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Posted in: East European leaders in war of words as migrants pour across borders See in context

German and Swedish women birth rate are lower than immigrants. Due to hand outs from social welfare, many immigrants will be encouraged to have more kids. Within a few decades, Europe demographic factor will be changed favor to the immigrants.

New generation of Scandinavian nations and Germany will be speaking Arabic. New generation will demand the Halal certified Beef. Inter marriage have forced Christian spouses to convert to their spouses religion.

Native Europeans will become minority and surrendering their lands to the immigrants. EU will change the name as United Islamic Federation of Continent..

Europe has been culturally and radically transformed. Angela Merkel have not learnt the Trojan horses of gifts which have destroyed the city of Troy. Native Europeans will be gradually extinct as Dinosaurs.

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Posted in: Japan announces changes to refugee system See in context

In Holland, one cartoonist was stabbed to be dead by his art of humor. In France, there was body bags for Jeisuit Charlie gun shots. One Christian man was murdered during his trip to Hungary to Austria by asylum seeker.In US, Boston bombers were former refugees. In London, one British solider was butchered on the street during daylight. In Australia, there were hostage crisis and rape cases among humanitarian immigrants. Those ungrateful immigrants repaid their gratitude with violent crimes to their host nations.

Many apologists of economic migrants or potential terrorists should realize that not all asylum seekers are real refugees. Some are Trojan horses which will rape, behead and bomb the host city of Troy.

Japan is so fortunate for accepting low volume of refugees for not sharing the cruel fate like them. Japan will not sacrifice the freedom of expression for political correctness and cultural sensitivity.

Less is always better than more for safety, law and order and national identity.

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Posted in: As Europe opens its doors, Japan considers clamping down harder on asylum seekers See in context

@Furan

I think Germany is so tolerant about Immigrants ungrateful behaviors. When I watched World Cup, immigrant players from German national soccer team did not bother to open the lips for singing German national Anthem. They are highly paid and trained by Germany. However they did not show any respect to Germany while the world is watching.

If I am the German tax payer, I will be highly offended. In the future, Germany will gradually lose the national identity if human wave is keep coming.

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Posted in: Japan reaches Women's World Cup final after England injury time own goal See in context

Bassett’s attempted sliding clearance from a low cross, crashed off the underside of the bar and over the goal-line

England was the birth place of football or soccer history. It is so embarrassing for English Women team shot the own goal. They are no longer lioness. They have become prey for hunters.

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Posted in: Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut See in context

Raymond Chuang

The longer Greece prolong the sky rocketing debt, the higher interest rate of bill will be added over new debt. Greece may have no vibrant agricultural sector. However their wine and extra olive oil are one of the high quality premium products. Imagine Greece is not EU member, they can lower the currency value for lifting export. Another way is they can lower the labor wages for increasing competitiveness. Being the EU member makes Greece has been restricted for necessary reforms.

Switzerland is poorer in natural resources comparing with Greece. However it is highly independent and confident as Eagle. It even does not bother to join UN or NATO. The problem of Greece is over dependent on others. As a member of EU, it has enjoyed low interest loans. Now that toxic loans are biting the Greece banks and government.

Greece should become like Switzerland as lone eagle which will be energetic, innovative and get ahead with strong banking and manufacturing sectors. The choice of Greece is stand still and left behind. Reform and move forward. Default is not dirty word for Greece even for US which has more than 18 trillions of foreign debt.

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Posted in: Woman arrested after attacking sleeping brother with ax See in context

30 and 32 years of age and both still living with mum?

Depending on circumstances. In rural area, 70 and 72 years of age still living with their mum not because of they wanted to. It is their duty for maintaining the family properties and caring the weak and frail parents. They have to care their parents from their hearts rather than profit driven, less caring and unorganized commercial age care facilities.

Their mums are losing independence because of ageing, sickness, cognitive impairment and losing eye sight and hearing. Leaving old and frail mum alone is nothing different from abandoning without concern about the potential consequence.

