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Posted in: China calls U.S. policy 'misguided' in high-level talks See in context

Imagined enemy?

The enemy is real and currently emerging from the shadows.

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Posted in: Japan's Horigome wins first ever Olympic skateboard gold See in context

Michael O’ DereiterToday  04:03 pm JST

I always had the impression that skateboarding was born of this free, punk, anti-establishment culture. I can't see how it fits in with the corporate greedfest that is the modern Olympics, however skilful the participants are.

Pre energy drink sponsorship that were true

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Posted in: Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles See in context

The answer for those of us with children in this situation is to build a high level of self confidence into our children by meeting their emotional needs every single day.

Kids who have self confidence always succeed, to the point where being different actually gives them an advantage in social situations.

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Posted in: Why Japan's 'rising sun' flag provokes Olympic ire See in context

Nobody wants that flag except ultra nationalists

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Posted in: Tokyo's drinkers drown frustrations over virus restrictions, Olympics See in context

I support the kids more than the gov.

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Posted in: American father, son get prison terms for helping Ghosn escape See in context

CrickyToday  04:18 pm JST

Does the sentence include time served in pre sentencing detention? Or does that clock start again?

Paragraph 13

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Posted in: Higher tolls, priority traffic lanes go into effect for Tokyo Olympics See in context

We play, you pay.

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Posted in: Alcohol linked to 1 in 25 global cancer cases: study See in context

Alcohol fuels fungal growth.

Quit it and watch your skin clean up.

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Posted in: S Korea summons Japan envoy over lewd remark about Moon See in context

Don't expect resolution when you send 2 old men to sort out the problem.

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Posted in: Prosecutors seek 7-year prison term for 90-year-old ex-bureaucrat in fatal driving case See in context

Expect little of old men in this country and you will have a much better time.

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Posted in: Beijing says 2022 Winter Olympics on track despite pandemic See in context

"There'll be heavy restrictions on all participants"

Just like there are for the unfortunate population of the country every day of their lives.

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Posted in: Fewer than 1,000 VIPs may attend Olympic opening ceremony See in context

New SOE rules for the rich.

Group sizes capped at 1000 to stop the spread.

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Posted in: Apartment blocks in Sydney, Melbourne placed in lockdown with police guard See in context

One guy in Australia just got 7 months prison for having tradies work on his house while he was in home quarantine.

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Posted in: Heat risks add to challenges for Tokyo's pandemic-hit Olympics See in context

Idiotic timing is just another feather in the idiotic cap of the IOC.

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Posted in: Not just COVID: Earthquakes, typhoons pose threat at Tokyo Olympics See in context

I agree with Cricky. The heat and humidity at this time of year is just crazy in Japan, it's the stupidest season to stage an event, october would be perfect.

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Posted in: Drug recovery facility in Kyoto arouses mixed reactions from local community See in context

Give it time. Japan is 30 years behind the west and has a major shift in political orientation coming as the current elderly generation dies off.

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Posted in: Toyota halts donations to Republican objectors to Biden's win See in context

The whole premise of political donations stinks of corruption.

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Posted in: COVID state of emergency likely for Tokyo Olympics See in context

You suffer while we party like its 2021

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Posted in: Billionaire blast off: Richard Branson plans space trip ahead of rival Bezos See in context

The winner should release an energy drink called EGO

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Posted in: Australia cuts overseas arrivals further to curb virus outbreak See in context

The QLD premier who was most vocal about reducing incoming residents will herself jump on an aeroplane and visit Japan for the olympics.

Typical.

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Posted in: Doves and fighter jets: China's Communists mark their centenary See in context

Actually having a war would mean channelling all their efforts and materials into the effort, you can't be at war and still producing products for the countries you are at war with.

To go to war is to bite the hand that feeds

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Posted in: Japan enacts law to tighten rules for land use near national security sites See in context

Check out the suspicious Chinese consulate built in an Adelaide residential area, close to the shipyards that build submarines.

Neighbors say they hear drones coming and going.

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Posted in: Suga refers to Taiwan as country, drawing fire from China See in context

Drawing fire from China has become a sport.

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Posted in: Japan, Australia hold security talks to counter China's rising assertiveness See in context

This is a confidence building move, all the small guys need to know the big guys have their back when dealing with the Chinese.

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Posted in: NTT execs take 3-month pay cut over dining with gov't officials See in context

Technical foul

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Posted in: Sports days have positive effects, not only in improving physical ability but also in allowing students to bond. They nurture a sense of cooperation through physical education classes held prior to the event. Although schools have been asked to take various measures and reduce school hours amid the pandemic, I hope sports days will be kept as a way to enhance the learning experience for students. See in context

I went on Saturday and had fun, my lil one was excited about the whole day which consisted of typical running races and a group dance both of which were fun but then it turned into militaristic display with beating drums and boys screaming at the top of their lungs for 10 mins that 赤 team were stronger, then 白 team screamed for 10 mins that they were stronger.

I said to my wife how easy it must have been to recruit soldiers back in the day.

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Posted in: Skateboarding toward Tokyo See in context

Frontside board slide.

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Posted in: Japan births hit new record low in 2020 See in context

Like most problems here, they are caused by too many old men in power.

Aint no young people waiting around to act on the words of an old man.

Get them out of power and watch all the problems Japan faces now fade away.

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Posted in: Japan to prioritize students heading abroad for vaccinations See in context

Prioritization is code for exclusion.

Exclusion of the masses.

They will be sitting around a bunch of vaccine waiting for the prioritized ones to show up and the end result will be low numbers of doses delivered.

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Posted in: Eco-friendly Tokyo Olympic podium, medals, music unveiled See in context

Will the medals be individually wrapped in plastic?

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