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Posted in: Hyogo man arrested for stealing 13 tiny fish valued at ¥52,000 See in context

Hyogo man arrested for stealing 13 tiny fish valued at ¥52,000

medaka from an unmanned stand at approximately 10 a.m

If those fish have value that much please manned that stand or use vending machine. Don't use taxpayer money to catch and process thief that given opportunity to do that easily.

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Posted in: Japan to procure enough COVID vaccines for all eligible by end of September See in context

Japan to procure enough COVID vaccines for all eligible by end of September

"We will work on a detailed schedule," Kono said during the program.

It doesn't mean that by September all eligbile people will be inoculated, there will take another time to administer that, we already progress for this.

So far we don't hear anything about syringe supply that important for inoculation process.

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Posted in: 84% of Americans view Japan positively: U.S. poll See in context

responding to the Feb 3-18 survey favoring the key U.S. ally in Asia.

That's before Japan make decision to dump its water.

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Posted in: Suga asks Pfizer for additional COVID-19 vaccine supplies See in context

Japan only began inoculating about 36 million people aged 65 or older, about 29 percent of its population,

29% that's only initial group that Japan try to inoculate.

bout 0.87 percent of the population, had received at least one dose as of April 9

Less than 1% being innoculated that's the real one.

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Posted in: Fukushima surfer, shop owner fears 'contaminated sea' See in context

I definitely do not want to be in a contaminated sea,

I definitely do not want to eat contaminated sea food, so please don't force us to buy and eat that using WTO.

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Posted in: Suga to hold phone talks with Pfizer executive See in context

declined to provide details of their planned

No transparency?

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Posted in: Head of Tokyo Olympics again says Games will not be canceled See in context

Games will open in just over three months and not be canceled despite surging COVID-19 cases in Japan

This is recent report from scientist about that issue

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/tokyo-olympics-must-be-reconsidered-due-japans-failure-contain-pandemic-report-2021-04-16/

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Posted in: Nissan to slash production in May due to chip shortage See in context

In 2020 pandemic was used as a reason, in 2021 chip shortage being used as reason. Car sales in 2021 is showing sign back to pre-pandemic, so there is no reason slowing production except if it's impacted by sales performance.

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a36007181/new-car-sales-first-quarter-2021-strong/

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Posted in: White House mum on whether Biden plans to attend Tokyo Olympics See in context

Suga said in March that he plans to invite Biden to the Olympics, due to open on July 23 following a one-year postponement from the original schedule due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

So that's trip purpose, to promote Olympics.

Suga conveyed Japan's resolve to hold the Olympics this summer to demonstrate "world unity," according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry's press release on their meeting.

World unity, some countries even having difficulty to get vaccines. Even countries who does still takes some times to inoculate their citizens like Japan.

Even Japan is considered fail to contain pandemic from latest report by expert scientist.

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/tokyo-olympics-must-be-reconsidered-due-japans-failure-contain-pandemic-report-2021-04-16/

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Posted in: Osaka reports record infections, as gov't eyes tougher measures for Aichi See in context

The only way out of this is by the government ordering the army to help with vaccinations.

So far what government did, only doing PR all over media without any real action. Even if it's exist an action it's really slow.

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Posted in: Will Smith slavery film 'Emancipation' ditches Georgia over voting law See in context

will no longer be filmed in Georgia after the southern U.S. state approved a voting rights law that critics say is intended to depress turnout in Black and other underrepresented communities.

Does Georgia still stuck in 1950s?

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Posted in: Suga to leave Japan on Thursday for talks with Biden See in context

By Friday or Saturday there will follow up press conference by Japanese government, a retold statement from US that US support Tokyo Olympics.

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Posted in: Japan, Germany to expand military cooperation See in context

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Axis-Powers

Germany has been increasing engagement in the Indo-Pacific region and will be dispatching a frigate to the region.

South China sea and Pasific? That's long way from North sea and Baltic sea, unless want to really show power around Asia.

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Posted in: Virus surges fuel fears 100 days before Tokyo Olympics See in context

Virus surges fuel fears 100 days before Tokyo Olympics

Why even it's happening? Majority of Japanese people opposed Tokyo Olympics already.

https://japantoday.com/category/sports/most-in-japan-oppose-holding-olympics-in-2021-polls

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Posted in: Osaka reports record infections, as gov't eyes tougher measures for Aichi See in context

Osaka reports record infections, as gov't eyes tougher measures for Aichi

So far Osaka has strong measures compared to other places, like barring Olympic torch. Better than central government.

https://japantoday.com/category/tokyo-2020-olympics/olympic-torch-relay-barred-from-osaka-public-roads-governor

We will see how Aichi measures for pandemic.

