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Posted in: Thailand to indict influential former PM Thaksin over royal insult See in context

Dang. And that's the "democratic" country Japan and USA are supporting?

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Posted in: Holes poked in mesh screen barrier at popular Mount Fuji viewing spot See in context

And no one of the people who decided on this tarp saw this coming. No one.

Such a joke (⁠≧⁠▽⁠≦⁠)

-7 ( +15 / -22 )

Posted in: Japan to require firms to expand support for employees with kids See in context

Or they could try a just simple but very efficient solution that doesn't require too special treatment for specific people. And that is, not doing unnecessary overtime. Do overtime when on a deadline but other days, they just work.

Done. It's so simple and yet, such a mind blowing sci-fi thing in this country.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Posted in: 2-year-old girl dies after her neck gets stuck in car window See in context

Poor mom. I can imagine what she must have gone thru when trying to brake the child free.

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Posted in: Swarmed with tourists, town blocks off popular Mount Fuji viewing spot See in context

Wait. That's it!? A black tarp on the other side of the road and not on top of Lawson? (⁠≧⁠▽⁠≦⁠) ha!

4 ( +17 / -13 )

Posted in: Pokemon color-coded cosmetic sunscreen set to protect skin this summer in Japan See in context

Don't use colored sunscreen. The moment you start sweating you'll turn into a Na'vi from Avatar or Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Posted in: How often do you use self check-outs at supermarkets and convenience stores? Do you prefer them over human checkout counters? See in context

Depends on how much stuff I'm buying at the moment.

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Posted in: Law change lets Japanese police crack down on rule-breaking cyclists See in context

Yawn. This is just a waste of money and energy. Cops didn't stop anyone doing things they shouldn't in their mamachari's before, and they won't do anything now either.

0 ( +17 / -17 )

Posted in: We want hunters to be able to fire in urban areas if the situation is right. See in context

Nope. Leave it as it is.

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Posted in: What's the history of 'outside agitators'? Here's what to know about the label and campus protests See in context

@Olive

Christians would do just the same ore worse if they were to run the government. It has happened in story already. State and Religion are not meant to be together.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Posted in: 2 Vietnamese nationals arrested amid spate of burglaries See in context

The second guy got caught while overstaying his visa. On top of that, he was in the company and possibly in connection with the robbery. He is soooo literally screwed. Going to a deportation center first for who knows how long, then jail if he's connected with the other crimes.

Throw the entire book at them.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Posted in: 2 Vietnamese nationals arrested amid spate of burglaries See in context

Vietnamese arrested on suspicion of a crime? Nahhh. That never happened in Japan before.

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Posted in: What's the history of 'outside agitators'? Here's what to know about the label and campus protests See in context

To liberate Gaza, step one, get rid of Hamas. Bury them twenty meters below the ground.

Step two, whatever government they set, it needs to be separate from religion. No Islam, no Christianity, no religion. State and religion set apart.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Posted in: Japan to introduce online booking for Mount Fuji trail See in context

@theFu If you want less people, do it before or after the "official" hiking season, a month before or after. Waaaaay less people and some of the huts are still open.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Posted in: Woman in her 80s dies en route to hospital after ambulance takes wrong route See in context

Wouldn't using Google Maps solve the problem?

It is not a good idea. Google maps doesn't take into consideration how big your car is and roads in Japan are often narrow.

Better to use the Navi in the vehicle, and Google Maps as a secondary option if really needed.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Posted in: Woman in her 80s dies en route to hospital after ambulance takes wrong route See in context

When it's time to go, it is time to go. Have she arrived 13 minutes before, she could have died just the same.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Posted in: Seinfeld speech at Duke commencement prompts walkout protesting his support for Israel See in context

People that support Hamas, support a bunch of delusional religious zealot,they cannot name one of them,but naive support them

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

Posted in: More Japanese workers turning to job resignation services See in context

Start your own business and enjoy your Freedom, and never work for anyone.

Now imagine if everyone would start their own business and no one would work for anyone...

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Posted in: New Tokyo restaurant charges higher prices to foreign tourists than Japanese locals See in context

Yeah, Japan is not a xenophobic country...

They can paint it as "foreign currencies being higher" all they want. But at the end of the day, when this becomes viral, it will be all about xenophobia.

Good luck.

-2 ( +14 / -16 )

Posted in: Apple's biggest announcements from its iPad event: brighter screen, faster chips and Pencil Pro See in context

Are we still in the 8GB era?

Greedy company.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Posted in: Should married couples in Japan be allowed to have different family names? Survey investigates See in context

Of course yes. It's such a common sense thing. Too bad Japan still stuck in the previous century in so many ways. Even many of its citizens see this as a necessity and yet, the dinosaurs still prevail.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Posted in: Japan tells U.S. that Biden's 'xenophobia' comment is regrettable See in context

Ahh, boohoo. They're still butthurt about this comment? Dang.

By the way, how's that cheap labor program going on?

-23 ( +24 / -47 )

Posted in: Lawsuit against Meta asks if Facebook users have right to control their feeds using external tools See in context

@WatanabeBuddha

Instagram is Facebook. They're both Meta, run by the same people.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Japanese restaurants in China look for ways around seafood import ban See in context

Why deciding to close down? They could have chosen to use fish caught in Chinese waters. I'm sure their waters are pristine, top quality fish...

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Posted in: Abe murder revealing religion's role in Japan's child abuse problem See in context

@Mr. Kipling

It's not allegedly. He murdered him in front of everyone's eyes and in front of the cameras, video clips the entire world saw.

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Posted in: Singaporean diplomat under investigation for alleged voyeurism in Tokyo See in context

License to crime. Even after the guy admitting to the crime, no one can touch him. Crazy.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Posted in: Should Japan try to prop up the yen? See in context

Didn't they try a week or so ago and hey massively failed?

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Posted in: Families of Japanese abducted by N Korea call for U.S. support See in context

I wonder who pays for their logistics to US and other political venues.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Posted in: What do you think are the good and bad points of the health insurance system in Japan? See in context

Bad, no one really knows how they calculate the premiums. Certainly not the muppets at the city hall.

Good: I can afford to get sick and ride and ambulance.

2 ( +7 / -5 )

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