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Posted in: Decapitated body of man found in apartment in Niigata Prefecture See in context

Wondering what could had been the motive of carrying out such a heinous act?

This person must seriously sick and should be apprehended soonest possible.

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Posted in: Japan unveils 3,000-ton new submarine See in context

I support Japans efforts to protect it's borders, especially with the growing threats fron CHINA and North KOREA.

Japan cannot fully rely on the USA, especially when you have presidents like Trump.

Japan should wake up and be the equalizing power in the Far East, China needs to be tamed it has become the worlds no.1 enemy and unpredictable.

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Posted in: Gov't urges people struggling to cope to seek help after death of actress See in context

Japan has to finish it's bullying system from company managers and coworkers to weaker persons at the same company......@Monty.

The bullying is systematic, at starts at Nursery or Kindergatten level, continues to Elementary grades, to Junior and High schools. It goes a step further into the colleges/universities and to working places. It doesn't end there even after retirement you will find there's still bullying even the parliament(Diet).

In parliament they form parliamentary affiliations "factions" and in schools and working places is "nakama".

Bullying has been in this country for centuries!

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Posted in: Ex-Tokio pop group member released after arrest for drunken driving See in context

Yamaguchi should be very careful, this is a second alcohol related offence, the chances for a third and/or fourth... are very high and might be even worse accidents/offence.

Yamaguchi san, stop alcohol, it is haunting you.

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Posted in: Mom who went drinking all night indicted over deaths of daughters left in car See in context

Now that the kids are gone, can you ever enjoy a drink in your life?

She missed the grooving life forgetting the treasure she had in the two little beautiful souls.

RIP to the two girls.

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Posted in: Trump booed as he pays respects at court to Ginsburg See in context

Do not boo Trump, VOTE HIM OUT.

Booing or cheering is NOT effective, VOTING is.

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Posted in: 16-year-old boy arrested for fatally stabbing father in Aomori Prefecture See in context

The problem is, the father is dead. The kid admit killing him. What else is there to know?

It's a must to establish the motive. Without a motive the prosecutors cannot establish/summarize their case.

Knowing the motive is very important in establishing the behavorial changes in the soceity and also for prevention.

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Posted in: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary See in context

This should NEVER happen again!

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Posted in: Japan's summer holiday begins quietly amid requests to avoid trips See in context

Avoid Travelling and Stay Home.

Replace "Go To" with "Stay Home"!

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Posted in: Chinese man wins ¥1.8 billion from betting on Japanese horse races See in context

So how much do the tax people demand when one wins local lot lotteries in Japan, say like a ¥500M win?

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Posted in: Traffic law to punish tailgating to go into effect Tuesday See in context

I think the punishment is too harsh and ambiguous to interpret and prosecute.

Too many gray zones.

Why haven't the authorities been able to quell/dismantle the "bosozuku" after all these years of nuisance?

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Posted in: Human remains found on Iwate mountain identified as woman missing for 11 months See in context

Haaa Nemul.

Thanks for the observation and correction.

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Posted in: Human remains found on Iwate mountain identified as woman missing for 11 months See in context

The remains were found on April/29th.

She went missing early morning May/31st.

Her husband reported her missing on June/4th.

*The remains are found before she  went missing and died.

*The husband reported almost 4days after whe went missing. Usually people report the same night if someone doesn't return home and they cannot contact him/her.

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Posted in: Man arrested after convenience store clerk mishears him say 'I have SARS' See in context

The police and the clerk should take responsibilities for job loss for this guy.

He's now sufferring alone for trying to be nice!

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Posted in: Expert urges Japan to keep virus guard up as most people lack antibodies See in context

This is the time to double or tripple the efforts of self-protection against the Covid-19 and ALL other infectious diseases.

The Covid-19 was a God given preamble for changing our ways of living for ever, with or without vaccine.

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Posted in: Man killed after car crashes into his house; driver arrested See in context

mmmm.... Very sad.

RIP.

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Posted in: Prosecutors decide not to indict man for killing homeless woman in Ueno Park See in context

Using the surveilance cameras in the area, they tracked the suspect, caught him but they didn't have sufficient evidence to prosecute or they just dropped the charge, bravo.

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Posted in: Man arrested for dumping body of Chinese woman in suitcase last October See in context

The woman, who has been to Japan many times since 2018, entered Japan most recently last June 1 on a short-term visa and was last seen alive by her brother in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro.

These many visits(2018-2020) to and fro Japan on short-term visa raise some questions.

