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Posted in: Demand for foreign workers may soften Japan's immigration rules See in context

Dear Japanese people:

NOT everybody outside Japan is a psychopath, criminal, rapist, uneducated moron.

Hope you someday understand that as much as we understand your concerns and fears of the unknown.


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Posted in: 4-year-old boy dies after being hit by car driven by mother See in context

This happens way too often around the world. It must stop.

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Posted in: Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan: report See in context

Holy s... People can't understand English.

That's nothing more than colloquial language to express a problem.

What he was trying to say is:

"-What IF 25 million illegals were living in Japan? You wouldn't be able to handle a problem this big!".

But he should know the world ain't following the way Americans are used to express themselves with words. It's his own fault in the end.

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Posted in: Trump believes N Korea will denuclearize; says he gave up nothing See in context

In exchange for growth and protection, North Korea won big.

Trump will provide them with trade just like the US did for Japan and South Korea few decades ago.

US keeps full control of the area and North Korea develops its economy.

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Posted in: Trump, Kim sign agreement; N Korean leader to get White House invitation See in context

The plan is very simple:

Americanize him.

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Posted in: JR Central shows new bullet train model to media See in context

I want to travel all around Japan on these trains.

Can't wait, just need to work and save some more :)

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Posted in: U.S. trade policy deplorable, says Japan See in context

Friends today, enemies tomorrow...

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Posted in: Japan to let in 500,000 foreign workers to help plug labor shortage See in context

My sister is a Postgraduate Nurse and when I asked her about Japan, this is what she said, literally:

-Never! No, thanks.

I'm a Programmer so I am used to work in multicultural offices, but I also understand why her reaction was like that.

Japan today has a very different reputation from how it was before mid 2000s crisis.

"Cool Japan" campaign is a good start, but it's not enough to attract all the skilled or even non-skilled workforce they need.

I doubt even these initial 500K open positions to be filled at all. There are options out there before thinking about Japan.

Japan have to fix external public image first, meanwhile majority of people are interested in no more than tourism, of course, it's such a beautiful country with amazing architecture.

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Posted in: Men rearing infants and toddlers an 'unwelcome idea,' says LDP exec See in context

Basing arguments on exceptions just reinforce the rule.

Those are exceptions, where collateral effects still surface when they're older, by definition such argument is void, meaningless.

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Posted in: Men rearing infants and toddlers an 'unwelcome idea,' says LDP exec See in context

years fml

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Posted in: Men rearing infants and toddlers an 'unwelcome idea,' says LDP exec See in context

People here have a lot of opinions.

However, just-born babies absolutely NEED skin contact with their mothers for their very first ears of life.

This isn't opinion, this isn't social agenda; this is scientific fact backed by decades of research and data collected by psychologists, physiologists and neurologists.

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Posted in: Manga website investigated over copyright claims See in context

They (pirates) claim the reason why they do this is is because in average a full story arc in Comics/Manga costs a reader close to $800usd while a full game is $60usd and cinema even less.

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Posted in: Man arrested for living in elderly woman’s home unnoticed for half a year See in context

Because this way he had "free food" available.

comment bugged *

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Posted in: Man arrested for living in elderly woman’s home unnoticed for half a year See in context

With so many houses empty, why choose an occupied one?

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Posted in: Man arrested for living in elderly woman’s home unnoticed for half a year See in context

Sneak: 100

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Posted in: Abe, Trump eye talks before and after U.S.-N Korea summit See in context

All this trouble just because Kim Jong want a McDonald's and Donald said no.

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Posted in: Elementary schoolgirl attacked by man while on her way to school in Tokyo See in context

This is crazy. I thought Japan was... "safe" ?!

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Posted in: Japanese manga strip fetches record price at Paris auction See in context

In terms of historical impact, on the Comics industry, Astro Boy could be compared to Superman from the West.

That original art was a bargain, soon enough that buyer will be sitting on a piece worth over a million dollars.

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Posted in: Abe seeks support for constitutional revision See in context

intended to restore prewar values centering on the emperor and on placing the national interest above individual rights in some cases..

That means forcing civilians to serve the army at any time the state see fit, if they refuse the call when it comes then it's jail time facing martial court.

For a country where so many people are above 50 years old this doesn't sound attractive for those civilians, I believe.

If anyone attacks Japan right now USA, China and Russia will get involved right away igniting WW3 and seems like North Korea don't really want that to happen so the real reasoning behind these calls for constitutional changes are simply self-rewarding political interests.

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Posted in: Cool Biz campaign begins across Japan See in context

Ambient temperature anything above 27°c is proven to cause physical damage to computer hardware, generating financial losses to the company.

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Posted in: Suicide revives concerns about Japan immigration detention See in context

Nobody deserve year in prison followed by death simply for landing on a country without a visa.

You just send them back next flight.

This?! This is barbarism, plain and simple.

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Posted in: Pair of mangoes fetches record-matching Y400,000 at season's 1st auction See in context

@Makoto Shimizu

Here in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we have Palmer mango at R$ 3.35 per kg, so, it is around US$ 1.00

Also here in São Paulo we can find 1kg beans for around U$3,50; Meanwhile in Japan many Brazilians living there are paying close to $100 for the same 1kg... Because there's demand and low supply!

Particularly, I can eat good mangos for free, here there's plenty ^^

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Posted in: 10 kinds of posts that make Japanese want to block their friends on Facebook See in context

I don't follow people; I only follow pages of interest (like this one) so I never see anything like that in my news feed.

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