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Posted in: Japan's summer season transformed by coronavirus See in context

Pleased to say only a handful of people actually wearing face masks on the beach we’re I live. The rest of us are having fun with our families and friends.

Human beings require vitamin D (sunlight) in order to have healthy immune systems. The whole stay at home thing is counter productive in my opinion.

Get outdoors and enjoy your lives folks!!

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Posted in: Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in U.S. as soon as Saturday See in context

Good call Mr Trump!

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Posted in: Pfizer, BioNTech to supply 120 mil doses of experimental coronavirus vaccine to Japan See in context

Rush to the market and zero liability indemnity has been granted to the vaccine manufacturers. For a virus with a 99.9% survival rate. I won’t be going anywhere near it thank you very much

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Posted in: Fujifilm affiliate, Novavax to make COVID-19 vaccine candidate See in context

It's a pity that the article fails to mention the pharmaceutical companies have been granted zero liability indemnity for any untoward side effects, injury or worse.

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Posted in: Trump says he looks like Lone Ranger in a mask and likes it See in context

Trump's got the media hanging on his every word. That's a sign of a winner in my book.

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Posted in: Vaccine makers face biggest medical manufacturing challenge in history See in context

People should find out for themselves what actually goes into making these vaccines before deciding whether or not to put it in their bodies

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Posted in: Shortage of patients for clinical trials hampers Japan's search for COVID-19 treatments See in context

Normally 5-7 years for testing vaccines. Let’s not panic and rush into anything here

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Posted in: Australia reports first COVID-19 death in more than a month; state seeks military support See in context

maybe they should call the A-Team ? Oh no BA Barracas wouldn’t be getting on any airplane right now so forget it :)

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Posted in: Trump visits border wall in Arizona as coronavirus cases surge in more than 10 states See in context

Great! lets build up the herd immunity during the summer months and get Trump re-elected to continue draining the swamp.

The heavily biased left wing media will probably be the last to go but without a doubt their time will pass.

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Posted in: Trump campaign seeks to reset after flubbed rally See in context

3 years and no new wars. Keep draining the swamp!

People will judge him by his actions and I’m certain he’ll win by a landslide.

it’s understandable the left wing media will use all their dirty tricks against him but it’s becoming increasingly obviously everyday that they really have no substance.

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Posted in: Balloon-like object in sky sets Twitter afire with talk of UFOs See in context

After everything that’s happened so far this year a fake alien invasion would come as no surprise

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Posted in: Black Lives Matter rally held in Tokyo See in context

I’ve got “haafu” children and dealt with discrimInation on occasion in my 20+ years in Japan.

However, a little racism never stopped me setting up my own company and building my own house.

If you have the right mindset you will accomplish most things in life.

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Posted in: TEPCO finds no obstacles to removing fuel rods from Fukushima reactor See in context

it only took 9 years to photograph, somehow I don’t feel reassured by this article?

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Posted in: Japan enacts law to impose tougher penalties for road rage incidents See in context

and how about those noisy “Bosozoku”? Please revoke their drivers licenses when they terrorize our neighbourhoods

Aren’t they a form of Road Rage too?

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Posted in: Man arrested for confining 3-year-old son in washing machine See in context

I hope Social Services keep an eye on this bully

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Posted in: Japanese computer-savvy teen designs app to fight pandemic See in context

“To protect privacy, the data is stored in the phone and is not automatically shared”

i suspect future updates would require us to opt out to prevent this being automatically shared?

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Posted in: Retailers, manufacturers cautious on outlook under extended emergency See in context

my wife was refused entry into our local bakery in hayama because my 3 month old newborn wasn’t wearing a mask!

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Posted in: Summer festival virus cancellations deal blow to local Japan areas See in context

Not at all. They’re going to sell tickets and keep nearly 100% as profits because of “unforeseen events” and we’re “moushiwakenai” but we can’t return your money” because it’s “already been spent” (on a new house / car / boat)

exactly! .... most of the line-up would have already cancelled by now anyway

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Posted in: Summer festival virus cancellations deal blow to local Japan areas See in context

tickets are still selling for Fuji Rock Festival though, quite strange isn’t it?

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Posted in: Netflix banks on vast production line to weather pandemic See in context

Most of the stuff on Netflix in japan is crap

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Posted in: Japan faces bed shortage in ICUs if pandemic peaks: study See in context

fearmongering! Most communities are already building up strong antibodies against Coronavirus.

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Posted in: WHO warns over virus immunity as global death toll nears 200,000 See in context

Hospital management is forcing doctors to sign death as COVID19 even people died of serious illness. Don’t believe in all the fear.

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Posted in: Seiyu to pay special bonus to store staff working during pandemic See in context

Let’s build up the herd immunity and get the economy going again

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Posted in: Facebook rolls out Messenger Kids to 70 new countries See in context

concentrating all the kids in one place will surely make it a prime target for Pedo’s. Impossible to say who is a parent or a kid if you ask me

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Posted in: 2 mil face masks donated by Taiwan arrive in Japan See in context

Thanks Taiwan!!

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Posted in: Tokyo Games won't provide much economic stimulus for Japan: researchers See in context

still in denial

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Posted in: Apple, Google to harness phones for virus infection tracking See in context

welcome to the Matrix

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Posted in: Gov't panel, responding to criticism, says cruise ship not designed to be hospital See in context

ships are more like Petri dishes, don’t need a panel of experts to figure that one out

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Posted in: 'Bureaucrats were in charge': Japanese doctor blasts ship quarantine See in context

Good for him I hope it leads to some swift action to remove people from the ship. It seemed obvious to me from the beginning that a ship is the perfect breeding ground for a virus

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Posted in: Apologetic ex-ministers, lawmakers keep quiet on details of scandals See in context

He looks sincerely sorry (that he got caught)

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