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It's the easiest way of disposing the radioactive water, but I honestly thought Japan was more innovative than this!
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Blame it on Abe and hope for a landslide victory in the next election for the CDP.
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The worst thing that could happen for Koizumi Shinjiro, is if he becomes Abe's puppet. I would like Koizumi Shinjiro to hold onto his father's (Junichiro Koizumi) ideals of Japan. Becoming Abe's puppet would ruin Koizumi Shinjiro's political future.
People likes Koizumi Shinjiro because he is young, and primarily because he is Junichiro Koizumi's son. Don't forget who fostered you Koizumi Shinjiro!
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We should expect Nissan to pick a Japanese candidate regardless of any aspirational foreigner seeking the job.
Japanese firms having japanese leaders strenghtens their unity against foreign competition, hence the Keiretsu-system. It will eventually lead to increased animosity against foreign firms and start-ups. It's funny how Japan advocates for a liberal free-trade world, when they're actually doing the opposite in the country. That is called hypocrisy.
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Japanese companies has an unwritten rule of primarily having Japanese CEOs and managers. And we must not forget the foreign hostile business model, Keiretsu. A wonderful model if you're into Japanese companies, but really damaging for foreign companies.
Carlos Ghosn was a miracle man for Nissan, but they "pushed" him off the cliff, like earlier asked in a JapanToday-poll. They pushed Ghosn off, while warning Saikawa of the dangerous cliff, even though he knew about the misconducts of Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan's handling of Carlos Ghosn, while still holding on to Saikawa is the Japanese way of doing business in a nutshell, kicking out foreign prospectors while holding onto their own. Japan's economy is the modern version of "Sakoku".
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Asian countries are ruining Europe by not accepting more refugees! Refugee crisis is a world problem not a European. Refugees seek to Europe because it's "easy" and filled with wealth. The last 12 years Japan has accepted a mere 158 asylum seekers. South Korea has accepted only 522 since 1992! China with a population of over 1.4 billion and the world's 3 largest country, "only" has 350 000 refugees. As an example, Sweden with only 11 million inhabitants, has accepted over 280 000.
Do not come to me and say that Asian countries are doing enough for world stability. Asian countries are nationalistic and more interested in saving themselves than helping people in need. That way, the world is now in a state of huge unjust and imbalance. Asia and America should do more!
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As expected by the man who led the merger between the Liberal and Democratic party in 1955 to form LDP which basically ruined Japan's democracy in favor of political stability. And Japan has never except twice that day seen another party in power, 1994-1996 Social Democrat, and from 2009-2012 the Democratic Party.
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Uff, that man regardless his mentally illness, should be hanged! We should as ourselves how much of a life does that man really have after having killed 35 souls? He should be sent to God for further judgement, if he's even worthy for a judgement by god.
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How did Japan justify removing South Korea from their preferred trade partners again? And with that I mean without bringing up the historical row issues.
This is beginning to look dire for future relations between the two. It might be completely destroyed if we don't see a shift in both nations stance on the issue. A change of goverments should be a great way to start a new era!
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As expected. An eye for an eye. Now please negotiate!
Saying that every individual right to compensation is settled by the 1965 agreement is stubborn by Japan to believe. As is South Koreas stance that they can keep making demands of compensation over and over again. Settle your differences once and for all and move on like "normal" countries. That said, the U.N did adopt a resolution in 1996 that said Japan should compensate individual claims made by South Koreans.
It would've certainly helped a lot if Abe and his government stopped downplaying the comfort women issue as well! I understand why you are mad South Korea, but please not let your rage on Abe and Nippon Kaigi affect bileteral ties with the Yamato-people! That's the least you could do. Keep individual compensation claims outside the relation between the Yamato and Korean-people.
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This is the reason to why we have war. When all "living memories" are perished, war will rise because their voice is lost, unless someone take on their campaign in their absence.
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Japan only want to keep the agreement because it secures Japan a foothold on the Korean peninsula in terms of intelligence. Japan wants to be recognized as an equal part as South Korea in dealing with North Korea, but will likely find that difficult if the GSOMIA is scrapped.
If South Korea should probably scrap the deal if they find scrapping it advantegous. But, Japan will never accept a scenario where South Korea is seen as the forerunner in dealing with North Korea. Japan wants a piece of that North Korean-cake if we understand Abe Shinzo and Nippon Kaigi. Abe wants to maintain Japanese influence on the peninsula.
