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Posted in: Japan sees record number of 105 suspected animal abuse cases in 2019 See in context

Japan euthanizes 500.000 pets a year. The abuse starts in pet shops. Adopting a pet is beyond impossible here. This is all abuse and needs to change.

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Posted in: What are the worst things about the first year working in a Japanese company? Survey investigates See in context

I worked 10 years for a japanese company t neer fitted in. I left on time, alwas. I said "no" when asked stupid things or given ridiculous deadlines. I watched people in endless pointless meetings ,one in particular where they spent an whole hour discussing the color of a stitching on a garment without anone wanting to make a decision).... 10 years witnessing ridiculous practices. Then one day, on lunch break, I was told my contract was cancelled and that I could leae that ery da. So I did. I didn't question it and was gone in an hour, while other staff members just wondered what was happening. Best thing ever ! I am my own boss now with my own business. Lare Japanese companies still live 50 years ago and they will never change. They will see the downfall of the japanese economy. Unless japan gives in an allows for a better immigration, these companies run by old men will eventually crash.

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Posted in: Electric bikes gaining in popularity in Japan amid graying population See in context

Would e great to also see some legislation on how many people can be on a single bike because I've seen already a mom with a kid on the back seat, one on the front and one strapped to her front. Such an equipage weighs at least 100 kilos and shouldn't be allowed. Especially when most can't even be bothered to use their bell to signal themselves.

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Posted in: Police crackdown nets over 15,000 tailgating violations in 2019 See in context

Suggestion for Abe to get some quick cash: post all those thousands of useless cops everywhere around bus crossings. No need for tax hike ! And then, keep an eye on those moronic moms on electric bikes with 2 or 3 kids who can't be bothered to slow down or use their bell !

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Posted in: Woman arrested for slashing items in clothing store See in context

It happens a lot more often than what is reported. I worked for a clothing company and they would find slashed items reularl in arious store locations . People would use mostly those small eyebrow rasors . Saw a few on cctv. These people would only come once and never again so it makes it hard to find them.

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Posted in: Most consumers to stay cashless when rebate program ends: survey See in context

Most shops are more than happy to get cash because

1) no commissions (3 to 4 % is still a lot a the end of the month)

2) less revenue to declare and easier to fraud

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Posted in: Sakura cheesecake pudding beverage See in context

Barf....

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Posted in: Gov't official looking after returnees from Wuhan found dead See in context

"Found collapsed" is hardly the term I would use to describe the state of a body that fell from a few floors !!!!

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Posted in: Billionaire Maezawa cancels search for lunar love despite 27,722 applicants See in context

Pathetic attention seeker. Just do someting good with our millions and stop wasting people's time !Just to take the piss , I'd sue that cretin for emotional distress !

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Posted in: Adidas and Beyonce to launch gender-neutral collection See in context

Ridiculous... ANY color is gende neutral !!!! Just wear any color you want !

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Posted in: Local gov'ts adopting ordinances for bicycle liability insurance over accidents See in context

The problem also lies in the fact that the regulations for riding bikes are very much non-existing and not even known by the police. I've been stopped by a policeman who told me I wasn't supposed to go in a designated lane if I wanted to turn. SO I did what he told me for a week. Then got stopped by another who told me I was doing it wrong. And then told me to do...what I had been doing in the first place. I went to ask a police station about bike lanes and if they were compulsory or if I was allowed to ride on the road. They looked very confused and I couldn't get a proper answer.

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Posted in: Princess Aiko turns 18 See in context

An 18 year old dressed like a 40 year old....She needs to escape !!!

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Posted in: Tougher penalties for smartphone use while driving take effect See in context

How about these using those small TV sets while driving ????

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English — but where’s the French? See in context

I'm French and I couldn't care less. Why no Russian, or Chinese or even Spanish is more questionable !

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Posted in: 2nd lottery for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games tickets to commence Nov 13 See in context

My wide screen TV will do the job just fine for no fee, no transport hassle, no heat, and with a good supply of cool beverages in the fridge. Plus I can watch all that naked while knitting if I want !