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Posted in: Narita airport starts facial recognition trial for faster travel See in context

Passenger data, including facial images, will be deleted within 24 hours after registration to protect privacy.

How passenger can really sure about this? Just trust their words?

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Posted in: Japan's neighbors react strongly to Fukushima water release decision See in context

"The sea is not a trash can. The Japanese government has no right at all to dirty the waters," said one member of a group at the rally.

Sea is not only belong to Japan, so far only US that support Japan decision.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-disaster-fukushima-usa/u-s-expresses-support-for-japans-release-of-fukushima-nuclear-plant-water-idUSKBN2C004C

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Posted in: Distant Olympic rings See in context

As it's getting far and far away.

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Posted in: 60% dissatisfied with Japan's COVID vaccine rollout; 44% approval rating for Suga cabinet: poll See in context

Out of the 4.8 million health care workers, those who had received at least one vaccine dose represented about 0.87 percent of the population as of Saturday, while the rate surpasses 10 percent in each of the other Group of Seven countries,

0.87%? What they've been doing these past months?

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Posted in: Doctor arrested for stalking after sending 353 text messages to bar employee See in context

I guess she didn't know that there is a "block" button on her phone.

I think she knew but she just don't want to block him completely, being doctor in Japan is known to have good money but not necessarily have good attitude at least based on this article.

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Posted in: Japan starts COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly See in context

Japan will start vaccinating elderly people against the novel coronavirus Monday,

Finally innoculation for for public will start in mid April. So far only less than 1% of Japan population being vaccinated.

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Posted in: Tokyo Gas to install 19 offshore wind turbines in carbon-free push See in context

generate a maximum of 159.6 megawatts, enough renewable energy to supply 70,000 households annually,

So how many percentage of this compared to whole energy usage in Japan by using other energy source?

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Posted in: Japanese hospital worker infected with coronavirus after 2 vaccine shots See in context

Japanese hospital worker infected with coronavirus after 2 vaccine shots

Having vaccine does not guarantee for not being infected but if number of population that being vaccinated is high, chance of being infected is getting smaller.

So how Japan inoculation progress so far?

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Posted in: Large numbers of people out and about despite gov't antivirus pleas See in context

The government said the quasi-SOE was set to start on Monday. So the population listened and assumed it was fine this weekend still.

Current pandemic will take that announcement like ordinary people?

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Posted in: Large numbers of people out and about despite gov't antivirus pleas See in context

He questioned whether the government's decision to impose a quasi-state of emergency over the virus is worthwhile

Is that even a decision? Unlike other countries that show real enforcement, in Japan just only government public statement put on media that's it.

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Posted in: Gov't to release Fukushima nuclear plant water into sea despite fishermen's objection See in context

 feel sorry for the fisherman and all jobs who will have to suffer for this.

Some still struggling for new home after 2011, those who still have job in fisheries will be impacted by this water dumping.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Natural-disasters/8-years-after-Fukushima-52-000-search-for-a-new-home

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Posted in: Experts say Suga gov't unlikely to approve female monarch See in context

Hidehiko Kasahara, 64, a Keio University professor specialized in the history of Japanese politics, blamed Suga's predecessor Shinzo Abe for not addressing the issue despite becoming Japan's longest-serving prime minister in history.

Whatever decision result, eight year in office should have enough time to decide this.

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Posted in: Spread out See in context

Still discussing, where are those actions and vaccines?

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Posted in: Japan urged to outlaw LGBT+ discrimination before Olympics See in context

Japan urged to outlaw LGBT+ discrimination before Olympics

Any discrimination need to be outlaw before and after olympics.

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Posted in: Japan pushes stricter enforcement over teacher, student SNS contact See in context

Japan's education ministry on Friday pushed for stricter enforcement against the use of personal communication via social media between teachers and students, in the wake of some educators being disciplined for sexual misconduct.

Like @ricky mentioned, only because some of very small portion this rule being implemented to every educators. There are plenty good cases that healthy human relation in form of between teachers and students also teachers and alumnae because they maintain contacts. Some of teachers even can provide really good guidance for their students and alumnae , through these contacts.

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