These figures are for the time before Corona virus.They are from 2019 to March last year so we cannot blame the situation ob working from home.
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An advertisement for junk food.
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Posted in: Despite being written off by skeptics as an economic wasteland for the past three decades, Japan has often managed to scrape by, and has even enjoyed periods of sustained growth. The Covid-19 pandemic will test whether the country really has nine lives. See in context
The virus may make people re-think working styles and also bring back manufacturing. It may give a much -needed boost to the economy in the future.
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The problem is that Tokyo has spent millions of dollars preparing the Marathon course and they cannot get that money back.Also they have to spend more money constructing a new course in Sapporo.
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It wasn't Japan's choice to have the Olympics in August. It was the Olympic committee who needed to sell TV broadcasting rights and October was not good as it coincided with USA's major sports events and they could get more money in August.
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I hope Japan will stand with Taiwan when the time comes.
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Posted in: China is increasingly putting pressure on foreign companies that want access to its lucrative consumer market to toe the party line on issues such as Taiwan and the Hong Kong protests, for example, and many of those foreign companies are caving into the pressure. What are your thoughts on this? See in context
It would be nice to think morality would win over profits but it doesn't seem to be the case
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But China insists on the sovereignty of China over Tibet and Taiwan.
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Due to poor pensions,especially for self-employed people, most people are saving for the future.
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I don't understand why the details of TPP are kept secret in so-called democratic societies.It makes me very uneasy.
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