It's owned by South Korea, and populated by South Koreans. (http://en.dokdo.go.kr/pages/s01/page.html?mc=7228) Classic case of pot calling the kettle black. The same could be said for Kuril Islands.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, seen in China and the two Koreas as a symbol of Japan's past militarism
And some people wonder why Korea and China still raise Japanese revisionism as an issue and harbour pessimism toward the Japanese government's "apologies."
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What does it taste like?
OH, NO! NOT THE BEES! NOT THE BEES! AAAAAHHHHH!
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"That can include looking to housewives and the retired to come into or rejoin the labor force. In some cases it means offering better working conditions for some staff, even if this requires raising prices. In others, companies are reducing the services they offer, perhaps by cutting opening hours, or delaying expansion plans."
I mean they certainly can but most of them are not doing anything. Why would anyone want to work for minimum pay (
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Great. This is all working into North Korea and China's hands. And North Korea didn't even have to do anything.
OssanAmerica, care to elaborate? How is the new likely president going to lead SK against its own best interest? What are SK's best interests?
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Timing and basic sensibility are certainly not their strong suites, it seems....
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Speaking at a rally in the French city of Metz—which was allowed to go ahead—Cavusoglu described the Netherlands as the “capital of fascism”.
America : "Hold my beer."
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Very relieved to see that drive-by shootings in Japan involve air guns, unlike some different country we all know about.
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whenever things go south for corporations, it's always the junior employees that get hit. Senior executives, however, start talking about their bonuses.
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"Cool" part of Japan has nothing to do with government interference or, in this case, encouragement. It's always the efforts of each individuals living their lives trying to do what they feel most passionate about, and that has always been the coolest part about Japan, whether it be technology, visual arts, media, comedy, appearance, fashion, and numerous other categories I cannot mention in here.
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JT, Thank you for the inspirational article.
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i don't understand - what are poll watchers gonna do to me if I vote for Hillary, shoot me?
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Actually, the ex-sex slaves are vehemently against this payment because they believe it comes without any apologies...
I say take what you can and move on with the past, there are more important issues in the present!
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Stimulus packages only provide a temporary solution, and are losing their effect (as evidenced by topix trend lately)... Can we please move on to the third arrow he promised years ago?
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Takahashi was quoted by police as saying, “I couldn’t make ends meet and my fridge at home was broken so I planned to use the hotel one for myself.”
Rookie mistake. Shoulda said "I was drunk, and I don't remember anything."
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MsDeliciousAUG. 17, 2016 - 08:26AM JST What is with the price difference? Men should boycott and women should complain. i usually ask the same question. assuming this includes food/beverage (which i doubt for this price) men usually eat/drink more than women. other than that, it is offensive to both genders.
Common practice... have you ever been to Aisekiya, or any clubs in general?
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You gotta hand it to America these days.
They'd rather argue about a snarky tweet than discuss economic policies before an upcoming Presidential election.
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Funny thing I find about many Trump supporters is that, just because they find other flaws in Hillary, Trump's racist bigot comments and policies ("there's going to be a beautiful wall") are justified...?
Just because someone else doesn't have clean hands, it doesn't make it "okay" to spread baseless accusations and lies.
Go for it, vote for Trump, and still try to brag about being the best country in the world with equal protection of rights and freedom for all citizens regardless of their heritage or choice of religion.
At best, Trump for President would be a funny social experiment for all the other G19 (minus Murica) nations when they 'trump' America in all aspects incl. education social governance foreign policy etc.
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Hardly surprised anybody. I'm more concerned about:
seek to restore Japan with more self-respect, traditional family values and principles under the emperor as head of nation
What do they mean by "traditional family values and principles," hmm? Maybe a trip back in time to the good ol' days when foreigners and women did not deserve or have the same rights as men...?
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For gaijin residents like myself this whole thing is pure spectator sport. As unfortunate as Abe's win seems, the Japanese people have spoken...
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“The US dared challenge the dignity of the DPRK supreme leadership, an act reminiscent of a new-born puppy knowing no fear of a tiger,” the statement said, using the official acronym for North Korea.
Who's the puppy and who's the tiger?
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