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Posted in: Lecture by Japanese psychiatrist Kayama canceled due to threats See in context

I get anoyed with JT writers that dont give complete information, the basic rules of jornalism dont seem to apply. In this case What is the issue, How has this come about for example. If some one could give me the background I would much appreciate it.

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Posted in: Japan's head soccer coach gets yellow card over traffic accident See in context

Taxi drivers are the worst, they act like they own the road, pull out infront of other cars and stop suddenly in stupid places.

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Posted in: Decades later, Yoko Ono to be credited on 'Imagine' See in context

Yoko and the words talent or art dont belong together.

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Posted in: N Korea fires what appeared to be land-to-ship missiles See in context

If we keep doing the same thing we should expect the same result, said some one. Sanctions & condemnation have become blunt from over use. At least they responsible enough to wait until the exercises were over.

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Posted in: APA hotels won't remove books that deny Nanjing Massacre during Olympics See in context

The cost of a body gard would be a tax deduction on any income from the books etc. Pity the government -tax payers are ultimately paying for this.

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Posted in: Health ministry abandons complete smoking ban in restaurants See in context

The JP gov makes too much money from smoking, tax from tobaco and restaurants, profit from JT, early deaths - less pension payments.

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Posted in: 68-year-old man arrested for trying to steal police officer’s gun See in context

Why do some Japanese English news reports use the word "koban" and not station or plolice station?

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Posted in: Tokyo bathhouse offers 'naked school' to lure bathers See in context

I am thinking of English classes for ladies, but it would be a comedy show with my body.

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Posted in: Abe denies seeking to influence gov't decision over university dept See in context

I cant see a problem with a minister encoraging the development of an education institution, can someone explain why it is?

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Posted in: Japan's household spending sags; jobless rate lowest in two decades See in context

Like other developed counties, less income and the cost of goods purchased by the young - largest market sector is falling in Japan and the items purchased are cheaper, instant gratification from games and phone apps. They dont want a car - no where to park and no time to use it, cant aford their own homes so or little or no and cheaper furniture and white goods etc, no time for hoildays so no spening at travelagents and locations, a drop in the desire to go to onsens reduces ecomic spend and dispersion of cash, clothes are cheaper thanks to UNICLO etc, less major advances in tech so less item replacement turnover, smaller homes with less space for junk, less golfers skiers etc so less equipment purchased. Not sure how pachinko and there are more and cheaper restaurants, chains.

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Posted in: Chiba Univ medical student given 4 years for gang rape See in context

High profile lawer in the family helped him get a lenient sentence, hopefuly the victime will get a fair amount of "sorry money".

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Posted in: Trump directly scolds NATO allies, saying they aren't spending enough on defense See in context

What did the Kumbaya club expect. NATO is inefective and getting is ass kicked (by Russia) and looks like a waterd down version of a talkfest dinner club. Someone that speaks the truth and say what should be said, about time someone started speaking the truth to these political princesses.

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Posted in: Man indicted for murder of Vietnamese girl See in context

I do hope he has some time with general population inmates to (be) reflect(ed) on his actions before his execution.

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Posted in: Foreigners in Japanese immigration detention end two-week hunger strike See in context

I wonder if the medical cost was less than what they saved on food and toilet paper?

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Posted in: Do you believe there is intelligent life on other planets? See in context

Maybe there was and maybe there will be, but are they out there now? Where are they and if they are here now would I, oops they tell you, oops I mean us?

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Posted in: What do you think about people's manners on trains in Japan? See in context

So much snot sucking noises here I thought I was on a steam train.

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Posted in: Fukuoka robbers found to have fled to Tokyo, vicinity See in context

A fool and his money are easily parted.

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Posted in: Who would you say is the most recognizable Japanese person alive today? See in context

picachu - ha ha!

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Posted in: 'I’m glad I’m Japanese' posters in Kyoto spark outrage among Japanese Twitter users See in context

Nothing wrong with pride in ones country.

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Posted in: Popular Aussie Italian restaurant Fratelli Paradiso comes to Tokyo See in context

Good luck.

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Posted in: Docomo develops world's first spherical drone display See in context

Call me a pesimist, but what for?

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Posted in: Citizen Watch opens flagship store in Ginza See in context

Who buys a watch these days, not? There are not enough enthusiasts to pay the light bill, let a lone the rent in Giza. Its too late to bring back or start a watch trend again.

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Posted in: Japan, Australia to deepen ties amid N Korea tension See in context

Good move, take Australian vessels away from whale territory monitoring.

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Posted in: Minister calls curators of cultural properties 'cancer' that need to be eradicated See in context

Good point, wrong words.

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Posted in: Man arrested over murder of 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba See in context

Good news!

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Posted in: Japan needs anti-smoking law ahead of Tokyo Olympics: WHO See in context

As much as it is for the greater good, its sad to see a nation being forced to conform to The Nanny State ideology. The more control people are subjected to the less they become responsible for their own actions. Japanese people on the whole seem to be responsible citizens conforming needs and desires rather than endless over regulation that has buried nations in legislation.

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Posted in: 11 killed, 45 injured in St Petersburg metro blast; 2nd bomb defused See in context

Probably Putin hearding the sheep back to the fold

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Posted in: Space saver See in context

Such a waste, seeing these people holding and taking up space that others could have used for hours and left for the next person. Its not like Hanabi where the event is only for 30 minutes.

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Posted in: Sirens blare as Japan, fearing N Korea, holds first missile drill See in context

I wonder how far this news (cough cough) will travel around the world to raise the threat to Japan.

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Posted in: Japan sees 40% chance of El Nino emerging between spring and summer See in context

Interesting, but what dose it mean? Will this mean there is going to be typhoons, flash flooding, high or low temperatures. What is normal mean? Please improve this article with possible consequences or predictions, many readers dont know what "normal means.

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