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Posted in: Olympic members unite against Infantino's World Cup plan See in context

Watch how the tides miraculously change after a few dollars land in their bank accounts

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Posted in: Japan's border policy keeping hundreds of thousands of foreigners in limbo See in context

They know Japan has the strictest laws and yet they still choose to live in limbo. Sorry no pity from me here.

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Posted in: Foreign minister-linked election case referred to prosecutors See in context

The governor will probably get a sentence while the minister gets away scott free. That's how it always works

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Posted in: 2 women waiting at bus stop die after being hit by car driven by 71-year-old man See in context

Should we have a review of the age limit and competency of the driver's now? This cannot go on.

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Posted in: Jones' 9th-inning homer keeps Orix alive in Japan Series See in context

Hope the swallows can win the World Series!

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Posted in: Should we really worry about inflation? See in context

People questioning whether commoners should worry about inflation obviously have never felt the pinch of inflation.

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Posted in: What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve? See in context

The OPEC oil cartel and its allies will be meeting in about a week to decide whether to increase production or to hold back, a strategy the group often employs to boost prices.

Cartel. Says it all.

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Posted in: U.S. to release 50 million barrels of oil to help bring down energy costs See in context

Shows how much they have to manipulate the market

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Posted in: Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Lee says she was pepper sprayed in racist attack See in context

If famous people and Olympic champions can experience racism, just imagine the everyday people. There must be so many stories unheard out there.

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Posted in: Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Lee says she was pepper sprayed in racist attack See in context

Well done America, you never cease to amaze me.

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Posted in: Japan beats Vietnam 1-0; Australia, Saudi Arabia draw 0-0 in World Cup qualifying See in context

My bad, it was 1-0 away at Vietnam, ok now that's not too bad, but I still stand by my belief that there are still some rough edges that need to be smoothened going into next year's WC.

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Posted in: Japan beats Vietnam 1-0; Australia, Saudi Arabia draw 0-0 in World Cup qualifying See in context


Where are all the Moriyasu critics now? Gone awfully quiet. He is managing Samurai Blue brilliantly, another great win

Granted, a win is a win but 1-0 at home against Vietnam isn't very impressive. More work needs to be done at this point of time.

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Posted in: Man arrested for stealing high school baseball uniform and using it for lewd act See in context


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Posted in: Abe becomes head of largest faction in Japan's ruling party See in context

LOL! There you go.... surprise surprise!

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Posted in: Climate justice - and cash - shadow U.N. talks See in context

"and cash"

Says it all doesn't it?

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Posted in: Gov't eyes over ¥30 tril economic stimulus; restarting Go To Travel program See in context

I'm just curious, what are the kids going to spend it on? Or are they just going to leave it in the bank?

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Posted in: Climate negotiators seek to resolve 4 key challenges See in context

Maybe stop trying to push the year further and further away might we have some hope.

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Posted in: Man arrested for attempting to steal taxi on expressway See in context

Grand Theft Auto, is that you?

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Posted in: 'Rust' shooting may have been sabotage, say armorer's lawyers See in context

Wow, that'll be quite a storyline.

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Posted in: New anorexic patients up 60% among young people in Japan See in context

Blame it on the media which glamorizes the thin, which they call "beautiful".

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Posted in: Many Taiwanese think Japan would aid Taiwan if China attacks: poll See in context

The key word here is "think" but when it comes to crunch time, we'll see.

All in all, let's never hope for a war of any sort please.

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Posted in: Kishida's debut on world stage offers few clues about his foreign policy See in context

Few clues? What about no clue?

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Posted in: Kishida leaves for one-day trip to COP26 See in context

ChikuyokeiToday  06:41 pm JST

One-day trip, followed by 14-day quarantine?

You think? I won't be surprised if it was only 1.4 days.

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Posted in: Google, Indian billionaire launch budget smartphone See in context

Doesn't improve the life of a poor rural farmer.

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Posted in: Gov't eases limits on attendance at large events as virus cases fall See in context


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Posted in: Lawsuits filed to void Sunday's general election over vote disparity See in context

A lawsuit against the LDP? They must be so afraid now......

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Posted in: Japan's lower house has fewer women despite empowerment law See in context

Just to think that we tried to float the idea of having a female prime minister not too long ago!

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Posted in: From geopolitical threats to climate: 5 challenges facing Kishida See in context

Transition to renewables seems to be a policy passed down from many prime ministers ago, so do they have no clue at all on how to tackle it?

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Posted in: World leaders dial up doomsday warning to kick-start climate talks See in context

The year just keeps getting further and further away.......tell me this isn't just an act.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 22 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 229 See in context

Ok tomorrow is the first day after the election, let's monitor the numbers closely for the next few days

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