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Posted in: McGregor demolishes Cerrone in 40-second return to UFC octagon See in context

Romans would feel at home at 2020, since we still pit people like they did.

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Posted in: Do you think gold is a safe investment in times of geopolitical trouble, threats of war or other international crises? See in context

Productive land and farming skills are the only real valuables in times of troubles. Follow that with gold, lots of bullets and guns.

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Posted in: James Bond producer rules out female 007 See in context

I don't want a female 007 that solve problems just like the male 007, shoot/punch/kick first then explosion. A female 007 would solve problems silently, through trickeries and deceptions, which then may end up with giant explosion.

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Posted in: Your money or your life: Can nations prosper by putting well-being before GDP? See in context

What matter is GDP when your population live in stress, depression and anxiety ? Fear of losing jobs not because they're lazy, but because there are forces like automation, shifting economic climate - that they can't control - forcing them out, without safety net to bounce back.

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Posted in: Olympic Games must connect with gamers to keep relevant: Bach See in context

"We want to get a slice of that juicy profit" - IOC

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Posted in: Nissan has to decide whether it more interested in pursuing Ghosn or fixing what's wrong with the company. It has already proved that it can't do both. See in context

"Fixing what's wrong with the company", LOL. Every Japanese companies I've worked at don't think there's anything wrong with their company, it's just the foreigners who don't understand the Japanese people's "peaceful ways".

A shame really, Nissan Leaf is about the only decent and affordable electric car in Japan. If Toyota comes up with something similar (which they probably can't, since the Keidanren probably wouldn't allow it), Nissan is done.

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Posted in: What can convenience stores and supermarkets do to reduce the amount of food waste? See in context

I saw on TV some combini put soon-to-be-expired food on the internet, but take them off shelves. People check it through an App, and buy it for 50% off.

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Posted in: Are you financially better off than you were this time last year? See in context

Net worth went up, but monthly saving ratio went down, big projects coming, I'll keep doing my best and let God/Luck/Fate/Whatever do the rest.

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Posted in: In 2019, the box office belonged to Disney See in context

Welcome to free market capitalism, winner takes all the profit, concentration that leads to monopoly, go buy Disney stock while you can.

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Posted in: Thousands trapped on Australia beach encircled by fire See in context

It's like the beginning of any disaster movies, seemingly separate events, before everything converges into one giant collapse of society.

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Posted in: Things look bleak for Japan: Rising layoffs, AI taking jobs, crumbling infrastructure See in context

I was driving on the west side of Biwako a few months ago. The highway there looks like it has been abandoned for years, although the road is still okay, but trees and plants grew into the road covering up road signs whose writings are barely visible. If you live in the big cities, things may look okay, but once you go outskirt, the deterioration of infrastructure is real.

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Posted in: Japan Post CEO may resign after 12,836 improper insurance sales uncovered See in context

He made a lot of money for the shareholders, thus only a resignation and a lot of bonus probably, otherwise no-one would want to be the next CEO to do the scam for the shareholders anymore.

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Posted in: Japan to make automatic brakes mandatory for new cars from Nov 2021 See in context

Government, instead of making license renewal harder, push all responsibilities to the car manufacturers.

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Posted in: The most important thing is to continue to make programs trusted by the public. See in context

Former banker running NHK which is known for billions of profit, but pays its workers peanuts, great!

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Posted in: Japan’s 'bonenkai' parties are the worst thing about the end of the year. Here’s how to fix them See in context

I just went to one, 90% are juniors 15+ younger than me, I'm feeling the gap, too wide. Like the article says, it's probably better to arrange smaller private parties with people I know.

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Posted in: Japanese, Korean, Chinese: Which language is the easiest to learn? See in context

In my experience

Learning to read and write, Korean

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Posted in: Do you think Christmas will still be celebrated in some form 100 years from now? See in context

Yes, because the capitalists stole Christmas from the Christians, and the Christians stole it from the Pagans.

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Posted in: Should food from Fukushima Prefecture be served at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? See in context

Yes, serve it the the IOC officials who claim they're safe

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Posted in: Japan considers withholding tax system on casino winnings by foreigners See in context

The only thing I regret is that these casinos will be in Osaka. The city is already a cesspool of crime compares to the rest of Japan, and now they're adding fire into it.

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Posted in: 80-year-old man, driving wrong way on expressway, killed in head-on collision See in context

As long as the requirements for license renewal is a joke like it is now, people will continue dying.

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Posted in: Should Japan pay more to Washington for hosting U.S. bases? See in context

We ain't funding US's attempt to control the world

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Posted in: Chinese people are useless at private commercial companies because their performance is poor. We wouldn't invite applicants for job interviews in the first place if it turned out they were Chinese. We'd reject them at the stage of document screening. See in context

He probably experienced working with a couple of lazy chinese then judged the whole people based on this. Such narrow mindedness shown by a supposedly "highly" educated person.

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Posted in: N Korean media call Abe 'imbecile and political dwarf' See in context

"May see a real one", that's a serious threat, but then again, it's coming out of the blabbering mouth of NK, so maybe a just joke.

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Posted in: Japan's retail sales post sharpest fall since 2015 as tax hike hits demand See in context

The government is doing all it can to signal the people that things aren't going well. What would people do ? Save like mad.

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Posted in: IMF urges Japan to double consumption tax to 20% by 2050 See in context

IMF backed a lot of economic-hitmen, engineered resource-take-over of many countries, the world would be better without it.

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Posted in: In reversal, S Korea says it will keep Japan military intelligence pact See in context

The mark of a matured person is to not make decisions when emotions are high. SK clearly is run by a bunch of babies.

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Posted in: Do you think a four-day work week is practical in Japan? See in context

Practical yes, not looking busy to spend more time at home ? Now the wives would never agree to that.

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Posted in: Gov't says it is safe to release contaminated Fukushima water into ocean See in context

The brains of these people are also "significantly small".

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Posted in: Japan may slide toward recession as Abenomics impact fades See in context

If you want economic recovery, stop thinking about the capitalist class for a moment.

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Posted in: What changes would you like to see in Japan's English education system? See in context

Get rid of Katakana, force people to learn proper pronunciation.

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