Tom Doley comments

Posted in: Experts to visit Fukushima plant to check water release plan See in context

Jgov says it's safe to drink. Then pump it back to the dams and water reservoirs.

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Posted in: U.S. finalizing exempting part of Japan's steel imports from tariffs See in context

Japan is always trying to take and never give.

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Posted in: Toray says it illegally gained global safety certificates for resin products See in context

Japan is not the same as it was in the 80s and 90s. Too many scandals coming out of Jgov and J-INC. This will only get worse as the economy crumbles and the leaders try to whitewash facts in order to save face.

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Posted in: Japan, S Korea exchange protests over World Heritage nomination See in context

Korea can mitigate Japan's attempt at whitewashing the atrocities of war by creating war museums all around the world just like the holocaust museums and teaching the truth about nanjing massacre, unit 731, comfort women, slave labourers etc. Don't deal with these face saving people directly.

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Posted in: Japan seeks Saudi cooperation in stabilizing oil markets See in context

Whatever Japan says, the world does. /s

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Posted in: Gov't considers extending COVID quasi-emergency in Tokyo, 12 prefectures See in context

More oral gymnastics for show.

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Posted in: Japan's border policy keeping hundreds of thousands of foreigners in limbo See in context

This is a joke. Such a contrast with other advanced countries that have opened borders already.

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Posted in: 3 arrested over death of 37-year-old man who was handcuffed and confined at home See in context

Wow, so sad. Not only the son, but it seems as though the parents are mentally ill. Guaranteed these bizarre stories will continue until jgov addresses mental health issues in Japan.

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Posted in: Diet adopts resolution on China human rights issues See in context

Another show. Why is this more important than the mental health issues plaguing Japan now? Priorities are so muddled up here.

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Posted in: Public schools in Japan short of over 2,500 teachers last year See in context

These teachers work like slaves. Which means teachers aren't motivated to run creative classes. Which means students don't develop lateral thinking. No future entrepreneurs, leaders and innovative products can come out of this neglected system.

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Posted in: Japanese publishers to sue U.S. firm over manga piracy See in context

The Japanese never learn. The music industry did the same and virtually killed jpop globally.

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Posted in: Petition for online overseas voting signed by 26,000 sent to Japan See in context

Hayashi pointed to challenges such as preventing double voting and ensuring ballot secrecy and information security,

In other words, we have no proper IT skills.

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Posted in: Japanese snack maker apologizes for commotion caused by 2-yen price increase See in context

Reason why wages aren't increasing in Japan. Ordinary people can't afford price hikes, so as cost of supplies go up, something has to give.

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Posted in: Suspect in 2010 murder of 16-year-old boy indicted after undergoing psychiatric tests See in context

Japan has one of the highest number of mentally ill patients in the world yet the government chooses to sweep it under the carpet.

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Posted in: China envoy warns of conflict if U.S. promotes Taiwan independence See in context

What's the CCP smoking? They are already independent with a separate government and military.

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Posted in: British PM Johnson plans to visit Japan in mid-February See in context

Japan having not many friends in Asia is trying its best to attract muscular guys from far away for help in case of war.

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Posted in: Japan to launch police bureau to counter cybercrime See in context

Do the police even know what cyber is? IT skills in Japan are akin to third world countries.

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Posted in: Toyota keeps top-selling automaker title despite chip crunch See in context

Toyota was also the number 1 recalled company in Australia in 2021... Quantity does not equal quality.

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Posted in: Man arrested over fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend See in context

Anger management issues yet again...

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Posted in: Panel says 35 people should be charged over vote-buying in 2019 See in context

Only 35? Another face saving number.

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Posted in: Japan to watch WHO probe of director's alleged racism, abuse See in context

watch the World Health Organization's investigation into staff complaints over racism and abuse by a top Japanese official 

Watch???? You mean get involved and sway the outcome with envelopes to save Japan's face....

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Posted in: Japan to cut quarantine days for COVID close contacts to 7 from 10 See in context

Japan is like light years behind other advanced countries with respect to COVID decisions. Maybe it's time to stop relying on the mindo that Abe was flaunting so much.

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Posted in: Japan to push controversial mine for UNESCO World Heritage See in context

...apparently reversed itself after facing growing pressure from former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his supporters, who are known for their efforts to whitewash Japan's wartime past.

This, the real reason... to whitewash Japan's wartime past. And the Japanese wonder why the Koreans complain so much. No remorse whatsoever.

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Posted in: Hostage dead after 11-hour standoff in Saitama house See in context

Another person with mental illness and anger management issues.

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Posted in: Mitsubishi, Japan Atomic Energy Agency join Gates' nuclear project See in context

This is the exact hypocritical mentality we see so often in Japan. The other article talks about ex PM's encouraging Europe to go nuclear free. Then you see this. Seriously, what clowns. Say one thing, act another.

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Posted in: Hiroshima asks Kishida to name it host of 2023 G7 summit See in context

Just can see how this will pan out. Alterior motive being to showcase to the world that Japan is the victim of WW2.

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Posted in: Ex-PMs Koizumi, Kan call on EU to choose zero nuclear power path See in context

why not lead by example? sort Japan out first....

My exact thoughts.

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Posted in: 6 thyroid cancer patients sue TEPCO over Fukushima radiation See in context

The court is a joke in Japan. Similar to the PRC, the jgov will no doubt force the court to rule in favour of TEPCO, just as they did against the farmer who sued the gov for contaminated topsoil on his land.

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Posted in: 2008 Beijing Olympics vs. 2022: No lofty promises this time See in context

I'll certainly boycott this China virus games.

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Posted in: Nissan recalls 793,000 Rogues in North America; wiring trouble raises fire risk See in context

With all the cost cutting, Japanese quality is not the same any more. More on par with Chinese made goods.

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