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Posted in: M7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti; at least 304 killed See in context

Hope Haiti get's adequate assistance.Numbers will definitely climb.They should use lighter material for construction IMHO.

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Posted in: Man arrested for killing 82-year-old mother after laundry argument See in context

Very sad.After living in Japan for more than 24 years I've observed somethings in the society.

1.Cup is very clean on the outside.But inside..?By this I mean Japanese people mind a lot about outside appearance and will do anything to protect that but on the inside,there's a huge problem.

2.Gvt and media have done an excellent job brainwashing the populace that Japan is the best country in the world.Many Japanese people keep on asking me whether I love Japan etc expecting me to reply that I love everything about Japan,but when I reply that there are things I like and things that I don't like,they get surprised.

Many Japanese people think that they live a good life but when I compare to many of my friends overseas,life here is miserable.Life here is a virtual robot,die sad,alone and miserable or get killed by a family member who is tire of taking care of you.

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Posted in: Immigration agency admits to mistreatment of Sri Lankan before her death See in context

What's the difference between Japanese system and North Korean system?NONE.

Japan has been trying to mobilize the international community,the U.N.and even pleading with the sanction North Korea for abducting and mistreating Japanese nationals but the Japanese are doing exactly the same.They murdered Wishma and and the only purnishment the officials get is a reprimand?Unbelievable.

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Posted in: Belarus runner used quick thinking to avoid being sent home See in context

Out of curiosity,if she had no other option,would Japan have given her asylum?Or would they have bundled her onto the next flight?Or would she have ended up like the Sri Lankan lady?

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Posted in: Kenya's Kipchoge wins Olympic marathon title See in context

Congratulations,the heat and humidity is not a joke.It's life or death..Well done.

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Posted in: Frenchman's hunger strike over 'abducted' kids enters third week See in context

This is so sickening of Japan.A Japanese wife only needs to rush to the whoever and say anything and they will believe her religiosly.I have so many friends who are in the same situation.I can never trust the Japanese systems and vowed never to have kids in Japan.And most of this kids live miserably just so that the selfish J wife can go around bragging about the kawaii hafu to her friends.

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Posted in: First positive COVID tests reported for 2 athletes in Olympic Village See in context

Has anyone tried running wearing a mask on? I did today in Tokyo.The humidity is a problem.

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Posted in: Family of dead Sri Lankan woman launch petition for video disclosure See in context

By now the video might have been edited or tampered with.By the time they release it,it will be useless.

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Posted in: Japan seeks to have vaccine passports accepted by over 10 nations See in context

That this nonsense made it to the media means that there was a think tank,a committee,a series of meetings and finally a hanko from the big headed boss.

What is wrong with this people?

"Retto asu in baato we wiru not retto you in"

Do they think Japan is some sort of heaven or something?

Selfishness and arrogance of the highest level from these old babies.

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Posted in: Japan to let asylum-seeking Myanmar soccer player stay 6 months See in context

I cannot fathom why anyone would seek refugee status in Japan!

Do people not read news?

Japan is the last country I would advice anyone to seek refuge.

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Posted in: Japanese lawmakers earned average of ¥24.16 million last year See in context

Let me state this clearly.Most salaries in Japan are below 250,000 per month.

Just go to any hellowork or look at any kyujin.




Jikyu 1,150円,1,200円,残業25%up and zangyou is after 2200hrs.etc.

Those getting over 300,000 per month are in professional fields.

English teaching and combini baito are the same.Break down your monthly salary to number of days then hrs worked.You're getting shafted.Living from hand to mouth.

That's why you find yourself cursing,punching walls and swearing when you get back to your cardboard apaato after slaving the whole day while drinking cheap hapoushu and chuuhai.

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Posted in: Japan's population falls to 126.22 mil in 2020; drops out of top 10 in world See in context

At least I now know I can work till I die before I collect my pension or as Japanese say,girigiri made hataraku zo.minna ganbatte,gaman shimashou.

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Posted in: Criminal complaint filed over Sri Lankan's death at immigration facility See in context

Refused her treatment.

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Posted in: 97% of surveyed major Japanese firms plan workplace COVID vaccinations See in context

Over 40% work as paato,haken and keiyaku shain.Greedy companies will cut their already meager peanuts when or if they take time off to go for the vaccinations.

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Posted in: Criminal complaint filed over Sri Lankan's death at immigration facility See in context

She went to seek for help and they murdered her.They reused her treatment saying that she's faking.Yet we have cold blooded creatures blaming her like some above.

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Posted in: American father and son plead guilty to helping Ghosn flee Japan See in context

Let's do some math here.Average salary in Japan is around 20 man for most people unless you work as a professional.The lucky ones sometimes get bonus.English teaching is about 25 man.

