Alan Harrison comments

Posted in: Emperor appears concerned Olympics could spread COVID: official See in context

The Emperor is head of state. He is not to interfere in politics.

Sport is not political (in theory).

Perhaps Japan's Head of State should speak out more on various issues (non-political, of course).

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Posted in: What's your situation concerning vaccination against the coronavirus? See in context

i dont want be part of experiment sorry.dont trust these "experimental vaccines"-any of them.

They are past the experimental stage. They are tried and proven.

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Posted in: 5 years after Brexit vote, divided UK still feels shockwaves See in context

5 years after Brexit vote, divided UK still feels shockwaves

I wouldn't say that the UK is divided, and the shock waves are now little ripples. In 5 years we all move on

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Posted in: Nissan CEO promises turnaround for disgruntled shareholders See in context

I hope Nissan rots,

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Posted in: Tokyo Governor Koike hospitalized due to fatigue See in context

Tokyo Governor Koike hospitalized due to fatigue

If you can't take the heat, don't stay in the kitchen.

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Posted in: Japan cash handout discriminated against Korean students: U.N. experts See in context

If the university is allowed to exist then there should be no discriminations. Koreans work and pay taxes too. There are hundreds of private universities.

Agreed.

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Posted in: Criminal complaint filed over Sri Lankan's death at immigration facility See in context

Unfortunately, under Japan's system, immigration falls within the jurisdiction of the Ministry of ( so called) Justice.

Therefore, the bureaucrat prosecutor will probably, by instinct. do everything to not make a case.

International pressure is upon him / her, but Japan is, again by instinct, xenophobic.

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Posted in: Criminal complaint filed over Sri Lankan's death at immigration facility See in context

Follow the rules. Don't try to abuse the system. Have the correct paperwork. You will be fine!

Japanese officials do not even follow their own rules when it comes to immigtation. They act arbitrarily with their own discretion and often abuse it, making up their own rules.

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Posted in: Myanmar soccer player to seek asylum in Japan See in context

I guess that "this case" puts Japan's bureaucrat authorities in a real dilemma.

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Posted in: Why doesn't Father's Day carry the same importance as Mother's Day? Or does it? See in context

Why doesn't Father's Day carry the same importance as Mother's Day? Or does it?

It does.

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Posted in: Japan begins anti-dumping probe into Chinese, S Korean iron wire See in context

Well, I guess China and South Korea are only doing what Japan used to do.

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Posted in: Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name See in context

I have to say that the picture above is lovely. Mrs.Ghosn showed dignity throughout, dispite Japans sicko prosecutors trying to frame her, and Japans pathetic judges forbidding Mr.Ghosn from contacting her.

Carol the Majestic.

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Posted in: Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name See in context

Come back to Japan, have your day in court and "clear your name", if you are so confident, Ghosn.

If he refuses, Japan should pay off senior gov't officials in Lebanon to capture and bring him back.

Lebonan had already told Japan where to go in regards to Ghosn. Unlike cheap and nasty litlle hostage taking Japanese officials, Lebonese officials have integrity. The mentality of the above comment really does portray Japan as the Land of the Rising Rot.

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Posted in: Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name See in context

Well done Mr.Ghosn. Let's hear his side of the story in a fair way, and not the "This is Japan" way. Any country with a sense of law receiving an International Arrest Warrent issued in Japan should consign it immediately to the waste paper basket.

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Posted in: American father and son plead guilty to helping Ghosn flee Japan See in context

Ghosn is not free. He is in a prison called Beirut.

Ghosn is free, and not in prison. He lives in Beirut, Lebanon which has an advanced legal system that has integrity. I wish Mr. Ghosn a long, happy, phosperous life with his family, free from a hostage taking, blackmailing culture called Japan. (Incidently, Japan still owes Mr.Ghosn money for illegal detention).

As for the Taylors, true martyrs, and true hero's.

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Posted in: American father and son plead guilty to helping Ghosn flee Japan See in context

Now that they hsve pleaded guilty, how much money will the Japanese legal system (culture) try to scam out of them. It will.mo doubt be disproportionate and exorbitant.

