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Posted in: Bored Games: Aussie softball team finds Olympic bubble challenging See in context

Tell it to someone who cares. Oh, and stop whingeing.

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Posted in: Heatstroke or COVID-19? Similar symptoms could confuse at Olympics See in context

What a comfort to the people of Tohoku and a symbol of overcoming COVID.

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Posted in: Members of media from abroad covering Olympics to be tracked by GPS See in context

How bizarre that they are focusing on international media with these ridiculous measures that will fail. I’m not duped.

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Posted in: Commercial facilities in Tokyo to reopen under extended emergency See in context

marcelitoToday  11:46 am JST

Mobile vaccination clinics available throughout Hawaii over Memorial Day weekend......Can we try this?

Sounds like a good idea...let's set up " expert panel" and have a series of meetings over the next 6 month. Will release a report with recommendations as early as January 2022

Oh yes ... you nailed the “ early as ... (distant future) infuriating line!

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Posted in: Commercial facilities in Tokyo to reopen under extended emergency See in context

What a complete and utter dog’s breakfast.

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Posted in: Doctor warns holding Games could lead to 'Olympic virus' strain See in context

Derek GrebeToday  05:00 pm JST

Yours was the BEST comment ever.

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Posted in: As Olympics loom, Japan's health care in turmoil See in context

Pukey2

Quite right and yes I do!

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Posted in: As Olympics loom, Japan's health care in turmoil See in context

When you put a Finance Minister rather than a Health Minister in charge of the pandemic response, it shows the priorities of the Government. What more needs to be said?

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Posted in: 60% feel it is hard to raise children in Japan: gov't survey See in context

@Goodlucktoyou

Nothing against children, but they could quite possibly grow up to be politicians.

Best comment ever.

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Posted in: Suga repeats determination to hold Olympics as he expands state of emergency See in context

Gosh it will be such a fun gig for the journalists ... I’m sure they’re falling over themselves to get here. Not.

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Posted in: Nothing can stop Tokyo Olympics from going ahead: IOC's Coates See in context

Tosser! I hope he’s proved wrong.

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Posted in: Commuter rush seen despite 3rd coronavirus state of emergency See in context

Antiquesaving

You have nailed it on the head.

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Posted in: What does Japan's virus state of emergency mean this time? See in context

On patrol with batons drawn. Is this really necessary?!

They're lost! They should be patrolling in Ginza where their bosses are scoffing over-priced steaks.

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Posted in: Bodies of 2 adults and 2 children found in parked car in Yokohama See in context

Sad. Full stop.

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Posted in: Mori makes another offensive remark toward women See in context

Mori is offensive full stop.

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Posted in: IOC members worry about banning overseas fans from Olympics See in context

Anyone still think the Olympics is about sport?

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Posted in: Re-elected Bach promises 'safe, secure' Tokyo Olympics See in context

“The IOC is working at full speed together with our Japanese partners and friends to make the postponed Olympic Games a safe manifestation of peace, solidarity and resilience of humankind in overcoming the pandemic."

uhmm ... cut the crap - we haven’t overcome the pandemic.

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Posted in: Tokyo high schools ask students to certify hair color not altered: NHK See in context

If only the education authorities put as much effort into eradicating bullying ...

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Posted in: Mori to resign over sexist comments; Kawabuchi, 84, tipped to replace him See in context

To be replaced by a callow youth.

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Posted in: Foreign volunteers for Tokyo Olympics stuck in virus limbo See in context

Insane.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterate 'we will hold the Games' See in context

There was early talk of scrapping the event, but heavy sponsorship by Coca-Cola and Toyota made that difficult.

Good to see who’s calling the shots. Is there anyone who still believes it’s about sport?

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Posted in: Japan to extend state of emergency until March 7 See in context

Under the current state of emergency, scheduled to end on Sunday, restaurants and bars are requested to trade for shorter hours and people encouraged to stay home as much as possible. The Nikkei daily newspaper reported that gyms, cinemas and karaoke establishments could be added if new daily infections in Tokyo rise above 1,000 for several consecutive days.

So my neighbourhood restaurants are at risk of closing down and meanwhile the nasty corporate gyms and karaoke joints are protected? I wish I had voting rights.

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Posted in: Suga denies need for state of emergency as cumulative infections top 200,000 See in context

Paul

If the Go To Travel was not started in the first place, we would not be in a position we are in now.

Agreed.

And as for the vaccine being the answer, EVERYONE I asked does not want to be vaccinated...

NO ONE I’ve asked does not want to be vaccinated. So...can I have your jab?

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Posted in: Suga denies need for state of emergency as cumulative infections top 200,000 See in context

... close contact with the British government and the World Health Organization, adding there were no immediate plans to tighten travel restrictions.

Hmm, so Japanese passport holders can travel freely from hotspots like England with no requirement to self-isolate upon return to Japan? Seems a bit dodgy.

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Posted in: Gov't considers stockpiling 'Abenomasks' after delivery plan draws criticism See in context

Still waiting here for the 100000 yen - over 7 weeks now. And yes, I did fill in the form correctly.

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