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Posted in: Gov't to shorten quarantine period for vaccinated travelers See in context

Sigh.

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Posted in: Japan business lobby seeks to end quarantine for vaccinated arrivals See in context

...but only a benefit for Japanese citizens right?

Surely this is unimaginable to permit permanent residents, long-term residents and most of all general non-japan-residential foreigners?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 3,581 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 22,750 See in context

It is reassuring to see these clearly improving (and not manipulated directly or in-directly whatsoever) data improve by the week!

We're in good hands everyone.

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Posted in: Japan extends virus emergency to Sept 12; weighs legal options to enforce restrictions See in context

Keep weighing, considering and pondering another 2 years.

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Posted in: Hamad International Airport in Qatar named world’s best airport 2021 by Skytrax; Haneda 2nd See in context

Just surprised but well done. Its efficient, that is for sure (immigration, baggage claim etc)!

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Posted in: A cosy atmosphere created by the harmony of light and design See in context

How much does it cost?

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Posted in: Court denies Belarus sprinter's legal bid to run in Olympics See in context

Best of luck Tsimanouskaya and wishing you a positive bright future!

(Not sarcasm :-))

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Posted in: Czech Vondrousova beats Osaka in third round of Olympic tennis See in context

Thats tough, no doubt

I feel like as a key representative (lighting the fire in the opening) she should've spoken to media though - win or lose.

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Posted in: Suga, wife have dinner with Jill Biden See in context

.... Why?

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Posted in: Olympic opening ceremony director fired for Holocaust joke in 1998 See in context

Another day, another olympics meme.

That being said:

Not that I know any details, but typically making jokes tend to push boundaries and explore limits though... I mean, it was during a comedy show... geez.

23 years ago, and they act on it today...

(But perhaps my thinking is a bit off in my imagination?)

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Posted in: Japan to ask tax-free stores to report visitors breaking quarantine See in context

Now all we're missing is.... actual visiting foreigners. Well as soon as all countries (excluding Japan which is by default flawless) has a spotless covid record we can allow them to visit again.

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Posted in: Holding Tokyo Olympics amid pandemic shreds consensus in Japan See in context

Fortunately we have journalistic forces with individual integrity in Japan allowed to ask the hard questions, and not a kabuki theater facade like other lesser nations!

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Posted in: Court orders gov't to pay damages for Miyazaki air base noise See in context

MatToday  07:09 am JS

Great news, perhaps it may lead to realising that 130db sirens are not needed on a fire truck moving at 25mph on a deserted road at 4am.

I dont live in miyazaki but I thought this was a thing in Japan too. Emergency service cars blasting their sirens in the middle of the night all the time (but perhaps where I am there is traffic, doubt it though).

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Posted in: Japan backs off on forecast of 30 gold medals at Tokyo Olympics See in context

Japan is going to get all the medals when no other competition shows up.

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Posted in: S Korean designer creates 'Third Eye' for 'smartphone zombies' See in context

There should be a rule that prohibits walking and holding a phone. Just like driving rules.

Interestingly, as far as i recall for alot of streets in Seoul it is, they have markings on the ground "no phone and walking" as the no smoking signs here.

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Posted in: Eco-friendly Tokyo Olympic podium, medals, music unveiled See in context

Another day, another Olympics propaganda attempt...

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Posted in: Japan OKs Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines, but AstraZeneca to be put on hold See in context

Sorry I'll just add one note since I can't edit the previous comment:

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Tokyo cannot have people be distanced from one another but expect the whole country to do it. Alright.

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Posted in: Japan OKs Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines, but AstraZeneca to be put on hold See in context

Once again, seem to happen in every photo in the COVID category:

I think it is great to see people part of these matters take social distancing (and other recommendations preached) seriously, sitting bunched up and attend in person as much as they can.

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Posted in: Gov't pledges to fix embarrassing vaccine booking system flaw See in context

It is evident in the photo once again, that they are taking the social distancing (and measures they preach) very seriously. We are in good hands everyone.

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Posted in: Gov't to decide on extension of state of emergency on Friday See in context

Nice social distancing (and during a "State of Emergency") by the people in the left part of the picture.

Clearly they are vaccinated, splendid!

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Posted in: What does Japan's virus state of emergency mean this time? See in context

stormcrowToday  07:08 am JST

Billy-clubs?! Are you kidding? Unless the police are going after hardcore gangsters, displaying weapons like this to threaten the public with is just causing an already tense situation to become worse than it already is.

I wonder what, how or when they are intending to use them?

Beat up people who do something which has been "recommended" or "urged" to not do after the arbitrarily chosen time?

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Posted in: Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing See in context

Nice social distancing in the photo.

Oh that's right - I forgot! Rules only applies to those outside of politics.

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Posted in: Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’ See in context

Ah yes - the classic Hollywood/pop star/entertainer celebrity to speak to us about morals.

(Not disagreeing but, just .. curious)

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Posted in: Asian stocks mixed as markets watch for Biden stimulus plan See in context

More stimulus? Something like 30% of all USD in existence has already been created in the past 12 months, I'm not joking...sadly

This is pure insanity

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