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Posted in: Tokyo's daily coronavirus infections hit new record of 243 See in context

Thanks, China.

Actually that may not be the case-

[ Dr Tom Jefferson, senior associate tutor at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM), at Oxford and a visiting professor at Newcastle University, argues there is growing evidence that the virus was elsewhere before it emerged in Asia.

Last week, Spanish virologists announced that they had found traces of the disease in samples of waste water collected in March 2019, nine months before coronavirus was seen in China.

Italian scientists have also found evidence of coronavirus in sewage samples in Milan and Turin in mid-December, many weeks before the first case was detected, while experts have found evidence of traces in Brazil in November.

Dr Jefferson believes many viruses lie dormant throughout the globe and emerge when conditions are favourable, which also means they can vanish as quickly as they arrive.

"Where did Sars 1 go? It's just disappeared," he said. "So we have to think about these things. We need to start researching the ecology of the virus, understanding how it originates and mutates. ]

https://news.yahoo.com/covid-19-may-not-originated-143843728.html?soc_src=community&soc_trk=fb

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Posted in: Seoul mayor found dead after sexual harassment complaint made against him See in context

Noh Mu-heon also "killed himself" under suspicious circumstances (i.e. his bodyguard changed his story a number of times).

Worthy of investigation.

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Posted in: Tokyo to pay nightclubs to close as virus cases surge See in context

Why is the Government going to give free money - our taxes - to this incidious industry?! It is controlled by the Yakuza, criminals who are a scourge on this nation. Shut down this satanic industry and drive the Yakuza out permanently! I'll pay for that.

Research who campaigns for and supports the LDP.

Then you will understand why.

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Posted in: 20-year-old man arrested for cutting high school girl’s skirt at train station See in context

Do Japanese guys have some kind of fetish when it comes to high school girls?

Have a look at the magazines in the convenience stores.

Japanese boys and young men are conditioned from a young age to fantasize about high school girls and even younger.

This preps them to become avid viewers of porn and users of the red light district establishments.

Those who don't have the income to afford the "fuzoku" establishments (like this p/t worker) have to address their pent-up 'needs' (as conditioned from a young age) in some manner...in his case it's slashing skirts, in others its molesting on trains, others straight-up rape.

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Posted in: Hollywood mogul Steve Bing dies after falling from 27th-floor apartment balcony See in context

[ fathered a child with actress Liz Hurley

The man is a legend!!! ]

If he did jump, in the end it didn't amount to much.

And if it turns out that he was just used for his money, even less than that.

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Posted in: ¥185,000 worth of cherries stolen from Yamagata farm See in context

These type of crimes actually occur more regularly than one might assume, and are periodically reported on here.

People should consider what type of Japanese people (it's likely that it wasn't a lone individual) would do this, considering that (1) it goes against the basic outlook of most Japanese citizens, and (2) to successfully pull off these type of massive heists actually requires a certain amount of organization/equipment and experience in stealing/ripping people off.

There's only really one organization in Japan that puts immense pressure on its members to pay a monthly fee to its headquarters. Paying fees (the more the better) is also basically the only way to move up in this organization.

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Posted in: Male babysitter arrested for molesting 5-year-old girl See in context

Seems Japan cant do any of this for the most part.....

Hard to do when the male population is conditioned from a young age to view young girls in a sexual context.

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Posted in: Male babysitter arrested for molesting 5-year-old girl See in context

People again don't want to address one of the main roots for this type of sickness- obscene images of sexual acts performed on minors, in other words pornography. Goes without saying porn is also deeply related to the chikan culture, as well as rapes.

The popularity of porn normalizes fetishization, and from there not only the crimes, but a reluctance to mete out tougher sentences.

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Posted in: ¥10 trillion reserve to combat pandemic branded Abe's 'pocket money' See in context

He learned is tricks from his grandfather Kishi just read his wiki page is enough to make you gag and understand why shin Kuhn is the richest Japanese politician.

And if you do read it you'll come to understand that he was released from Sugamo Prison for suspected war crimes and reinstated to work for Uncle Sam's interests in Japan.

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Posted in: Japan to adopt selective, rather than blanket, approach in coronavirus tests See in context

This article discusses the situation.

Although some details are hazy when translated into English, the basic ideas put forth are clear enough.

https://note.com/nihon_koutei/n/n85433dce32d9

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Posted in: Japan to adopt selective, rather than blanket, approach in coronavirus tests See in context

I recently learned of a young Japanese person who suddenly developed a high fever, body aches, etc.

When she went to the hospital to check it out, the doctor did not administer the test for the corona virus, but instead pronounced that she had the "summer flu."

So now it is apparent how Japan has a 'low' number of corona infections.

