Hold a referendum.
3 ( +5 / -2 )
Mayors and politicians, meeting people and going to gatherings is their job. They are more vulnerable to corona than ordinary citizens.
-2 ( +1 / -3 )
The ad is poor taste. No cure medicine is a world wide thing. I agree vaccination is slow in Japan. It can't be helped because we have to import vaccines from abroad.
-44 ( +4 / -48 )
A Korean who lives in Japan said that one plus one is two in Japan but in their country, one plus one becomes three or minus three. They are inclined to extremities.
4 ( +15 / -11 )
The guy is like an American who thinks individual freedom is very important. Do not do that if you are in America. It is very dangerous. It might result in your death.
-12 ( +18 / -30 )
We are not sure the anti-junta is doing a right thing or not. We do not know about Myanmar very well.
0 ( +2 / -2 )
If they declare cancellation of the Olympics. Their approval ratings will be shot up. Why do they not do that?
12 ( +13 / -1 )
Japanese people respected China for their ancient culture. We learned a lot from their classics. Confucianism taught us ways and how people to behave, namely, about manners. In communist China, Confucianism was thrown away and they lost their spiritual greatness.
7 ( +16 / -9 )
A doctor said wearing masks is as much as protective as vaccines.
-11 ( +2 / -13 )
America's energy consumption is CO2 emissions at 79%. It will be a big blow to U.S. industries.
1 ( +2 / -1 )
Japanese yen is now 108 to a dollar while it was bought up to 79 yen in 2012. America manipulated Japanese yen to weaken Japanese exports in years around 2012.
4 ( +6 / -2 )
Globalization spread the pandemic in the world and expansion of China - a totalitarian middle age country.
13 ( +15 / -2 )
AstraZeneca has not been approved in Japan yet and they are started receiving Pfizer vaccines. Lucky.
-4 ( +1 / -5 )
Peaceful uses of nuclear energies was a deceit of nuclear scientists. They developed nuclear power plants before coming up with the way disposing nuclear wastes.
7 ( +11 / -4 )
I cannot agree more with Mikitani. It is stupid to hold the Olympics in such a dire situation.
21 ( +23 / -2 )
Japanese people do not discuss and talk about negative influences of the imperial system that brought tragedies to them in recent past.
0 ( +7 / -7 )
It is important to hold down expansionism of China in this theater as a common interest of the west. Japan and other Asian nations alone cannot counter act against the vandalism of China.
7 ( +9 / -2 )
The more tests, the more positives. But they are not deadly.
1 ( +5 / -4 )
I still do not understand why Japan has to stick to holding the Olympics. It is reckless. Human beings have not overcome the pandemic yet. Battles with the virus will last long.
17 ( +21 / -4 )
One of Japan's regimental events of the rigid society.
16 ( +22 / -6 )
So long as China insists self-righteousness and infallibility of their country, they will never catch up with the west. They are revealing shortcomings of authoritarian dictatorship.
24 ( +27 / -3 )
They are no more the best and the brightest in Japan. Many are quitting disgusted being assigned worthless and uninteresting jobs with small salaries.
3 ( +5 / -2 )
You know, in Japanese companies, in this case in Japanese government office, it is difficult to say "No" to what their bosses say. I guess their boss said "let's go" and they followed.
1 ( +9 / -8 )
Had the canal been owned and controlled by European countries, such an embarrassing thing would not have happened. The canal should have been modernized and expanded and salvaged often to maintain the depth.
-7 ( +3 / -10 )
The torch relay looks like a "matsuri" in Japan. Japanese people like matsuri and they are very good in producing it.
-3 ( +2 / -5 )
Finger language interpreter was absent at the opening ceremony of the torch relay. Handicapped are also participating the torch relay. Prime minister Suga was questioned about it at the upper house by Hitoshi Asada. Suga said he did not know about it and promised him he will check it and explain to him.
3 ( +3 / -0 )