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Posted in: Japan's commercial whaling to restart July 1 after 3-decade hiatus See in context


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Posted in: Osaka red light district to be closed during G-20 summit See in context

Will they be shutting up shop for the Rugby World Cup too?

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Posted in: Abe leaves for Europe, North America with G-20, China in mind See in context

Setting a good example by working during Golden Week! Bet he‘s on double time too!

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Posted in: Convenience stores to stop selling adult magazines by end of August See in context

isn’t that why some prople will be coming to Japan - to see some of the more unique sides of everday Japanese life?

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Posted in: At your service See in context

applicationsHow about being able to do all of town hall  online and save the trip to the town hall in the first place?

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Posted in: 2020 Olympic torches to be made of recycled aluminum from Fukushima See in context

What does Fukushima have to do with the Tokyo Olympics?

I can understand that the region needs to be promoted but do not agree with using the Tokyo Olympics for this purpose!

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Posted in: Suga says Japan wants to promote free and fair trade for global economy See in context


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Posted in: Japan officially announces IWC withdrawal; will resume commercial whaling See in context

Well at least they are now being honest about their intentions.

I trust they can then also live with the justified criticism.

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Posted in: Shibuya calls for stores to refrain from selling alcohol in glass bottles on New Year's Eve See in context

So I guess it's just cans of beer and chu-hai, and tetra-pak sake and shouchu on offer at the convenience stores then;-)

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Posted in: Japanese electronics firms look to re-engineer their design mojo See in context

How is it attached to his head?

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Posted in: Nissan CEO calls on Renault to listen to details of Ghosn allegations See in context

Saikawa looks very alone in that picture. Hope he is feeling that way too!

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Posted in: 7-Eleven removing storefront ashtrays across Tokyo See in context

How about they stop selling cigarettes!

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Posted in: Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market opens; public tours to begin Saturday See in context

What's with the blue tarps? Are they the additional measures taken to prevent food contamination?

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Posted in: Tsukiji fish market's outer shopping area solicits new name See in context

Olympic Market

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Posted in: Self-driving taxi with paying passengers tested in Tokyo in world first See in context

Glad to see that the Olympics got a mention!

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Posted in: Companies fighting back against unruly customers See in context

Are there any articles here anymore that do not somehow mahke reference to the Tokyo Olympics?

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Posted in: Baby panda to be on display longer each day See in context

Sad. Animals should not be put ‚on display‘!

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Posted in: ANA promotes efforts to recruit quality crew See in context

They have a long, long way to go. On a recent flight from Munich to Tokyo service in economy class was almost non-existant and some of the crew were struggling with basic English

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Posted in: Japan to introduce English road signs ahead of Tokyo Olympics See in context

Interesring is that according to Wikipedia Japanese Stop Signs briefly in the 60's had the word STOP on them!

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Posted in: Japan's Olympic soccer teams to train in nuclear clean-up zone See in context

“Obviously it will be opened on condition that all decontamination work has been completed safely,” he added.

“We can’t say (at this point) if that decontamination will have been fully carried out and whether there will be zero effect from radiation by that time.”

So will they or won't they?

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