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Posted in: Woman disciplined after putting up partition between herself and older male coworker See in context

I love that this is considered a newsworthy story

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Posted in: Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing's operating profit beats pre-pandemic level See in context

People go for value in a downturn"

Consolidated revenue is acutally slidely down (-0.6% yoy), which is still good considering the overall economic situation. Sales in Japan have increased but international sales are down by 7.2% (yoy). It appears that increase in profit comes largely from cutting advertisement cost.

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Posted in: Abe unveils massive coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP See in context


Japan can print its own money. Virtually every other country has its printing presses running full steam right now so inflation isn't a problem.

Review economics 101

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Posted in: Apple supplier Japan Display secures ¥80 bil bailout after funding shortfall See in context

Too big to fail?

Not a government bailout, dummy

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Posted in: 630 cases of violence against train station employees reported in fiscal 2018 See in context

Everyone is complaining about 60+'s for being responsible for the majority of incidents. But they acutally make up more than 30% of the population, so with 25% of the incidents they are underrepresented.

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Posted in: Japan enacts record ¥101 tril budget for FY2019 See in context

stimulus measures to buoy the economy after an upcoming consumption tax hike

Cripple the economy first by raising taxes and then pump taxpayers' money back into it to absorb the negative effects of the tax increases. Create a problem and offer the solution.

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