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2 Filipinos face murder charge over bodies found under Tokyo home

Two Japanese murdered, will the 2 Filipinos get the rope if convicted? Prison in Japan will be heaven compared to the prison in the Philippines.

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If found guilty, both Filipinos need to hang for this heinous double murder. Guest workers need to know - loud and clear - that murders will never be common or acceptable in Japan as they are in their homelands.

Rest in Peace to poor Norihiro and Kimie.

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Poor death people, blessed are their souls!

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I'm sure there's more to this story besides the stabbing and owing of money. I'm sure this has gone on for a very long time. In any case, I'm sure they will face some prison time and then get deported. @ Fighto! - Indeed, rest in peace to the departed.

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Pretty sure murder is considered unacceptable in the Philippines, or anywhere for that matter, Fighto.

Let's not get all This is why it's not a good idea to emphasise the ethnicity or nationality of a crime in the news JT - just stirs racism and xenophobia among those prone to it.

I agree with you, murder is a crime everywhere. Filipinos are not more murderous than anyone else.

All I am saying is perhaps The Philippines are not exactly sending their best.

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My wife came over from the Philippines originally as a trainee. Filipinos are some of the best workers here in Japan and are some of the most honest people I’ve ever met. This case is unfortunate but really unusual.

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And killing is the answer? Race of the assailants is not a factor. It's the dark side of all human behavior.

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@sakurasuki, there are who have those issues and you won't be able to tell just by talking to them for a few times. Just wondering if they're able to get hefty loans to go abroad, why not just get a small loan to fund a small business. I pity those trainees esp the girls who really try their best to hook up with someone who can give them visas. I find some of them really nice.

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Replacement of Japanese by immigrants is starting its mess.

Hard for the son, probably he was naive.

RIP

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Uh, yeah, I would think so

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@Sakurasaki, low income people with debt, could be. But some are already drug dependents who underwent rehabs for visa purposes and regressed once settled in Japan. I belong to the low income group but I don't have those kind of debts nor a drug user hence no need to justify doing a crime if only one lives simply.

@fighto, the embassy doesn't cross check applicants even if they're using fake names as long as there's a birth certificate attesting to that name. As long as one has all the required docs, a visa is given and they're not always the best.

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Filipinos are among the hardworking workers in Japan. The murder of this couple seems personal and seems there was too much anger and hatred within the killer. It is very unusual.

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Fighto!Today  06:03 pm JST

Pretty sure murder is considered unacceptable in the Philippines, or anywhere for that matter, Fighto.

Let's not get all This is why it's not a good idea to emphasise the ethnicity or nationality of a crime in the news JT - just stirs racism and xenophobia among those prone to it.

I agree with you, murder is a crime everywhere. Filipinos are not more murderous than anyone else.

All I am saying is perhaps The Philippines are not exactly sending their best.

Surely, you can not base the entire Filipino population in Japan on a single incident involving 2 people, just like you cannot judge the entire Japanese population in the Philippines on one murder by 2 Japanese people.

Oh, and none is 'sending' anyone. These are people who came to Japan out of their free will and inclination.

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@kwatt, I don't think so. Sometimes the Japanese you are referring to are actual foreigners with Japanese first and last names. Heard a compatriot married to a "Japanese" and got a surprise of her life when upon his death she learned that he was actually a Korean.

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Gallows ASAP for those scumbags..

Dela Cruz came to Japan as a technical trainee last July.

Japan, careful with cheap immigration..

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@trinklets2

Those trainees have little odd to have drug issues, the problem with debt when someone get it from loan shark in their home country just to pay their cost be able to go to Japan, interest can be insanely high. So what's the problem, now those trainee are in Japan while their loan shark is outside Japan right?

Well those loan shark can annoyed coerce trainees' family on daily basis.

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@gaijinland

My wife came over from the Philippines originally as a trainee. Filipinos are some of the best workers here in Japan and are some of the most honest people I’ve ever met. This case is unfortunate but really unusual.

I also find some people who originally come to Japan as hostess in club, finally they find normal live.

However those trainee, already have debt when arrived in Japan.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Japan-immigration/About-80-of-Vietnamese-Cambodian-trainees-in-Japan-owe-debt

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Low income people with debt, go figure what they'll do for money.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/11/02/national/japanese-police-suspect-vietnamese-group-stole-hundreds-pigs/

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https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501160889/cambodian-arrested-in-japan-for-stealing-2km-of-powerlines/

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ToddToday  02:27 pm JST

Fighto!Today  07:20 am JST

If found guilty, both Filipinos need to hang for this heinous double murder. Guest workers need to know - loud and clear - that murders will never be common or acceptable in Japan as they are in their homelands.

Rest in Peace to poor Norihiro and Kimie.

Pretty sure murder is considered unacceptable in the Philippines, or anywhere for that matter, Fighto.

Let's not get all This is why it's not a good idea to emphasise the ethnicity or nationality of a crime in the news JT - just stirs racism and xenophobia among those prone to it.

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> @kwatt, I don't think so. Sometimes the Japanese you are referring to are actual foreigners with Japanese first and last names. Heard a compatriot married to a "Japanese" and got a surprise of her life when upon his death she learned that he was actually a Korean.

It's just a nationality why such a surprise? A lot of Koreans in Japan change their name to avoid the discrimination they would receive otherwise.

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 Dela Cruz came to Japan as a technical trainee last July.

Cheap labor, you got what you paid.

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