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Posted in: China warns Apple against 'reckless' support of HK protesters See in context

HKI is, was, and always will be part of China. HK is as much a part of China as Texas is part of the US.

Tell that to the Hongkongers. HK people despise Chinese in the same level as the rest of the world. They don't want to associate themselves with the Chinese. They don't even speak the same dialect.

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Posted in: China warns Apple against 'reckless' support of HK protesters See in context

Can you list all the territories that China has "grabbed", so we can compare with other nations.

Taklamakan Desert, Tibet, and the South China Sea.

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Posted in: Hard landing for SoftBank? WeWork meltdown raises questions See in context

Typical Japanese way of thinking. Just because he made some mistakes in some of his investments, as any other successful investors in the entire world has done, doesn’t mean he’s going down. Japanese minds don’t understand this. That’s why they don’t take risks and pulls down anyone who stands out - like Son.

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Posted in: China fund to withdraw from bailout plan for Japan Display See in context

More money to do exactly the same thing. It won’t be long until they run out of money again.

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Posted in: Japan refers U.S. military pilot to prosecutors over Osprey crash See in context

What about the recent F-35A incident? O wait, that was a Japanese and they don't make mistakes.

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Posted in: Nissan CEO Saikawa resigns; new chief to face challenge of reviving profitability See in context

Guys, let's interview the new Tokyo Prosecutor already. I am waiting to see how he will spin this one.

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Posted in: New service pays 'bounty hunters' to catch shoplifters and train gropers See in context

If this becomes a thing, there should be a "bounty hunter" hunter, where rogue bounty hunters are caught.

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Posted in: Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020 Olympics See in context

It's never too late for anything. Next year hasn't happened yet. Everything is decided by humans. If we work together we can do anything!

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Posted in: Japanese gov't backs Nissan CEO Saikawa's resignation See in context

Although not illegal, the investigation report concluded that it was a "grave" governance issue.

What about "aggravated breach of trust"? Same as what they charged Ghosn.

The resignation proves that corporate governance is working

Really? That fast?

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Posted in: 2 court cases highlight paternity leave issue in Japan See in context

In the university (top top top university in Japan) where I'm working, we are now obliged to take at least two days off per year on paper. ON PAPER. We are also now required to submit a time table per month of how long you work that month. This is their way of handling "employee's well being" by legally removing any responsibility from the university instead of "actually caring" for their employees. I mean, it doesn't matter to me because I am not in the general workforce. But the poor staffers in the office... they were left to rot.

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Posted in: Nissan mulls pulling out of S Korea, Financial Times reports See in context

Lucky! They have another reason to blame for their downfall instead of admitting they are incompetent oyajis.

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Posted in: Gov't to use family name first in Roman alphabet in documents See in context

Wow this is a very important and timely issue. Now, all our problems are solved.

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Posted in: New prosecutor defends handling of Ghosn case See in context

Surprise, surprise. Probably had to think very hard to come up with the octopus metaphor. He probably hoped that people will notice how he came up with that brilliant idea. What a clown.

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Posted in: Ghosn's lawyer says Tokyo prosecutors lack impartiality See in context

It’s not difficult to guess what the Tokyo prosecutor will say on this. “This is Japan and we have a different definition of Justice. And also common sense.”

I totally agree with the 3rd to the last sentence. How come a detained individual cannot communicate to the outside world, while the prosecutor can willy nilly “leak” information to the media? It’s really a shame to be a prosecutor in Japan.

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Posted in: Macron expected to raise Carlos Ghosn case with Abe at G7 See in context

I'm just glad Nissan is going down. Clearly, the oyaji's can't run a global company like Nissan without Ghosn.

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Posted in: Record 832 foreigners in Japan lose residency status in 2018 See in context

child of Japanese nationals were deprived of their family member visas

Unless you’re Naomi Osaka, even though you didn’t grow up here, don’t live here and don’t speak the language.

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Posted in: Caught in the trade war: Resurgent yen poses risk for Japan Inc See in context

Where’s the forecast from Nissan?

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Posted in: Kang, Kono trade barbs at ASEAN after Japan's decision to revoke S Korea's preferential trade status See in context

What does Japan gain by doing this? Nothing. Literally nothing.

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Posted in: Theme-park food to be taxed 10% if eaten at table; 8% if eaten while walking See in context

Whoever thought of this must be really, really, bored.

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Posted in: Ghosn, Kelly appear in court; lawyer asks why Saikawa wasn't indicted See in context

@showchinmono, The "yes man" is a CEO of an international corporation. Don't you see the irony there?

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Posted in: Nissan shareholders OK governance steps, Saikawa remaining CEO See in context

"I'd like to offer my deepest apologies, representing the company, for how the misconduct has caused serious concern for our shareholders," Saikawa said.

Which you knew and signed. I can't believe people still trust him.

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Posted in: Nissan profit nose-dives 57.3% See in context

Nissan are already filing for exagetated damages against Ghosn (who is still a hostage to Japans so-called legal system).

This is how they're going to do their business. Shareholders should opt out now. There's no future for Nissan because they'll stick to the past until they run the company down to the ground. Or they will sell to China before that happens.

The oyaji's of this generation is just bad.

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Posted in: Pierre Taki’s trial on drug charge to start on June 5 See in context

Why is it called a trial if he already admitted guilt?

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Posted in: Police officer resigns after driving without license See in context

Do they still check if they are actually police?

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Posted in: Ghosn leaves detention center; agrees to limit contact with wife See in context

If the prosecutors seriously believe that Ghosn could tamper with evidence, then what kind of evidence do they have? Finger prints? DNA? Who do they think they are fooling? Not that I need an answer to that (cough cough, themselves cough)

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Posted in: Tokyo displays drawing of rat thought to be work of Banksy See in context

unassuming, pic of a cute little animal,

That's double standards. Vandalism is vandalism.

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Posted in: Ghosn leaves detention center; agrees to limit contact with wife See in context

@tinawatanabe, yes nobody. J-prosecutors are nobody. LOL

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Posted in: Ghosn leaves detention center; agrees to limit contact with wife See in context

Some people find it difficult to understand. It doesn’t matter if he is guilty or not, the way he’s being treated, as with any other person suspected of a crime, Japanese or otherwise, is a violation of basic universal human rights. Fine, lock him up if he’s guilty, but let the court decide on that. If he is guilty, and the prosecutors have solif evidence of that, why must they keep him in detention for more than 100 days?

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Posted in: Ghosn granted release on ¥500 mil bail but can't contact wife See in context

What’s the point of now seeing his wife other than harrassment? If he ever wantsed to influence the witnesses through his wife, he can speak with someone and that some can speak to his wife. Japan is looking stupider and stupider everyday.

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Posted in: Carole Ghosn criss-crossing world in emotional media, political campaign for husband See in context

@ksteer, no. Someone is an idiot, but it's not him.

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