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Posted in: Go To travel campaign comes under fire See in context

Know a guy who works in a hotel. Cheapest rooms price has been slashed from ¥10,000 to ¥5 000 and the hotel went from zero occupancy to 80%. The staff are over the moon because they know they still have a job. It's a dilemma, reduce and continue to work or close down.

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Posted in: Mystery as Argentine sailors infected with virus after 35 days at sea See in context

What about the boat? Quite possible it wasn't disinfected or thoroughly cleaned

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Posted in: Japanese pubs in Tokyo, Osaka now have special seats for online drinking party customers See in context

It's a great idea. Some people live in pokey tiny rooms and going out is a real treat, seeing and chatting with friends online hurts no one and brings pleasure, so why knock it. It could also keep small businesses going as it's a great social distancing measure

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Posted in: New Zealand opposition leader quits 2 months from election See in context

This is about the opposition leader resigning and somehow most of the posts are about Ahern?

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Posted in: Cannes winner Kawase among producers for Osaka Expo 2025 See in context

Amazing to think that Naomi Kawase who was the first Japanese woman to win best Director at Cannes and then went on to win a second Cannes prize is hardly known in Japan.

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Posted in: Man arrested after video surfaces, showing him let elementary school daughter drive car See in context

Why post something online (even though it was a members-only site) that is illegal?

As daft as people taking time off work for sickness then posting themselves on social media on hols/takjng part in sports events/raving at a party

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Posted in: Man arrested over murder of co-worker in March See in context

Over a woman? sounds as daft as when women fight over men, people really need to get a grip on their emotions.

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Posted in: Mixed reaction from Hong Kong expats to UK visa offer See in context

How can you have one country/ two system, anyone with an iota of common sense could see this would never work and that's why it was put in place

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Posted in: Elvis's only grandson dies at 27 See in context

What a tragic family. RIP

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Posted in: Police appeal for help in solving disappearance of 4-year-old girl in 1996 See in context

No children in gambling joints and no children locked in cars while parents are in gambling joints

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Posted in: Man arrested over murder of 24-year-old girlfriend See in context

Even though she withdrew her complaint, the police should have pulled him in for a 'friendly chat'. When a woman withdraws a complaint she might be in fear of her life and that of her child, so no police should just shrug it off. Time and time again, similar situations have ended in tragedy. A stiff talk from the cops might have prevented this murder.

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Posted in: Abe visits rain-hit Kumamoto to assess damage See in context

Reading the comments on here he's damned if he does and damned if he doesn't

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Posted in: 35 years after Live Aid, Bob Geldof assesses personal toll See in context

@wolfpack well said. 'Give a man fish and you feed him for a day, teach him how to fish and you feed him for life'.

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Posted in: Bread subscription service excites foodies across Japan See in context

Frozen bread? People are queuing up and paying over the top for frozen bread? I've heard it all now

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Posted in: Skin trouble on rise as face masks become essential See in context

A storm in a teacup. It is not compulsory to wear a mask, use a bit if common sense. In enclosed spaces, shops/trains/bus/office, wear one. Walking outside there's no need. There are a variety of masks out there, most have soft, thick 'straps' instead of the thin elastic, choose one suitable for you. You can always make your own mask/face covering, so use bit of common sense

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Posted in: Fujitsu to halve office space in three years as it changes work style See in context

Great thinking. Commuting, working in offices with high overheads should not be the way forward in the 21st century. It's time to think Green and to progress with it

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Posted in: Japan's household spending drops at record pace as virus hits economy See in context

Got the money haven't spent it on anything yet. Keeping it for a rainy day, one never knows what could happen next

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Posted in: Japanese idol group limits length of fan letters after receiving long 'fan report' See in context

How about dictating what fans can wear/eat/drink/say....I mean, why stop there

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Posted in: Nearly 40 feared dead as torrential rains continue in southwestern Japan See in context

@memoryfix agree with most everything you say, except ' slowness in restoration. '

Compared to other countries, I'd say Japan is Speedy Gonzalez

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Posted in: Earl Cameron, pioneering British film actor, dies at 102 See in context

Love this guy, a cool, handsome and talented actor that led a dignified life. RIP

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Posted in: 34 confirmed dead or missing after heavy rain in southwestern Japan See in context

Years and years ago I went to an exposition on how future homes would look like in London. Every single one was built on stilts. I remember how we all laughed. Well, I'm not laughing any more

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Posted in: Traffic law to punish tailgating to go into effect Tuesday See in context

I know a guy, calm and sweet as anything, but once in a car he changes into a crazy guy. Can't understand such a dramatic change once he's in the car. Speeding, shouting and swearing at other drivers, getting out of the car to start a fight, tailgating, the list goes on. That's what I call road rage and yes, his licence should be taken away from him before he does any damage

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Posted in: 4-year-old girl falls to her death from 6th-floor apartment See in context

RIP little one. I feel for the parents, how do you get over seeing your child on the ground like that

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Posted in: Smaller Toronto film festival to screen online, at drive-ins See in context

Sounds good

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Posted in: 'Lord of the Rings' TV series seeks burns victims, amputees as extras See in context

How about hunch backs?

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Posted in: Starbucks to open 1st sign language store in Japan See in context

Just a piece of news they've dreamt up so their name appears in the media. Many of my deaf friends get on my well enough in places without sign language staff. Perhaps they should focus more on educating their staff about diversity

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Posted in: Libraries turn the page on COVID-19 as they welcome readers back See in context

Really? I know of two librarians in Kyoto that continued to work, even when the library was shut, which was a very very short time

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Posted in: Half of telecommuters in Japan work longer hours than before pandemic: Rengo See in context

I guess that's why Netflix had so many new subscribers they nearly crashed. I guess that's why home centers had almost sold out of all decorating stuff. I guess that's why trash has tripled as people clearout their junk. I guess that's why sales on Amazon if all kinds of food/drink/furniture etc has soared to an all time great. I guess people were working all hours under the sun while at home

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Posted in: Kimono maker creates face mask for hostesses See in context

Wear the veil by all means, but stay behind a plastic guard like at the supermarket, that should do it

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Posted in: Fears of second virus wave in Australia's second largest city See in context

What's a giant pink handbag got to do with second virus wave?

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