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Posted in: In Tokyo, some drink on despite gov't request for bars to close at 8 p.m. See in context

Mr.Suga does NOT lead by example on this issue..Steak dinner with mates while requesting the ippanjin to stay home..hypocrite!

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Posted in: Man arrested for killing woman in Niigata in 2019 dies in prison while awaiting trial See in context

Prison guards or another prisoner most probably beat him to death.

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Posted in: Japan, U.S. to build lunar orbiting outpost See in context

Inspired by big corps rectifying the climate crisis would be a better use of that money.

Priorities on earth before wasteful space exploration on The Moon.

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Posted in: Ex-farm minister Yoshikawa indicted without arrest on bribery charge See in context

As usual one rule for us ippanjin and one rule for the elite !!

Sigh...

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Posted in: Saizeriya president calls requests not to eat out for lunch ‘nonsense’ See in context

Do all these people who say eating at restaurants is dangerous ever ride the Yamanote Line a 8 am?!

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Posted in: 'King Kazu' renews Yokohama FC contract at nearly 54 See in context

Saw him play against Gifu FC a couple of years ago.

He came on the pitch for 10 -15 minutes but didn't really have much to do.

He is more of a mascot and fan draw rather than an effective attacking force now.

Still the king though!

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Posted in: Universal basic income proposal by Suga adviser may be hard sell in Japan See in context

@ TokyoJoe

That guy down the street with the ferrari is paying the lions share of the tax that this money is coming from.

As in the case of Amazon/Google & Apple we know that this is NOT the case!

The rich dodge as much tax as they can ..hence they are rich!

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Posted in: Virus emergency prompts cuts in domestic flights, bullet trains See in context

@Sven Tokyo has a massive population it will always be overcrowded on the trains and buses!

If you really want to avoid it perhaps leave Tokyo would be best in the long run!

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Posted in: Virus emergency prompts cuts in domestic flights, bullet trains See in context

@TokyoJoe

They are not 'purposefully' making them crowded mate.

They are reducing them coz it's a waste of jet fuel and power to send a plane or train from A to B with hardly any passengers on it.

The shinkansen is still pretty empty and even if some services are cut will NOT lead to overcrowding during this COVID19 emergency.

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Posted in: Virus emergency prompts cuts in domestic flights, bullet trains See in context

@TokyoJoe

Shinkansens and planes are not crowded that's why they are cutting services..

It makes perfect sense to cut services!

Not shameful.

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Posted in: Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo prefectures to request state of emergency See in context

@ TokyoJoe it is not our job to hand bars envelopes of money to keep them afloat..The LDP is better at shady back room deals and brown envelope passing..

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Posted in: South Korean court orders Japan to compensate 12 former sex slaves See in context

$91,000 x 12 not a big price to pay considering that Japan has wasted $16 billion dollars on the Olympics which will never happen.

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Posted in: Suga pledges to improve coronavirus situation in 1 month See in context

Don't cripple the economy please

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record high 1,591 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 6,001 See in context

People in Japan do NOT respect social distancing even in the supermarket!! Hopeless

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Posted in: Kirin Brewery head questions restrictions on Tokyo bars, restaurants See in context

tbh Kirin beer is better than Asahi cat pee

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Posted in: Japan to lose trillions of yen in consumption with virus emergency See in context

@Kohakuebisu You don't say?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,278 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 4,883 See in context

The show must go on!

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Posted in: Tick-Tock: Tokyo Olympics hit the 200-days-to-go mark See in context

flogging a dead horse basically

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Posted in: Suga considers state of emergency in Tokyo, vicinity; says Japan will start vaccinations in late Feb See in context

So glad I don't live in Tokyo!

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Posted in: Another state of emergency would impact Tokyo Olympics See in context

smithinjapan not just the Olympics..

There is money to made in Go To Travel etc but yeah Olympics is the main reason.

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Posted in: Gov't to consider new COVID-19 state of emergency declaration See in context

Just look at the U.K and how well lockdowns to tier 4 have gone.

Mass unemployment,suicides way up,

businesses gone bust,massive mental health issues.

For all those who say stay home for those who cannot telework and will lose their jobs what about them?

As usual it is those in a good financial position that push for a stricter measures.

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Posted in: Man arrested after fatally stabbing mother, sister See in context

This article is missing a lot of info

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Posted in: Man subdued by police after trouble at apartment dies See in context

Police used unnecessary force?

Quick bow and all is forgiven ?

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Posted in: Japan draws up action plan to boost farm exports See in context

Absolute madness!

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Posted in: Suga dodges question about running for PM again See in context

@ Reckless What utter nonsense!!

If the vaccine is rolled out and COVID19 is brought under control the borders will open ( especially to the rich Chinese tourists) and the foreign money( sorry people) will be once again welcome here again!

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Posted in: French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon See in context

He is possibly guilty of fraud but he would never get a fair trial here under the Japanese 'guilty until proven innocent' legal system and archaic long detention ( incarceration) in torturous conditions.

Why is it that high ranking Japanese politicians and elites don't receive the same kind of treatment before charges are made against them that Ghosn did?

Perhaps or should I say it is probable that Ghosn was singled out as a foreigner and the authorities had a bone to pick with him as did the disgusting Nissan executives.

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Posted in: Hundreds of Japanese adherents of QAnon contesting Trump's election defeat See in context

What is wrong with these people?!

They must be mad!

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Posted in: Suga urges citizens to have quiet New Year; 5 cases of new virus variant confirmed See in context

Stay home Mr.Suga?

How was your steak dinner Mr.Suga?

What a loada......!!

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Posted in: Record 96,000 households receive gov't support for rent amid pandemic See in context

extremely stingy yes ...woeful

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Posted in: Ex-advisers to Chinese firm get suspended sentence for bribing lawmaker over casino See in context

Japan and endless corruption...

sigh...

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