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Posted in: Ugandan Olympic team member tests positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Japan See in context

There’s been more ‘games’ here lately that those big events scheduled for July. We’ve read a lot of ‘flip-flop’ by one, or two, “Olympic supporters”, … especially since Jun 180.

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Posted in: Ugandan Olympic team member tests positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Japan See in context

Poor souls. A terrible, yet predictable predicament. Now, their “caught between a rock and a hard place.

- “The athletes, arriving late Saturday at [Tokyo’s] Narita airport,… The 8 other members of the team left early Sun by chartered bus for host city Izumisano in Osaka Prefecture.” -

(Let’s hope the don’t detour to an interim location, like the Nagoya Regional Immigration Services Bureau in Aichi Prefecture.)

”Shoganai.” The warm, welcoming people of the Kansai region will greet them with open arms and show the world the true meaning of “Omotenashi”.

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Posted in: It pains me, and there is no link between our Indian employees and the variant strain. See in context

Surprised by this lack of compassion for some other foreign residents here @Reckless 12:45pm?

*- “Discriminatory comments are par for the course living in Japan. Suck it up.[?] Much milder than the physical violence Asians are subjected to in the US.*

We’ve all read your difficulties over the last year and the need to get vaccinated. Does that make one more understanding or jaded toward the difficulty of others? We’re all temporary passengers together on this crazy ship called “Japan”, right?

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Posted in: Small COVID-19 outbreaks keep plaguing Australia See in context

Curious. Why such a ‘hard line’ @Reckless 2:27pm?

- “Strict immediate military lockdown. No one in, no one out. As long as it takes.”

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Posted in: Turkey deports Japanese man for eating cats See in context

Asking this again from @7:11am (for a reason):- “Why is the media ‘here’ highlighting this type of uncommon case? It seems likely to inflame and perpetuate, both ‘here and abroad,’ some overall, wrongfully stereotypical-depictions of some Asian cultures and their individual choices of ‘food’ sources.

Case in point:

- @12:55pm: “What? I have never heard anything like that. Does he refer to China?”- [responding to: “Turkish authorities reported the Japanese man said in fluent Turkish that Japan has a culture of eating cats; has, not the past tense had.] -

Thanks again, media for the helping(?) with a global understanding of Asian peoples’ lives, here and abroad. - “Read more stories [like this] from SoraNews24!

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 388 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,520 See in context

Well done @blvtzpk 1:37pm for ‘acknowledging the very personal suffering of others’ and, also for ‘putting your experiences out there’ for equal scrutiny. - In the long run, we will have seen many different experiences for many different people who possibly came into contact with this potentially-deadly virus and its continuing mutations and variations.

Yours are not just ‘hit&run’, irresponsible comments that only attempt to stress ’ANY positive note’ in order to further their agenda. Despite these reported daily numbers surging up or trickling down, the ‘supporters’ are more concerned with their Games than the overall health, safety & welfare of Japan’s isolated, yet highly enmeshed and interacting people.

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Posted in: Anti-selfie tech? Japanese government pleads with cell phone carriers to curb inappropriate photos See in context

The JGov ‘just doesn’t get it’, …at all, … about Everthing!

How many times, @virusrex 7:19am, in the last 24 months, have you posted similar, ‘simple & logical observations’ about a variety of topics affecting Japan?:

*- “The [insert here] "solution" suggested betrays a deep ignorance about [insert here] and the [insert here] problem they are trying to solve. Seeing how the other measures included in the plan are much more reasonable. It feels like [insert here] was included because [insert here] someone liked it even if everybody else realized it was just nonsense.” *

They are way “Past Due” and it’s well past time for them to go!

