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Posted in: 84% concerned about record coronavirus cases in Japan: poll See in context

"The cases are surging due to the governments Go To Travel and Go To Eat campaigns. Vote them out of office at the next election and chose a party that actually cares about their citizens!!!"

LOL, Europe and America are experiencing a huge wave of covid 19, they did not have the go to campaign. More likley, the weather is turning cold.

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Posted in: Japanese teacher arrested for sexually assaulting boy while studying abroad in Canada See in context

He will face a Japanese justice.

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Posted in: U.S. piles up record October budget deficit of $284.1 billion See in context

"In a September report, the CBO forecast annual deficits will remain above $1 trillion through 2030."

and Japan will be leading most of the $1 to America.

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Posted in: Nissan says it trimmed losses in Q2; upgrades full-year forecast See in context

Carlos Ghosn hates this news. So much for western management.

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Posted in: JR East to test driverless bullet trains in 2021 See in context

And that Canada has had them for over a decade! LOL!

Japan also has had driverless trains for decades. but not for Shinkansen trains. The maximum speed of the Vancouver is 40km/25 mph ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SkyTrain_(Vancouver))

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Posted in: JR East to test driverless bullet trains in 2021 See in context

I don't think they'll ever have trouble finding shinkansen drivers... isn't that one of those jobs in Japan where 9,000 people study day and night for 2 years to take a test that only 2% pass?

and if 200 people retire a year? You are still short 20 drivers, right?

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Posted in: Suga meets S Korea's top intelligence official See in context

A total waste of time. But worth the effort.

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Posted in: Suicides in Japan rise in October for 4th straight month See in context

"If Japan doesn't take the necessary measures we would have an explosion in cases and Deaths, especially among elderly. "

You have been saying that for the last 11 months. In fact, Japan now has the lowest death rate 1.6% and the lowest case numbers in the developed world.

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Posted in: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine over 90% effective See in context

"Letʻs hope Japan has plans to purchase this vaccine instead of waiting on a domestically produced inferior one"

LOL, Read the following:

PFIZER AND BIONTECH TO SUPPLY JAPAN WITH 120 MILLION DOSES OF THEIR BNT162 MRNA-BASED VACCINE CANDIDATE

https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/pfizer-and-biontech-supply-japan-120-million-doses-their

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Posted in: 64 Vietnamese trainee nurses arrive in Japan after coronavirus delay See in context

"The country that needs Vietnamese nurses most is Vietnam."

Yes, that is the purpose of the program. They get trained in Japan work and a few years and then return home.

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Posted in: Suga signals readiness for new stimulus package See in context

What, more masks and Go To coupons?

How about $250 billion for small business?

Using the government’s relief program for small and midsize companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic, have extended the equivalent of more than $250 billion in less than six months,

https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-relief-surges-for-japans-small-businesses-11604847602

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Posted in: 4-nation gymnastics meet in Tokyo shows how Olympics might work See in context

No social distance between spectators?

But everyone is wearing masks.

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Posted in: Japan's defense plan won't include strike capability acquisition See in context

"With no opposition, corruption, mass media control, lies, far right nationalism...they do anything they want."

What does America have to do with this?

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Posted in: Ghosn's accused escape plotters face skeptical U.S. judge in extradition fight See in context

"But that step, which involves certifying its compliance with obligations to not extradite people to countries where they could face torture, "

Interesting. If the US asked Japan to extradite a black man back to the US, I wonder if Japan should send him back to the US?

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Posted in: Sophia University and job office to help foreign students find employment See in context

"Around 65 percent of international students said they want to work in Japan after graduation"

I don't blame them, Japan is after all, the best country in the world.

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Posted in: Nintendo net profit rockets 243.6% in first half See in context

" A Japanese firm making some real profit for the first time since 1988!"

yeah right, Japanese companies have been making record profits.

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Posted in: Majestic maple leaves See in context

Nice.

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Posted in: Japan's defense plan won't include strike capability acquisition See in context

"Japan will make no reference to acquiring strike capabilities against foreign bases when it revises its national defense plan next month, with discussions on the matter still in the early stages,"

In other words, no decision has been made.

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Posted in: India, U.S., Japan and Australia kick off large naval drills See in context

Time for Japan to build aircraft carriers. I look forward to seeing the New Akagi.

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Posted in: Virus hospitalizations surge as pandemic shadows U.S. election See in context

So much for the CDC.

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Posted in: 6,000 premium apples stolen from Iwate orchard See in context

"This should be easy to find the criminals, you can't just sell 6000 apples without a company name"

Based on the recent news, we have strong idea who did it.

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Posted in: Police suspect Vietnamese group stole hundreds of pigs, fruit See in context

Let me guess the excuse: Poverty

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Posted in: Police suspect Vietnamese group stole hundreds of pigs, fruit See in context

Well done NPA. Go get them.!!!!

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Posted in: Chinese ships spotted near Japanese islands for record number of days See in context

Stop wining and counting if you think the islands are yours kick the Chinese fishing boats out

or better yet put troops on the ground.

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Posted in: Japan opens airport coronavirus test lab for departing travelers See in context

LOL at the comments complaining about the price. If you can't 400 bucks for a test than you should not be traveling.

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Posted in: Rise and shrine See in context

I went there this past weekend, it was so beautiful.

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Posted in: Rise and shrine See in context

Yep, big festival at Meiji shrine this weekend, but nothing in the news about the crowds that turned up for it. 

Because, there were not any big crowds.

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Posted in: Lockdown in England could be extended, UK minister warns See in context

So much for the testing testing game plan.

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Posted in: Train inspired by mega-hit anime 'Demon Slayer' begins limited run See in context

Great train, and great movie.

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Posted in: Train inspired by mega-hit anime 'Demon Slayer' begins limited run See in context

"Doesn’t seem to be much social distancing on that platform."

That is why everyone on the platform is wearing masks.

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