Oh right. It's Japan....

On it is so right for reading the news off spring are caring mum instead of terrible news of murdering their own mum because of financial interest or hatred. Some sacrifice their career and income for living with their old mums and dads. They should be praised and respected for their sacrifice.

Japan has the longevity of many elderly. One reason is grateful offspring caring their parents. Unlike west, who have abandoned their parents without any concern about their ability for living alone. When the parents are sick terribly, many from western nations or Japan concern more about their inheritance instead of caring and nursing.

Those who are caring old mums and dads in their twilight years are heroes of the heroes.

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Posted in: Okinawans still haunted by horror of war 70 years on See in context

the Japanese STARTED the war and then got paid back 100 times over for starting the war....

Okinawan are not Japanese. They are not responsible for Japanese crime. Interestingly US did not trial Emperor Hirohito as war criminal. On the contrary US authority treated them as living divine God.

Instead they oppressed, bullied and exploited Okinawa island. After 70 years, it may need extra 30 years for paying back the sin of Mainland Japanese ultra nationalists.

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Posted in: World shocked at enduring racism, gun violence in U.S. See in context

Madevetss

Europe is racist no different to the US

Are you serious? African British death in custody during 100 years of UK was lower than African American death in custody during one month of US. No wonder Martin Luther King Junior said that I wish

" My children will not be killed by because of their skin color instead of their crimes.". USA hates African Black people more than any part of the world.

Yamashi

"America is the best country in the world and you have a right to bear firearms"

During Europeans settlement in North America, bearing firearms were reasonable for protecting farmland and live stock and properties from native Americans.

When US was founded, natives were slaughtered as animals. Thirteen colonies were became federation with river of blood.

In our time, African Americans were killed, tortured and bullied by White policemen. Victims were not pure and innocent as Snow white. However most of them were unarmed and unresistant when they were killed. Some mad men killed kindergarten kids, university students of Oklahoma and movie goers.

Therefore USA is the champion in the world for the killing innocent people. No matter how many babies and church goers have been killed, pro Gun lobby group will debate as "Gun does not kill people". "" A good guy with Gun is needed for defeating a bad guy with Gun".

The whole world is so disgusted about Wild West uncivilized America is killing and killing again.

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Posted in: China beats Japan in Asian university rankings See in context

divine intervention

Its simply astounding the applause heard by gaijin here whenever articles make a negative view of Japan.

You have a point. Whenever there is news about Japan is declining economically or academically, many English speaking posters bashed Japan mercilessly. I guess many of them frustrated about their career prospects in Japan.

There is no doubt that China has lifted education standard and competitiveness. However some of the students will cheap anything for gaining entry into one of the top university.

Due to one child policy, that grown up child has to shoulder the burden of changing the fortune of his or her family. Parents even helped their children for cheating.

Competition is fierce and cheating scandals are wide spread in Chinese college entry exams. Some Chinese students with high academic achievements are not pure and decent as Snow White.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/28/world/asia/china-exam-cheats/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2656298/Revealed-The-James-Bond-style-gadgets-used-pressure-Chinese-students-desperate-pass-exams-including-radio-vests-pin-hole-cameras-earpieces.html

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/08/china-deploys-drones-stamp-out-cheating-college-entrance-exams

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Posted in: U.S. weighs more troops to train Iraqi forces, Sunnis See in context

training of Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters in a step that could mean deploying hundreds of additional U.S. troops,

No matter how US tried to train Iragi soldiers, some are collaborators of enemy and they will become backstabbers of their trainers. Many US Marines killed by their students. Not by the enemy.

US trained them many years with billions dollar fortune. However Saudi and Qartar has bank rolled IS from behind with disrespect to US of A. Embarrassing moment was Iragi soldiers ran away and leave their weapons as trophy for IS during Ramadi battle. No matter how much resources US spend for Iragi force, they have no moral and commitment for battles. Before the battle has started, it has already lost.