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Posted in: Anti-selfie tech? Japanese government pleads with cell phone carriers to curb inappropriate photos See in context

*Weren’t “Stop facing fingertips to the camera!”* as depicted in today’s accompanying photo, *last years’ critical smart phone camera issue the government was warning everyone about about?*

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Posted in: Tokyo LGBTQ center head hoping Olympics spark social change See in context

Relax, @BB 6:49am. It’s now a “non-issue” according to today’s news:

*- “All Olympic live viewing events in Tokyo to be canceled: Koike” *

*- @BB 6:49am: “How about making the changing rooms, washrooms and onsens totally open to all genders during the Olympics to highlight the issue.” -*

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Posted in: Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6 See in context

If some think it’s important, @8:41am, to focus on the suspect instead of ‘the victims’:

CNN)Police in Show Low, Arizona, on Sat shot a suspect who they say struck multiple cyclists with a vehicle during a bicycle race. The suspect is also in critical but stable condition, police said in a news release.

According to police, a suspect in a Ford F-150 hit multiple bicyclists at about 7:25 a.m. local time during a benefit race in Show Low, a city about 180 miles northeast of Phoenix. 

The suspect fled the scene and was pursued by police, who soon engaged and shot the suspect behind a hardware store. Authorities have only identified the suspect as a 35-year-old White man.”

For some ‘unstated’ reason, the editors at CNN chose to capitalize the first letter of the word “White”?

- https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/19/us/arizona-suspect-shot-struck-cyclists/index.html -

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Posted in: Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6 See in context

Let’s hope everyone can recover from this senseless event.

(CNN) ”seven victims were taken to the hospital, four are in critical condition and two are in critical but stable condition, police said. Another two or three victims were walk-ins at the hospital and are in stable condition, police said.” -

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Posted in: Britney Spears says she doesn't know whether she'll ever perform again See in context

Take as much time as you like, Britney. It’s been made clear: “Leave Britney Alone!” ; 0

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Posted in: Turkey deports Japanese man for eating cats See in context

With all kinds of media suppression and prevalent censorship recently, Why is the media being allowing THiS? - Seems to re-inflame some overall, wrongfully stereotypical depictions of some Asian ‘delicacies’. Regardless, “kittens”?!? - Sick. Sick. Sick.

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Posted in: Criminal complaint filed over Sri Lankan's death at immigration facility See in context

Follow rules” but you can never trust the ‘authorities’ with ‘Your health, welfare, livelihood and general happiness.

There still should be a reckoning for, at least, those that had the ‘immediate control’ over her supervision and health.

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Posted in: Japanese gov't backs 4-day workweek, but experts split See in context

So NOW, it is ‘the experts’ that are confused?!? How about the more important critical issues within the surrounding 18 months? Most often, “experts” were ignored or deliberations used as a stalling tactic.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 388 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,520 See in context

Overall, disappointing @ffs. Numbers and claims remain questionable to the majority here. Perhaps an update/correction/retraction, some response, will be made to the 3-4 early am ‘believers’ at least?

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Posted in: All Olympic live viewing events in Tokyo to be canceled: Koike See in context

ALL” is a very broad term. There is “NO” indication of “THAT” being enforced throughout “*THIS**” *article:

*- “All Olympic live viewing events in Tokyo to be canceled: Koike” - *

Another recent “PR piece” lauding “glory queen” Koike’s negotiation & diplomatic ‘skills’ when dealing with the bigger boys?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 388 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,520 See in context

only ‘a whiff’?

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Posted in: Despite divorce, Kim Kardashian says she is Kanye West's biggest fan See in context

We may never know* @bass4funk 9:18pm : *. . .

- “How did that song from Taylor Smith go again....[?]

. . . Kanye always had a way of ‘interrupting’ before anyone could finish:

- "If God ain't want me to run on stage and say Beyoncé had the best video, he wouldn't have sat me in the front row."

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 388 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,520 See in context

From a mediator’s ‘objective standpoint’, You both appear to have ‘reached a consensus’ on desiring to “deal in absolute truths”:

- @falseflagsteve 9:05pm: “blvtzpk - Another conspiracy theory? I’m one of those who likes to deal with facts not speculate to confirm my own biases.” -

and

*- @blvtzpk 9:16pm: “FFS - Bottom line, were you diagnosed by a medical prof’l who did tests; Did the professional say Covid, or did they say they thought Covid?; What steps did you you have to take after diagnosed with Covid? - Or, are you saying that you self-diagnosed and think you had Covid because you were sick with Covid-like symptoms?” - *

A response is anticipated. What say you next?

