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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star's death sparks calls for cyberbullying rules See in context

first world countries have too much suicide rate.. their tolerance for these things are too low... looks like they need to learn from 3rd world countries.

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Posted in: Abe asks citizens to be more diligent on social distancing See in context

I drove last sunday afternoon from yokosuka miura hanto to kamakura near enoshima in kanagawa. i drove along the coastal road. what a nice seashore and beach with a lot of people. some were surfing, some were doing BBqs lol... exactly same in this picture above. i actually though its taken from enoshima lol

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Posted in: Q&A: How do I receive ¥100,000 from the government? See in context

My Number is still optional. The individual still has the right to refuse it. So I think the government offer another option to let those people get their subsidies. by the way, does anyone know if a family has 6 members, still they get 100,000 for each of them? i heard that the government will just give up to 300,000 limit for each family. so if you are 4 in the family you only get 300,000. thanks

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Posted in: Japanese firm offers spouses apartments to avoid 'coronavirus divorce' See in context

unbelievable... these Japanese couples who wanted to divorce because of this stress caused by "staying at home" are not deserving to get married. 我慢しろ

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Posted in: Abe leans toward ¥100,000 cash handout scheme See in context

I received 12,000 yen last 2009 too. and I am not a Permanent Resident. i hope this time i can receive too as i pay too much taxes lol

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Posted in: Cloth mask deliveries to begin Friday under controversial Abe initiative See in context

ill be grateful for this mask if they dont take too much taxes.. sigh...

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Posted in: Apple rolls out cheaper iPhone See in context

i love iphones. they really last long if you dont play games too much. mine always last about 6 years before it will show signs of upgrading. will stay on my iphone7.

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Posted in: Abe criticized over lounging-at-home Twitter video See in context

I dont know much of this Japanese government but I see Abe is doing fine with his leadership trying to balance the economy and public safety.

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Posted in: Hokkaido declares state of emergency again; 166 new coronavirus cases in Tokyo See in context

Money is all what this government is really concerned of.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic CEO hints Games could be in doubt even in 2021 See in context

I am thinking of this even before the postpone. The Government needs to subsidized all family and individuals to make them stay in their homes for atleast 1 month or until all the infected are being point out. else the virus will keep on spreading.

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Posted in: Warnings fail to stop Japanese crowds from viewing cherry blossoms See in context

many Japanese believes in Unmei or Destitny. if you get infected youll get infected so enjoy. nothing to worry about.

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Posted in: Japan confirms 14 more virus cases; school to be closed for 2 days See in context

I just read the title and jumped to everybody's comments.....

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Posted in: London can host 2020 Games if it has to be moved over coronavirus: mayoral candidate See in context

Japan has prepared a lot for this. moving it to London will just cause another virus.

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Posted in: Mitsubishi’s solution for stressed office workers in Japan: fake skylight video displays See in context

looks like it will add more seishinteki stress knowing its fake.

it would be better to add the money spent on that to employees salaries.

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Posted in: S Korean assembly speaker says apology needed from Japanese emperor See in context

I feel pity to the Korean government. this kind of attitude is really disgusting..

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Posted in: After conquering the world, smartphones face uncertain future See in context

The next thing that smartphone makers need to do is how to make their phones cheaper and longlasting battery.

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Posted in: Built for young families, minicars attract a huge following among elderly drivers See in context

who said they look the same? LOL.. i drive a 11 years old Nissan Pino with the k6A engine. i drive almost 400kms per week going from Yokohama to Abiko all shitamichi and got around 13kms/liter, not bad for me. save a lot of money from road tax, shaken and gas than my standard white plate car before. I save almost 300,000Yen every 2 years.

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Posted in: Mother, daughter killed in crash; truck driver arrested See in context

oh NO. i was driving in Tomei express too that day from Kyoto to Yokohama. running about 130kph-150kph. glad we are safe.

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Posted in: Mother, 6-year-old daughter killed in car crash See in context

I am driving for more than 10 years in Japan with my Kei car (10 yrs old car lol). this accident looks like the 28 year old man was pushing his right as priority.

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Posted in: Japan eager to be on board vertical-takeoff 'flying cars' See in context

They dont even let me fly my drone freely lol

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Posted in: Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier; Watch turns to health See in context

what I really like about the iphone is they last about 5 years. i used my iphone5 for 5 years without a problem. now im using the iphone6 for a year already. for my style, I just look for a brandnew iphone that is about 3 years old since released and used it for 5 years. i see no problem at all and i always get it for a very cheap price.

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Posted in: Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier; Watch turns to health See in context

i checked the Japanese apple site. there is no more iphoneX? i want to see its price if it gets cheaper. meantime i am still using my iphone6 :)

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Posted in: All 9 confirmed dead in helicopter crash in Gunma See in context

Goodbye Haruna. I pray for comfort for their families.

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Posted in: Strong typhoon churns toward Japan; airlines cancel scores of flights See in context

oh my goodness. Im gonna cross again central tokyo tonight or tomorrow early morning with my very old Kei car LOL. i hope i will be fine. i am not gonna take the Shutoko as it will cost me a lot of money. i hope everybody is fine.

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Posted in: 2-year-old boy fatally hit by motorbike while returning from fireworks festival See in context

This is why i drive very slow on a very narrow road. as in about about 10-15kph. Tobidashi is always possible anytime. I hate my neighbors who run fast even in a very narrow road.

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Posted in: Triumph of the iPhone See in context

what makes the iPhone successful is the brain washing of the people. why would someone choose iphone without SD cards slot, no dualsims. closed system etc over a cheaper phone that has all the accessibility and user access to all its system? apple user here LOL

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Posted in: Japan driver's license to start showing expiration with Western date See in context

Well its a nice consideration for the foreigners. But honestly I prefer it the old way. foreigners must learn basic Japanese specially when driving.

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Posted in: Apple changes Japanese iPhone contracts after antitrust probe See in context

Buy sim free iphone spot cash and just connect it to any kakuyasu sim suited to you like uqmobile, iijmio, ymobile etc.

Or buy it cash via credit card and just pay it through your credit card and connect it to any kakuyasusim. still worth than paying expensive contracts from any of these 3 big tele companies.

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Posted in: Airbnb, Uber woes show Japan does not share easily See in context

Because Japan is a "Safety First Country" nothing above on that.

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Posted in: Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study See in context

God already said it very very long time ago.

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