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Posted in: Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic See in context

So much nice to see less of his face.

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Posted in: Wimbledon to allocate prize money despite cancellation See in context

They should pay that money to the NHIS to support the fight against Covid19.

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Posted in: Fighting coronavirus, dreaming of Olympics: Meet Japan's boxing nurse See in context

Ganbare Arisa chan

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 206 new coronavirus cases See in context

206 is just a tip of the iceberg. We know they are doing no testing here, virtually none, no contact tracing, no nothing, with the hope that the numbers will remain low, 2021 will roll around and boom Tokyo Olympics will be here with us.

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Posted in: Tokyo riot police officer dies after apparently shooting himself See in context

Stress from work, bullying by his bosses, threatened by the far right in Japan for guarding a pro North Korean organization, mental health issues, etc many things can cause him to shoot himself.

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Posted in: Seoul mayor found dead after sexual harassment complaint made against him See in context

Sounds like suicide to me. Coward, not willing to take responsibility and be held accountable to that sexual harassment accusation.

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Posted in: Despite risks, Trump invests big in attacks on Biden's age See in context

Interesting. Here is s man who cannot CLIM nor descend s ramp, who cannot lift a drink with one hand, a man who is so obese and doesn't exercise and eats double cheese burger for breakfast, lunch, and dinner accusing someone who jogs every time of I'll health.

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Posted in: Mother arrested after leaving 3-year-old daughter alone for week to die See in context

This woman must be caged forever. Mental sickness,?

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Posted in: Koike wins 2nd term as Tokyo governor See in context

Congratulations! She won in the absence of any real and meaningful competition.

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Posted in: Netflix stands by film '365 Days' accused of glorifying sex trafficking See in context

Don't glorify sexual violence against women. Pull it down, Netflix. Shame !

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Posted in: Fuji TV had deal with 'Terrace House' cast on how scenes played out See in context

Japanese TV producers are control freaks. All is staged. Everything !!

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Posted in: Woman found strangled to death in Saitama apartment See in context

Geez, here we go again. Sad news. The 58 year old man's body may also be found hanging elsewhere.

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Posted in: Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products See in context

L'Oreal has already done what Unilever has announced. We throw Shiseido a challenge to do the same.

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Posted in: Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products See in context

Shiseido must follow Unilever's example.

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Posted in: Japan conveys objection to Trump's plan to add S Korea to G-7 See in context

Invite China too.

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka called racist after posting meme in response to COVID-19 cases See in context

Japanese people should be very proud of Naomi instead of accusing her of being racist. Naomi is Japanese and Asian, so how can she make racist jokes about Asians? It is Japanese who commit racist acts against people of mixed Japanese heritage everyday.

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Posted in: Bento shop staff punished part-timer by piercing her nose, cutting all hair off, and more See in context

Pure insanity. Mother and daughter must be locked up.

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Posted in: Arrest of ex-justice minister could hasten Abe's departure See in context

Ishiba is the guy. He is smart, intelligent, popular with the Japanese electorate but unfortunately had weak support within the LDP Diet members. Ishiba is a policy wonk and has a near perfect grip on the issues. I wish Nikai would help him to win hearts within the LDP and become the next PM.

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Posted in: NHK to retrain staff after criticism of cartoon about black Americans See in context

Fire the uneducated fools. NHK is irredeemably trash.

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Posted in: Trump's G-7 expansion plan sends ripples through allies, may backfire See in context

Russia is inadmissible.

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

Why not? The prosecutors owe the public an explanation. This is murder, you can't just drop charges like that. Awful.

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Posted in: Singer Hikaru Utada opens a discussion on racism on Japanese Twitter See in context

Who says there is no racism in Japan? It exists in all its forms. As a student in Tokyo in 1993, I was turned away from a restaurant when I wanted to have lunch. I am black African, and I couldn't get an apartment to rent then. Not much has changed then. Even in 2020, you often hear " gaikokujin dame" when it comes to renting a place to lay your head. It was/is hard getting hired by any company even if you were the smartest guy at the interview. Some companies would tell you to pretend to be an American and would give you an Anglicized name in the office in order to maintain what they called a certain level of 'civility' in the face of a prestigious client. This feeds discrimination right on the job and you are given little or no chance of advancement on the job. The ride on the train when Japanese people shun seats occupied by foreigners, the usual cry of "kokujin was kowaii", the racial profiling of the Japanese police particularly in the entertainment districts of Roppongi, Kabukicho, Ginza, Susukino etc and the constant calling of the police by your neighbours on you for no reason etc All these and many more are evidence of racism in Japan. It is directed at all foreigners and I must say other Asians perhaps experience it more.

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Posted in: Japan wants U.S. to extradite Americans who helped Ghosn flee See in context

The prosecutors it appears do not understand the Japanese laws under which they operate. Where in the Japanese criminal code is bail jumping listed as a crime? Helping someone jump bail is not a crime in Japan. If anything at all, the Taylors may be charged with a minor immigration infraction which is not extraditable offence.

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

NHK = a bunch of uneducated idiots.

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Posted in: ¥10 trillion reserve to combat pandemic branded Abe's 'pocket money' See in context

Why no parliamentary oversight? This isn't funny. It sounds like a banana republic with an ageing despot in charge! Eeiii, my tax money for Abe and his cronies pocket.

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

Stupid, stupid, stupid. Shamelessly stupid NHK. How can you set off to explain what's happening now without even mentioning George Floyd and police brutality in America. NHK is dumb and must be closed down or the whole staff needs education. Useless piece of phony national broadcaster wasting tax payers money. They must apologize for their racism and insensitivity towards all blacks. SHAME !!! And heads must roll !!!

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Posted in: Man, son accused of helping Ghosn flee Japan challenge U.S. extradition case See in context

Jumping bail or helping someone to jump bail is not a crime in Japan.

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Posted in: Liverpool cleared to win Premier League at Anfield See in context

The remainder of the season should have been cancelled and the trophy awarded to Liverpool.

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Posted in: Dentsu gets ¥76.9 bil windfall from gov't SME aid scheme See in context

Do they really deserve this?

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Posted in: Japan's low virus mortality rate reflects social manners: Aso See in context

No,it is because a lot of cases have fallen between the gaps without being counted. Aso must know this.

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