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Posted in: Man arrested over murder of Osaka karaoke parlor owner See in context

Agreed @personiamnow 4:13pm. Let’s never forget the victim. Her simple dream to bring some happiness to other people, ended by someone else’s selfishness. Little solace from his capture for her family and friends. Yet, Maybe this young woman can eventually “Rest In Peace” once justice is fittingly served.

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Posted in: Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives appear in court See in context

Extremely distressing events.They are sparing no expense nor manpower to seize assets and any and all incrementing information Apple Daily would have retained:

- “More than 500 police officers raided the paper's newsroom on Thursday, carting away computers, hard drives and reporters' notepads.“ -

By Thur’s account, Jun 17 in “Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law”, it was reported “200 officers”.

- “More than 200 police officers were involved in the search of Apple Daily’s offices. The govt said a warrant was obtained to look for evidence of a suspected violation of the national security law.” -

The last vestiges of any free speech and free press are almost entirely gone for our beloved Hong Kong.

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Posted in: Bear shot dead after rampaging through Sapporo See in context

Back in April @DesertTortoise 9:45am, someone was reasonably advocating ‘a shotgun blast’ to the bear’s face was enough deterrent to give a surprised hunter enough time to put some distance between theirselves and the attacking bear.

*- “*Death of man attacked by bear sparks conversation about what to do when facing one” - Apr. 16.” -

Seems more rural Japanese people would have shotguns as opposed to rifles. In that scenario, it seems reasonable, and more practical, than a rifle, yes?

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Posted in: Despite divorce, Kim Kardashian says she is Kanye West's biggest fan See in context

Yes @GdTokyo, any passing interest in Paris’s ‘feats of skill’ have diminished, butt Kim’s mother flouted her assets and they’ve turned them into a billion dollar enterprise.

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Posted in: Despite divorce, Kim Kardashian says she is Kanye West's biggest fan See in context

Are you not ‘entertained?” @Jsapc 9:57am:

- “Why is this news? -

*Maximus Decimus Meridius *-

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Posted in: Despite divorce, Kim Kardashian says she is Kanye West's biggest fan See in context

*Perhaps “only” fan*?

*- “Despite divorce, Kim Kardashian says she is Kanye West's biggest fan” -*

(Didn’t go for ‘the lowest hanging fruit’ with “biggest”.)

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Posted in: Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant See in context

Great work at G7, PM Suga. Have you now convinced some of the western allies that “*urging**” *is presumedly, an effective tactic in dealing with a pandemic?

“Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant” -

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Posted in: Are you old enough to remember a time when there were no cell phones, no email, no internet and no way to keep you connected to the world 24 hours a day? If so, do you sometimes think fondly back on that time? See in context

Can’t ‘member it just yet.

Will check “AOL” and “MySpace” and get back to you later. -

(The “dial-up” here is very busy now. Will watch some videos on MTV and a new show “The Real World” while we wait.)

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Posted in: During my meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi, I couldn't help but notice how the Japanese express their respect and courteousness, even online. See in context

Wait! Perhaps he learned that from JTV. Don’t Beat Takeshi and Tokoro George do that with their “foreign correspondents” on TV every Monday night?

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Posted in: During my meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi, I couldn't help but notice how the Japanese express their respect and courteousness, even online. See in context

It’s called “*pandering**”. Some would say “stereotypically insulting”*.

“Philippine Nat’l Def Sec Delfin Lorenzana, ref to Nobuo Kishi's desk, adorned with bananas and dried mangoes, both Philippine specialties, a miniature model of Jeepney bus, during their online meeting..

How about some “fish & chps”, a “Big Ben” replica: or, a “hamburger & fries” and a “Lady Liberty” replica, etc when zooming with all other heads of state?

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