The best solution is US should cut the source of finance for IS. It means US should make D day landing on Saudi and Qartar for arresting wealthy financiers and trialed them in the court. Without the root, the tree will fall on ground indefinitely.

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Posted in: Heartache for Japan's 40-year-old virgins See in context

Wc626

most japanese guys (who find themselves in their sexless situation) will not attempt to make friends

Building friendship like plating trees. It will not happen overnight or it can not force like Marines landing on the Normandy beach.

Having some female friends does not mean he will be automatically entitled for their sexual favor and romantic relationship. Romance should be blossomed as spring flowers.

That 40yrs old guys lack the courage for facing the rejection. If they travel to Venezuela, Brazil or Philippines, they will lose their virginity within a few weeks. It does not means they have got their dream partner in the real life. They live in their dream world because it is more comfortable for them.

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Posted in: Heartache for Japan's 40-year-old virgins See in context

Wc626

Trial and error. @ 40 there is little hope for these mopes.

My uncle has been approaching his twilight years. However he is still young at heart and dating with younger women young enough to be his daughters. In his wildest dream, he has never imagined about dating with women who are same age as him.

Actor Michale Douglass ex father in law is younger than him. Although his father in law was embarrassed, he envied Michale success and fortune.

Old men with plenty of Yens are more attractive to women comparing with broke, unemployed and penniless young men.

Some mopes are doing well.

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Posted in: U.S. tells Okinawa governor new base 'fundamental' to security See in context

Okinawa people will should be respected

US has never respected the Okinawa people and enslaved them since 1945. Sadly relocation of base will become the reality.

US should build missiles bases on some remote island near Japan

It is thoughtful and balanced post. Many pro base posters biased as without the US bases, Okinawa will become the chopping board. In fact, Okinawans will become BBQ toasted sesames, when the missiles with multiple warheads rained over their land. Mainlanders will not lose the single night of sleep over flowing blood river of Okinawans.

One single missile with multiple war heads can wipe out Okinawa from world map within a few minutes.

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Posted in: Abe apologizes for snapping at lawmaker in Diet See in context

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for yelling at an opposition lawmaker during her question last week about defense legislation.

Abe has women problem like his Aussie friend of Mr Abbot. Mr Abbot tried to punch one female student during his uni years. As a leader of Japan, Abe should respect the Diet and not yelling woman law maker like his own children. He is not only embarrassment for his party but also Japan.

Apology with lip service is not enough. Abe needs to bow deeply for his uncivilized and anti social behavior.

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Posted in: Japan says nations must behave responsibly in South China Sea See in context

The Spratlys are claimed by half a dozen countries including the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and China.

Among these claiming nations, Philippines cost guard has shot and killed one elderly Taiwanese fisherman. It was not the single shot. According to the voyage data recorder, the shooting occurred at 19°59'47.27"N and 122°55'41.37"E, which is outside the Philippines' territorial waters, but within the shared EEZ.

After fisherman was killed, On May 12 of 2013, Taiwan sent additional three Coast Guard cutters and one Navy warship carrying a S70-C helicopter to safeguard the Taiwanese fishing boats within its southern EEZ waters, and ignoring the Filipino EEZ claim. Philippines coast guard disappeared like Iragi servicemen ran away from advancing IS.

If we leave any unlawful situation unattended, order will soon turn to disorder, and peace and stability will collapse,

Japan should lecture Philippines which was heavy handed . Unlike Philippines, Brunei, PRC, Taiwan, Malaysia and Japan has refrained for using bullets. If one nation has mishandled with bullets, there will be rapid fire action in the south china sea.

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Posted in: U.S. hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response See in context

Spratly Island is also known as Storm Island), and sometimes names with "colonial" origins (French, Portuguese, Spanish, British, etc.). Japanese also named features during their occupation / control of the islands during World War II. In 1968, oil was discovered in the region. That oil reserve is larger than entire reserve of Kuwait.

