PhantomAgent comments

Posted in: Okinawa marks 74th anniversary of World War II battle See in context

Wow, Prime Minister Abe looks very sad! I wonder if he's reflecting on the Japanese Government's management of the situation at the time!

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Posted in: Woman arrested for leaving body of newborn baby in coin lockers for 4-5 years See in context

I am no way unsympathetic with this woman or with the soul of this child, but I Couldn't help to think that she had accommodation on her mind when she turned herself in!i

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Posted in: Is Japan’s younger generation bound to change nation’s problem with adultery? See in context

I feel a heavy dose of moralisation in this article and am only reassured by how far off the mark it is!

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Posted in: 7-year-old girl likely killed hours before being hit by train See in context

This is a deeply disturbing incident. I hope that some evidence (e.g,CCTV) will come to light quickly that points to the perpetrator(s).

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Posted in: Man arrested over death of woman whose skeletonized body was found on his apartment balcony See in context

In the seven years that she had been missing, nobody thought to check out her ex-boyfriend's place?

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Posted in: Families of Zama murder victims grief stricken after bodies identified See in context

I was almost overwhelmed with sadness when the details of these victims was being broadcast on TV yesterday. Of the nasty murders we've been hearing about lately, this is the nastiest.

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Posted in: The 11 remaining nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- after the United States withdrew -- are edging toward sealing a comprehensive free trade pact. Do you think this is a good idea? See in context

sf2k is right! These deals are solely about corporate control over government, i.e. Government treasuries. E.g. Philip Morris' $4B suite of the Australian Government over plain paper packaging of Cigarettes under a previous Asian trade agreement.

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Posted in: Formula 1 champion Hamilton avoided taxes on jet: leaks See in context

This is small beer compared to what other people (read some heads of state) are doing.

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Posted in: Trump visit likely to boost Abe's image at home, at least for now See in context

Yeah? I don't know how this can be true when Trump went out of his way to snub Abe on arrival!

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Posted in: Dozens hurt in S Korea protests as U.S. adds launchers to THAAD See in context

Chinese rent-a-croud! There very active in other countries like Australia too.

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Posted in: Abe, Moon agree on stronger pressure on N Korea through sanctions See in context

OK focusing on the DPRK has not worked, how about trying China and Russia.

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Posted in: Chinese man denies intention to murder wife See in context

He would of had to hold the bedding over her mouth and nose with enough force to prevent her breathing for more than three minutes.

I wonder if, after that time, when he saw that she was unconscious, did he seek emergency help.

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Posted in: Parts of woman's body dumped by police officer by mistake See in context

There are several things that are very wrong with this. How about the family, I wonder how they feel.

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Posted in: 50-year-old man arrested for stealing Y220,000 from Tokyo hotel See in context

This is quite a serious incident and a nasty experience for hotel staff.

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Posted in: Man detained at koban suddenly collapses and dies See in context

Wow, police have to kill a man to stop him from screaming!

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Posted in: Woman turned away 3 times by police after confessing to killing her husband See in context

I can't understand the charge either, because she had been trying to report the murder since the time it happened.

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Posted in: N Korea claims to have tested its first ICBM, reaching altitude of 2,802 km See in context

Yes, at 2500 km above the earth, I hope they're careful not to hit the International Space Station or MIR(is it still up there?) and all the weather and photo sats, military/spy sats and hamsats that are floating around up there!

Like they would care.

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Posted in: Former TV announcer Mao Kobayashi dies of cancer at 34 See in context

This is hard! Mrs Agent dealing with breast cancer, thankfully latest results are good. Why torture the guy? Give him some privacy!

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Posted in: Fukushima waste disposal plant workers face charges for keeping Y10 million found in garbage See in context

Wow, that's a lot of money to put in the trash. That would buy me a lot of combini bentos.

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Posted in: Teacher apologizes after making LGBT comment to scold student in class See in context

Come on people! It's 2017 not 1617! Lack of training on behalf of the teacher. Please!

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Posted in: S Korea's Moon calls for official apology over 'comfort women' See in context

Well he has to ask for another apology or admit that the SK government didn't pass on previous compensation to those it was meant for, like critics in SK are saying.

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Posted in: File implies Abe's specific instruction given in 'favoritism' scandal See in context

How long will it be before the LDP backroom boys see Abe as a liability? Will they be willing to go down with him before giving him the hand on the shoulder?

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Posted in: Nursery principal arrested for injuring 2-year-old in Fukuoka See in context

Stories like this just make me see red! Is that principle insane?

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Posted in: Navy confirms 7 died in USS Fitzgerald collision off Japan See in context

I feel very sad that the lives of these young sailors could not be better protected.

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Posted in: Man arrested for letting child steer car while driving See in context

I really would like to see this guy made an example and see him served a heavy penalty.

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Posted in: Woman's body found in Hokkaido forest See in context

This is a callous crime. I hope the right people are punished appropriately and taken off the street.

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Posted in: Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500 See in context

Do you think?

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Posted in: Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500 See in context

Wow, I just saw 15 seconds of the Indianapolis 500 on NHK News 7. I am without words! Do thinks the director of NHK reads the comments section of Japan Today?

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Posted in: Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500 See in context

Congratulations Sato-san! I wonder if we could, now, get some news of major motorsport events from around the world in Japan.

Sorry, I know, too much to ask.

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Posted in: China confirms detention of 6 Japanese for 'illegal activities' See in context

Possible detention seems to be a feature of doing business in China. I happens frequently.

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