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Posted in: Japan to introduce online booking for Mount Fuji trail See in context

I hope Fujinomiya trail does not fall into this rank this year. If it is necessary to pay the entrance fee before the start, it is O.K..

However, pre-booking the most popular trail may divert unprepared hikers to more difficult trails that are not up to them. I hope the proponents thought about it.

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Posted in: Asian shares mostly decline after Wall Street drop on rate cut concerns See in context

Yesterday's drop in the US indices could be seen as a hidden threat to the FED, in the event that it delays in lowering the interest rate. This may put pressure on them as America is in an election year and the market needs to stay healthy because of that. They are currently between two fires.

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Posted in: U.S. experts urge revamp of military command architecture with Japan See in context

In one sentence: Buy more our weapons.

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Posted in: Understanding Mount Fuji’s new climbing fees and rules See in context

I guess during the week is not so crowded? I plan to climb sometime in august.

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Posted in: Higher share prices lift Japan household assets to record in 2023 See in context

Those earning money from investment should be heavily taxed. Gambling and moving money around is not real work.

I apologize, but the money invested is obtained through my work. By buying shares, you help the company to develop. If the company is successful, it is a win-win combination. Therefore, I find it unacceptable that when selling shares, I would then have to give 50% to the state.

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Posted in: Kyoto may launch tourist express bus service to handle overcrowding See in context

I suggest viewing sites like the safari type.

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Posted in: How much weight do you actually need to lose? It might be a lot less than you think See in context

From my own experience: Give up sugar, alcohol and walk 10 km at least 3 times a week. After three months, a miracle happens.

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Posted in: Kim's powerful sister says N Korea, Japan can open 'new future' See in context

I can't believe some of the negative response from the comments.

The gesture that offers a glimmer of hope for peace in the region is received even worse than the announcement of missile testing.

But you can be sure that your allies will do everything to prevent this from happening.

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Posted in: Are we about to find out moon's origin? Japan's space agency says it may now have clues See in context

If the findings deviate drastically from the mainstream narrative, we will never be told the real truth.

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Posted in: Nikkei gains over 1,000 points to briefly trade above 38,000 in 34-year high See in context

Don't get too excited. Blow-off top.

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Posted in: Bitcoin breaks $50,000 for first time since 2021 See in context

Pull-back to 30k would be welcome.

The future of BTC is questionable for the next two years as far as ATH is concerned. Now there are big boys in the game who most likely will not invest billions in BTC at 50k. The halving will be especially interesting, and perhaps the opposite of what is expected will happen.

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Posted in: Ukraine-born Miss Japan relinquishes crown after reported affair See in context

Of course they did. Maybe even security intelligence took part in the investigation. :)

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Posted in: Mount Fuji climbers from Yamanashi side to be charged ¥2,000 as tourism rises See in context

If you go to Mount Fuji once in your life and travel halfway around the world to get to the base, I don't think this amount should affect the decision. Half of the amount should be used for landscaping and the rest should be donated to those affected by the earthquake.

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Posted in: Hong Kong court orders liquidation of China's Evergrande See in context

I'm really interested in the market's reaction when the news hits the global level.

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Posted in: Mother arrested for leaving 8-year-old son at home alone for 2 weeks See in context

This child is resourceful and brave, and life will not be an obstacle for him.

It's just sad how we found out about it.

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Posted in: Japan bankruptcies surge in 2023, topping 8,000 See in context

Sorry, J225 at 20 year ATH. ;)

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Posted in: Japan bankruptcies surge in 2023, topping 8,000 See in context

And yet J225 achieves its all time high and MSCI Japan SMID Cap Index is rising. A recipe for disaster.

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Posted in: Nihon University football player convicted of possessing drugs See in context

He was most likely to blame for a major criminal offense, but they could not prove him.

They looked for a needle in the hay, and they succeeded.

Such an investigative team should be moved to the Department of Economic and Financial Crime.

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Posted in: Fukuoka police officer arrested for fatally beating sister See in context

Based on the injuries described, if he punched her with fists, it must be visible on them. May the lady have a peaceful afterlife.

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Posted in: Poor countries need trillions of dollars to go green See in context

We have moved all the pollutant industry to these countries, and now we will grant them loans for eco -friendly industries. We are the best.

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Posted in: Japan, Britain and Italy to establish new organization to develop jet fighter: sources See in context

I greatly admire the beautiful aerodynamic shapes and the roaring sound at air shows, but always with a bit of a bitter aftertaste when I think about, what they are made for.

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Posted in: World carbon dioxide emissions increase again, driven by China, India and aviation See in context

Aviation, interesting. Maybe I could speculate that the conspiracy theorists are right. Enjoy the freedom of intercontinental travel while you still can.

Back to topic:

Internet links for comparison of shipping and air traffic are attached.

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/home/centerx:-17.6/centery:16.6/zoom:3

https://www.flightradar24.com/2.28,-43.06/2

I don't think it's worth mentioning to compare the emissions of an airplane and a supertanker.

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Posted in: Shichi-Go-San blessing See in context

Shiba the Fox-dog. :)

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Posted in: Bitcoin prices have doubled this year and potentially new ways to invest may drive prices higher See in context

And as someone said: Comparing the SPX and BTC charts, someone here is lying...

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Posted in: Bitcoin prices have doubled this year and potentially new ways to invest may drive prices higher See in context

As the media hype about BTC begins, a major sell-off is on the horizon.

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Posted in: International visitors to Japan reach 96% of pre-COVID level in Sept See in context

One tourist per 62 inhabitants. Does this really constitute such a burden?

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Posted in: From K-pop to sales girls: AI goes mainstream in South Korea See in context

Personally, I think that the AI that we have been dealing with lately is only the surface of the true power of AI, which is hidden and locked away somewhere. I myself use Chat GPT and Bard, to help make the software code for trading strategies and fifty percent of the time I end up figuring it out myself. Which isn't bad after all.

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Posted in: Tourism and Mount Fuji's rocky recovery after COVID See in context

When things finally returned to normal and I planned to conquer Mount Fiuji next year, it seems to me that the chances are getting smaller and smaller.

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Posted in: BBC 'urgently looking' into issues raised by Brand report See in context

They obviously found a way to silence him. They do not allow such a media personality to oppose their agenda.

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Posted in: Accusers in Johnny's sex scandal say they hope for apology, compensation See in context

@Antiquesaving

If they were children, he would be convicted of pedophilia. A sixteen-year-old boy/man, must already think for himself a little...

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