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Posted in: SoftBank reaches deal with WeWork See in context

Concept is nice, save money by organizations renting facilities on a short term basis . . . we enjoyed visiting WW, Ginza Six some years ago . . . .

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Posted in: Yamanashi: Japan’s wine country in the Fuji foothills See in context

The vibrant colors make it look like a painting . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo high schools ask students to certify hair color not altered: NHK See in context

When you apply for an identification card in US, they also want to know.

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Posted in: Emperor feels grateful for strength of Japanese people over pandemic See in context

Otanjoubi omedetou gozaimasu!

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Posted in: Leader of political party that refuses to pay NHK ordered to pay NHK See in context

NHK is an important broadcaster of Japanese culture, news . . . perhaps the funds should be a portion of taxes which people regularly pay, e.g. income, consumption, . . . . in the US Public Broadcasting System (PBS), with similar type programming, has been funded by a combination of public donations, corporate donations, and government . . . .

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Posted in: Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power See in context

Should so much power rest with one man? . . . .

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Posted in: Putin indicates Russia will not negotiate territorial dispute with Japan See in context

Perhaps Japan should hold loosely, but don't let go . . . . and perhaps one day Russia will get tired of controlling these islands far distant from the rest of Russia . . . .

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Posted in: Man arrested for stalking woman repeatedly placed notes in her handbag See in context

While there is no ethical excuse for his behavior, . . . should not the particular details be left confidential?

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Posted in: Gone in 60 seconds, Japanese style See in context

. . . the photo of the thieves is gone?

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Posted in: Japan does not plan to repatriate nationals from Myanmar See in context

Japan should consider the number of its imperiled people abroad, before engaging in expenses such as hosting the Olympics.

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Posted in: McDonald’s Japan brings out a new chicken burger with rice buns See in context

Looks good, but light on the tartar sauce for me . . . or maybe with tonkatsu sauce?

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Posted in: The end of the pay phone? Japanese government considering getting rid of them See in context

They are good to have in an emergency . . . . no everyone carries a cell phone . . . . .

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Posted in: Suga says Japan will not join U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons See in context

It is a mistake not to sign the UN ban on nuclear weapons? . . . nukes pollute the land, water which they are stored in . . . there are many instances of nuclear accidents throughout the world . . . . if Japan wishes to be treated peacefully, then it should abandon nuclear weapons and . . . . for sake of Japan's environment, even consider diminishing nuclear energy . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo District Court upholds ban on dual citizenship See in context

U. S. allows dual nationality . . . I think it helps with international understanding . . . .

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Posted in: Trump supporters rally in Tokyo See in context

I think they know who they are taking on . . . . the U S Congress, and the majority of people in the U S . . . .

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Posted in: Heavy snow causes 130-vehicle pile-up on Tohoku Expressway; one dead, 17 injured See in context

Some jurisdictions in California, US, have several plastic barrels filled with sand located in the middle of highways between traffic running in different directions.  The plastic barrels are in case a motor vehicle loses control, the driver can steer into the barrels (which act like a cushion), allowing the motor vehicle to slow to a stop without causing injury to the driver or to other vehicles . . . .

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Posted in: First Kitchen releases its biggest ever All-Star Burger topped with fried chicken See in context

Did you know overweightness can can affect your immune system? This may affect one's ability to fight virus infection . . . .

See also Internet, The impact of obesity on the immune response to infection - PubMed (nih.gov)

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Posted in: Do you think the post-pandemic world will be awash with corporate bankruptcies and prolonged unemployment in most countries? See in context

If it happens . . . the important thing is people must keeping trying, and never lose hope . . . .

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Posted in: Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day See in context

Should not all law makers be in observance of the Inauguration of the new President?  The newly elected President and Vice President should be respected on this day and the days immediately after . . . . Better to wait . . . ? or even hold trial at another venue?

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Posted in: Domestic violence cases in Japan hit record high in FY2020 See in context

. . . an activity which helps keep one civilized and mind on a positive path may be reading, yomu . . . newspaper, bestsellers, professional journals, etc. . . . .

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Posted in: Suga, Bill Gates agree vaccines key for Tokyo Olympics See in context

Beautiful!  Statue of Liberty in Odaiba . . . .

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Posted in: McDonald’s Japan updates children’s Happy Meals to be more inspiring and nutritionally sound See in context

How about kudamono, fresh fruit for children?

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Posted in: High school students create petition to change the name of FamilyMart’s 'Mom’s Diner' line See in context

お母さん食堂 (Okaasan Shokudo) may also have a positive gender bias, as a place where one can receive "Mom's great cooking, . . . ."

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Posted in: Mochi may be even more dangerous in 2021 due to coronavirus See in context

While considering New Year's foods, safe from Covid-19, don't forget kaki or persimmon,

https://japantoday.com/category/national/japanese-study-shows-that-persimmon-tannin-juice-may-render-coronavirus-harmless

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Posted in: Former Prime Minister Abe has stealth cameo in 'Cyberpunk 2077,' gamers say See in context

We look forward to seeing . . .  in the future . . . .

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Posted in: Woman arrested for slashing shopping mall customer with sickle See in context

Metal detectors which customers walk by, can alert staff if anyone is carrying something like a weapon.

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=-MHlX4e6ApHisAWZxo6ICg&q=walk+through+metal+detectors&oq=walk+through+metal+detectors&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQAzICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgYIABAWEB4yBggAEBYQHjIGCAAQFhAeMgYIABAWEB4yBggAEBYQHjoRCC4QsQMQgwEQxwEQowIQkwI6CAgAELEDEIMBOg4ILhCxAxCDARDHARCjAjoICC4QsQMQgwE6CwgAELEDEIMBEMkDOgUIABCSAzoFCAAQsQM6CAguELEDEJMCOgsILhCxAxDHARCvAToFCC4QsQM6BQgAEMkDOgIILjoLCC4QsQMQyQMQkwI6BQguEJMCOgQIABAKUOozWLxpYLFsaABwAHgAgAGVAYgB-hiSAQQwLjI4mAEAoAEBqgEHZ3dzLXdpeg&sclient=psy-ab&ved=0ahUKEwiHluyX-ejtAhURMawKHRmjA6EQ4dUDCAw&uact=5#spf=1608892935100

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Posted in: Delivery robot See in context

Beautiful! . . .  in Japan where there is a well disciplined society, such a system may work.

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Posted in: U.S. Congress approves $892 billion COVID-19 relief package See in context

I think it makes more sense to somehow put people back to work, either remotely or with safety precautions in place, letting people earn the money rather than just get . . . . some can exist without the $600.

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Posted in: Monkey business See in context

Social distancing a concern for these . . . ?

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Posted in: Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost See in context

Congratulations to U S President-elect Biden and U S Vice President-elect Harris!

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