Laila Kholoussi comments

Posted in: 82-year-old man with dementia killed by 'stressed out’ wife See in context

Why didn't she let her son know she was at the end of her rope?

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic athletes to be exempted from virus entry bans See in context

"I think this whole "within 72 hours" thing needs to be rethought out. Many countries don't return the results within that time period."

Agree 100%, unless Japanese embassies/conulates overseas can designate clinics that can provide same-day results with Japanese testing specifications.

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Posted in: Computer pioneer Arnold Spielberg, Steven's dad, dies at 103 See in context

Yup, very lucky. Mine died at age 48.

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Posted in: Japan lacking burial grounds for expanding Muslim population See in context

Cremation has been the norm for dealing with the deceased in modern-day Japan. One major exception has been emperors and empresses, who have been ceremoniously buried.

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Posted in: Barber arrested for attempted murder of colleague See in context

Do the hustle

Me, too.

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Posted in: Abe's virus-relief ¥100,000 cash program faces barrage of criticism See in context

I haven't even received my Abenomask yet, and I live in Shibuya-ku.

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Posted in: Koike unveils road map for easing of restrictions in Tokyo See in context

... over 50 or more a day??? Do you mean over 50?

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Posted in: 'Abenomasks' only received by Tokyo residents See in context

No masks yet in Shibuya-ku Yoyogi 5-39.

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Posted in: 5 youths arrested over death of 81-year-old homeless man See in context

So they are minors when they commit crimes, but not when they vote ... hmmm. Anybody else here senses a hint of a paradox???

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Posted in: Emperor Emeritus Akihito turns 86 See in context

Happy Birthday Tenno Heika!

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Posted in: Japan aims to keep elderly driving with compact EV subsidies See in context

Is this a solution???

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Posted in: More details emerge over Kawasaki stabbing rampage, killer See in context

Christopher Bauer's asked

"why is the English translation of the criminal's words written as "I'm gonna kill you," instead of "I'm going to kill you?" Is there some idiomatic Japanese that the reporter wished to convey in English?"

My reply ' Yes, I believe there is' The criminal most probably shouted an informal slang similar to " 殺すぞ " which roughly translates into "gonna kill ya"

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Posted in: Fake bomb threat causes delays to Tobu Railway See in context

Anybody remembers???

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/ritz-carlton-tokyo-receives-bomb-threat

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/1200-evacuated-after-british-school-in-tokyo-gets-bomb-threat

http://www.newsonjapan.com/html/newsdesk/article/122877.php

to name a few !!!

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Posted in: Ex-mayor who quit over verbal abuse and arson comments re-elected See in context

Sad news for Japanese morals.

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Posted in: Aso retracts remark about people who don't have children See in context

It is the same Aso who said 'let elderly people hurry up and die' ! It is shocking he was not forced to resign

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Posted in: Tokyo Disneyland seeks rejection of costumed performers' damages suit See in context

... superiors told her to "go die"

Reminds me of the infamous: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has provoked anger after suggesting it would be better if elderly citizens hurried up and died lest they act as a drain on the budget.

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Posted in: 50 countries vow to fight cybercrime - U.S. and Russia don't See in context

Thanks, Macron. Thanks, Trudeau. We need more ethical leaders like you.

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Posted in: Tokyo Disneyland seeks rejection of costumed performers' damages suit See in context

Women "above age 30 are useless," sounds vaguely familiar.

Anybody remembers Ishihara's famous words "old women who live after they have lost their reproductive function are useless and are committing a sin," ???

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Posted in: Data cheating worries spread to Tokyo Skytree, Olympic buildings See in context

Does anybody remember the Aneha scandal. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architectural_forgery_in_Japan

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Posted in: Fireman arrested for running naked on Saitama street See in context

Kapuna,Just how is one's identity proved by a bicycle? Answer: Registered bicycles have numbers used to identify owner.

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Posted in: Japanese firms to take part in Egyptian projects worth Y2 tril See in context

Thanks Abe. Thanks Japan. Egypt's President El Sisi is the best thing that ever happened to Egypt since the 1967 war with Israel. He is a role model for all leaders of the Muslim, Arab, African and developing countries. Since the second revolution of June 30, 2013, he had spared no effort in planting the seeds of sustained development while uprooting the evil of terrorism. He made history as the savior of Egypt from the tragic fate of some of its neighbors. Egypt, the Arab world, Africa and the developing countries will be forever indebted to him.

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Posted in: Russia begins airstrikes in Syria See in context

The US should be too ashamed to criticize Russia for its intervention in Syria after war criminal Bush invaded Iraq on false pretexts, killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqis, caused the displacement of millions and destroyed the country's unity making it easy prey for the head-chopping savages IS. France should also be ashamed of itself for removing Libya's Gadhafy and leaving the country in lawless shambles in the hands of terrorist militants and civil war. The destruction of these two countries at the hands of democracy and freedom-loving US and France just goes to show they may be 'might' but definitely not 'right'.

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