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Posted in: Japanese woman arrested for cyberstalking elderly man twice her age See in context

Could have been a scam, or a once in a lifetime opportunity...well in case she may not be receptive towards him finding out at this stage.

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Posted in: Dentsu gets ¥76.9 bil windfall from gov't SME aid scheme See in context

Gee, ya don't say?

Still, wouldn't it be nice if people started to stand up for themselves, rather than bow in acquiescence to a CIA/Yakuza cursus honorum?

If you have a look at the video it's readily apparent they did stand up for themselves.

When you've been deprived of decent income via blacklisting and have had your head kicked in by thugs, it may make it a little difficult to continue fighting.

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Posted in: Dentsu gets ¥76.9 bil windfall from gov't SME aid scheme See in context

There were upheavals and massive protests in the 1950's and 60's, tens of thousands rallying in Shinjuku and other central locations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VESm8W5O3s

Then the gov't. started creating black lists to ensure those in involved would either be fired from their jobs or denied future employment, and also sent in crime syndicate thugs to eliminate the protest leaders.

Ironic that you mentioned Japan should be more like America, as sit was the CIA who installed the LDP, and a common mantra was always to label any protester in Japan as a communist, which justified any and all police/judicial action.

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Posted in: Woman arrested for attempting to steal cash card from elderly man See in context

Sex industry is run by criminal syndicates of course its worker's side hustles won't have any scruples about ripping off innocent citizens.

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Posted in: Tokyo issues alert after 34 coronavirus cases confirmed See in context

A third of the known transmission routes are from hostess or cabaret clubs. This of course doesn't include those who refuse to admit going to these places. They need to be closed, but won’t ... the sex industry in Japan is bigger than the car industry in economic terms

There's another elephant in the room reason why politicians are compelled to allow them to do business.

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Posted in: 17-year-old boy picks worst woman to randomly ask if she wants to make an adult video See in context

It's the bread and butter money-maker for a certain group of people (in this country and elsewhere).

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Posted in: Japan OKs saliva-based tests for coronavirus detection; 34 new cases reported in Tokyo See in context

Here we go...does it strike anyone as odd that these type of tests weren't implemented earlier?

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Posted in: 17-year-old boy picks worst woman to randomly ask if she wants to make an adult video See in context

He is easily replaceable (and as indicated in the article has probably already been).

These criminal-syndicate industries will continue to flourish, and sexual crimes triggered by images in certain types of videos will also continue to take place.

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Posted in: Gang member wounded in shooting in Okayama See in context

Gun violence in Japan = Yakuza.

Even if they are not mentioned specifically, in incidents involving guns in Japan it will invariably lead to a criminal syndicate.

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Posted in: 3 dead after trouble at house in Nagano Pref See in context

When did the government say that? You do realize that developments such as meetings, splits between factions, etc. are quite openly reported here, or do you not?

Yes and are you aware that the syndicates are deeply involved with the government?

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Posted in: 3 dead after trouble at house in Nagano Pref See in context

Exactly.

Even if the article didn't overtly state the criminal syndicate element, gun murder in Japan is predominantly the domain of yakuza.

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Posted in: 3 dead after trouble at house in Nagano Pref See in context

Don't believe the government's claims that criminal syndicates are a thing of the past.

They are just better concealed, but are revealed in incidents such as this.

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Posted in: Abe shelves bill on retirement age of prosecutors after public pressure See in context

Not necessarily a win- read the end of the article.

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Posted in: Man arrested for sexually assaulting college student, stealing her underwear See in context

For clarification they were arrested in April for one rape and now they were able to charge them with another rape that happened in March.

Yes that is what is reported above.

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Posted in: Man arrested for sexually assaulting college student, stealing her underwear See in context

Rapists in Japan generally aren't sentenced to life.

Both of the guys mentioned had already raped and were free to roam about because they weren't incarcerated.

I'm sure the victim wasn't too thrilled about that.

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Posted in: Man arrested for sexually assaulting college student, stealing her underwear See in context

No doubt a lot of guys still resistant to the role porn plays in these type of crimes.

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Posted in: More than 300 lawmakers urge IMF, World Bank to cancel poor countries' debt See in context

IMF etc linked with the elite knew exactly how those loans would affect those countries and its citizens during hard times.

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Posted in: One per customer See in context

They could effectively die from starvation during this pandemic. 

If handing out snacks artificially inflated the number of deer, yes some could die if the natural environment in that area wasn't designed to support those numbers.

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Posted in: 70% see Japan-U.S. security alliance in positive light: gov't survey See in context

Things were set up by the US in the post-war era (i.e. massive import of Hollywood films, installation of a pro-US political party, etc.) to ensure that the majority of Japanese would come to view the US in a positive light, so those type of survey results are to be expected.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2006/07/20/national/u-s-admits-cia-gave-ldp-money-in-1950s-1960s/

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