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Typical LDP, only favoring media which holds similar views on revisionism and is likewise as conservative. Japan is honestly starting to look like an aristocracy based on LDP.
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Globalization is a fact. But it should not reach to an extent where it's "normal" to call your kid by a non-japanese name in Japan just because of an influx of foreigners. Globalization is thanks to our very distinctive cultures which interacts with each other.
Once cultures become a part of each other and ONE, then we will inevitably lose what created globalization in the first place. Africa is not Europe, Europe is not Asia, Asia is not America and so forth. Let's keep it as it has always been. We are created equal, but differently adapted.
Once we start to fiddle with how nature's created us, then there's no turning back. I do not want Japanese culture to be mixed with other cultures, that's what makes Japanese culture so unique and attractive!
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War is war. In war there are no rules. If Nagasaki and Hiroshima hadn't taken the final blow, Germany and Berlin would have been the ones falling. We should also remember that Emperor Showa's war instinct was to "never surrender".
It took Emperor Showa two atomic bombs to realize a final defeat. He could've surrendered after the first bomb in Hiroshima, but refused to throw in the towel. He could've spared tens of thousands of human lives, but for him, honour was more important than human lives. We should also remember the atrocities commited by Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese war.
The Hiroshima and Nagsaki bombings are not war atrocities. It was deemed necessary in order to spare both Japan and USA for many potential casualties in case of an invasion. Again, "In war there are no rules to oblige", only the winning side are able to punish their defeated ones.
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"Do onto others what you will others do onto you". The golden rule is indisputable, I support death sentence.
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The narcissist Abe and his so called "abenomics", my ass!
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Unecessary! Abe is just exploiting the current situation to ultimately destroy Japan-Korean relation for good because he see South Korea as a dominant threath against Japans position in East Asia.
Abe is doing nothing in order to maintain ties with South Korea, rather on the contrary he's actually trying to dissolve it! Both Japan and South Korea should stop the spit-spat and work together as friends against even more dominating threats like Russia and China!
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Anyone remember when Osaka cut it's city-ties with San Francisco over the comfort women issue? South Korean cities have the same right to cut ties with Japanese cities if they feel overrun, just the way Osaka felt overrun by San Francisco.
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By looking at the map you can easily see that Japan has an obession of isles known as islomania. It's very important for Japan to include every island they own and claim.
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He's probably been advised by Kishida to bow sincerely as to gain broader support and understanding among the rest of the population.
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"Vote on LDP because I see no other alternative". Wow that's just naive and dull.
If you're not into politics you are what the ancient greeks would call "an idiot"! Politics defines our society. You're basically denying the democracy if you're not voting.
The dullest election, and the most undemocratic western democracy in recent time!
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Just burn in hell bastard! This is why we still have death penalty enabled.
To kill innocent peoples who just love making good and touching Anime, is absolutely unforgivable.
To hear about a person who actually carried out an attack on this studio is just utterly heartbreaking.
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This is easy to solve. If you're a woman, you vote for CDP. If you're a man you vote for LDP. That way we can equalize LDPs dominant position in the houses! All women vote for CDP, you have a higher chance of gaining a seat by doing so!
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I wonder how the world went from gayship during the Roman-era, Greek-era, Viking-era, and Nanshoku during the feudal-era of Japan. It's just christians among many others who claim that man to woman-sex is the only acceptable, this is historically inaccurate. Homosexuality has always existed!
There might be many in our own familty-tree who are or have been gay in the past. So we better treat them as equals! We all have som LGBT genes in us if we trace our DNA far enough back in time.
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Why wave the Taiwanese flag if you're a pro-China candidate? Shouldn't you be waving the PROC-flag instead?! Sacrificing the Taiwanese democracy for a stronger Chinese unity is the most dull idea ever! China has never been united before, until recently in 1949. China has always been filled with different warlords and sub-cultures. A "One China" is stupid, because there never has been a "One China" in history. You always had an Emperor and several warlords.
China should have been "united in diversity", but that is nowhere to be found. Instead China is forcing cultural and ethnic assimilation onto their sub-cultures, effectively strengthening the "Han-chinese". China is like Asia's Nazi Germany nowadays!
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