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Posted in: Backlash grows over China sea map in 'Abominable' film See in context

SHAME on dreamworks!!!! Grow a damned spine!  DONT feed the monster!

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Posted in: Another cabinet minister, 100 cross-party lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine See in context

Every year time it seems many get confused about what is going on at yasukuni, here, let me clarify for all once again!

Politicians going to yasukuni are NOT repeat NOT going there to worship Japan's war dead!!

Politicians GO to yaskuni to WORSHIP, WAR CRIMINALS, PERIOD!!

If war criminals were removed the politicians would dry up pretty fast at yasukuni.

It really IS that SIMPLE! What it also sadly illustrates is just how little many were supposed to have learned from WWII!!!

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Posted in: Rugby World Cup quarterfinals: Major rivalries and a surprise package See in context

Looking forward to ALL these weekend matches, hopefully they are all close matches, need a good adrenaline fix!!!

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Posted in: School bullying cases hit record high in Japan in FY2018 See in context

In my experience the numbers quoted tend to be WAY TO LOW so 543,933 realistically is likely double to 4times higher!

Also the number of ELEMENTARY students bullying is insanely HIGH, seems they are being ""well"" indoctrinated in the DARK side of being Japanese....! Scary stuff!!

Bullying seems to be part of the culture, be it at school, the workplace, or in sports.

Pukey2, sadly bullying IS INTEGRAL  to being Japanese!

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Posted in: High on ease, low on nutrition: Instant-noodle diet harms Asian kids See in context

instant ramen is JUNKFOOD, hell even "fresh" ramen at restaurants is JUNKFOOD!

I eat the stuff sparingly, when I do I load it up with veggies like spinach or komatsuna, carrots, peppers, whatever is around & usually toss in an egg.

the KEY is NOT to make this stuff a REGULAR part of ones diet, but even here in Japan consumption of this junk food is rampant!

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Posted in: IOC apologizes for abrupt plan to move Tokyo Olympic races; Sapporo mayor not notified See in context

I hope the Mayor of Sapporo tells the IOC to GET STUFFED!!!!

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Posted in: Christian Dior criticized over China map, apologizes, upholds 'one China' See in context

C. Dior = a DIGUSTING example of capitalism!

Stop feeding the MONSTER!

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Posted in: William Shatner beams in with hit TV show at 88 See in context

Yeah LOVED Boston Legal!!!

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Posted in: Huawei CEO eager to cooperate with Japan amid U.S. fight See in context

It is LONG overdue for the West to start taking China OUT of the equation, they have clearly demonstrated they are untrustworthy sadly, STOP feeding the MONSTER that is China...…

Pay NOW or a LOT MORE later!!

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Posted in: IOC wants to move Tokyo Olympic marathons, walking races to Sapporo See in context

This is TANTAMOUNT to admitting 2020 in Tokyo in July-August IS A MISTAKE PERIOD!!!

There are plenty of other athletes who will still be left to BAKE, FRY, along with fans workers etc

What a debacle!

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Posted in: 87-year-old man arrested over wife’s murder in June See in context

Said it once, say it again, this country is failing its people left right & centre!

Expecting people who have lived, in this case, 8+ decades to be able to PROPERLY take care of a spouse is just ASKING for this kind of thing to happen...….

And it does on a daily basis nationwide, its one way the govt is taking ""care"" of the nations doing nothing & letting nature & frustration take its course!!

So do YOU wanna grow old in Japan...….. riddle me that one!

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Posted in: Deluged bullet trains show power of nature over modernization See in context

......sigh yeah the BS propaganda certainly grates!

These bullets trains in Nagano are what the generators in the BASEMENT are to Fukushima!!  Simple stupidity!

As another astute poster mentions above, with FULL KNOWLEDGE of a huge typhoon, services stopped, WHY ON EARTH were these trains not moved from the yard to tracks with higher clearance, TOO SIMPLE, yet I suspect have never have been on the minds of the "powers" that be at JR!!

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Posted in: Japan home to 3 of world's 10 best largest cities: U.S. magazine See in context

Also, what on earth is Osaka doing on that list? A bankrupt, treeless concrete wasteland where a pint of ethyl alcohol and a burnt squid on a stick is a gourmet meal?

Haha Alfie you almost made me spit out my coffee LOL!! A bit harsh, but also a bit truthful, I have had a few sticks & drinks in Umeda area in places like that LOL!!!

Japans big cities are GREAT, but also awful at the same time, beautiful & UGLY, again at the same time, part of their charm!

But to REALLY enjoy life in BIG J-cities you need serious COIN to do so sadly!

