tokyodoumo comments

Posted in: S Korea to dissolve Japan-funded 'comfort women' foundation See in context

For those who have no clue and ask how much money does it take... well no amount of money will ever heal the scars of heinous atrocities by Imperial Japan and until this nation and it's citizens entirely accept wrong doing and sincerely offer condolences and apology healing will never be complete.

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Posted in: Nippon Steel rebuffs S Korean lawyers in forced labor row See in context

Does having good relations with Japan mean ignoring rightfully due compensation for forced labor?

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Posted in: Japan, 2 other Asian nations warn citizens not to use marijuana in Canada See in context

If a Japanese or Korean person travel to another country is that person not Japanese or Korean anymore? It is inevitable fact the person should be held responsible by law as citizens where ever you are.

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Posted in: Keio University student arrested for alleged sexual assault, claims he was drunk See in context

Well he'll "remember" his life is ruined now and forever.

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Posted in: U.N. body urges lasting Japan solution to 'comfort women' issue See in context

Japan is so eager to sweep the issue under the rug they have lost the sense of sincerity and compassion victims deserve...

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Posted in: Japan picks $1.2 bil Lockheed radar for Aegis Ashore batteries See in context

No matter what the reasons may be this deal has forged Japan's military strength once again... for good or bad.

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Posted in: Gov't to boost child welfare staff after death of abused 5-year-old girl See in context

My heart aches and feels like it's tearing into thousand pieces whenever I see Yua chan's picture or remember her cries... please, please, please do not turn a blind eye to abuse.

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Posted in: EU leaders coming to China, Japan to counter U.S. protectionism See in context

Europe and China would not be where they are today if it wasn't for US... being pig headed about US are not in the best interest of the new Euro-China alliance.

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Posted in: Man gets 23 years for beating stranger to death outside park toilet See in context

Coward!

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Posted in: Associates shocked at arrest of suspect in 7-year-old girl's murder See in context

My deepest sympathy may the family be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding them.

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Posted in: Japanese gov't website allowed anti-Korean resident messages See in context

Free speech should be respected, but not when it becomes hateful racist rhetoric

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Posted in: Outrage as WWII sex slave memorial removed in Manila See in context

Japan says they are sorry but they don't seem to show remorse towards people they've wronged, you see all the time Japanese officials pressuring governments and institutions to yield to their displeasure for revealing their tainted past.

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Posted in: Abe back on the ropes as second scandal grows See in context

Koizumi saying it might be difficult for Abe re-election is HUGE!

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Posted in: Detainees go on hunger strike at Ibaraki detention center See in context

Kazuyuki Tokui, a Justice Ministry official overseeing immigration detention, said the ministry did not recognise any problems at the centers. Well that says it all, people committing suicide and dying is no problem what so ever.

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Posted in: Nara Park issues feeding tips for tourists after increase in deer bites See in context

Simple solution... have protective protective work gloves available (lend or sell,) problem solved especially good idea for children I think...

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Posted in: Japanese women confront grim taboo by saying 'me too' See in context

taking ones career as a hostage and forcing sexual favor is still a rape no matter how you look at it.

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Posted in: Seoul protests over disputed island claims in Japan's textbooks See in context

"Smith in Japan" always hit the nail right on the head... clear concise and to the point. Glad to see a commentator with good sense and judgment.

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Posted in: Some products likely to get exempted from U.S. tariffs, says Japan's trade minister See in context

exempting one country and enforcing tariff on the other is a bad idea to begin with.

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Posted in: Abe takes blame for loss of trust over scandal as polls dive, but denies involvement See in context

This case is not about Abe or Aso's survival... It's about Heads of State committing fraud which they admitted to and should be dealt accordingly.

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Posted in: Trump rebukes Japan over nontariff barriers against American cars See in context

US should impose the same non-tariff barriers on Japanese and Korean imports as well, problem solved.

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Posted in: Man wielding knife shot by Osaka police officer See in context

The perp verbally threatened to kill and attacked the officer with a knife... if this isn't justifiable what is?

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Posted in: Japan's labor crunch leads to tightest job market in 40 years See in context

Looks good only on the surface... low job rate is due to shrinking labor for force in Japan and most jobs in demand are temporary and low paying jobs.

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Posted in: Tokyo urges Seoul not to erect wartime forced labor statues See in context

Japan has the Shrine (Yasukuni) and Korea has statues (colonial atrocities.) dotchimo dotchi iikagen ni shi te ne...

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Posted in: Stablemaster Takanohana loses JSA directorship; Harumafuji fined Y500,000 See in context

Takanohana trying to sweep the incident under the rug got himself swept away... good on JSA.

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Posted in: Appliances, other items missing on isle where N Korean crew sheltered See in context

detaining them would only be doing a favor, better to send them back to their desolate homes.

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Posted in: Sumo grand champ facing police probe over alleged assault See in context

I feel sorry for the devastated "Oyakata" in the photo...

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Posted in: Belongings likely linked to victims of Zama serial murders found See in context

Why not just associate the killing to the killers name alone... it is unfair to call it a "Zama serial killer" which is a great misfortune for the victims and law abiding townspeople of Zama (or any location of crime.)

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Posted in: Japanese woman arrested in Thailand for smuggling baby otters See in context

Thailand authorities aside... how was she going to deal with Japanese Customs?

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Posted in: S Korean buses carry statues of 'comfort women' See in context

Talk is cheap we will never know the heinous atrocities Koreans suffered.

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Posted in: 76-year-old man arrested for attempted murder of neighbor for feeding stray cats See in context

Malice is ageless.

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