Trial ended this week. Suspended sentence of three years imprisonment.
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TBS are reporting that the police have arrested a 19 year old man.
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Japan Times are reporting that the police have now arrested the suspect. He was identified in the video from the Lawson store where he left the car, and of course there's the knife that darnname mentioned.
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It looks like it's going to be pretty nasty. Take care everybody.
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They should have bought Knob Creek as well. Much better than Beam or Makers
They have. All marques owned by Beam are now Suntory's. One interesting part of this deal (for lovers of Japanese whiskey) is that it gives Suntory access to 10s of thousands of aged Bourbon casks.
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Tragically, I fear a concerted campaign and Ishihara's support on the hustings could see him win. Given the man's stated positions I have no doubt that in a few years time we'll be hearing about pay-offs, corruption and dubious relationships. How many governors will Tokyo have to go through before the Olympics finally start? Ishihara really is a "closet emperor"; we know how well that system worked out.
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How convenient, its the movie "The Railway Man " and Americans are making same thing with the " Ubroken" , how convenient, two similar movies made just in time when Japan is most sensitive , it seams there is some western politics backing those movies to be made, and I really think America will not protect Japan in the case of China attack , Japan is for America big economic enemy, and for them, destruction of Japan would be highly desirable .
The makers of "The Railway Man" started work on it 14 years ago: http://www.scotsman.com/what-s-on/film/tracks-of-the-years-to-produce-the-railway-man-1-3242598. The film ends with British POW Eric Lomax forgiving and befriending his wartime enemy. I'm not sure of what point you and Liu Xiaoming are trying to make here.
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Funny how Reuters can dig up and piece things together instead of government officials.
Sadly not so much. Blame the Kisha Clubs (記者クラブ). There's a reason that Japan fell 31 places in Reporters sans Frontieres' 2013 Freedom of the Press index. All the major media in Japan knew about the Lockheed scandal years before it broke; they kept quiet then for the same reason they keep quiet about Fukushima now: access (and paid lunches and New Year gifts).
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The foundations of Japan's Nuclear power generation were laid by a "happy" arrangement between Government, Corporations and The Yaks. Google "Nuclear Gypsy." The exploitation of low paid/indigent workers in service of Tepco, LDP and Mob agendas has been going on since the 1970s.
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I was primed to give him the benefit of the doubt:
However, his particular method of entry drew concern as it was the window to the ladies toilet.
Yeah.... Teachers and Cops. Good grief.
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Doesn't feel so good when it happens to you, right? Maybe if you think of them as the South-West Asian branch of the "Occupy" movement, only with possibly better hygiene than their American compatriots, this can be spun as a positive event.
If the Occupy Movement were invading the NYSE and the LSE and throwing petrol bombs you might just have a point. But you don't.
There was a Green Revolution in Iran a while back - you may remember seeing a brave young woman murdered on Youtube. However while Iran was in turmoil, Embassies weren't invaded, looted and burnt. I don't particularly like my native British government in its current Tory incarnation; I do however like the Vienna Convention which attempts to ensure that people of good conscience can provide civil service to their countries in hostile regions without fear of punishment. thereby advancing diplomacy.
Oh and please tell me more about the laser-guided bombs that Britain has launched against Iran. Any reputable source would be welcome. Covering the past 50 years or so,
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A poor choice of words but hardly a cause for resignation. Tmarie has it right: a fulsome public apology with an acknowledgement that rape is a massively under-reported and under-prosecuted crime in Japan should suffice.
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