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Posted in: Japanese firms' net profit in Jan-March falls 41.3% on cost hikes See in context

Japanese firms' net profit in Jan-March falls 41.3% on cost hikes

This is something that Japan's new capitalism can not anticipate?

https://japantoday.com/category/politics/update1-kishida-urges-gov%27t-panel-to-craft-proposals-for-new-capitalism-soon

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Posted in: Japan accepted 74 refugees in 2021, highest on record See in context

Japan does not recognize those fleeing Ukraine as refugees...

Because they are VIP that can help Japan to gain international appeal

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/04/07/national/quasi-refugee-law/

No other country's refugee being recognized as fast as Ukraine even they are from conflict zone in the past.

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Posted in: Toshiba in early talks with 10 potential buyout 'partners' See in context

Who really decide voting for company direction?

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/esg/toshiba-sought-ministry-help-to-swing-key-vote-probe-finds-3

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Posted in: Zoos struggling to procure feed for grass-eating animals See in context

Not even anything from natural Fukushima can be given to those animals?

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Posted in: Ex-police officer gets suspended sentence for stealing cash from house damaged by fire See in context

So he is thief and also a pervert?

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Posted in: Japan accepted 74 refugees in 2021, highest on record See in context

174% increase from 2020! But it is less than 100 people, in 2021 German accepting 1.24 million refugees and 233,000 asylum seekers.

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Posted in: NPA urges police to avoid impression of racial profiling in questioning people See in context

@JRO

when all was over and done they wanted my phone number, because for some reason they needed it for "if there is ever a problem

They always want more detail about you, finally did you able to refuse that?

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Posted in: Nissan reports first full-year net profit in three years See in context

first full-year net profit in three years

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-jan-31-fi-3405-story.html

There are times when no one to be involved, since it has huge debt. Now it can have good profit, no Japanese executives can do that.

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Posted in: Kishida vows to help developing nations' COVID response with $5 bil See in context

help developing nations' COVID response with $5 bil

Using debt money to help other countries, still no news how to improve Japanese economy and population

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Posted in: Finnish PM says joining NATO will strengthen security See in context

Finnish PM says joining NATO

Joining NATO, so what Japan has to do with it?

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Posted in: Biden trip to Asia to signal U.S. keeping its eye on China See in context

Someone please let him know that current actual conflict is in Ukraine right now not in Asia.

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Posted in: All-Japan committee meets to promote Sapporo Olympic bid See in context

Yasuhiro Yamashita, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, acknowledged the biggest stumbling block to holding the Olympics is the billions in costs.

More money after Tokyo Olympics, do they even make good return of money from Tokyo Olympics?

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Posted in: Gov't eyes extending education subsidies to middle class in Japan See in context

"Promoting a positive cycle of growth and distribution through investment in people, including education,

In reality just another subsidies and government spending.

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Posted in: Banning Russian LNG imports tough without supply alternatives: trade minister See in context

Banning Russian LNG imports tough without supply alternatives: trade minister

Sanction and more sanction, yes! Alternatives supply? chotto.

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Posted in: Japan FY2021 long-term debt hits new high above ¥1,000 tril See in context

Every year new record high of debt without any plan how to reduce and pay it.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/05/11/business/economy-business/japan-government-debt/

No way this will help weaker yen.

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Posted in: Japan's child population falls for 41st year to record low See in context

It has little to do with the virus, it had been dropping for 41 years! It’s has more to do with financial stability and work lifestyle balance. But those concepts just cause confusion for the LDP and Japan Inc.

https://www.foxnews.com/story/japanese-official-women-birth-giving-machines

Japanese official they just expecting people to give birth to a baby without care all difficulties in rising child in Japan in many aspect.

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Posted in: Packed in See in context

Packed in like that, we'll get more cases after golden week.

https://japantoday.com/category/national/Tokyo-reports-2-403-new-coronavirus-cases

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Posted in: Japan's 'womenomics' pioneer says mindsets must change See in context

Japan's 'womenomics' pioneer says mindsets must change

That will be difficult because Japan is oyajinomics.

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Posted in: Russian invasion shows urgent need for U.N. reform, say scholars See in context

Wait until international event to reform? It happens long before Ukraine

https://news.un.org/en/story/2010/12/362212-iraq-security-council-ends-war-related-mandates-milestone-session

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Posted in: Man arrested over arson-murder in Gunma in March See in context

camera footage showed him near the house on the night of the fire.

Near the house, not necessarily he burnt that house.

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Posted in: Japan still divided on revising war-renouncing Constitution: survey See in context

In the survey, 76 percent said that Japan has not waged war since the end of World War II because of Article 9, up 9 percentage points from the poll last year.

Who actually really want war? Is not Japanese people right. Any other element in Japan really want go to war?

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Posted in: Florida farmers battle blight to keep their fruit on Japan's tables See in context

Dan Richey, a 63-year-old third-generation farmer, has been exporting to Japan, Florida's largest market for grapefruit, from a large citrus farm in Vero Beach for over four decades. He says he is determined to continue doing so.

There are grapefruits from China and Vietnam if he can not deliver to Japan.

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Posted in: Police officer driving patrol car arrested over fatal accident in Sapporo See in context

That also happen in other part of Japan before, do they really need driving training again?

https://japantoday.com/category/national/4-year-old-boy-seriously-injured-after-being-struck-by-police-car

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Posted in: 51% of children in Japan get 1st smartphone at elementary school age: poll See in context

But the official also cited cases of children being exposed to danger or getting involved in trouble after using the internet or social media through smartphone use.

Do they provide alternative how to contact their children while going to school, cram school or back to home? Smartphone is most available today. There's still plenty advantage using smartphone.

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Posted in: Japan's ENEOS withdraws from Myanmar gas project See in context

since it ousted and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi last year.

Japan now suddenly has conscience about human rights for leading business decision?

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Posted in: Salt Lake, Sapporo head race to 2030 Olympics, and maybe '34 See in context

Salt Lake, Sapporo head race to 2030 Olympics, and maybe '34

Just pray that there will be no other pandemic at that time. Japan still have money to go to 2030 Winter Olympics after 2020 Summer Olympic?

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Posted in: Kishida signs 3 agreements with Thailand's leader See in context

The two leaders also oversaw the signing of three agreements covering financial cooperation, the transfer of defense equipment and technology, and support for a COVID-19 emergency response.

Transfer of defense equipment? Will Japan provide aegis?

Support for covid-19 emergency response, is there any issue for Thai to handle covid so far? What Japan will give, Abenomask?

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/12/21/national/abenomaks-defective-japan/

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Posted in: Kishida arrives in Thailand to talk about investment, Myanmar See in context

Investment, using what? Using yen that worth less today?

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Posted in: Man arrested for robbery, attempted murder of woman at love hotel See in context

50-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of robbing and attempting to kill a 24-year-old woman.

Police said Miura and the woman met on a social network site on Friday and that their rendezvous at the love hotel was their first meeting..

Tinder swindler? That woman think that he'll get sugar daddies because that guy is old enough to have wealth? In fact she only find out that he is unemployed and willing to commit crime.

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Posted in: Japan to require listed firms to disclose female manager ratio See in context

The FSA has said research showed a company tends to perform better when it has a higher female manager ratio.

On of the reason it's simple, higher all male manager ratio will tend to do overtime which usually means that company is becoming less efficient. All male manager have no idea that there is life after office hour which any company should aware like taking your house, family and children

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