John Beara comments

Posted in: Japan slowly buying into cashless future despite widespread misgivings See in context

cashless = less robbery

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Posted in: Can Japan end its love affair with plastic? See in context

It's going to be a hard move but I'm all in. I always refuse platic bag at convenient store (ain't need for my water bottle) , they can ban it or ask customer to pay for it. We did it in my country 20 years ago.

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Posted in: 14-year-old boy arrested for stabbing classmate at school See in context

I hope we can have more informations about the matter here...

Chassing the same girl? Was he bullied?

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Posted in: Gov't OKs plan to legally ban parents from physically punishing children See in context

This is overaction at a high lvl... a small spank on the butt or hands never really hurt nor traumatized my kids. They something need it. And when it's done, make sure to hug 'em and explain to 'em what they did was wrong.

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Posted in: 300-kg safe stolen from supermarket office in Hokkaido See in context

If that is not an inside job....

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Posted in: New bill to ban drones over Olympic venues, military sites See in context

Let's face it a minute... this is a good move, ever went to a concert of a band? It's full of smartphones recording every precious moment instead of enjoying the moment lol. Now.. imagine drones instead of smartphones... do u see the picture now?

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Posted in: Disney, Docomo to start streaming service in Japan See in context

700 yens without tax of course..

Now, too bad almost all marvel series have been canceled on netflix due to disney streaming... bit wait... maybe they'll come back? I don't mind a bit more of The Punisher ;)

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Posted in: Zuckerberg promises a privacy-friendly Facebook, sort of See in context

There are few good questions to ask ourself... and the first one is... "do you really need facebook?" :D

Social media is the garbage of the internet tbh....

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

We just got the trial of the year, is just that i don't like pop corn

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Posted in: Ghosn's new lawyer says he is pursuing different strategy to previous legal team See in context

Time to call some real lawyers... it's a case for Harvey Specter.

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Posted in: Japan to ban physical punishment of children by parents See in context

As i read this article ... my wife just told me that someone is coming at 10:30am today to check on my youngest daugther (she's 18 months) , she came in the past already and so did for my son... these people only stayed at the entrance of my house.. they don't even check on childrens, they just ask us few questions like (are you having trouble raising your childs?) etc....

It's a joke

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Posted in: 29-year-old man arrested for murder of father, attempted murder of mother See in context

What a parasyte :/

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Posted in: Antitrust watchdog to question Amazon Japan over new rewards program See in context

about time... i spent 500k yens last 3 months.. and got only 406 points LOL

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Posted in: 23-year-old father arrested for abusing 3-month-old daughter See in context

losing patience over a 3 old months baby? Really? That guy wasn't ready to be a father... bet his wife is the doing doing all things at home for the kids.

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Posted in: Video of Ootoya restaurant employee exposing himself posted online See in context

Never try oden before... it's not like it taste bad, but c'mon... how long these things stay in that water, i see some don't even have a cover on top of it

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Posted in: Actor Liam Neeson fights to recover after sharing racist episode See in context

Just let it go bro ... The more he says sorry... the more people will talk about it....

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Posted in: Renault probes gift from Versailles chateau linked to Ghosn's wedding See in context

That news is so yesterday

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Posted in: Foreign nursing school students to get ¥2.5 mil in scholarships See in context

Good initiative. More trainees from friendly and free nations like Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines please. They come because they love and want to live in Japan, not for the money. 

LOL

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Posted in: Local governments worry over new foreign worker policy; ask for help See in context

just put one of these robots that can speak many language to delivery documents. Job done.

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Posted in: More details emerge over fatal abuse of 10-year-old girl by father See in context

What a mad world... lock him before he goes to the next kid for whatever the reason he may find to beat her to death.

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Posted in: Narita airport to extend runway hours in October See in context

How bout trains and bus to get in town? Ride a taxi maybe ... yolo..

Ain't gonna change things for me... i'll still finish by 6pm :D

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Posted in: Pope Francis announces Japan visit in November See in context

But... japan don't have borders ...

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Posted in: Seven Bank ATMs to use face recognition for opening accounts See in context

Is it really important? Gimme my cash without fee before... That's better.

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Posted in: Jewelry, watches worth ¥33.5 mil stolen from home while owner overseas See in context

Happened to me many years ago, funny fact... i noticed it few days later... when i was looking for my camera video and photography camera :/ ... someone came from my garden .. my door was open and i had a dog... a labrador lol .. nothing more friendly than that u can't find. I felt really bad when i discovered it.. feel like beind raped (sound hard) but it's a weird feeling

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Posted in: Gov't approves free preschool education program starting Oct 2019 See in context

yeah i forgot to mention "hoikuen" in my case.

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Posted in: Gov't approves free preschool education program starting Oct 2019 See in context

The fee of the school is base on your yearly incomes.

Somehow this is right and wrong, because... it takes from past year, when my wife got the second one... she took 14 months off from her job... (she didn't get pay for few months) yet ... i had to pay FULL price for my other child which was 20000 yens. Now they both go to school and i'm paying 30000 yens (the scond child is half price)

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Posted in: In Japan, a scramble for new workers disrupts traditional hiring practices See in context

Cool, i like that, i started to work in a new company 5 months ago and have the same base salary as other. And doing just 40h per weeks. My over time is pay 35% more. And while working in public holiday i got an extra 20%. Life is good here.

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Posted in: Big squeeze See in context

U.S. Open Champion ...

Ok, we got it.

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Posted in: Let foreigners enter, but don't let them obtain Japanese citizenship, doctor urges See in context

Why u guys are so mad? It's like that in Thailand since ages and it's working good ration in company 1 foreigner = 4 thai workers. I agree with this guy at 50% only

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Posted in: Japanese students’ eyesight the worst in recent years; smartphones and mobile games are blamed See in context

They just didn't eat enough carrots ;) , and it can also be genetic. Now, about spending time on screen and gaming... u gotta look why it's happening, most of the parent let their kids playing with their phones to get ride of them, instead of doing activities with them.

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