Since then Philippines started to take their claims seriously. Before 1968 no South East Asia nations have shown interest in that region.

Washington wants Southeast Asian nations to take a more united stance against China’s rapid acceleration this year of construction on disputed reefs.

Many SE Asian nations have territory dispute with each other for this issue. For example Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei and Vietnam are contesting as their territory. There will be rivalry and mistrust each other. There will never be unity between SE Asian nations as Washington is hoping. Except Philippines and Vietnam, which are standing against PRC ambition.

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Posted in: Thousands surround Diet to protest U.S. base relocation plan See in context

It's not like it can secede from Japan otherwise it would need to become a US protectorate again,

You may lack the knowledge about Okinawa. It was reversed back to Japan in 1972. However Japan has not much control over it except in name. It is still US protectorate like Guam, American Samoa and American Virgin Islands. I could not see them in the Map of USA. However they are undisputed territory of US like Okinawa. No need to become again. It has been already US protectorate.

any case still have the bases for its own economic and physical protection

Phillipines which is Okinawa neighbor had Subic and Clark Air Bases before. In fact, Subic and Clark land value has increased after shutting down the bases. Many locals prospered due to tourism, maritime trade and real estate boom. Bases are not economic protection. They are burden on limited land space and destroying Eco system, environment, coral reef and wild life. Japan has many Islands not only Okinawa. Why not some Islands share the burden of Okinawa?

or learn Mandarin

Many Okinawans have Chinese grand parents. Many can speak not only Okinawan dialect, Japanese, English, Mandarin but also Fujian and Minan dialect of China. Asking Okinawans to learn Mandarin is same as asking Latino residents from Florida to learn Spanish.

And the dance continues

Okinawans dance is vibrant, colorful, energetic and enjoyable. Why should they can not continue?

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Posted in: Japan to give Y55 bil to Pacific island nations to fight climate change See in context

Japanese government likes drunken sailor spending money like no more tomorrow.

When the wild night was over. sailor has to become the stripper for surviving.

Al Gore should say God bless Fukusha homeless and Osaka slum residents instead of God bless Japan. .

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Posted in: U.S. Navy's Japan-based aircraft carrier heads home See in context

Aircraft cartier costed fortune for operational. It still needs protection from under water sub, Sound likes surface ship is prone to under water torpedo. it takes two to combat and wasting resources.

Why Not US navy retire them and deploying more economic and effective Japanese Diesel Subs. They do not need single Air craft or backup from under water. No pilot life will be lost from accidents of air crash too.

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Posted in: Cabinet OKs security bills, but voters wary, confused See in context

China is making aggressive moves, and smaller weaker countries are getting stepped on

Actually, China has already made the aggressive moves with Vietnam in 1974. They have crossed border and invaded Vietnam. They have influenced and supported Khamar Rouge in 1960s. In my living memory, US has never settled with China for bullying smaller and weaker countries. The reason was China has WMD unlike Irag. When Irag bullied Kuwait, US has showed rapid fire action for punishment. Both US and China are bully boys. Both are poisonous as Cobras. They are root cause of Geo Political tensions.

The more likely Japan joins US military adventures, more Japanese citizens will be decapitated by terrorists. Middle East is the breeding ground for murderers of Japanese civilians. The best thing in life is peace and prosperity like Switzerland which even not bother to join the UN.

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Posted in: Hayao Miyazaki joins Okinawan anti-military base fund See in context

The fact is that the US Military provides a lot of money here

I guess you have no idea where is the a lot of money for US military come from. The bases have been financial burden for Tokyo and environmental and social burden for Okinawa.

that they can't live with out.

They are happy to live without noise of air crafts, pollution, anti social behaviours and horrific crimes of US servicemen. That world will not ended without the bases. Neighbour Philippines have shut down the US Subic and Clark air bases before. Life goes on and the Sun still rise from the east.