Subtract tax,rent,food,utility bills,miscellaneous and you have nothing left.And to make matters worse,many people slave till death living from hand to mouth.

If I had a chance to pull what the Tailors did..I would go for it.3 yrs in the slammer and maybe suspended for a mil $$$ what the heck..

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Posted in: Biden urges G7 leaders to call out and compete with China See in context

Chinese boat already sailed.Rest of these G7 countries are trying to play catch up.

My Japanese company has recently been trying to enter markets in developing countries but the biggest shock to the Japanese employees who have had no clue as to what has been going on outside Japans borders is that every country they try to go to is awash with Chinese products.I know many people will hate to hear this,but quality of the Chinese products is quite good and reasonably priced.Japanese strategy has been to try and convince the importing side how high the quality of their products are by trashing Chinese products.Unbeknownst to many is that this kind of mentality no longer makes the cut.

Again Japanese take forever before making a decision. They want to go in risk free.On the other hand,Chinese are on the ground living amongst the locals and even intermarrying.

Difficulty in penetrating these markets has now driven my Japanese colleagues from frustration,to desperation and finally to anger.

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Posted in: Suga regrets having to take all the heat for hosting Olympics during pandemic See in context

Bohoohoooo,let us all cry..,mama..tasukete....bohoohoo!

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Posted in: Japan's COVID-19 vaccination rollout picks up steam See in context

There's a difference between "developed"vs "Industrialised"

Having a lot of factories does not equate to being developed.And this is where Japan belongs.

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Posted in: Japan births hit new record low in 2020 See in context

Just change the title to "Japan future tax payers diminish as adult diaper population explodes".

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Posted in: UK reports zero daily COVID deaths for the first time since July See in context


Some of the warnings and advisories by various gvt's are just political.

Since Brexit,other European countries have literally vowed revenge against the U.K.

I can bet that if let's say Russia or N.Korea were U.S.allies,their products would be flooding the U.S market and maybe we would have sputnik in Japan instead of Pfizer.

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Posted in: Advocacy groups ask gov't to rethink harsher anti-cannabis law See in context

I'd love to get a job harvesting the holy herb to make shimenawa.

Where do I send my resume?

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Posted in: Myanmar junta fires 2 diplomats in Tokyo for opposing coup, violence See in context

Since going back to Myanmar is obviously dangerous for then,will they get refugee status or will they be deported?Or will they end up in an immigration detention center like Wishma the Sri Lankan lady who was murdered by the Japanese immigration authority.

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Posted in: Japanese gov't drops bill to revise immigration law amid opposition See in context

Years ago when I came to Japan as a student,I used to sing songs of praise about Japan tnd my family and friends.I used to invite them to visit Japan and used to go to my country with Japanese people and introduce Japanese businesses to my country.

But after living here for many years and seeing how foreigners are treated,I no longer sing the songs of praise and no longer invite my family and friends.

Infact my family and friends have noticed that and they've been asking me to pack up. I have a business here but I'm seriously planning an exit and relocate.

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Posted in: Family of dead Sri Lankan woman unconvinced by Nagoya immigration account See in context


Do you realise that a lot of Japanese nationals travel overseas on tourist visas but end up engaging in business,research,expos etc while on tourist visas?

I have worked with so many Japanese overseas who go on tourist visas but engage in different activities.

If gvt's overseas start cracking down on these kind of visas,a lot of Japanese people abroad would get in trouble.

Think before you spew nonsense.

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Posted in: Family of dead Sri Lankan woman unconvinced by Nagoya immigration account See in context

@Kazuaki are you saying that visa those who overstay their visa should be murdered?Then just pray that a Japanese national does not get caught abroad.

This is murder and Japan as a country should no longer be respected internationally.

The system here is so barbaric.

She went to the authorities to ask for help and instead they murder her.

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Posted in: Sri Lankan's death in detention in spotlight as Japan debates immigration bill See in context

Pride comes before a fall.Japanese diplomacy at it's best.

They better pray to their divinities that a Japanese national does not fall into the wrong hands in a foreign country.

The world is watching.

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Posted in: How to buy a home in Japan as a foreigner: Webinar See in context

If you plan to buy a house in Japan anytime from now,then prepare yourself to be surrounded by tens of millions of pensioners and no one to support that pension fund.You won't enjoy house parties and have to slave till the day you drop dead.

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Posted in: Japan's child population hits record low after 40 years of decline See in context

With crappy salaries,it is a nightmare.

Many of my gaijin friends who have kids here are stuck.

Almost everyone of them I speak to looks to be in a desperate situation.

The Japanese nationals have their parents around who help out.

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Posted in: Cruise ship returns to Yokohama after one passenger tests positive for COVID-19 See in context

What is wrong with this people?They never understand.

I'm changing my route.This GW my destination is up the mountains with my crew.

Yokohama Nope.

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