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Posted in: Prosecutors raid Dentsu in widening Tokyo Olympic probe See in context

Anyone in custody while they investigate.....?

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Posted in: Osaka man arrested for taking online job recruitment test for money See in context

Catch me if you can...

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Posted in: Ad agency ADK reports bid rigging for Tokyo Olympic test events See in context

Japan Inc. and IOC... rotten to the absolute core

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Posted in: Inflation brings end to beloved 114-year-old Japanese candy See in context

As usual, lost on most people here...

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Posted in: Kishida asks firms to match pay hikes to inflation See in context

Before asking corporations and small businesses for pay hikes, the government should give the economy a kickstart by pumping money into it.

Right, yeah. Because the incessant handouts over the past few years worked really well didn't they...

We were always going to end up here, that's why some of us were vocal about it back in 2020 onwards...

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Posted in: Flying green See in context

Few here sense the irony? I'm basically rotflmao!

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Posted in: Ex-KAT-TUN singer Tanaka goes on trial for drug possession See in context

Obviously the reason for the arrest is just an excuse, the police was onto Tanaka and clearly understood he was not over his addiction.

Do you have any evidence of that? Double blind studies? Links?

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Posted in: Unification Church in Japan vows reform after criticism See in context

Anyone found violating the church's policies would be "strictly punished", he added.

Scary when a church thinks they have the god-given right to "punish" anyone without seeking legal intervention. Even more scary when authorities are aware of it and sit back to allow them to be a self-managing entity. Some child abuse that was not investigated comes to mind...

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Posted in: Man arrested for stabbing two minors over cannabis trafficking See in context

Should also charge the other two with attempted robbery...

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Posted in: Japan saw fewer than 400,000 births in Jan-June period See in context

Like any animal, humans need a healthy environment to encourage husbandry...

Worked to death in indentured slavery, overtaxed, every facet of your life managed by unknown entities, no fun, little hope... hardly a tank that would breed fish...

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Posted in: WHO director in Asia accused of racism, abuse indefinitely put on leave See in context

he improperly shared sensitive coronavirus vaccine information to help Japan, his home country, score political points with its donations.

Donations to what organisation/s? Kind of a crucial part of the story...

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Posted in: China's COVID curbs hit youth mental health See in context

For all those championing lockdowns and social boot-licking, this is a snapshot of the world it creates. It's also on our own shores too...

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Posted in: Long COVID keeping 31,000 Australians away from work every day See in context

Without evidence to prove this is in any way significative for the amount of people that is taking leave this is just a baseless supposition. Hardly any value as an argument.

Evidence? You've never known someone to take paid sick days when they could have worked? Do you need a study to know when your being mugged? The evidence is all around if you care to see...

One aspect that is glaringly lacking in ALL of your very many painful posts, Virusrex, are the many complex psychological repercussions to the world we now live in thanks to the exaggeration of COVID-19.

Before you stuff words into my mouth, I'm not denying that there is a virus and that it makes people sick. I'm not denying "long covid" either. I've had "long influenza" after all and it was difficult work for a while. I am pointing out that these things can, and certainly have (!), been blown out of proportion by the many institutions that stand to gain from it.

How many mal-adjusted kids have been put on unnecessary drugs in recent decades we will never know. But once you tell that child they have "ABC" syndrome, they certainly believe that they do and play the role accordingly. Some kids certainly do need medical intervention, some just need better guidance and less cause of anxiety in their lives...

The mind is a powerful thing. Look to the Stanford Prison Experiment if you need a study for that...

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Posted in: Long COVID keeping 31,000 Australians away from work every day See in context

When people are offered the choice to stay at home with full pay, they often take it. Especially when they are constantly told how they are so very close to death every day via mainstream and social media. The "Great Australian Sick-day" is alive and well in 2022...

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Posted in: Core consumer inflation in Tokyo accelerates at fastest pace in 8 years See in context

It's a mystery that people aren't rioting in the streets.

Japan did indeed find a unique way of keeping people so busy and barely financed that they don't have the time and energy have opinions on these things...

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Posted in: Kishida resumes work remotely after contracting COVID-19 See in context

... which WILL continue to be done.

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Posted in: Kishida resumes work remotely after contracting COVID-19 See in context

The only way the narrative can be held together at this point is with unprecedented amounts of censorship....

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Posted in: Kishida resumes work remotely after contracting COVID-19 See in context

kurisupisu

Today 07:46 am JST

I'll bet he doesn't even wear a mask in his car when he's alone!

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Posted in: Kishida resumes work remotely after contracting COVID-19 See in context

Vaccinated 4 times...

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Posted in: Tokyo ward finds 1 in 3 recluses don't want gov't help to reintegrate See in context

dagonToday  07:27 am JST

Nailed it...

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Posted in: Court refuses to recognize trans woman as parent of child born after transition See in context

Too early for these mental gymnastics...

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Posted in: Japan July core consumer prices up 2.4%; biggest rise in 7.5 years See in context

I've kinda noticed...

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Posted in: Shake-up fails to lift Japan cabinet support: surveys See in context

"Shake ups", "reshuffles", "elections"; none of it matters...

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Posted in: Japan's population falls by record 726,342 to 125.93 mil in 2021 See in context

William Bjornson

Today 07:39 am JST

One of the best posts I have ever read on Japan Today...

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Posted in: Japan reports 212,552 coronavirus cases; 29,115 in Tokyo See in context

As we don't have a break down of co-morbidities and age groups, how can you assume that 278 people died directly because of COVID?

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Posted in: Japan reports 212,552 coronavirus cases; 29,115 in Tokyo See in context

but the slow break down of social services as so many people get sick and are absent from work for 1-2 weeks…

... is due to people being forced to take the time off because they "tested" positive. Most barely even have the sniffles...

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Posted in: Japanese sailor attacked at Solomon Islands memorial service See in context

So when is South Korea going to recognize it's true role as part of the Japanese Empire 1910-1945?

Curious.. if Korea was happy to be part of the Japanese Empire: why do so many South Korean people still hate Japan? Because Japan left Korea?

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Posted in: 'Chicago' to welcome trans actor Angelica Ross as Roxie Hart See in context

Will every heterosexual be announced also? What has someone's sexuality got to do with a Broadway show. Sheesh...

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Posted in: Australian boxing great Johnny Famechon dies aged 77 See in context

RIP legend!

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Posted in: Japan reports 238,735 coronavirus cases; 35,339 in Tokyo See in context

Meanwhile in Japan the mask industry is still booming with no end in sight...

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