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Posted in: 6 Baltimore police officers charged over Gray's death See in context

The drug money and risks outweigh the job attraction

Not all African Americans who were butchered were drug addicts. The root cause of Blacks Anger is injustice. Not because of the poverty. They have been enslaved since before US was founded in 1776. They are still second class citizens even some blacks have become successful. Not all blacks will become Michale Jordan, Obama and Oprah Winfrey. In the real world, there will be losers and winners.

The product produced has little or no chance to pick themselves up and out of poverty.

The poor in US still have better living standard comparing with Nepal, Pakistan, Cambodia, Philippines and India. In Nepal, disaster victims still get on well with police even Police hit with them with cane for maintaining order. They have not shot anyone for stealing a pack of biscuit even under current circumstances . Some of US policemen are heavy handed, trigger happy maniac and inhumane. Even Obama and Hillary Clinton admitted police have to be change the way they are treating blacks.

There are not much news about Unemployed and unarmed white person was shot and killed by US police. Law enforcement is not for bullying someone with excessive force.

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/blacks-are-killed-at-a-higher-rate-in-south-carolina-and-the-u-s/

http://gawker.com/unarmed-people-of-color-killed-by-police-1999-2014-1666672349

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/01/us/no-sharp-rise-seen-in-police-killings-though-increased-focus-may-suggest-otherwise.html?_r=0

The avenue to success is education, self discipline, and hard work.

The avenue to success is equal justice, fair and well trained law enforcement officials and orderly civic society. In US desperately needs racial harmony because it still have hates, mistrusts and rumors between black and white.

If Marin Luther King is still alive, he will still actively struggle for civil rights and anti discrimination.

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Posted in: National Guard troops, police pour into Baltimore See in context

The link to entitlements is they grew up with free stuff, select few black leaders still demand restitution for slavery, and they feel victimized now.

During my one month stay in the states that I realized that African Americans or black death in custody was 111. It was more than 100 years custody death in UK. If I am a black, my anger will be boiled like lava from Vesuvius Volcano.

Black has been enslaved in US for a long time. Having half black president does not mean that black will be treated equal as whites in 2015. That president is too weak for defending the rights of black people.

Reality is US sheriffs are bullying, torturing and treating young blacks l worse than animals. Blacks should be liberated by themselves. If not they will be forever enjoying inhumane treatment of entitlements.

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Posted in: Japan's view of WWII history rankles some U.S. veterans See in context

Another reason I would love to see Japan and the United States and all countries get along with each other is that if we ever have a total conflict,

In the perfect world, Native Americans got along with European settlers. African Americans get along with White Policemen. Okinawa residents will not protest for relocation of base. Abe will admit his grandpa was a war criminal. Japan will never got the earthquake. US will never got the Tornado. Everything will be wines and roses.

In the reality, both Japan and US are root cause of almost every conflicts. Japan is reviving nationalism for irritating old foes or neighbors. Arab spring which was engineered by US has become the never ending Arab nightmare.

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Posted in: U.S., Japan fail to close gap on rice, auto parts trade See in context

Japan wants greater market opening for its exports of autos and auto parts. The U.S. hopes to export more rice, pork and other farm products to Japan.

Japan has already signed with Australia for trade agreement. Unlike US, AU is not demanding Japan for importing more rice which will be over supply and wasteful in the long term. Many Japanese are eating like westerners now. Au exempted rice and chilled beef for agreement. Therefore Japan does not need to give special treatment for any other nation.

Japan needs to have own food security if US rice farms have been damaged by natural disaster. According Fukushima experience, US rice may be contaminated with nuclear radiation in the future. US has many nuclear power stations and prone to earthquakes. When Japanese people buy the rice, they should be careful about the supplier whether it is using nuclear energy or not.

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Posted in: Migrant crisis: can EU learn from Australia? See in context

doesnt change the fact that it has saved lives and stopped people making the dangerous journey.

