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Posted in: 20-year-old woman arrested for abandoning body of newborn in park toilet See in context

Such a sad story, she’s so young and the poor baby. My prayers are for her and the baby. I hope the young lady gets the help and support to move beyond this tragedy.

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Posted in: Train station employee, nabbed for taking upskirt film, causes delay due to being in custody See in context

There’s some real nutters out there...have they got a drug problem out that way

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Posted in: Letters From Japan: 'He wants to take a two-year break … and then marry me' See in context

Seems a fairly reasonable arrangement. He obviously is forward thinking taking into account your situation regarding your two year contract. Hey...whatever I gave up a while back on trying to work out some people’s motives, take my son...he’d rather screw up a Trinity Uni exchange program for some wannabe artist down Shimo...I give up I tell you, Good luck to both of you

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Posted in: Kyoto 'Silence Taxi' service prohibits drivers from instigating small talk See in context

I think it should be initiated in quite a few other service industries.

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Posted in: Train driver dozes off between Yokohama and Kamata stations See in context

Oh come on...we're making a mole hill out of a mountain here. He was tired...happens to the best of us.

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Posted in: China changes start date of war with Japan to bolster patriotic education See in context

Well I must say that's very accommodating of the Chinese authorities... in the age of globalization what calendar best suits China's sense ability...The lunar,Julian,or Gregorian

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Posted in: Body of suicide jumper hurled by train into woman on platform See in context

Brian Wheway, The train drivers used to have three months off work and support for PTS. Years ago,I think its changed now but if a person jumped and caused a delay either way a fine was imposed of about 2/3 million yen. The individual who jumped if did not have the funds then his immediate family were required to pay.

This story is terribly sad for everyone involved.My deepest condolences for all those effected.

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Posted in: Police standoff with knife-wielding woman ends after 7 hours in Kanagawa See in context

It seems that the woman in a desperate need for attention resorted to this level. Pleased to hear there wasn't any fatalities. I hope the woman receives the attention and help she obviously needs.

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Posted in: 16-year-old boy arrested for killing mother See in context

Where's this young lads father? Such a sad story.

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Posted in: Mother, 2 sons found dead in apparent murder-suicide See in context

So very sad. My condolences to the father and other family members

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Posted in: Dentsu chief to resign over employee's suicide, labor law violations See in context

This is a heart rendering story and my deepest condolences to the young lady's family. What I'm appalled at not reading or even mentioning in this article is the reporters lazyness YOU'RE A PRAT! Did you not bother to mention that this company although saddened by this incident perhaps more so because it actually got bloody reported, was that this company ALSO AT THE SAME TIME COLLETED A HEFTY LIFE INSURANCE PAYOUT!

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Posted in: Company president, employee beaten and robbed in Tokyo See in context

Jesus Christ! with hammers...in broad bloody daylight! No wonder the worlds going to hell in a cart!

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Posted in: Red Sox and Yankees could take rivalry to London See in context

Yea...why not go the full Monty...take it to Liverpool,Anfield stadium no less get some scousers docked out in traditional Boater hats screaming "Hot dogs..get ya hotdogs" But the again,baseball 'ain't quite what ya call cricket' though

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Posted in: Couple in their 90s die on same day after happy lifetime together See in context

I don't particularly care if the truth can be verified or not. I thought it was a nice story, and far more desirable than to read of some psychotic episode involving a married couple. May they both RIP

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Posted in: Queen Elizabeth: Longer may she reign See in context

GSQ. The actual article is off the wires from Reauter.****

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Posted in: Pop singer Seiko Matsuda, at 54, still turning heads as a lingerie model See in context

yep...at the drop of a hat

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Posted in: Finding Tokyo of yesteryear: The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum See in context

Wow I didn't know about this place. Thanks

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Posted in: For Matt Damon, Jason Bourne has been a lifeblood See in context

I'm pleased that Matt Dillion will be in the next one. His career could do with a boost. He was brilliant in "There's something about Jane"

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Posted in: Cool Biz fashion season begins across Japan See in context

I'm all for it. But some do take a bloody Liberty. I know this one geezer turns up,strolling into the office looking like he's just come from a Jimmy Hendrix concert and the other one he hangs out with thinks she's an AKB 48 member! She's in her late 50's for crying out loud!!!

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Posted in: Video explores gap between ideals and reality for working mothers in Japan See in context

Japan's unsung heroes.

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Posted in: Ron Haigh: Chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan See in context

Welcome Mr. Haigh,

Good luck to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. All we need now is to get rid of some the idiots at the British Chamber of Commerce and some real change and progress might be on the horizon

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