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Posted in: Japan's Go To Travel subsidy program to resume possibly in February See in context

If we need a Covid test, as was indicated, that will eat up a lot of that savings

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Posted in: Kishida, wife maintain closeness despite long distance See in context

If their marriage has lasted, they are probably a healthy couple. Compare many tight marriages that all too often end in acrimony and divorce.

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Posted in: JR group offers all-you-can-ride passes for older couples in 'Full Moon Couple Green Pass' deal See in context

Usually these passes are only for consecutive days, which takes a lot of the value away. I doubt these passes would be any more flexible. (Unlike for example a Eurail pass which is totally flexible, and is good in 33 countries.) A JR pass is so limited in how one could use it.

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Posted in: Paper view: Japanese diplomat has origami Instagram See in context

Best headline! Congrats

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Posted in: University students attending virtual classes struggle with isolation See in context

failed to make a single new friend

She must have pretty bad teachers. If you’re in zoom classes it’s not so difficult to have students interact daily with each other

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Posted in: 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train; suspect detained See in context

the driver brought it to a halt

…whereas at the next station there was no doubt a police box

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Posted in: Canada stuns U.S. 1-0 to reach women's soccer final See in context

soft penalty

I never knew what a soft penalty was, but after watching the video replay, I certainly get it now.

Go Canucks!

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Posted in: U.S. flight attendants report high frequency of unruly passengers See in context

GBR48Today  07:37 am JST


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Posted in: Nagoya police take down knife-wielding man at train station without using lethal force See in context

YubaruJuly 13  02:50 pm JST

Title is click bait for here in Japan. If this was the US, I'd be like WOW, here, just another day for the JP's!

So wonderfully true, and NOT an “inept comparison”

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Posted in: Japan to issue vaccine passports free of charge See in context

Well, it will be pretty well useless unless it’s in English, and other languages

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Posted in: Police to launch team against state-sponsored cyberattacks See in context

This will likely be led by an old guy who has never used a computer

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