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Posted in: 3rd COVID-19 state of emergency begins in Tokyo, Osaka, Hyogo See in context

What amplification level are they using for their PCR test?

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Posted in: Japan expects to receive 50 mil additional doses of Pfizer vaccine See in context

Until these travel restrictions are eliminated, I simply won't travel to back to Japan. Not getting the experimental gene therapy "vaccine" may turn out to be safer than having taken it. Time will tell.

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Posted in: Oscars set to flop in China as Hollywood, politics collide See in context

Oscars are a flop in the US too. Americans are tired of Hollywood politics and the movies produced by those people. I now stream mostly international films and series. Korean productions are highest quality followed by European. China is truly the worst. I'm saddened that Japan focuses almost entirely on Anime. I miss the golden age of Japanese cinema.

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Posted in: Japan to compile action plan for Fukushima water discharge this year; IAEA to be involved See in context

‘Little Mr Tritium’ mascot says it's refreshing water. Please everyone eat local fish.

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Posted in: Gov't decides to release water from Fukushima nuclear plant into sea in 2023 See in context

People should boycott the Olympics over this.

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Posted in: Travelers entering Japan have to install location confirmation app, Skype on smartphones See in context

I own a dumb flip-phone. It doesn't use apps. I make phone calls and text ... that's everything that I expect and need from a phone. It probably won't even operate in Japan where half of our family lives. So now I won't be allowed to see my family in Japan?

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Posted in: IOC approves set of reforms for Olympics, host cities See in context

Olympics need a permanent site. How about Greece and Norway?

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Posted in: Can Tokyo Olympics be held with spectators? See in context

I'm only interested in a normal Olympics, nothing else.

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Posted in: Fans from abroad unlikely for postponed Tokyo Olympics See in context

If they don't allow foreign fans in then I won't even watch it on TV. I'll lose my loyalty to Japanese sponsors too.

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Posted in: Potato chip shortage due to typhoon damage in Hokkaido See in context

Japanese consumers don't want herbicide contaminated GMO potatoes from the US.

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