Tom Doley comments

Posted in: Foxconn's Wisconsin deal shrinks from 13,000 jobs to 1,454 See in context

Poor Trump. First it was Abe back-tracking on the promised billion dollar corn deal, and now Foxconn.

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Posted in: Plans, test events change daily for postponed Tokyo Olympics See in context

Just cancel the damn corona Olympics. I don't see how athletes can perform and plan ahead with these irregular schedules. And while we're at it, cancel the damn 2022 winter Olympics.

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Posted in: Suga cancels trip to India, Philippines See in context

Probably got scared of diplomacy after the embarrassment he received from Japan's top ally. Did Japan beg India and Philippines for a summit 24/7 just like that they did with US?

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Posted in: 28-year-old man arrested over murder of father in Sapporo See in context

Another day, another familial murder. When will the government acknowledge this is a social issue?

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Posted in: Tokyo state of emergency does not affect Games: IOC See in context

What clowns. Waiting for the circus to begin.

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Posted in: Confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants in Japan double in a week See in context

Is Japan going for herd immunity with these new variants as well?

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Posted in: Seoul court rejects wartime sex slaves' suit against Japan See in context

Okay, so the Korean court system is independent from the Korean government. Pity you can't say the same about the Japanese judicial system.

On a more serious note, these poor ladies. Can't imagine how much they are suffering now, probably more so when they were raped by the JIA.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

Well you can believe what you want, you can dismissy story or go with @SJ from the South Korean propaganda ministry.

Says more about the type of people one mingles with than labeling all Koreans as hating Japan.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

Good idea tell that to China, SK, France, US whatever countries dumping it

Those countries don't have issues with their filtering systems.

But I do in UN HRC as far as comfort women issue is concerned right?

Definitely, top two funding members for UN is US and China, so less meddling with comfort women issues.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

Look at this guy @Tom Doley who thinks he knows better than IAEA

It's called logic. If the water is damn safe, dump it in your own backyard, not in world's national park. Why wouldn't you if the radiation level is directly comparable to bananas?

I have little trust in IAEA when it involves issues related to one of the top funding member nations, just like I had no trust in WHO when it came to the China virus.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

I just wonder what these young men are thinking about their own country's nuclear power plants are releasing tritium into sea? They think S Korea is okay but Japan is "no"?

Were the same Koreans protesting against Japan's release of radioactive water prior to 2011? According to your argument, Japan had more reactors then so released more tritium back then.

Of course not, so there must be other reasons why they are protesting post 2011. Logic before belief mate.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

This is absolutely fake news. Need a proof that they can not separate all isotopes.

Er, how it can it be fake news when the Japanese government itself admitted that it failed to remove the other isotopes? Stop relying on the fake media outlets.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

A fringe group that 90% of Japanese ignore!

That is your "hate Korea" examples!

Your few personal anecdotes represent all the Koreans? oh the hypocrisy. lol

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Posted in: 69-year-old woman arrested after leaving sister’s body in apartment See in context

Another day, another copycat crime.

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Posted in: Japan says Chinese military likely behind cyberattacks See in context

My gosh, why is this news now??? If it happened in 2016 and 2017, the jgov should have told us back then which websites have been hacked so that we can change our login credentials on other websites as well.

Unbelievable how backward this government is in handling crisis situation. Seriously, it's worse than African nations.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic athletes to undergo daily saliva testing See in context

Hang on, wasn't Japan boasting that the best testing philosophy was 'test only those with severe symptoms that last for 4 days'? Why preemptively test athletes?

Test your backyard first. Sheer utter incompetence.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

All reactors all over the world are releasing tritium only (no cesium, no strontium, etc.) into environment (sea, lake, sea). It is absolutely true. Nobody doubts it. More reactors are releasing more tritium into environment. S Korea has 20 rectors operating and Japan has only 9 rectors operating. That is all about it. Most people don't know about it. Truth is truth.

Not Japan's reactors. The truth is, 2 of the 3 ALPS treatment units in Japan weren't approved, and they were the ones that failed to separate out all the isotopes.

Yeah and if we were 3 years ago this may mean something!

Yeah, in an advanced country yes. We're talking about Japan who have failed to come up with proper protocols and action plans over 10 years. Things have not changed in the past 3 years.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

The "Hate Japan" industry in South Korea sure seems to be booming, doesn't it? Passing that hot hate down to the next generation, then the next...just like their northern neighbor China.