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Posted in: Car hits, injures 3 children on crossing; driver arrested See in context

BS excuse. Here a traffic light turning yellow means people speed up and even after it turns red, you can usually see at least 2 cars speeding through. I have NEVER seen in 10 years a car being stopped by the police for going through a yellow or red light. Instead of rising taxes, just plant one of the thousands of useless police officers at random crossings !

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Posted in: Top court upholds damages over students' tsunami deaths See in context

"schools across the country... have to do their best in ensuring children's safety"

Well, duh !!!!

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Posted in: Forever 21 to close all stores, online shop in Japan by late Oct See in context

Good ! Fast fashion is a poison to the world. People need to be more responsible and stop bying cheap clothes constantly. And when you think "I don't have anything to wear", it really means "I don't want to wear what I have". Change your habits!

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Posted in: Why do Japanese recycle bins have two openings but dump everything into the same compartment? See in context

You'll find the same in some (not all) Starbucks trash cans asking you to separate plastic cups from paper cups. And Most staff , when told to re-use the same cup for that second 100 yen coffee will throw it away anyway. VERY irritating. I also found some bottle trash bins in a service area that had 4 different slots for plastic bottles, metal can , cup and plastic caps that all led to the same container .

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Posted in: Krispy Kreme Japan’s cute and spooky doughnuts return for new harvest themed Halloween line See in context

I miss the Dunkin Donuts I used to eat in London around 1998. Best flavors and a LOT of filling ! Their apple donut was insane. And 2 for 1 £50 !

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Posted in: In high-tech Japan, cash is still king See in context

As a shop owner, I couldn't be happier with that. Saves me giving 3,5% on every transaction to card companies !

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Posted in: 'Game of Thrones' cast defend final season at Comic-Con See in context

It was a beautiful show and nothing can defend what they did to it in the very last episode. but this is what happens when the writer of the original books gets lazy and relies on the success of a show to make money and not get involved with it. The writers HAD to come up with something, and it clearly showed they had no connection with the books. They made up what they thought was most logical. But it was stupid.

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Posted in: Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues See in context

Samit Bas, Absolutely 100% true. How many victims have had to apologize for the "inconvenience" while the perpetrators were back in business as normal after a few weeks out of the limelight ? It's sickening.

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Posted in: Popular Korean YouTuber boycotts Japan by shredding flight ticket to pieces at airport See in context

Probably rperinted the ticked right after and went to ask for a refund. These moronic youtubers are sooooooooooooo boring....

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Posted in: Man arrested for beating son 'to discipline' him See in context

I'm 46 and my parents never had to "discipline" us apart from the occasional slap on the butt as a kid when we were misbehaving. Punching a kid is not discipline, it's abuse.

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Posted in: Japan population declines at fastest pace to 124.8 million: gov't See in context

"the country is bracing for an influx of foreigners"...Hardly....The new visa system is a joke and smoke screen. They're expecting 300.000 foreigners within a few years. They'd need 10 times more. Meanwhile, they do nothing to retain those who've been working here for years because they don't want you to stay and change the image of Japan.

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Posted in: X Japan’s Yoshiki apologizes for scarf blowing onto Queen Elizabeth II at polo See in context

I'm more amazed that this guy is 53 and yet looks like a 30 year old !!!

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Posted in: Zara’s new woven sandals resemble traditional Japanese footwear See in context

Let's see how these cost in Spain because the price hikes from Europe to Japan are insane. Most of the time, they leave the original label on with a Yen sticker on top and the prices go up as much as 30% ! I've stopped buying Zara products long ago !

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Posted in: Pair of Hokkaido melons fetch record ¥5 mil at season's 1st auction See in context

That's gonna make some expensive crap !

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Posted in: Empress Masako conducts 1st official duty in new capacity See in context

I hope she helds her head high and shows them that she can do a really good job. And become the boss lady I know she can be !

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