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Posted in: 7 schools in Kanto area, including 2 in Ibaraki, receive bomb threats See in context

Who is this and WHY?

This is very outrageous and who ever it is should be stopped o their tracks.

Japan is such a beautiful and peaceful country, such a thing should never be allowed to happen.

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Posted in: NHK removes video on U.S. protests after online outrage about depiction of African Americans See in context

I can't beleive this is coming from NHK!

Since NHK is a national broadcaster operated by tax payers and citizens viewing fee collections, it has depicted exactly what the Japanese have in mind in regard to African-Americans or Africans.

This is not insensitivity or ignorance but racial!

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Posted in: S Korea court may rule on Japanese firm asset sale in Aug at earliest See in context

South Korea's court action is totally unacceptable.

S.Korea is acting like a rogue state, same like sea pirates!

They should expect to be treated the same.

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Posted in: Son arrested over murder of mother in Aomori home See in context

"I initially took 'Son' to mean Masayoshi Son, and thought why on earth has he done that."

I thought the same thing!

In my opinion, "Hikikomori" is a result of poor upbringing of children such when they grow-up cannot face the reality or the negative side of life. To make things worse, the attitude of the Japanese soceity of deeply rooted thoughts of "perfectness, purity and cleanliness" and a culture that rejects anything deemed alien or troublesome, totally complicates the situation.

Coming out of such a situation is not easy, it takes some time, and requires a lot of patience, understanding and support from the family.

The affected people are drawn into their own world and view everybody suspiciously, including their own parents. The parents do not know how to handle the situation and are enraged when they see their children being wasted at home. Hikikomori is a mental situation and you cannot argue with them in a normal way, they will simply view you as an enemy or someone who shouldn't be in there life or near them and hence the violent attitude when they are scolded or pushed to the limits.

This situation is not limited to Japanese only but to children born and raised in Japan by foreigner/Japanese couples.

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Posted in: Toyota employee breaks into Yamanashi head office with shotgun See in context

“I’ve resented my boss for a long time.”

There is a lot of bullying in Japan, starting from early school life way up to the corporate life.

Many people do not have ways to vent their frustrations until the hell bursts.

In my opinion, this is one thing the Japanese government needs to address seriously and urgently before the situation reaches a melting point.

This guy and many others was probably persevering quietly to save/maintain his employment because of his family or the education of his kids.

Japanese soceity are usually docile and prefer to maintain status quo until pushed to the limits.

There is bullying in almost all sectors of soceity in Japan and I think this is the most dangerous enemy to Japan as a country.

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Posted in: Cash handout program won't start soon in many cities See in context

Among other municipalities, eight including Shizuoka, Osaka and Hiroshima said they are aiming to start distributing the handouts in June or later, while 10 including Sapporo, Nagoya, Yokohama and Tokyo's Shinjuku said they were unable to clearly state when they would start.

Looks like the handouts will reach some receipients after the COVID-19 is over!

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Posted in: Abe seeks to extend state of emergency by about a month See in context

Japan is not yet "out of the woods", the state of emergency should be extended to at least May 31st.

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Posted in: Osaka mayor under fire for saying women dawdle at shops See in context

Painfull statement to women but very true!

Though we need to understand that majority of women spend a lot of time at home and when shopping is a very crucial stress releiving moment not to mention they are also trying to get the best for their households at the most affordable price.

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Posted in: 2 firms recall undelivered cloth masks from Abe's handout program See in context

Of ALL the countries in the world, the Japanese government had the audacity to order cloth masks from CHINA?

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Posted in: 2 firms recall undelivered cloth masks from Abe's handout program See in context

The two companies said they procured the cloth masks from overseas.....

They procured the cloth masks from other countries and they didn't both to check quality and safety???

A HUGE national security issue, imagine all the masks are tainted with a harmful substance, what will happen to the whole Japanese population?

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Posted in: Abe says Japan at crucial stage for lifting of state of emergency See in context

It's no time for lifting the state of emergency, the situation is getting worse.

Abe should anounce without any hesitation a  TOTAL LOCKDOWN from April 26th to May 6th.

This is one period of the year that people move a lot in Japan.

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Posted in: Gov't waiting for Golden Week to decide on extending state of emergency See in context

Abe should announce a total lockdown from April 26th to May 6th.

No one should move out or into Tokyo, Osaka and literally all prefectures.

People should stay where they are during this period unless an emergency or essential service.

Derail all trains leaving just a few for essential services.

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