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Posted in: Wi-Fi, drones and sharp blades on Japan's whaling mothership See in context

Disgusting practice and barbaric.

-4 ( +19 / -23 )

Posted in: What is the average cost of living in Japan? See in context

Nonsense Japan is way more expensive than they state !!

-3 ( +4 / -7 )

Posted in: Japan economy suffers worse-than-expected contraction of 0.5% See in context

But the bankers and LDP cronies will get together and have a few hundred meetings and stamp some hankos etc and pledge a bit more all the while letting the economy and the Japanese ' ippai jin' get more and more hard up ...

Sad state of affairs tbh .

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Posted in: Do you think there should be permanent host cities for both the summer and winter Olympics? See in context

Just cancel it all and be done with it !!

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Posted in: Kishida's cabinet support rate edges up to 24.2%: poll See in context

The guy on the right looks ancient !!!

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

Posted in: Kenyan Olympic marathon medalist referred to prosecutors over assault See in context

@Fighto deport him ?

He didn't kill anyone or cause grievous bodily harm!

A fine and some community service or a caution for assault yes .... deportation? No don't be utterly ridiculous!!

Btw most politicians here that have been charged with serious fraud, bribery and embezzlement just get away with a bow and a 'moshiwake gozaimasen deshita' so please stop with your constant gaijin bashing .

-5 ( +14 / -19 )

Posted in: Commercial jet maker Airbus is staying humble even as Boeing flounders See in context

@WatanabeBuddha

Chinese, Russian & Indian made aircraft have a history of mechanical faults and air crashes so why would we want them to fill the gap?!

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Posted in: Orange juice crisis ’24 – Japan’s OJ supplies drying up See in context

I never buy orange juice.

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Posted in: Japan child population shrinks for 43rd straight year See in context

The retirement age will be raised.

The pension will be reduced.

Taxes will go up.

All this will reduced household expenditure and further exacibate the population decline and economic hardship here.

You can spout on about the environmental benefits but when the economy collapses and you are living on ¥30,000 a month in 2050 ( pension ) you won't be that interested in global warming you will be more worried about where you will find your next meal .

-9 ( +8 / -17 )

Posted in: Brazil's Lula invites Kishida to eat his country's beef See in context

@smithinjapan ray of happiness aren't you !

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

Posted in: Brazil's Lula invites Kishida to eat his country's beef See in context

Kishida enjoying his GW holidays I see ...

-3 ( +5 / -8 )

Posted in: Yen falls to lower 155 zone against dollar after suspected intervention See in context

It needs to ¥120 to the dollar.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Posted in: Kishida to stress rules-based global order, support for emerging nations at OECD meeting See in context

The man is a laughing stock!

-9 ( +7 / -16 )

Posted in: Japanese opt for short, cheap overseas trips for Golden Week holidays See in context

I recently had a holiday in Australia from Japan.

It was very expensive to eat out so most days we are Maccas and sometimes fish and chips.

The minimum wage in Australia is $23 an hour so that equates to ¥2,380 in JPY.

Japanese minimum wage is around ¥1,000 per hour and sometimes less in Kyushu etc .

How can the average Japanese person travel abroad when the salaries are so abysmal and the yen is so weak !

-15 ( +15 / -30 )

Posted in: McDonald's plans to step up deals, marketing to combat slower fast food traffic See in context

Hard pass on Mc Garbage food.

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

Posted in: BOJ chief points to hiking interest rates if inflation keeps rising See in context

@Peter Neil spot on!!

-5 ( +0 / -5 )

Posted in: Japan's inflation slows to 2.6% in March but rate hike still likely See in context

The wealth gap is widening.....all planned by the elitists .... disgusting.

-10 ( +1 / -11 )

Posted in: Bears designated as animal subject to subsidized culling in Japan See in context

I think politicians should fall under the same subsidized culling plan!!!

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

Posted in: U.S. ambassador to Japan says boosting arms industry ties is key to stronger security alliance See in context

Ah the U.S military arms industry at work as usual !

Disgusting.

-9 ( +3 / -12 )

Posted in: Kishida cabinet's support rate rises to 23.8%: poll See in context

LDP is so corrupt I want to puke !

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Posted in: Yen sinks to 154 range vs dollar for 1st time in 34 years See in context

Yen going into free fall omg .

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

Posted in: Kishida's U.S. trip may raise odds of general election in Japan in June See in context

Don't need him in Japan...self serving leader.

-4 ( +11 / -15 )

Posted in: Clouds gather over Osaka World Expo See in context

Hard pass.

-4 ( +8 / -12 )

Posted in: Japan's population falls below 125 mil; down for 13th straight year See in context

Great for the environment terrible for the economy etc.

-1 ( +5 / -6 )

Posted in: 82% of 2025 World Expo entities see low public interest as challenge See in context

Hard pass

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Posted in: Japan's real wages fall in February for 23rd month See in context

Sun is setting....

-8 ( +4 / -12 )

Posted in: Japan to extend $1 mil aid to quake-hit Taiwan See in context

One million ?

Is that it ?

I mean really ???

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Posted in: BOJ cuts view on 7 of 9 regional economies on weak consumption See in context

Big companies offering pay hike most others nothing.

Expect a slowing of the economy a weak consumption with this terribly weak yen and export / tourist based economy.

-6 ( +4 / -10 )

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