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Posted in: Japan Post to swing to profit this year; still hungry for M&As See in context

When Japan is struggling for 2% inflation, Japan Post will increase the price of post card by 20% ! (source : j.news channels)

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Posted in: Deaf Japanese tourist claims mistreatment at Honolulu airport See in context

The next day, she was taken to the airport for a flight back to Japan and her cell phone was returned.

Does it mean she was denied entry and deported? why?

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Posted in: Fukushima village begins sowing rice for 1st time since nuclear disaster See in context

Hope it is not 'for exports only.'

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Posted in: Japan's gov't debt swells to record Y1,071 tril as of March 31 See in context

Japan's gov't debt swells to record Y1,071 tril as of March 31

Credit where credit's due...Abenomics?! Keep counting 'missed' arrows !

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Posted in: ADB gives Japanese individuals chance to fund eco-friendly projects See in context

A simple suggestion : Three options for ADB

A) Handover it to America B) merge with AIIB C) file for Bankruptcy.

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Posted in: Japan pledges $40 mil to ADB fund for infrastructure development See in context

Only 20 million US$ per year? Is it for "infrastructure?" sure?

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Posted in: No. of children in Japan falls for 36th year to new record low See in context

Abe has been aiming to increase Japan's total fertility rate -- the average number of children born to a woman -- to 1.8 by the end of fiscal 2025 from 1.45 in 2015.

....and for that he has introduced Premium Friday ?!!

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Posted in: Hiroshima mayor asks pope to visit his city See in context

The pope's visit would attract worldwide attention and provide a chance for everybody to think about abolition of nuclear weapons," Yuzaki said

...and encourage Abe not to amend constitution.

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Posted in: May Day rallies held in Tokyo See in context

Most of them look like retirees in 70's rather than workers.

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Posted in: N Korea test-fires ballistic missile, but apparently fails See in context

Itazura...failed launch could be a mischief, trick ...stress test for U.N.

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Posted in: Sharapova reaches semifinals at Porsche GP See in context

welcome back Sharapova and wishing you good luck.

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Posted in: Who's in control? See in context

Right man at the right side !

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Posted in: Yamato to hike parcel delivery rates for 1st time in 27 years See in context

Yamato needs to raise delivery fees so as to keep itself working as "social infrastructure," Yamauchi said in announcing the parcel delivery company's reform plans.

what kind of reform they are talking about...?? Asking customers to pay for their workers "unpaid" overtime dues? ...now other transport companies and Japan Post will follow the suit?

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Posted in: Putin, Abe discuss economic projects on disputed islands See in context

successful meeting? No. Cause(s)? would like to hear from msm.

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Posted in: Bra maker does its bit for Premium Friday See in context

Deflation has thoroughly deflated purses.

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Posted in: Wrapped up See in context

Hope there will be no cases of suffocation claim....!

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Posted in: Mattis reaffirms U.S. alliance with Japan 'for years to come' See in context

...will last forever !

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Posted in: Pension fund denies report of investing in U.S. as part of Abe's offer to Trump See in context

so the report is correct, just delink govt/Abe's name.

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Posted in: Medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be made of recycled metal See in context

Recycled news...already reported before (by JT).

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Posted in: Japan eyes U.S. job, investment plan ahead of Abe-Trump summit See in context

"o-miyage" (souvenirs)?! Trump will not be satisfied even if Abe takes One Full Container of it (!)

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Posted in: Weak household spending dampens Japan's recovery hopes See in context

Cue recycled response to recycled headline.

easy job for AFP writers (!)

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Posted in: Gov't to release new consumer price index excluding fresh food, energy See in context

It is certainly a con, not so much to fool the public, but so that the government have an excuse to cut pensions even when the true cost of living for elderly people is rising.

true, and it is possible for govt only because of 'shouganai' attitude of the people.

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Posted in: Consumer prices in Japan fall for 1st time in 4 years in 2016 See in context

For whatever reason Abe's still dreaming that one day ppl will start spending again (despite earning less or the same if they're lucky) and kick-start growth! It won't happen, ppl aren't that dumb.

meantime, population is declining, meaning people are dying but not buying.

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Posted in: Toshiba to unveil extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown on Feb 14 See in context

Toshiba Corp said Tuesday it will unveil the extent of the writedown on its U.S. nuclear business on Feb 14

Japanese Banks should look forward to Toshiba's Happy Valentine Gift !

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Posted in: Not many shoppers See in context

Trump effect has spread so fast? No, in Japan it's Abenomics.

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Posted in: Mitsubishi to postpone jet delivery for fifth time See in context

Again? Good God...

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Posted in: Cold run See in context

Is he chanting? shouting hora kora.....?!

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Posted in: BOJ's Kuroda offers upbeat view on Japan, global economies See in context

“Japan’s economy has shown clear signs of recovery in exports and industrial production,” he said.

Poetic Expression. Numerical data? Not Available Now.

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Posted in: Promises, pomp and protests as Trump sworn in See in context

Congratulations ! Trump for troubled world.

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Posted in: Anti-Trump rally in Tokyo See in context

"A woman holds an anti-U.S. President Trump placard...Hillary fan that another 'dislike' failed candidate?!

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