Absolutely!. Not all people risking lives for dangerous journey are decent and honest people. Some have destroyed their identification for lying about past. Some may be agents of extremists too. Smugglers will hit the jackpot of gold for their trade and many and many of asylum seekers will die more under sea.

For saving the life of chronic cancer patient, strong doctor needs to be touch like Australia for amputation. Without amputation, cancer will spread all over the body of patient. Short term pain is better than long term chronic suffering.

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Posted in: China: New bank to enhance international finance system See in context

gokai_wo_maneku Apr. 18, 2015 - 10:45AM JST

We can look forward to Japan losing out on all the infrastructure work all over Asia.

AIIB is not 100% owned by China. Of course they have more voting rights than IMF or world bank. Singapore, Germany, UK. France, Australia and South Korea and other founding members will share the voting rights. If China own the bank 100%, your prediction is right.

So far Japan has not become the member yet. However bank can not force the loan borrowing nation to use Chinese contractor and supplier alone. Construction project should become the multinational competition.

For example, backward nation like Myanmar or Burma want to build the international airport, they can hire Japan airport consultant (JAC) for design. They can hire South Korean building contractor. They can source the reinforced steel from China. They can hire France or Germany engineering firms too.

If Japan can make the airport cheaper and better, Japan will get the contract for airport. Not other nations. It is called as obligation free loan from bank. AIIB is different from OECD which has monopoly of construction projects.

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Posted in: U.S. says Japan-S Korea tensions distract from N Korea threat See in context

This is very serious and permanent irritant in Japan-ROK relations and there can be no over-all ROK-Japan settlement until this Japanese island is returned to Japan.

I do not buy that logic because not only ROK and Japan tension is only about lost territory issue. Russia is not willing to return Northen Territory or Krill Islands to Japan. Japan has never made the fuss about Northen Territory like Takeshima.

Japanese activists have Takeshima day. I am not sure about there is Northern Territory day.

Russia took more from Japan than ROK however Japan has better relation with Russia because it is the energy supplier and super power. Another thing is Russia is making less noise about Japan past.

There are many nations have territory dispute with neighbors. However many of them live in harmony and move on. Bygone is bygone.

The tension between Japan and SK should be solved by themselves. The more US lectures Japan, the more Japanese people will resent over US double standard.

US abandoned Taiwan back in 1970s and made the diplomatic relation with Commies China. Because of US, China has become the member of UN and security council. US may abandon Japan and SK like Taiwan for hugging and kissing NK in the future.

It is understandable that Japan has insecurity about US commitment and trustworthiness. Nothing is predictable.

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Posted in: Toyota to build plant in China in investment splurge See in context

Yuri

This does nothing for the people of Japan

It is absolutely to do something with the people of Japan. Japanese like cleanness and fresh air. Japanese people like higher wages and better condition. Japan back in 1950s and 1960s were different from Japan Today.

Toyota or Honda is not charity organization. They have to risk and invest billions for making a few millions profits. Japanese population is 123 millions. It is not sufficient for their commercial return. If Japanese population is 1.3 billion, they will come back to Japan for business. Japanese women have to get more babies for making Japanese market is bigger.

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Posted in: U.S., Japan trust each other but both wary of China: poll See in context

Six in 10 Americans believe that the rise of China as a military and economic power makes relations

Nine in 10 Americans have not realized that Apple Inc has prospered, successful and become the global darling with manufacturing IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD and later on IWATCH with China. China is the money machine for USA innovators and entrepreneurs. They trust China more than their own parents.

As far as major leading and successful US co-operations Apple, Microsoft, Google and Walmart love and trust China, Sun will still rise from the east. Consumers will enjoy the shopping paradise.

Consumers from world wide are waiting eagerly for buying new products of Made in China with USA design. As far as the new products are cheap and good, they will not lose any sleep for Americans mistrust over China.

Without China manufacturing prowess and incredible USA designing genius for cool products, that earth will be so boring to live on.

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