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Posted in: In election year, weakening economy may force Abe's hand See in context

Beat them!

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Posted in: Japan to support education for 4 mil women in developing countries See in context

Is there also capacity to support that Swedish schoolgirl making quite a wave?

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Posted in: Vietnamese workers, streaming to Japan, face risks as labor system opens up See in context

Heisei... what a misnomer for a few decades.

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Posted in: Japan Times president apologizes for turmoil; warns of legal action against leakers See in context

As for the new „comfort women“ wordage, neither the old nore the new term are any good for foreign diplomacy these days.

Maybe the Asahi news would be proud to own old dame JT.

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Posted in: Japan Olympic chief Takeda to announce resignation: sources See in context

The Japanese capital beat Madrid and Istanbul.

Enjoy your Beat!

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Posted in: Honda says any Brexit delay must be long enough to give stability See in context

So Honda says

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Posted in: Japan expresses concerns over uncertain Brexit outlook See in context

Is it a lone star the Brits are aiming for or is culture a stronger bond?

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Posted in: Japan expresses concerns over uncertain Brexit outlook See in context

Asia never had an Orient Express. Connecting half a continent by train (in the 19th bc.)

And now the Asian century?

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Posted in: Court rejects call to halt nuclear reactor in western Japan See in context

Before Abe there were renewables.

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Posted in: Japan looks to allow NHK to start simultaneous online streaming See in context

It takes the PM to anact a task like that?

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Posted in: Ghosn posts ¥1 billion bail; released after 108 days in detention See in context

Or something like the internet.

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Posted in: 'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump See in context

Just out of age with Vietnam doing well these days.

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Posted in: Ghosn to be released after court rejects prosecutors' appeal; bail conditions revealed See in context

What a bizarre affair.

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Posted in: Rights groups criticize Japanese gov't over bill on Ainu ethnic minority See in context

„ A 2017 Hokkaido survey lists the Ainu population as slightly more than 13,000, but some estimates put it as high as 250,000.“

So who is Ainu? They did intermarry since the opening up of Hokkaido in Meiji age. That will account for the huge difference in population numbers.

Being a stretched out country how many Okinawas are there? And that’s a much more strategical location these days.

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Posted in: Nagano tries to preserve traditional insect dishes See in context

In a changing environ they say its rather crickets for insect protein food.

But then Shangri-La has a lot of water.

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Posted in: Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn makes 3rd bail request See in context

„because this overly proud country with a stubborn mentality“

cool and regional correct

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Posted in: 'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump See in context

Fair play and Trump, are you kidding?

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Posted in: 7-Eleven store owners submit request for shorter business hours See in context

Pay as is normal in advanced places and you will get hours.

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Posted in: 'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump See in context

Sapporo has a Trump building too.

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Posted in: 'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump See in context

How much of conservative-ism can we stand up to?

The whole eastern block went moneywise a quarter century ago.

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Posted in: 'Green Book' wins best picture at Oscars; Cuaron best director; Malek, Colman take acting honors See in context

Lets watch the lesser, nominated but undertop, for their merit.

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Posted in: 'Green Book' wins best picture at Oscars; Cuaron best director; Malek, Colman take acting honors See in context

Orson Welles and even Hitchcock did not make it in their time.....

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Posted in: We should clearly include the SDF’s existence in the Constitution to put an end to the debate about its constitutionality. See in context

The 100year war, around 1400 in European terms, another one on on the Korean not an island.

Starting after JP as a colonial usupurer left in a hurry, being cold during wellbeing on both sides, will it be ended and united as a country by history and forces just human?

Look arte tv a French tv channel...

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Posted in: Trump visit to Japan eyed for May 26; may be 1st guest to meet new emperor See in context

So Mr. T. will be golfing rather than talking security, royalty flattering aside?

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Posted in: We should clearly include the SDF’s existence in the Constitution to put an end to the debate about its constitutionality. See in context

If current borders are confirmed too where is a problem?

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

Memories of disasters fade rapidly in conservative environments.

Without a counterweight of some sort of Green politics how to know what is actually happening.

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Posted in: Kyushu Electric Power to scrap No. 2 reactor at Genkai nuclear plant See in context

France is exporting electricity, but here how much do you consume locally.

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Posted in: Robot probes radioactive fuel at Fukushima plant See in context

The status of the melted fuel?

its not like a bomb, spreading out?

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

Having not even heard of any of the films mentioned

guess the present situation in the western CN camps have too much relevance.

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Posted in: Japanese cities worried about receiving more foreign workers: survey See in context

Is it so difficult to provide livelihood support and salaries for a third of a million workers expected to come to rural JP from nine Asian countries, including China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam without their family?

Who is scared? Local bureaucrats vs central govt it seems.

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