Suga seems to he out of touch with reality. He has more urgent things to do than eliminating hanko seals, like implementing additional spending to stimulate the economy.
4 ( +4 / -0 )
Japan should help Vietnam build a country where its citizens don’t have to go abroad for better paying jobs. As for China, how is it that people from the second largest economy in the world have to find jobs in the third largest economy?
2 ( +6 / -4 )
I enjoyed the story. Thank you.
2 ( +3 / -1 )
Beef from Britain doesn’t sound very appetizing. Have they successfully eradicated the mad cow disease?
-14 ( +6 / -20 )
Hotels near train stations may see their business pick up as people who’ve missed their last train home will check in for the night.
13 ( +15 / -2 )
What’s Suga doing out there when the first priority of his government should be to draft and implement a third supplementary budget as soon as possible to bolster the economy devastated by the coronavirus outbreak and last year’s consumption tax hike.
5 ( +10 / -5 )
Having no nuclear capabilities to counter China’s, Japan is in no position to fill the power vacuum left by declining US influence in the region.
8 ( +10 / -2 )
It should not be the government’s business to set a goal for hiring female managers in the private sector. Private companies are different from governments in that they can go bust if they perform badly.
4 ( +9 / -5 )
She’s a young girl. She’ll get over it in time .
-12 ( +1 / -13 )
Perhaps female athletes should compete wearing burqas.
2 ( +11 / -9 )
He’s got a nice tan and looks fit in the photo. Apparently his life in exile in sunny Lebanon must have done him good. I hope he’s now fit enough to be extradited to Japan and face justice.
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The real reason for low birth rates is the simple fact that the average income of those in their prime childbearing age (those in their 20s and 30s) has been steadily declining over the past two decades. They just can’t afford to get married and start a family,
27 ( +27 / -0 )
Japan is facing the worst recession ever, and yet the government has done too little to help boost the economy. Even if a third extra budget were to be implemented today, it wouldn’t stop companies going under and people losing jobs. My bet is Suga won’t last a full year.
1 ( +1 / -0 )
“Commie ships“ means ships manned by communists.
15 ( +20 / -5 )
If you go totally digital, what would happen if there was a power outage?
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Cannabis should not be legalized because unrestricted use of the substance could lead users to heavier and more serious drugs such as cocaine.
-32 ( +3 / -35 )
Perhaps the father told his unemployed son to get a job over and over again and the son lost his temper and killed his father.
4 ( +4 / -0 )
If the US wants to cut costs of keeping their troops in Japan, the best thing to do would be to let Japan fully rearm itself (including nukes) and withdraw all US military from Japan.
-2 ( +5 / -7 )
“Just send him to Tokyo immigration Holding, he would have ended up dead, with no witnesses. “
Swell idea! That would save Japanese taxpayers millions of yen needed to keep this monster fed and kept alive.
-1 ( +0 / -1 )
“A Cabinet Office survey in 2017 showed one in every 20 people have been forced to have sexual intercourse against their will”
Hard to believe since I haven’t. Have you ever been?
-14 ( +0 / -14 )
“If you bring back trust, money will come”
One thing this criminal suspect cannot teach is trust.
-11 ( +8 / -19 )
Abolishing “Ladies and Gentlemen” seems a bit extreme but it’s a cheap way to sell a progressive image and JAL knows it.
21 ( +24 / -3 )
You can’t have it both .If you choose one freedom you often have to discard the other.
-16 ( +2 / -18 )
As Defense minister, Inada was known for her incompetence and indecisiveness and often bewildered her US counterpart. I suspect that her statement about equal opportunity in politics was motivated by the fact that she hadn’t been given a cabinet post in the new government.
10 ( +11 / -1 )
It seems like the Tokyo Olympic organizers don’t know when to give up. But then if they successfully pull off a scaled-back Games next year, it could be a start of a new, less costly, less extravagant and less insane Olympics.
9 ( +9 / -0 )
The problem is that China is the major destabilizing factor in the region.
13 ( +15 / -2 )
Who said riding a bicycle is good for health?
-2 ( +0 / -2 )
It’s highly unlikely that Japan will ever become a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council. All the five current members are nuclear powers and Japan is not.
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