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Posted in: Japan eyes exempting short-term business travelers from quarantine See in context

3 days are exempt, but no mention that a covid test with the traveler to enter is much smarter.

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Posted in: China's fishing suspension near disputed islands in East China Sea ends See in context

All of a sudden the Okinawans are happy with the American bases. How ironic.

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Posted in: Murdoch's Fox unveils global streaming for news channels See in context

Finally the rest of the world will have access to fair and balanced news.

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Posted in: No to Ospreys See in context

This aircraft can respond quickly and support any of Japan's natural disasters and can land anywhere. Can be in Kyushu from Chiba quickly. JSDF does more to support natural disasters than anything else!

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka called racist after posting meme in response to COVID-19 cases See in context

She has never been accused of being smart!

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Posted in: Bolton memoir raises concern over Japan alliance if Trump re-elected See in context

Japan needs to pay its' fair share or the US should pull out. When China takes parts of the Ryukyu chain islands they state are historically theirs, don't call the US for help. China is waiting for this day whether it's 10 or 50 years.

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Posted in: NHK to retrain staff after criticism of cartoon about black Americans See in context

NHK should have never used a cartoon. There are plenty of video examples of the same things in the western news and Youtube.

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Posted in: Store shelves stripped of toilet paper amid coronavirus fears See in context

We just loaded up with 80 rolls of TP and a bunch of can fish and meats!

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Posted in: Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan See in context

I think he provided a nice envelope to the president!

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Posted in: Asbestos found at Tokyo Olympic water polo venue See in context

Can't the asbestos be released into the ocean?

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Posted in: Gov't proposes Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant water release into sea or air See in context

Bottle it and sell it as a souvenir for the 2020 Olympics!

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

Ohtani another Japanese "flash in the pan" MLB bust. People outside of america got to learn why it's called the Major League.

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Posted in: In 'Hustlers,' Jennifer Lopez steals money, and the show See in context

Can't wait for the "director's cut" version to see how J-Lo is really holding up!

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Posted in: TEPCO will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says See in context

In 20,000 years the half-life of this isotope will be safe and a mute point. The solution to this is dilution. I wouldn't eat anymore sea food from eastern Japan any longer.

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Posted in: Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart See in context

Save the earth from "Climate Change", but eliminate the whales from our oceans. WTG Japan!

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Posted in: White House wanted USS McCain out of sight while Trump was at Yokosuka See in context

The ship is not named after Senator John Mccain but his Grandfather who was a navy admiral.

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Posted in: White House wanted USS McCain out of sight while Trump was at Yokosuka See in context

This story has already been debunked as fake news. Google for updated and corrected news of this event. A total fake news story.

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Posted in: Trump fan See in context

Japan does love TRUMP!!

Keep America Great 2020

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Posted in: U.S. base transfer referendum for all Okinawa voters remains unclear See in context

Since any vote us meaningless and will not change the outcome the OPG should ask that the new Henoko airbase be called "ONAGA Airbase" after the late Governor.

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Posted in: At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation See in context

The US wants Free and Fair trade! Don't claim to be a free trader but protect your own markets.

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Posted in: At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation See in context

AkieToday  07:04 am JST

That is the fate of Japan: a strong China means a strong Japan, a prosperous China means a prosperous Japan, a safe China means a safe Japan. Abe got it finally.

and when China says "islands historically that belonged to China are now going to be part of China", what are you going to do now?

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Posted in: The inside story of the bra See in context

This is one industry that knows what to do with cleavage! All of this to entice men!

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Posted in: Ghosn again asks for bail; promises not to flee, pay for security guards See in context

I trust him to stay n Japan or even to return from France.

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Posted in: Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for 'On the Rocks' See in context

I'd rather save my money for the upcoming Ghost Busters with the original cast that are still alive.

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Posted in: Lavrov asks why Japan only country in world that can't accept results of World War II See in context

The islands will always remain part of Russia. The price paid for Japan's WWII crimes and aggressions.

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Posted in: Moscow says Japan must recognize all Kurils as Russian See in context

The islands belong to Russia and they will never cede them back to Japan. These negotiations are only giving false hope to those who haven't moved on. Sorry to say but to anyone who believes otherwise is just foolish.

Remember, don't give any precedent to China for any disputed islands to include the Ryukyus. Once America withdraws its military from Asia due to economic costs the door will open for China to claim all historical islands.

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Posted in: Diet passes bill to accept more foreign workers See in context

This is a big win for Businesses in Japan. Pay foreign visa workers lower than current salaries, don't allow any families to come. able to send back to their own country if sick or injured, when no longer needed deport them back home. Reminds me of what happen to Korean and Chinese workers years ago.

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Posted in: Gov't considering Y10 trillion stimulus to offset sales tax hike: sources See in context

The USA cut taxes and the economy took off like a rocket, and tax revenues collected by the government have been record breaking monthly. Anyone ever get the opinion that tax rate is too high in Japan?

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Posted in: Tamaki invites U.S. lawmakers to Okinawa to see base reality See in context

I think he can get some Chinese government people to talk to before any American politicians. Maybe he can get them to build an island off the coast of Okinawa?

The airfield is moving to Henoko, and this is a Japan central government decision. American officials have always said that Henoko is the best solution.

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Posted in: Okinawa governor to visit U.S. and tell Americans to stop building disputed military base See in context

Visiting the USA is a waste of money. What most people don't understand is that you can't just move part of the Marine Corps off Okinawa, but move all of it since it is a team. Most Americans are more than willing to pull all of our military out of Japan. All it takes is the GOJ to say the US military isn't needed anymore.

Just don't call the US when China claims only half of the Ryukyu chain as historically theirs. The funny part will be they are only taking back half of the Ryukyus to show they aren't being unreasonable!

Trump was quoted as saying: "what's a Denny? I thought it was a restaurant?"

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