Seriously Naomi, go and work at summit or yoshinoya for a week, then playing tennis will seem like paradise..
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The boj putting an end to money printing seems the most obvious way to reduce inflation, surely?
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It’s stashed somewhere and I’m sure the police and probably the Yakuza will be following his movements to find out where..respect the guy’s cojones to try to keep it though..
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So the national debt goes up, you need to print more money, you increase income tax-next step give money away? You can’t make this stuff up..
3 ( +3 / -0 )
Crazy and irresponsible continuing kicking of the debt can down the road for future generations to pay for-but why? There was no need for more money printing, but the doj did it anyway. When does the lender say to the addict ‘enough borrowing’?
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Historically you can’t negotiate with the CCP, they will never forget about WWII, it’s a trusted card to play when there are domestic problems.
To avoid conflict, the best thing to do is preserve status quo, trying to buddy up to China will only benefit China..
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Great article highlighting a huge problem in Filipino politics-the youngest mayor in the country is 21, the son of the ex mayor. The only way to end the nepotism is to make it law that once in power the next two generations are banned from any type of office..
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To increase the money coming into the country, isn’t it time to open the borders to take advantage of the weak yen?
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One team league with a yearly rerun of last year. It amazes me people want to watch bundesliga over the premier league..
1 ( +1 / -0 )
If Kishida hadn’t allowed the boj to print more money the (small) handout wouldn’t be necessary. Why not 100k?
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Just a rerun of abenomics. Making the cost of living higher only hurts lower income workers-great work Kishida..
8 ( +19 / -11 )
As a spouse of a Japanese National with family waiting to enter the country this strikes me as being quite unfair on actual tax payers..
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Good luck to them, compared to refugees going to countries near the Ukraine these guys got the golden ticket, we forget how lucky we are to live in a country with such great food, low crime rate and where people generally leave you alone(except on the yamanote line)..
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The rumors about Russia invading Hokkaido are far fetched, but something we should all be keeping an eye on. Roll on regime change in Russia..
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It will take a generation to forgive the Russian people for burying their heads in the sand while their soldiers rape and pillage their way through the Ukraine..
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With these costs going up, it was hardly time to devalue the yen and play the abe/kishida-Nomics card, printing money only makes costs higher and we all know companies do not increase wages for low paid workers-he’s making life more difficult for those who need the most help..
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Completely agree that families of Permanent residents should be given special dispensation to come into the country. My mum has been waiting to see her grandchild for two years, surely family is more important than getting students over?
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If the cost of living is going up, why is Kishida going to make them go up further with his stimulus package? Abenomics only benefits rich people…
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Absolute legend, gutted to hear he’s calling it a day, twelve monkeys, pulp fiction, die hard, 5th element what a canon and legacy he leaves behind..
19 ( +19 / -0 )
¥5000 to pensioners? Is it 1970? A six pack of asahi costs ¥1200! Kishida really lives in a dreamworld..
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Just 3000 troops drilling on the Northern territories. The JSDF could easily overwhelm the Russians and retake the islands. It’s now or never. What are they waiting for?
its called an act of war mate, not advisable considering putin is like an angry guy in the bar looking to fight anyone.,
8 ( +8 / -0 )
Why not spend the £42 billion on helping low paid workers and families instead of non tax payers in another country who in the main couldn’t care less what happens in Japan?
7 ( +16 / -9 )
This is where the world gets china wrong, they’re only nice when they need something, as soon as they don’t need Japan it will be after territory and complaining about the war again..
14 ( +17 / -3 )
Until you support families more and make it financially affordable to have children the date will continue to go down. Only wealthy people can afford to have more than two kids in Tokyo.
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If you drive a Maserati or a gas guzzler you don’t need government support.
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It’s clear the nicer you are to them, the more difficult they are..
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It’s quite easy to say that from a comfy palace and having servants. How about encouraging tax rebates and wage increases for those on low incomes?
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