to give leverage to an entity promoting something about native to Japan when for all we know no under the table dealings were made? I maybe wrong in my opinion but I definitely agree with you @Socrateos.
trinklets2Mar. 07, 2017 - 01:29PM JST
Very tragic! They mean to rescue but then the rescue of their remains were rescued by someone else. What a life!! What a great loss!! The drill shld have been done in coordination with other well experienced agency like the JASDAF. I deepky condoled with their families. May their souls rest in peace!
trinklets2Mar. 06, 2017 - 03:02PM JST
This news made me remember my late husband. No, he didn't kill anyone for playing pachinko but he filed for bankruptcy and things were never the same after.
Posted in: Man arrested over murders of elderly couple in Nagoya
trinklets2Mar. 04, 2017 - 11:09AM JST
I understand that lawmakers have their own advocacy. If I were a lawmaker and I want to preserve and propagate everything innate about Japan, I'd surely go out of my way to help the school gets a good deal. My concern would be strictly re Shinto only and not anything else. And regarding toxic places, we shld put emphasis on the degree of toxicity and the kind of toxic material involve. Otherwise, we shld deal with the knowledge that there could be no place that doesn't have a glint of toxicity.
trinklets2Feb. 28, 2017 - 11:32AM JST
Which brings to mind a fellow Filipina and her Jhusband who went on vacation in the Phils during the time SARS was at its height. Wanting to extend his vacation, he called his company and told them that he's got SARS. He was told to better stay home for another month and at the end he filed his resignation because his co workers were afraid of him spreading the virus. There are really people who are allergic to work even if they're poor.
Posted in: Two men stab themselves to get out of going to work
trinklets2Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:30PM JST
I worked in 2 obentoya san before. It is understandable that during packaging of the lunch boxes when the plastic tape and the labels were amiss, they couldn't be sold to the customers. But when a plastic full of say tomatoes were thrown out when you can spot real good ones, just feel sad. I was assigned to the garbage too. In daily basis, then, in our shift alone, more than 10 kgs of karage were turn into waste. And pasta, and rice and sauces. The one assigned to the food preparation may not be doing his job well except bullying co workers. Excess karage of say 2-5kgs sometimes can be forgivable perhaps. But it was more than 10 kgs and on daily basis. I wonder if the company is really earning and where those wastes go as they were gathered by different waste companies!
Posted in: Do Japanese take use-by dates too seriously?
trinklets2Feb. 25, 2017 - 03:51AM JST
Shinto is innately Japanese. My knowledge could be obsolete but if Shinto is Japan's national religion and that school is the very first school to embody Shinto beliefs then can they not be privileged to get special land deals? Most religions have built their own schools to nurture and propagate beliefs. I must admit that the English translation from that website is alarming but was the translation the very essence of what was written in Japanese? I just have this doubt just basing from the simple Japanese prompters in my train line and its English translation. I just wish I've got a lot of money enough for me to stop working and put tuition to the best school where I can learn Japanese and be able to translate and understand the news without any piece of doubt.
trinklets2Feb. 03, 2017 - 02:32AM JST
@Joanna, I've seen some single mom's who are into seikatsu hogo but they seem to live a life of luxury simply because some work in fusuko or some have rich lover. Welfare alone won't allow them to live a life of luxury.
trinklets2Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:28AM JST
@Tamarama, just a wild speculation, could he be the real target? What a way to near end the first month of the year! May the lives lost find peace and a better life in their next lives! RIP!
trinklets2Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:24AM JST
Are they related? Or both of them or one of them is naturalized? Who could be the nuisance candidate?
trinklets2Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:10AM JST
Were those 8 shots hit the legs of the man? But I'm not blaming the cops, at eh height of any scene, nothing shld be left to chances!
Posted in: Police shoot knife-wielding man after he attacks his father
trinklets2Jan. 18, 2017 - 09:31AM JST
Not so sure though, that chlamydia thing, isn't itchiness felt first before anything anything else? And the amt he's being sue for fraud is a pittance!
trinklets2Jan. 15, 2017 - 08:29PM JST
Just can't help walking home in the wee hrs of the morning. My present work has a rotating shift. Sometimes I end my job at 8am, and sometimes at 12MN . Just have to arm myself in case of self defense. And loads of prayers.
Posted in: 2 women attacked while walking home in separate incidents
trinklets2Jan. 15, 2017 - 12:18PM JST
It's just a pity when some sectors pick on something that's not an everyday occurrence and peculiar to certain beliefs no matter how antiquated it is. This is simply Jbashing and religious condemnation at its finest! How would some react to the feeding of rats and other pests prevalent in everyday religious belief in other countries while the rest of its country people are dying of hunger? Truly some of us foreigners are having a good life and a good time with plenty of time on our hands to delve even on this little thing in the name of present day kind of humanity sense!
Posted in: Shinto ceremony that involves feeding a carp alcohol criticized as 'animal abuse'
trinklets2Jan. 09, 2017 - 11:39AM JST
Just like everybody else, I do think poor sex ed is the culprit. Young girls who are into night prowlers job may thinhk that they're immune of the disease because of their youth. And the men maybe thinking that the young being young haven't been long in the business to get infected. And as one poster observed that an office worker sleeps with more than 10 people of the same company, speaks of subtle prostitution or sort of camaraderie.
trinklets2Jan. 02, 2017 - 09:30AM JST
In all factories where I worked and even until now, majority of foreigners and some Jmen and Jwomen do welcome working long hrs. Problem is some wants to both enjoy lots of OT's and asobi. You'll find some almost always sleepy or are easily irritable which they attribute to stress. Most just go chummy to co workers or make dramas enough to get away with it. Companies shld just put someone who is more capable of doing the job not just because out of pity. The thing is some foreigners esp those with Jdescendants visa don't have any special skills nor even finished high school and after a year or so of working are complaining a lot. Though in all of these, OT's are paid. Never experienced OT's that aren't. And I must agree with@since 1981, just say no if one really can't. There are others who do need lots of OT's who are more able.
trinklets2Dec. 19, 2016 - 03:10PM JST
Iam praying for a speedy recovery. Winter is such a harsh season!
Posted in: Emperor cancels year-end banquet due to cold
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Mar. 26, 2017 - 06:40AM JST
China you are the last country to be telling another one what they should be doing..…
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Mar. 26, 2017 - 06:32AM JST
Opposition lawmakers including Democratic Party leader Renho said Thursday they now hope to summon the prime…
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Mar. 26, 2017 - 06:29AM JST
Yes, to repeat Aly, how has Japan been "hindered" by pacifism? What Asia fears is a…
Posted in: For many decades, Japan has played an important role in providing development and humanitarian aid to countries throughout East and Southeast Asia, but it was long ‘hindered,’ so to speak, by its pacifist defense policy. It can now become more directly engaged in regional securitization efforts. For some, this is reassuring. For others, it is cause for concern.
Mar. 26, 2017 - 06:26AM JST
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