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Posted in: Tokyo reports 66 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 484 See in context

So why do we still have to self isolate when returning to the country. Why aren't the journos asking this question?!?

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Posted in: Nationwide system failure hits NTT Docomo; disruption continues See in context

NTT = No Telephone Today

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Posted in: Peach introduces one-month all-you-can-fly pass for under ¥20,000 See in context

No thanks. I'd rather travel domestically by surface transport.

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Posted in: Bali reopens to foreign travelers but no international flights arrive See in context

virus tests as well as their five-day quarantine accommodations

This is why people aren't travelling. Wake up!

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Posted in: Average gasoline price in Japan rises to 7-year high See in context

So glad I gave up having a car in 2008. Cars don't allow 'freedom'. They end up owning you.

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Posted in: Case involving teenage cyclist accused of reckless riding sent to prosecutors See in context

It's about time the cops got off their butts and did something about the appalling cycling behaviour here.

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Posted in: McCartney says Lennon responsible for Beatle breakup See in context

This is news? Lennon's been dead 41 years, what's the significance of this revelation now?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 60 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 553 See in context

With numbers this low why are fully vaccinated returning residents still being made to self isolate?

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Posted in: Some pharmacies in Japan now sell Yoshinoya beef bowls See in context

Just the thing if you need to induce vomiting.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 82 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 777 See in context

With numbers this low why are fully vaccinated returning residents still being made to self isolate?

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Posted in: Johnson says UK will emerge from Brexit, pandemic as more productive and dynamic nation See in context

Johnson extoled the “Brexit freedoms” brought by Britain’s exit from the European Union, even as shortages of truck drivers and other workers cause economic hiccups.

Petrol stations free of petrol is the only freedom I can come up with.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 149 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,126 See in context

With numbers this low why are fully vaccinated folks still being made to self isolate on arrival?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 144 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 982 See in context

With numbers this low why are fully vaccinated folks still being made to self isolate on arrival?

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Posted in: Beijing Winter Games organizers admit 'great pressure' over COVID See in context

Interesting how not one word about ccp genocide is mentioned in this article, sorry twaddle.

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Posted in: UK eases travel rules but upsets nations not on list See in context

Who would want to go to the UK now. Food, petrol shortages, terrible weather. No thanks.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 87 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 602 See in context

With numbers this low why are fully vaccinated folks still being made to self isolate on arrival?

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Posted in: Kishida's longevity as PM hinges on November general election See in context

Another seat warmer.

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Posted in: Tokyo Games CEO: Official costs will be known early next year See in context

Expect the phrase 'Eye watering' to be used.

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Posted in: Gov't to shorten quarantine period for vaccinated travelers See in context

How about ending it altogether for fully vaxed residents and citizens? 4 days won't make one iota of difference.

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Posted in: Japanese curry shop pleasing palates of New Delhi residents See in context

Didn't we read this the other week?

We certainly did, however it's apparently expired

https://japantoday.com/category/features/food/feature-japanese-chain-cocoichi-making-inroads-in-curry's-toughest-market

As I said that time why would anyone in India eat this slop when their own curries have far better flavours.

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Posted in: Suga suggests optimism for lifting state of emergency See in context

Funny how the numbers were in the thousands while the sports carnivals were on but in the hundreds either side of it. Japanese passive aggression at it's finest.

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Posted in: Drive for Britain! UK scrambles for truckers amid supply woe See in context

some gas stations

They're called petrol stations.

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Posted in: After virus-hit Olympics, public split over future Games in Japan See in context

Never again.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 302 coronavirus cases; lowest number since July 5 See in context

Don't believe that number is valid for a nanosecond.

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Posted in: Woman chips tooth eating McDonald's burger containing metal See in context

Yet another reason to not eat Mc Crap.

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Posted in: You can buy yourself a mini log cabin for telework at Tokyo’s Shibuya Loft See in context

Why put down cash for this when you're supposed to be working and not being able to focus on how 'nice' it is

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Posted in: Japan passes 50% fully vaccinated rate, nearing level of European nations See in context

A great achievement. Don't forget big and small businesses helped get this far. If it was left to the inept Suga and his bunch of muppets, that figure would still be in the teens.

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Posted in: Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad found guilty of forgery See in context

IOC & Corruption. Just like bears in woods. It never ends.

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Posted in: Suga says healthcare systems remain under severe strain See in context

Instead of caring about people's lives, you only gave a toss about money, Suga. It's a bit late to play the woe is me act.

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Posted in: Relax into autumn with famous sento Kosugiyu’s ‘Autumn Sleep Day’ campaign See in context

Glad the correct term 'Autumn' was used here, rather than the 'Fall' Americanism.

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