Brian Wheway comments

Posted in: One dead, 11 injured after fishing boat, cargo ship collide in Ibaraki port See in context

At 5.35 Am I would have thought it would have been dark, the fishing boat should have had navigation and marking lights, if they were not on, why not? as for being picked up on the ships radar, something as small as as this fishing boat might not have been picked up especially if it was close to the big freighter. Either way a sad and tragic end to a fishing trip.

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Posted in: 2 Israeli men served new warrants over smuggled drugs worth ¥15.1 bil See in context

It could be a legitimate import and they have been used as a scape goat for some one else's illegal actions.

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Posted in: Japan's biggest ginkgo tree See in context

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Posted in: Japan's biggest ginkgo tree See in context

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Posted in: 4 major cities seek shorter business hours to try and contain coronavirus See in context

@Davelavinder, the UK government enforced a strict lockdown, but as you said it didn't work, the reason for that is we have virtually no police to enforce it, unlike Southern island where my friend lives, she tells me that on most corners, islands, road junctions the police were out in force, they would check your car reg, and if you was not from that village, you was/are pulled over and questioned, unless you had proof, of where you was going and was it really necessary, you are fined on the spot. and they have a very low rate of infection by the way. and this is the same in grace where you was given an allotted time to go to the shops, and if you was caught out you was heavily fined.

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Posted in: Hokkaido woman arrested for poking holes in 13 expensive melons with finger See in context

Either way all of this fruit will have to be thrown away, has any one took a DNA sample from the edge of the hole? then taken a DNA swab from her? this would confirm if she had done it?

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Posted in: Abe's office may have illegally spent millions of yen on parties See in context

8 million yen, ( alleged ) miss use of funds, possibly violation of the political funds control law, right, send the police around to Abe sans house, arrest him, detain him, and question him, until he confesses, sorry until he voluntary tells the truth.

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Posted in: 50 pigeons found dead in Kumagaya See in context

Thats 30 flying rats that are not spreading deceases all over the place, and not eating precious crops. The local farmers need to be checked up on just to make sure that they are not over dossing with chemicals and they are spraying the correct dosage.

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Posted in: Virus surge causing concern for Japan's strained medical system See in context

May be if the government "urged" the virus to go away things would get better, ( sarcasm )

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Posted in: South Australia to end lockdown early after pizza parlor blunder See in context

Since the area has gone into an unnecessary lockdown, as we've found out it was not necessary, we he be held responsible for financial losses they have incurred?

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Posted in: Koike urges Tokyo residents to eat and drink in small groups See in context

I would love to find out what is the real infection rate is, and death rate due to C19 virus, not what the government telling us. something is telling me its a lot higher.

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Posted in: Face mask distributer imprisoned in sex shop by yakuza for 11 hours See in context

@sneezy, yep, how about "were guilty"

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Posted in: Nissan's damages case against absent Ghosn opens in Japan See in context

Is it possible to set up a video conference between two courts? 1 in Japan and 1 in Lebanon? even if it is possible, will it happen? probably not as Ghosn will tare them apart and the Japanese prosecutors will be embarrassed, this is so one sided, its a joke.

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Posted in: 15-year-old boy jumps to death from apartment building in Niigata See in context

Very sad, very sad indeed.

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Posted in: Elvis ring, Woodstock tapes grab spotlight at Hollywood auction See in context

Here is the link to that auction, if any one is interested, I have my eye a couple of things already!!

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Posted in: School vice principal arrested for smearing bodily fluid on girl on train See in context

@nippnick, how did they know it was bodily fluids? was it tested, did he say what it was? how on earth did he think that he was going to get away with this blatant act on a train???

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Posted in: Japan sees near-record 1,547 coronavirus cases in possible 3rd wave See in context

The 5 ring that represent the Olympic flag, had the Japanese government adopted these 5 rings for the 5 stages for getting a C19 test? each one getting more difficult to obtain/jump through to qualify.

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Posted in: School vice principal arrested for smearing bodily fluid on girl on train See in context

I would have thought that the fluids would have been tested in the lab, if they weren't, why not? and we should know exactly what the result was, we all know what those fluids might be, buy lets not speculate. if its what we all think it might be, we shouldn't the news headline read "former vice principle" ?

IF, it was hair gel, its not as serious, but either way spreading/wiping anything on any child is a big no no.

Has this creep been made to pay for cleaning here school ware? I wonder how much grief she has had a school from other pupils? kids can be very nasty, even if its down to name calling or xxxx,

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Posted in: Spike in calls from empty houses to fire department in Akita City baffles authorities See in context

A simple " can we have a look at your phone" might help just see how many false calls are mate either on a new or old phone then they could build up a pattern.

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Posted in: Virus-hit Japanese companies turn to early retirement to cut costs See in context

Why dont they get rid of all of the Hanko stampers? this will free up time and reduce the wage bill

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Posted in: Health officials find 164 dogs crammed into tiny house See in context

I would hate to be down wind of this house!! it begs the question how did they provide food for all of them, this is assuming they actually fed them all. and all of that poop and wee! how did they, or didn't they dispose of it. This cruelty should have been stopped years ago.

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Posted in: Man arrested after refusing to pay hotel bill for 15-night stay See in context

Oooops, sorry I must have missed the extra zero! 34k jeees, thats some cash!

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Posted in: Man arrested after body parts of father found in ceiling of home See in context

IF, hes been collecting his late father's pension money, will he have to pay it all back??

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Posted in: Lebanon decides not to charge Ghosn over Israel trip See in context

@sir-bentley, I was about to type a very similar response, I could not agree any more, I think the Lebanese officials will be waiting a very long time, they will probably will never see this evidence at all. I wonder why that would be?

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Posted in: Man arrested after refusing to pay hotel bill for 15-night stay See in context

I am surprised that the hotel boss did call the police quicker, I think in the future this might happen, as for not paying the bill, what will happen? if he has no money how can they recoup the money? it works out to be around £3400 thats a lot of plate washing! and making beds!

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Posted in: Japan opens airport coronavirus test lab for departing travelers See in context In the UK its Free, as for paying £344 (46.500 yen) for a test, is nothing short of a rip off. I think travellers should pay something, like 7000 yen £50 ish, that would be reasonable

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Posted in: Sean Connery's widow reveals he had suffered from dementia See in context

What a sad day for his family and for us too, he will be sadly missed by everyone.

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Posted in: Train inspired by mega-hit anime 'Demon Slayer' begins limited run See in context

I can see that there will be a lot of confused people on the platform, as the lines dont match up with the doors!! was the train on time?? I am sure it was.

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Posted in: K-pop band TWICE reveals its daring side on new album See in context

ive just listened to their tracks on YouTube, jeees, what a load of irritating clatter, I thought that rap music was talentless.

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Posted in: 40 windows smashed at junior high school in Okayama See in context

Ive just googled this school and it seems pretty close to houses, so I am surprised that no one heard, not one window, but forty windows breaking.

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