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Posted in: American father, son to go on trial for helping Ghosn flee Japan See in context

Weak Japanese prosecutors and weak Japanese lawyers won’t win this one.

Well, I guess it's all down to scaredy cat cowardly custard Japanese Judges.

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Posted in: American father, son to go on trial for helping Ghosn flee Japan See in context

Good luck to both of them. I hope that they continue the legacy of Mr. Ghosn by exposing Japans disgusting legal system, Japan's disgusting bureaucrat prosecutors and Japan's pathetic little judges.

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Posted in: Fans told to 'respect' England players over kneeling row See in context

I think that the George Floyd issue is a matter for the American courts, and not the Engand football team.

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Posted in: Suga arrives in Britain for G7 summit See in context

Is there any real point of Japan sending anybody to a G7 summit anymore? Has Japan anything useful to offer anymore?

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Posted in: Scholar learns remains of Tojo, other war criminals scattered in Pacific See in context

, shedding light on decades of mystery over their whereabouts.

The declassified documents, discovered by Hiroaki Takazawa, associate professor at Nihon University College of Industrial Technology, at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration,

No mystery has been solved, if the documents are declassified, then it is open information to anybody who is interested.

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Posted in: Seoul court rejects slave labor claim against 16 Japanese firms See in context

Two cities nuked to a cinder, more cities firebombed, hundreds of thousands of civilians dead, their navy and air force mostly non-existent by wars end isn't enough absolution for you? The Allies bled Japan white by the end of that war. Does every living Japanese citizen have to bow to the Koreans and empty their wallets for them When is enough enough? The war was over almost 76 years ago and the Koreans signed a peace treaty with Japan in 1965 setting "for all time all wartime claims and reparations.

Two cities were damaged but are now thriving, and one city (Tokyo) was bombed. (Now thriving). Thriving because the Allies invested in Japan giving Japan a new constitution and rather than bleed Japan, prosphered Japan's Self Defence Force. Incidently no living Japanese citizen has ever had to bow to the Koreans and empty their wallets for them, and incidently thousands of civilians died in many countries diring the war which ended almost 76 years ago.

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Posted in: American arrested on suspicion of smuggling cannabis oil See in context

When it comes to this kind of offence, Japan is actually one of the more lenient of the Asian countries. In some countries this offence can receive a prison sentence of up to 30 years. A very foolish man.

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Posted in: Putin says Russia ready to continue peace treaty talks with Japan See in context

In a perfect world Putin would offer Japan two islands. That would be a happy ending.

The Soviet Union offered Japan two islands in 1956. Japan declined the offer.

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Posted in: Ghosn's lawyers say client happy after days of French probe See in context

Well, to be fair he may be happy because he was interrogated outside France.

He was not interrogated, he was questioned. Japan, with absolutely no sense of rule of law cannot understand the difference.

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Posted in: Japan donates more than 1 million AstraZeneca doses to Taiwan See in context

Hold on, let me get this straight.

So at the beginning of the year we had no vaccines and for two main reasons (officially):

(a) we are managing the fight against covid, we have few infected and daily tests confirm it. We don't need to vaccinate.

b) we would have vaccinated a long time ago, if only foreign countries didn't block vaccine supplies (and the like).

Then there were other problems with distribution, storage, and not running out of supplies. And now we're sending it to Taiwan. That's feathering your own nest.

Japan obviously does not trust Astra Zeneca (certain rumours) so they giving them to Taiwan. Always remember, Japan always looks after number 1.

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Posted in: More than 10 million in Japan have received COVID-19 vaccinations so far See in context

More than 10 million in Japan have received COVID-19 vaccinations so far.

That is good going, although it is still only about 0.8% of the population.

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Posted in: French magistrates question Ghosn in Beirut See in context

Maybe a classic case of "If mother says no, then ask grandmother", where he is looking for redemption or approval anywhere he can get it?

As others have mentioned, it has absolutely no bearing on legal proceedings in Japan.

He is a fugitive.

Redemption from what, he has not appeared in any court.

Fugitive? Maybe only according to Japan's so-called justice system.

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Posted in: Vietnam to test all 9 mil residents in largest city See in context

That is amazing. Good luck Vietnam.

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