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Posted in: NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip See in context

Watching heads spin as the fakeness and hypocrisy unfolds is supremely delicious.

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Posted in: Japanese firms see 'Abenomics' sputtering, tax hike hurting economy: poll See in context

Point your finger if you're surprised by this. What a collosal joke!!

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Posted in: S Korea, Japan to hold talks over trade dispute on Friday See in context

Tokyo has dismissed such a view, saying the trade measure is not linked to the dispute over wartime labor.

Sure. Totally believable.

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Posted in: Fast Retailing likely hit by S Korea boycott; succession plans in focus, say analysts See in context

Deafening silence from the usual crowd. Must admit, 3/3 is at the moment. When I called out this inevitability, lots of denialism took place. Well, voilà!!

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Posted in: Abe to meet 50 foreign guests during enthronement ceremony See in context

Isnt this going to be paid for by tax payers? Puts the consumption tax raise in perspective.

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Posted in: Kansai Electric chairman resigns over gift scandal; president to follow after 3rd party report See in context

Gifts? Lol, the level of corruption in Japan is quite cartoonish. Spade is never called a spade and the faster issues are swept under the rug,the better. No accountability at all. What a sick joke!!

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Posted in: Kansai Electric Chairman Yagi to quit over gift scandal See in context

Gift scandal? How Orwellian of you.

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Posted in: Aichi exhibition closed over Korean 'comfort woman' statue reopens See in context

Freedom of expression is such beautiful thing to behold. Especially when it irks the right wingers. More,more, more of the same!!!

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Posted in: Taiwan's lifting food import ban key to economic deals: Japan business group See in context

 Japan will not begin talks with Taiwan on joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership until the food ban issue is addressed, saying they are two different matters.

If all else fails, blackmail.

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Posted in: Over 70% worried about economic outlook after consumption tax hike: survey See in context

Yaaaay abenomics!!!! Keep kicking that can down the road some more.

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Posted in: At Fukushima plant, a million-ton headache: radioactive water See in context

And yet, countries are cool with purchasing food from this region? Well, to each his own.

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Posted in: Former education minister makes waves by linking same-sex marriage to revising constitution See in context

Well now isn't that convinient? Rearm while allowing the LGBT to marry. By attaching a social issue that almost everyone will get behind to rearming, these dinosaurs assume they'll actually get away with revising pacifism. One only hopes people can see through the farce.

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Posted in: Kansai Electric gift scandal widens to non-nuclear officials See in context

Gift scandal? Does professional journalism actually exist? Well briberies by any other name smells just as corrupt.

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Posted in: Tokyo ready to share info on N Korean missile with Seoul See in context

Tokyo apparently hopes to urge Seoul to rethink its decision to scrap the pact -- formally called the General Security of Military Information Agreement -- by offering to share sensitive information under the arrangement.

Look who's trying to crawl back. Lol ship's sailed.

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Posted in: Dwindling of South Korean visitors takes toll on Japan businesses See in context

Cue the goal post moving in 3..2..1

Stay strong Japan

Shadenfreude is a treat.

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Posted in: Japan to pardon 600,000 to mark emperor's enthronement: media See in context

not a modern, developed democracy

That's the thing, it's not.

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Posted in: Kansai Electric admits execs' acceptance of gifts; president won't resign See in context

One can only imagine how many "gifts" are exchanged each and every day. How one wishes real investigate journalism existed in japan. The skeletons that would be unearthed would be globe shattering!!

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Posted in: Organizers, festival host agree to reopen 'comfort women' exhibition See in context

The 'does no wrong' crowd is unusually silent.

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Posted in: 10% or 8%? Retailers scramble to cope with sales tax hike See in context

Sad.

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Posted in: Japan's consumption tax raised to 10% amid swelling welfare costs See in context

Kick the financial bomb can further down the road

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Posted in: AKB48, Japan’s biggest idol singer group, apologizes for selling 'Date Tickets' See in context

Creepy AF!! Not surprised in the least

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Posted in: Organizers, festival host agree to reopen 'comfort women' exhibition See in context

Color me shocked. I had no idea freedom of expression existed till now. Cue the looney right wing reactionaries. Great way to stand up to bullying and historical denialism and revisionism

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Posted in: Registers, rates and points: Tax hike woes for Japanese retailers See in context

 He is not a happy man, as since he had put the seating area into his convenience store he saw a jump in overall sales.

Then why not voice this grievance? Why continue to suffer silently? Isn't that the whole point of a healthy democracy?

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka pokes fun at Japan comedians' 'bleach' comments See in context

Much ado about nothing.

It was a joke, comedians make these kinds of jokes all the time

Im assuming holocaust 'jokes' are a hoot for you huh?

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Posted in: EU, Japan sign agreement to bypass China's 'new Silk Road' See in context

China is basically an economic juggernaut. There's absolutely no stopping the train now. It's too late.

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Posted in: No grant for Aichi art festival after 'comfort women' exhibition fiasco See in context

Is it safe to admit there's no freedom of expression in japan now? Or are we just going to pretend?

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Posted in: Japan comedy duo apologize after reportedly saying Naomi Osaka 'needs bleach' See in context

japanese are masters at non apologies. It's a marvel to behold. Did they bow as well?

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Posted in: 'Comfort women' exhibition should be reopened, Aichi governor says See in context

Common sense prevailing. FINALLY!!

Let this thing rest and just do away with it altogether is best.

Would you make the same claim for holocaust memorials?

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Posted in: U.S.-Japan trade deal hits snag as Tokyo seeks assurances on car tariffs See in context

If they insist then this has most definitely failed.

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Posted in: IOC chief to confirm Japan's food products safe for Olympic participants See in context

There's no such thing as safe food if it's grown anywhere near nuclear fallout. If you can't it food from chenobyl, you most definitely can't eat that from Fukushima. Well, if that's what floats your boat, go right ahead.

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