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I don't want to see incidents where businesses refuse people's entries just because they're foreigners. There are many non-Japanese residents living in our prefecture, and it's not desirable to build walls in such places.

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Saga Prefecture Gov Yoshinori Yamaguchi, criticizing some restaurants in the prefecture for refusing to serve foreign customers due to fears over the coronavirus pandemic. He told them to refrain from heartless acts.

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By all means, let these establishments accept infected Japanese customers. Then they won't have an excuse to blame foreigners for every disease in the book when they have to close and disinfect the place. I wouldn't want to patronise such places anyway, virus or no virus.

I hope these businesses realise that most infected people in Japan are actually Japanese. Logic can't really compete with stupidity sometimes.

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And look How the Japanese are treating Yokohama Chinatown

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This discrimination comes from above. If you just talk of the virus in terms of ‘importing’ it then you are simply pointing at non-Japanese.

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Heartless? Illegal.

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Well, Japanese people never work or travel overseas, so this is perfectly acceptable logic.

[Sarcasm of course, folks.]

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anyone know the name of the restaurant?

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Well there is at least one sane human in politics here. I raise my single malt to you sir.

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I hope these businesses realise that most infected people in Japan are actually Japanese. Logic can't really compete with stupidity sometimes.

This is true; and I never see Japanese wash hands and still find many groupie gatherings in parks and in day care centers. I dont think its all stupidity, however. I think you will see much more of this, because its the window or opportunity to release anit gaijin hate.

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Name and shame them.

as noted most infection in Japan is community spread by...wait for it...Japanese!

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Ah, yes, refusing admittance to people based upon perceived racial differences, a.k.a. "No meaningful civil rights legislation in Japan."

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