You're obviously immune to "hate Korea" in Japan. Have you not seen all the black vans with loudspeakers, bookstores with dedicated section on "Hate Korea" book, top 3 key words entered on Japanese search engines being "Korea" for all age bands (except under 30 women), protests to deport ethnic Koreans in Japan, TV personalities brazenly hating Korea on air, governments cancelling exhibitions containing Korean items, nippon kaigi schools that brainwash young kids etc etc.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

spill it in the Japanese lakes and dams.

No. Unfair to Japanese rice and produce farmers.

Why? According to you, it's supposedly clean.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

@ Alfie Noakes

Reuters reported three years ago that TEPCO had admitted lying about removing all radioactive materials from the water:

English

https://www.reuters.com/article/japan-disaster-nuclear-water/rpt-fukushima-nuclear-plant-owner-apologises-for-still-radioactive-water-idUSL4N1WR66Q

Exactly.

The Jgov have done well to brainwash people to think it's just Tritium that's remaining. There's a reason why Korea, China, Russia, France, Canada, Philippines and Taiwan are not on Japan's side.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

It seems that Koreans don't know S Korean reactors are releasing much more tritium into sea than Japan.

Anyone who keeps commenting on this is showing their true color. There's only a handful of media outlets that report these fake news, mind you all in Japan. Other media outlets don't report this, let alone other countries. If you want to be part of Jgov's propaganda to prove to the world that Japan's radioactive water is safe, at least don't rely on fake news.

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Posted in: S Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's Fukushima water release plan See in context

I don't get it. Why dump it into the ocean if it's that clean?

If it is drinkable water, why don't all the Jgov politicians drink the water?

Further, why can't Japan create an artificial lake and dump the water in there?

Why not connect pipes from the tanks and connect it to the water reservoirs to provide free water to households? Probably the cheapest option.

So many solutions for the clean water. Yet, why dump it into the Pacific Ocean (not Japan's Ocean) and create enemies, including Taiwan?

This is no joke Japan. It's a crime against humanity, and you don't want to do that every century.

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Posted in: Tokyo, Osaka consider asking gov't to issue another state of emergency See in context

Suga: start reducing the number of cases next week. It will show my policies have worked.

Excel officer: Hai, your wish is my command. The world still doesn't know our secret, and you'll be the glorious leader during the best Olympics ever.

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Posted in: Hitler Youths' 1938 trip to Japan now largely forgotten See in context

Not sure this is in fact well known

Agree, definitely not in Japan since many in Japan think they were the unprovoked victim, not the failed aggressor.

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Posted in: S Korea seeks Kerry's support against Japan's Fukushima plans See in context

Well Kerry's statements are contradicting US' recent extension banning all Fuku products. And there is a reason for all that which we will soon find out.

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Posted in: S Korea seeks Kerry's support against Japan's Fukushima plans See in context

Another day, another complaint from Korea

Sorry to break the news. It ain't just Korea. Taiwan? They already warned Japan that they increased radioactive monitoring units in the sea from 32 to 99 and will sue Japan if their fishing industry faces financial losses which amounts to 550 million annually. And Philippines, France, Canada, Russia etc. They're all complaining. I just love how Japanese media outlets only focus on Korea for all the wrong reasons.

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Posted in: China says U.S.-Japan actions are stoking division See in context

Maybe China doesn't manufacture mirrors. They don't know what they look like.

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Posted in: Fukushima surfer, shop owner fears 'contaminated sea' See in context

Look if it was safe, America wouldn't have extended its ban on Fukushima products recently.

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Posted in: Fukushima surfer, shop owner fears 'contaminated sea' See in context

Tritium is not the main issue here. It's the other dangerous isotopes that Japan failed to remove due to their failed equipment and poor technology.

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Posted in: Aso repeats claim that treated Fukushima water is good to drink See in context

We are no in a competition about who got the more dirty water.

Well said. Unfortunately though, for some as well as the incompetent Jgov, these tactics are used to diffuse and save face. Comments like, "oh, these thugs are doing it, so it's not bad for us". It's never like, we have moral standards so we should be upright and civil and socially responsible. Never! That's what ruins the image of Japan for me.

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