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Posted in: Japan reports 36,189 coronavirus cases See in context

May be a good idea to take precautions like wearing a mask, avoiding crowds, avoid closed spaces with poor ventilation, avoid close contact . . . to get the numbers of infected further down . . . .

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Posted in: Jurassic jaunt: 5 places to see dinosaurs in Japan See in context

Who would guess that the crest of a dinosaur was to help it give a loud cry? . . .

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Posted in: CBD takes root in Japan as gov't mulls easing laws for cannabis meds See in context

Please be careful Cannabis products do not have harmful effects to people . . . . Also see,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_(drug)#Legality_by_country

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 3,788 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 23,269 See in context

Sounds like it's still a good idea to take precautions like wearing a mask, avoiding crowds, avoid closed spaces with poor ventilation, avoid close contact . . . get the numbers of infected further down . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 3,546 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 23,156 See in context

If you don't . . . , at least remember to social distance, avoid crowds, change air filters for a/c on a regular basis using (some filters claim they can trap virus carriers), sanitize, especially air with disinfectant 99.9% spray . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 3,621 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 23,447 See in context

I live in an area where there have been comparatively very few cases, where restrictions have been relaxed . . . . The other day I was in a cafe, with my wife, and in the restroom, I could tell there was some form of contamination in the air . . . fortunately, I was wearing my mask . . . .

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Posted in: Japan's heatwave continues; Kishida calls for ramp-up of nuclear power use See in context

In order to conserve energy, remember Passive Solar strategies, of creating shading structures - staying in the shade; limit window coverage; use thick mass walls for new building design; take advantage of naturally occurring winds, breezes . . . . For electricity, think of using solar voltaic cells, wind turbines, . . . recycling materials also helps to conserve energy . . . . see also U S. Green Building Council, https://www.usgbc.org/

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Posted in: Households becoming less tolerant of surging food prices: study See in context

[photo] looks like a lot of different types of . . . mushrooms . . . .

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Posted in: Famima Laundry: Japanese convenience store adds laundromat to store in Tokyo See in context

It's nice they have mentioned towels are to use high heat, general clothing medium, and low direct heat . . . . Then it appears there is a phone number to call if you have any questions . . . ?

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Posted in: City in Hyogo Prefecture loses memory drive with info on all 460,000 residents See in context

Most companies I have worked with, have a minimum 7-day backup, e.g. record back up of day's work each day for 7 days . . . . subsequent week overwrites previous week . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 2,413 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 16,676 See in context

Is someone responsible for . . . investigating the fluctuations in virus infections?

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Posted in: Japan judo hits crisis point as bullied, burnt-out children quit See in context

. . . chuui. . . !

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Posted in: Kishida cautious about Japan acquiring nuclear-powered submarine See in context

While there are benefits to the use of modern technology . . . be careful of the disposal of nuclear waste.

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Posted in: Sounds of Tokyo train station visualized in trial for hearing impaired travelers See in context

. . . biyuuuuuuun.

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Posted in: China vows it will fight to the end to stop Taiwan independence See in context

Both are Chinese . . . they find a mutually acceptable way to work together . . . .

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Posted in: Survey suggests about half of Japanese companies has an 'old guy who does nothing' See in context

The article is not sympathetic toward the elderly, and the question of the survey shows bias . . . .

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Posted in: Should we protect nature for its own sake? See in context

In a 2012 review of . . . experiments, . . . found unequivocal evidence that when ecosystems lose biodiversity, they become less efficient, less productive and less stable. And they are less able to deliver many of the services that underlie human well-being.

It is an apt conclusion; mankind should protect nature for its own sake.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,013 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 9,106 See in context

Good job! . . . グッジョブ . . . try getting to zero . . . 試みる 0 に . . . .

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Posted in: Court orders TEPCO to pay ¥73.5 million over Fukushima nuclear crisis See in context

It seems that after reading the article, and the photo, . . . that though there is an obligation on the part of the government to recompense the victims some feel it was not enough and that the compensation actually negated the merits of recompensating . . . further the particular nature of the plaintiffs' case perhaps did not consider some people like those of senior age . . . .

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Posted in: Foreign Minister Hayashi tests positive for COVID-19 See in context

Government officials should be shown wearing masks . . . . and avoiding close contacts with others . . . .

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Posted in: Biden says U.S. would respond militarily if China invades Taiwan; announces IPEF members See in context

China and Taiwan are not at war . . . Russia and Ukraine are at war . . . . Make Peace not War!

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Posted in: Restaurant alley See in context

Looks it might be interesting food from the Hokkaido . . . . ?

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Posted in: Plushie versions of ancient Japanese protection charms are our new favorite capsule toys See in context

Like the Dogu stuffed doll, or nuigurumi, . . . nice way for children to remember their ancient past . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 4,451 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 42,160 See in context

As a precaution, my wife and I just took our 2nd booster (4th shot) of vaccine . . . . What is Japan doing to get infection numbers down?

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Posted in: Gov't confirms it will start accepting some foreign tourists in June See in context

As more people plan to come to Japan, businesses should sanitize, make certain staff wear personal protective equipment and perhaps encourage mask wearing, social distancing of visitors . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 3,809 new coronavirus cases; Osaka 4,192 See in context

As a minimum keep mask mandate, encourage social distancing . . . .

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Posted in: Debate on relaxing mask requirement starting in Japan See in context

In California, USA, "Masks are no longer required indoors, with a few exceptions . . . but they are still strongly recommended"

https://covid19.ca.gov/masks-and-ppe/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwpcOTBhCZARIsAEAYLuUucAuAIskz1W1Zqd_j1dffvX8kMxcMPP8PYDnZj0msL8U7tB6K-vMaAi5jEALw_wcB

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Posted in: Japan still divided on revising war-renouncing Constitution: survey See in context

If may be beneficial for Japan to put itself under the protective power of the bigger, nuclear powers of countries like USA and/or China . . . rather than to put itself in a totally independent position which could result in a disastrous situation of smaller nations, now hampered with war destruction . . . .

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Posted in: Osaka Expo mascot needs name; organizers ask for suggestions See in context

Ten thousand limit . . . ? hope they receive a submission for a wonderful character . . . .

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Posted in: Ukraine omits Japan from list of countries thanked in Twitter video See in context

Emperor Hirohito was not tried for war crimes, US supported him after the war as spiritual leader . . . the generals were the military leaders tried for and convicted of war crimes . . . .

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