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Posted in: U.S. weighs deploying medium-range missiles to U.S. forces in Japan: report See in context

TokyoLiving predictably at it again. Judgement clouded by his open hatred for the USA and its people. These posts along with the other ones deleted earlier should be removed by the moderators.

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Posted in: Number of serious sex offenses in Japan rises sharply in 2022 See in context

Normally a news website would accompany a story like this with some telephone numbers for a victims or consultation helpline and relevant assistance.

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Posted in: Aide to Kishida says he would hate to see LGBT couple See in context

Let's not forget the vice minister's feelings regarding the alphabet people,

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20220823/p2a/00m/0na/026000c

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Posted in: Gov't considering People's Honor Award for wheelchair tennis champion Kunieda See in context

This would be a very fitting award for Mr Kunieda. Let's make it happen.

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Posted in: Day at the market See in context

Let's just say visitors.

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Posted in: Japanese TV network makes multiple apologies for reporter chewing gum on air See in context

"The selection may not be as extensive as it is in the U.S., but in Japan, pretty much every convenience store stocks chewing gum".

Very important to note.

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Posted in: Kishida grilled in Diet over son's excursion during overseas trip See in context

Shotaro-kun should have hit up ex corrupt governor of Tokyo Matsuzoe for shopping tips in Europe.

Remember the pajama scandal guys?

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Posted in: Police, tech firms hold response drills to counter attacks ahead of G7 summit See in context

Hilarious photo. The lone woman takes down the shooter while the dudes huddle, some with their hands on their heads. Too funny..

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Posted in: 72% of foreigners in survey say they’ve been disappointed by bad breath in Japan See in context

Add me to the yes vote. Some people have dreadful breath here in Japan.

“Japanese people are also conscious about not opening their mouths very wide when they laugh, because they think it’s impolite. So there’s less pressure to take care of your breath, and so attitudes about oral hygiene can become lax.”

What a ridiculous statement.

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Posted in: Japan remains global laggard in fight against live animal testing See in context

Good work JT.

Continue to expose and report on this.

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Posted in: Activists fight Tokyo gov't over historic Jingu Stadium demolition See in context

Yes, Tokyo is one gigantic concrete slab.

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Posted in: Auckland starts clean-up after flash floods; 2 dead, 2 missing See in context

The scenes at the airport were unbelievable.

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Posted in: Dentsu officials admit to Tokyo Olympic test event bid rigging See in context

That's a dreadful view of Tokyo.

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Posted in: Foreign entries into Japan surge 12-fold in 2022 See in context

Pointless story.

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Posted in: Japan's foreign worker population hits record 1.82 million See in context

In my neighborhood (Osaka suburbs) the locals are having a really hard time trying to get staff. Some businesses have signs up permanently now looking for staff and supermarkets and convenience stores are noticeably undermanned even on weekends. I think I mentioned before the local beef bowl restaurant closes some overnight hours as they have no staff despite being advertised as a 24 hour business. They had a message on their stating this.

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Posted in: Ex-PM Mori casts doubt on Japan's excessive support for Ukraine See in context

I didn't bother reading this story.

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Posted in: One way to keep warm See in context

Poor little guys..

BTW, Awaji Island Monkey Center has a great live stream for those who enjoy monkey watching.

https://www.youtube.com/live/lsxYH2XQQCg?feature=share

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Posted in: Toranomon Hills Station Tower to open in Tokyo in autumn See in context

"With the birth of Tokyo Node, Toranomon Hills will evolve into a "communication hub" that attracts highly experienced and influential people from throughout the world for business creation and innovation that will be shared globally."

This is just fluff.

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Posted in: Kishida's intention to raise consumption tax in focus at Diet See in context

@Yubaru on point.

I would advocate scrapping 5 yen and 1 yen coins and just round prices up to the nearest 10 yen.

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Posted in: Ardern makes final appearance as New Zealand leader See in context

Let it also be noted this numbskull locked down the entirety of NZ for 72 hours for one covid case in Auckland at one point.

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Posted in: Japan planning to establish zones to give vacant homes new life See in context

Old, empty, dilapidated houses are scattered throughout my neighborhood in east Osaka. And there are two three empty apartment/danchi type buildings that I know of in addition to the dozens of vacant apartments for rent.

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Posted in: Heavy snow warnings issued for parts of Japan; flights canceled See in context

Sunny but windy here in East Osaka at 4.30pm

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Posted in: Kishida warns Japan on brink of social dysfunction amid falling birthrate See in context

I first heard this in 1991.

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Posted in: Murder of 90-year-old woman linked to online site recruiting members for house robberies See in context

Absolutely heinous and callous. Some truly awful crimes being committed recently.

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Posted in: Winter blues See in context

Very nice indeed.

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Posted in: Wheelchair tennis ace Shingo Kunieda retires See in context

I hope Shingo gets the recognition he so deserves in the J media this week. Congratulations on a stellar tennis career Shingo-san!

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Posted in: 42-year-old man arrested over wife’s death in Saitama See in context

"accused of beating his wife with his fists repeatedly between Jan 16 and the morning of Jan 18"

This savage needs to be put down.

RIP Mrs Sakai.

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Posted in: Suicides in Japan increase in 2022; 1st rise among men in 13 years See in context

Very sorry to hear that @dan It's so important to talk, listen and ask "are you ok?"

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Posted in: Suicides in Japan increase in 2022; 1st rise among men in 13 years See in context

I know I've said this before but when these numbers get posted annually but the suicide number is probably higher when you figure in the number of people who just "go missing" every year. A police chief once told me about this.

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Posted in: Foreign visitors to Japan in 2022 up 15-fold to 3.83 million See in context

"A further recovery in the number of foreign arrivals will likely depend on the return of visitors from mainland China"

Likely? I would say almost completely.

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