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Posted in: Court orders gov't, TEPCO to pay Fukushima evacuees over nuclear disaster See in context

Do the math the payouts are pathetically LOW, hell Y419million would pay for what 15 x Y25million country homes...……...this is a frigging JOKE

A real SICK joke that continues unabated!!!

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Posted in: 106 foreigners disappeared in Japan last year after arriving on cruise ships See in context

The precautions seem reasonable

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Posted in: Japan to revise child custody rules to enforce handovers See in context

Dis,

I hope you get your wish soon, feel for you man!

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Posted in: Koike says 2020 Olympics can be springboard to transform Tokyo See in context

A LOT of hot air in this blurb & next to zero substance......Like I have been saying for years, APPEARANCES are more important than REALITY when it comes to Japan sadly

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Posted in: Abe nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request: Asahi See in context

…. A few days ago I said I HOPED this wasn't true,...….no looks like it may well be...

If so this is beyond embarrassing for Japan

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Posted in: Memories of Fukushima crisis rapidly fading, warn civic groups See in context

Important to have a free press

Will NEVER happen in Japan sadly!

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Posted in: Do you think democracy is the best form of government? See in context

Democracy, run for people, NOT business & I wish we had it in Japan!

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Posted in: Cost of 2020 Tokyo Olympic ceremonies up 40% See in context

And just WHO are the ones who "privately" have raised Y600billion???

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Posted in: Cost of 2020 Tokyo Olympic ceremonies up 40% See in context

What a disgrace!

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Posted in: Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers, wounds 5 police at Illinois plant See in context

You KNOW you live in a scary place when cops need to be kitted out like in the top pic!!

SCARY!  USA please start to deal with your GUN issue! Haw many thousands each year need to die or be wounded to see you have a problem!!??!!

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Posted in: Trump makes his case for Nobel Peace Prize; says Abe nominated him for it See in context

Man oh man! I hope this letter isn't real, if it is...…….I don't even wanna think about it!

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Posted in: Chinese film yanked from Berlin festival competition See in context

I guess they didn't get copies of these films OUT of China in time before...………..eh.... the "technical" problems arose...….

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Posted in: Flamboyant 'Prince of Green Juice' arrested for alleged tax evasion See in context

Never heard of this guy before, definitely wears too much make up LOL!!

Yeah, looks like the coppers have been  told to take out another young up & comer, mean while execs at Takata etc are free to walk the streets.....

Japan, where crime does pay, a lot of the time!

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Posted in: Watches worth ¥43 million stolen from Kumamoto store See in context

Rolexes don't use batteries.

For the most part yes, BUT they did make the Oysterquartz as well!

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Posted in: Renault denounces Nissan over Ghosn investigation: report See in context

The only way out for Nissan is to pay a massive premium on shares held by Renault & end the relationship, which is WHAT they should have done in the beginning instead of kidnapping two people to hold for ransom!

Any has been said too often, SET & start this in COURT!!!

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Posted in: Ex-yokozuna Kisenosato opens up about injuries, anxieties, future See in context

Glad he seems to be recovering from career ending injury, BUT the JSA was still horribly wrong in promoting him to Yokozuna, he should have retired a long standing Ozeki.

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Posted in: University student arrested over murder of Thai woman in Tokyo hotel in December See in context

Sick little SOB, hope he does proper time for this brutal murder!

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Posted in: Property firm Leopalace21 starts asking 14,000 residents to move out due to wall defects See in context

This should be common knowledge by now, construction is probably the most obvious example of institutional corruption in Japan & there are MANY more industries doing the same.

This is why Japan is so expensive & people get so little value for money spent

I don't see much change happening though, politicians & the rich benefit too much from how things are to change

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Posted in: U.N. rights committee urges Japan to let children be children See in context

When I compare my out childhood to what I see in Japan I think, thank goodness I wasn't born in Japan!

And also glad we don't have kids here, don't think I could forgive myself raising kids here, those that do I wish you all the best & hope you can add that something that most J-homes don't even comprehend.

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Posted in: Sushi chain worker uploads video of fish taken from trash can See in context

Street food is usually fine IF cooked!

I would avoid things like salad, water, ice cubes etc. But NOT because it is unsafe BUT because I am NOT used to the local water, like the locals, THAT can get one sick quick!

Basically come down to common sense

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Posted in: Sushi chain worker uploads video of fish taken from trash can See in context

Just ANOTHER reason to avoid super cheap sushi joints, the Y100 ones are downright nasty, sign of how low Japan has sunk unfortunately

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Posted in: Deer-related injuries in Nara reach record number already this year See in context

Stupid people increase number of deer-human related incidents

There fixed the title!

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Posted in: Women living poverty face bleak future See in context

The first husband may have been a jerk, but then we don't know what the wife, home life was like, that part tends to get glossed over, forgotten a lot

Lets face Japan treats most of its population horribly!

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Posted in: Japan's whalers back treaty withdrawal See in context

I am against large scale commercial whaling, simply ZERO need for it, amply demonstrated by the amount of demand in Japan & elsewhere.

That said coastal whaling I am fine with, and Minamiboso DOES have a tradition, have a go at it, sink or swim on its own

Seems like demand will continue to decrease over time, THAT should be what ends up phasing whaling out, let nature take its course so to speak

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Posted in: Australian state of Queensland hit by once-in-a-century floods See in context

Serrano,

It is US, mankind, that is MESSING with things & mother nature is simply dealing with the changes WE are making, but yes she IS the ultimate force in nature & if we continue to muck the earth up SHE will make us PAY, in fact she has been doing so for a few decades but too many cant seem to connect the dots!

That said I don't wish rain, fire, drought, snow storms on anyone BUT they are will CONTINUE to happen & it will get worse

When will we ever learn!

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Posted in: 6,000-calorie sushi roll includes pizza as a topping See in context

That is disgusting!

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Posted in: If you look only at drone manufacturing, maybe China is No. 1. And if you look at only the software, maybe the U.S. is No. 1. But if you look at integrating it all together in an absolutely safe way, that’s the Japanese strength. See in context

This is a joke right, does Chiba think Apple was invented in Japan or something??

Japan has slowly but sure become more of a parts supplier than product maker, except perhaps domestically, in a quickly shrinking market...……….

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Posted in: Nissan-Renault on smoother road but speed bumps loom, say analysts See in context

Is it just me but this article reads like an ADMISSION that the J- govt had Ghosn & Kelly kidnapped at Japanese Nissan's request!

I mean we all know that but this article lays it ALL OUT IN PLAIN SIGHT!!

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Posted in: Threatening letters, possibly containing cyanide, sent to drug firms, newspaper See in context

Hope they catch the idiot who did this!

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Posted in: Up to 200 missing after Brazil dam collapse See in context

Like I have said many times, GRAVITY(ie Mother Nature)  ALWAYS prevails in the end!!

NOTHING we build will last forever, gravity will always bring down what mankind erects, simple as that.

At best we can do is delay mitigate affects.

WRT mining worldwide we will continue to hear about tailing  ponds being breached somehow, we CANNOT contain the contaminates indefinitely it is IMPOSSIBLE.

RIP to those lost in this tragedy.

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