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Posted in: 6 things I wish someone had told me about job hunting in Japan See in context

There's opportunities here,but it's not easy.If it were,every foreigner would be happy and doing what they want to do. Stay in your lane and in time,though it can be long,you'll find your niche and progress upward.

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Posted in: 15-year-old Gauff upsets Osaka at Australian Open See in context

It was on the cards.Her 'tude has been woe is me of recent.The fact is nobody cares.And there are people going through it worse than her too.

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Posted in: The surprising truth about cheating on one's partner in Japan See in context

Japanese women aren't so hung up on their husband's cheating to the same degree as westerners, as long as he's not knocking anyone up or flaunting it that people they know know.My 50's student went to Hiromi Go's Xmas dinner show last month and he said the room just oozed of flings.Woulda been a laugh to see.

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Posted in: 'Hostage justice?' Japan fights back with an internet FAQ See in context

The fact the justice ministry can't get anyone to speak in English explaining this fairytale,is proof positive they don't believe in what they're spouting.Hostage Justice is here to stay and Japan will actually double down on it from now on.

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Posted in: Ghosn's aide Kelly stands high chance of acquittal: ex-prosecutor See in context

Oh really? We heard from Ghosn that the prosecutors run things and the judges are just their puppets so...? Plus with him bailing the country,they're gonna let Kelly off through lack of evidence? This ex-prosecutor was probably paid to come out spouting this tripe to change the negative narrative.Never say never apparently,but I'm saying Kelly will never get off.The best he can hope for is a suspended sentence.Then I can picture the so-called justice system trumpeting how fair the trial was and if Ghosn had stayed blah,blah,blah...

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Posted in: 'Nobody likes him' - Hillary Clinton bashes Bernie Sanders See in context

She's got some balls saying that.If she were liked even half to the degree of her husband,she'd have walloped Trump i the election.Talk about being in denial.

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Posted in: Mother of Kyoto Animation artist who died in arson wants memorial; residents opposed See in context

A bit melodramatic with the memorial idea.Plus who would foot the bill?

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Posted in: Man arrested for leaving father’s ashes in toilet at Tokyo Station See in context

A toilet stall has got to be one of the most disgusting and disrespectful places to "dump" your father's ashes.

Coulda just flushed them whilst he was there,no? Clearly no love for his father either.

What a wife!

I'm sure she had a valid reason for feeling that type of way. I wouldn't want my father's ashes either.

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Posted in: Women who have more sex have lower risk of early menopause: research See in context

It comes down to how fertile a woman is.There's no one size fits all there.That's why some women can get pregnant mid-late 40s and some 20s,30s often can't at all.

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Posted in: Moonstruck: Japanese billionaire's girlfriend applicants top 20,000 See in context

If getting busy on an airplane is called "The Mile High Club",what is it called on a rocket hurtling to the moon??

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Posted in: Suicides in Japan hit record low in 2019; down for 10th year in row See in context

I was in Tokyo from Jan 3rd to 7th.Every day had someone jumping onto a track halting trains.It was crazy.

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Posted in: Macron says he raised concerns with Japan over Ghosn detention See in context

Macron might have spoken but he's got no juice.

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Posted in: Coming-of-Age Day ceremonies held across Japan See in context

Time to be rid of this meaningless tradition.I mean you can vote at 18,so aren't you of age then?

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Posted in: Ex-captive Japanese journalist sues gov't over passport denial See in context

He's of age,so stop babying him as this country likes to do.Tell him he's on his own if he gets captured again.Plain and simple.

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Posted in: Do you think the Carlos Ghosn case would make for an interesting movie or documentary? See in context

How could it not? A big shot CEO, that rescued a company from the brink,framed for illegal payments,escaping 400 days under jail and house arrest, in a box undetected,out of the country? Even I could direct that money maker.And even better,it's not a repeat or a sequel.It's original and new!!

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Posted in: 12 shot, 5 dead, in single day of shootings in Baltimore See in context

Rickey Gervais said some meaningful words the other day.I thought of the same ol',same ol' exchange of you repubs and you dems as you call yourselves,when you blah,blah,blah.

"Simply pointing out whether someone is left or right wing isn't winning the argument."

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Posted in: Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shootdown See in context

Till dumb Trump killed the general,people's anger was solely at the govt.Hopefully it will remain as such.

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Posted in: Firms in China remain wary despite U.S. trade deal See in context

Well,when you're dealing with a liar such as Trump,who wouldn't be wary?

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Posted in: No. of 110 calls drops in 2019; 18.4% non-urgent inquiries, NPA says See in context

Old people just love calling for attention because lonely and feeling invisible.

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Posted in: Automakers display 800 modified cars at Tokyo Auto Salon See in context

...while Nissan Motor Co showcased limited editions of the GT-R and Fairlady Z sports cars.

Probably broke from "investigating" Ghosn,as well as losing 40 mil dollars a day.Lol.

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Posted in: Should confessions be admissible in a court of law? See in context

You mean a real confession or Japanese style interrogated for 8 hours without a lawyer every day,with bright lights on all the time even when trying to sleep,allowed only 2 showers a week confession?

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Posted in: Iran says it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukrainian jetliner See in context

Yappari.Going to the accidentally on purpose playbook. Instead of doing a real attack on U.S. bases,they do a weak one like this.Cowards.

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Posted in: Lebanon issues travel ban for Ghosn See in context

Here's reality, I have been in Japan for over 17rs and as long as you do not break the law, no harm to you and even foreigners live in harmony. Don't break the laws that's it and all these feelings don't exist. If you do break the law, then pay the price. Everyone else in Japan does unless your super rich that is, in this case your ordinary...'

This afternoon's lol! Though this one is by a foreigner.

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Posted in: Iran downed Ukrainian jetliner, U.S., Canadian officials say See in context

Is it a backdoor retaliation move by Iran then? Or being a Ukrainian plane,possibly Russian involvement too? One thing's clear.It resolves nothing.

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Posted in: Prince Harry and Meghan to 'step back' as senior UK royals See in context

That sweatspot under Meghan's arm stands out,doesn't it?

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Posted in: Ghosn puts Japan's justice system on trial See in context

What this has done is put into focus the medieval justice system,which is more about getting a conviction through nook or by forced confessions.Japan, sensitive and very protective of its reputation,cannot win the battle in the international court of public opinion, because there's no person of authority willing or able to launch a retort in English. For a country that harps on about internationalization,show and prove it then.Bleating to a passive,simple,homegrown audience is not enough.In this year of hosting the Olympics, it's not a good look.

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Posted in: Lebanon issues travel ban for Ghosn See in context

However, he should have contented with prosecutors in Japan.

This morning's lol!! Got to be Japanese thinking like that.

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Posted in: Prince Harry and Meghan to 'step back' as senior UK royals See in context

Meghan will now take over from Yoko Ono as the most hated foreign female in Britain.Can you imagine the uproar if Harry, being the future king, stepping aside?

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Posted in: U.S., Iran step back from the brink; region still on edge See in context

how is it restrained 

By the mere fact Iran's response was really a token effort to de-escalate and at the same time show the people they were taking action.Yes,they can do all that you said,but the fact remains,they're not at war and for the uproar of the general's killing,I was surprised by that tepid response.Facts.

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Posted in: U.S., Iran step back from the brink; region still on edge See in context

Whether you agree with the strike or not,Iran's restrained response is a victory of sorts for Trump.Now we're gonna have to hear about it till November election day.Unless...

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