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Posted in: Food poisoning hits 3,453 teachers, students in Saitama schools See in context

Food is prepared hours before and left out.

Hot summer temperatures food can start to spoil within an hour.

Bacteria grows quickly and first hand seen it under microscope after 2 hours.

The food in side the petri dish was almost completely black with bacteria.

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Posted in: Abe's virus-relief ¥100,000 cash program faces barrage of criticism See in context

JP government makes it so difficult to get the stimulus money.

What's wrong with changing the password online.

In the US whoever filed their income tax will automatically receive money. Did nothing.

Btw, there will be a 2nd around of payments in the US just passed today.

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Posted in: Sharp holding lottery for popular masks See in context

Japan Rakuten has tons of masks online.

Cheaper than Sharp.

Last week at Lawson 7 for ¥330.

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Posted in: Osaka mayor under fire for saying women dawdle at shops See in context

JP women take too long examining meats, cooked food.. looking under, over, the sides of the package.

Always grabbing food from the back of the shelf.

Avoid following a women at the cashier. Get ready to pay!

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Posted in: Q&A: How do I receive ¥100,000 from the government? See in context

Where did you find out when it would be sent?

thttps://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment

Good luck!

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Posted in: Q&A: How do I receive ¥100,000 from the government? See in context

You also need a SS number.

I will receive both from the US and Japan.

From IRS website my check will be mailed 4/24.

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Posted in: Koike asks Tokyo restaurants, pubs to shut by 8 p.m. See in context

Koike wanted them all closed....its the moronic Abe central govt that wanted to keep as much as possible open...this is on him.

My bad Its moronic Abe

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Posted in: Koike asks Tokyo restaurants, pubs to shut by 8 p.m. See in context

Koike is clearly overworked and not making the right decision.

Or she forgot to take her meds or took too much.

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Posted in: Barbers, 'izakaya,' dept stores, DIY shops to be off Tokyo's closure request list See in context

The government just gave the OK to have izakaya parties.

I'm sure some people and doctors are happy. haha

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Posted in: Abe's two-mask pledge met online with derision and humor See in context

Americans no matter where they live as long as they have an SS number will receive the stimulus.

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Posted in: Crowds disappear from Tokyo streets amid virus, snow See in context

It's impossible for some young people to stay at home.

Worst than prison staying home with their parents.

They might have to talk with their father.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will be beacon of hope, says IOC See in context

People who think this has peaked were sitting under the sakura and in crowded trains without a mask.

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Posted in: Over 1.5 billion globally told to stay home to avoid virus See in context

Natsu823

Once they postpone the Olypmics the Japanese government can concentrate on the virus, Finally.

They will kindly ask people to stay home.

And kindly ask event organizers to be careful.

And kindly ask if your fever is only for a day or two to come back later.

It's because Japanese politicians have no bols.

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Posted in: Warnings fail to stop Japanese crowds from viewing cherry blossoms See in context

Have some police power and shut it down

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Posted in: Asahi says Korean beer boycott cost it ¥3 billion last year See in context

Japanese beer companies are making a killing.

Buy a 12 pack of imported Asashi, Kirin, Sapporo in Hawaii for $8.

A case at Costco for for $15.

Beer never on sale in Japan.

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Posted in: Ghosn denies wrongdoing; says his arrest in Japan a conspiracy See in context

He's well respected in the international community on CNN for a guy that has a red notice by Interpol.

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Posted in: JAL to offer free domestic flights to foreigners via mileage program See in context

One way tickets are expensive and sometimes more than a round trip.

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Posted in: 2-year-old girl falls to her death from 6th floor of condo See in context

Somehow it's doesn't surprise me at all.

RIP little girl

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Posted in: 158 kg of meth bound for Japan seized in Thailand See in context

It's a worldwide epidemic Japan is no exception.

Why bring in that much ice if you can't sell it?

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Posted in: Japan's new working visa acquired by only 219 foreigners in first 6 months See in context

Test only held in 6 countries?

Did they choose only the "safer" countries?

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Posted in: Tokyo eyes starting Olympic marathon at 3 a.m. to counter IOC plan to move race to Hokkaido See in context

How about making it the first Olympics 24/7 like Japanese combinis. lol

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Posted in: Japan fans explode with joy after Ireland upset See in context

Great for Japan!

All my Japanese women friends watching didn't understand or know the rules of the game.

Or any sport. lol

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Posted in: Questions raised about more remains of war dead brought from Russia See in context

Wouldn't you do testing before bringing them back to Japan?

To this day they are still bringing home Korean and Vietnam war bodies home in the US.

Never a problem.

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Posted in: Apple launches iPhone 11 series in Japan See in context

Galaxy fan forever.

Huge market share in the US.

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Posted in: Police issue arrest warrant for driver over air gun incident on expressway See in context

"he wanted to go to the toilet and ran away" hahaha

Too funny tell me it's it's not true.

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Posted in: Ohtani to have season-ending surgery on kneecap See in context

Wonder if they'll stop showing the Angels on Japanese TV.

Go Mike Trout 45 homers and counting.

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Posted in: Theme-park food to be taxed 10% if eaten at table; 8% if eaten while walking See in context

Hope they'll be able to explain this to all the tourist.

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Posted in: U.S. dairy industry calls for greater market access to Japan See in context

US cheese surely beats the stuff sold in Japan any day. Top butters from around the world are everywhere.

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Posted in: Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin dies at 76 See in context

A true legend

RIP

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Posted in: Phone service providers to be required to unlock used smartphones See in context

In the US, use T-Mobile's one week data pass 1 GB for $10. 1 GB was sufficient for email and internet, no vids. Drove for a week using Google maps so added another GB. Most US states were 4G LTE, Northern Cali was a bit slower.

https://prepaid.t-mobile.com/marketing-module/pay_as_you_go.html

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