I live in the sticks & LOVE going into the city when I can enjoy but I also LOVE getting back out!

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Posted in: Japan beats Scotland 28-21 to advance to Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for first time See in context

It was a great game EVERY try for Japan was a BEAUT!!!!

Congrats Brave Blossoms!!! Sweet after the loss 4yrs ago!

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Posted in: Namibia-Canada Rugby World Cup match cancelled due to typhoon See in context

Unfortunate but understandable, this Canuck is sad neither Cda or Namibia get the chance to snag a win!

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Posted in: NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma See in context

As I have been saying for ages & ages THE WEST has played a very LARGE part in creating the MONSTER that China has become!

Now western business & govts too are being reduced to a bunch of ki$$ a$$es  & its become beyond embarrassing to watch!

Its now well past the point, the way China acts THEY have made it crystal clear they are at economic war with the west, ……

Said it before I will say it again its long over due for the west to pull the plug & get the HELL out of China!

The longer we wait the MORE it will cost us in LIVES & LIVELYHOODS!!!

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Posted in: Japan labor body to step up support for foreigners, freelancers See in context

Yep, we are all being scammed bigtime...….

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Posted in: Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad See in context

Sadly its turning out to be true as I suspected after the initial HKG turnover to mainland commie govt HKG as we had known are gone, likely to never return, I hope I am wrong, feel for the people, especially the young who see their way of life not so slowly DISAPPERAING!

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Posted in: Japan’s first alcohol-free and tobacco-free yakiniku restaurant a hit in Osaka See in context

Why I LOVE my beers especially with yakiniku, I can see where this is a good unique idea that should do well, hope they continue to succeed!

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Posted in: Joseph praises never-say-die Japan after last-gasp bonus-point win See in context

Hope Japan cant GET UP for the game against Scotland, last cup they fell  flat after the SA win.....hope its a great exiting game!!! Cant wait!

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Posted in: Organizers fear security staff shortage for Tokyo Olympics See in context

Folks is aint just security facing labour shortages, ALL aspects of these games are in that situation!

Same as the economy, the pay is CRAP so why on earth would anyone sign up!

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Posted in: Japan on brink of first World Cup quarterfinal after beating Samoa 38-19 See in context

Once again Japans defense did a very good job against the Samoans this time...….next Scotland...…

THAT will be an interesting match, given that after Japan beat S Africa last cup & then turned up a bit flat against Scotland...……… time for some revenge perhaps....

Cant wait till the 13th!

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Posted in: Kansai Electric gift scandal widens to non-nuclear officials See in context

This kind of corruption has been rampant over all industries nationwide since FOREVER!!

Tax authorities have found, meanwhile, that from fiscal 2013 to 2018, orders placed by Osaka-based Kansai Electric with Yoshida Kaihatsu totaled some 6.47 billion yen, and that the construction firm paid around 300 million yen in commission to Moriyama.

Haha so the tax office has now dug a bit just so they cover their own corrupt butts! Typical, now they get to decide who is sacrificed on the alter of corruption so the rest can continue unabated, more to follow!

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Posted in: Hyogo Prefecture to relax waste water controls amid poor fish catches See in context

Stupid beyond belief comes to mind!!!

My bet is on the usual over fishing rather than LACK of polluted water being discharged by humans!

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Posted in: Japan to pardon 600,000 to mark emperor's enthronement: media See in context

How about instead they fine & jail say 10,000+ corrupt govt employee's & white collar criminals!!

Now THAT would worth CELEBRATING!!!

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Posted in: Tax hike adds to woes for low-income households in Japan See in context

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.....the govt is literally doing what will KILL their own country, shear lunacy!

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Posted in: Japan stun world No. 2 Ireland with 19-12 victory at Rugby World Cup See in context

Well done for Japan!

The Irish just  were NOT able to execute much Japan kept shutting them down! And THEN the momentum shifted!!

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Posted in: Tech giants beef up body to fight extremist content See in context

As long as this ONLY targets real nasty types......but I fear this will be used like it is already to limit & ban content ""SOME"" don't like, disagree with all the while allowing certain slants of thought free reign to say as they wish!

We need to ENSURE this doesn't limit speech, INCLUDING stuff we don't like!

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Posted in: Japan to expand app-using customs declaration ahead of Olympics See in context

Every passenger is stopped and has their passport scanned by Customs in Japan as well as filling out a declaration form-a monumental waste of time in most cases...

I think you are confusing Immigration with Customs, Customs usually only glances at passports if they look at them at all

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Posted in: Make climate fight 'sexy' and 'fun,' says Japan's new environment minister See in context

koizumi  = stupid, cringeworthy, embarrassing...……..

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