Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

July 22nd, 2015 - 4:58 am § in China, Misc.


 70 th Anniversary of Atomic Bombing Japan’s government has still failed to sign on to an international nuclear disarmament effort as the country marks the 70th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing of his city. Two years ago, Mayor Tomihisa Taue said Japan’s inaction “betrayed[...]

July 16th, 2015 - 8:52 am § in America, China

BREAKING NEWS: Japan Returns?

Japan’s lower house of parliament OKs expanded military role[...]

July 6th, 2015 - 8:43 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Atomic Anniversaries: 70 years

The U.S. dropped an atom bomb called “Little Boy” Aug. 6, 1945, on the city of Hiroshima, killing an estimated 80,000 people immediately. A second atomic bomb, “Fat Man,” was dropped Aug. 9, 1945, on the city of Nagasaki, immediately killing about 40,000 people.[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 10:23 am § in Hypocrisy

JAPAN is aroused

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reacted to the execution of two of his citizens by ISIS,  promising “to make the terrorists pay the price.”  This vow is unheard of in post WWII Japan , raising awareness here that the crisis could be a watershed for this long pacifist country. J[an has been dependent[...]

November 6th, 2014 - 1:04 pm § in China, Misc.

CHINA: Chinese view of Japan.

While China foolishly joins Russia in use of its military to pursue regional claims, the State propaganda medium demonizes the inevitable reactions of its neighbors. READMORE  [...]

September 27th, 2014 - 3:23 pm § in Misc.

Japan’s Parliament Loses 100% of Its Cultural Diversity

The Ave previously noted that a Finnish born Japanese Citizen had been elected to the Diet, now … From Japan Times: Ol’ blue eyes isn’t back: Tsurunen’s tale offers lessons in microcosm for DPJ by Debito Arudou Spare a thought for Marutei Tsurunen, Japan’s first Europea[...]

August 23rd, 2014 - 11:58 am § in Misc.

Slur of the day 外人

Gaijin (JP) a term for any non-Japanese person. Shortened form of ‘Gaikokujin’ (person from another country).[...]

January 11th, 2014 - 4:47 pm § in China, Misc.

CHINA: Outrage at Abe’s honoring WWII war criminals

Self-deceiving Abe bent on taking militaristic, dead-end road | Discuss 01-06 19:53 Shinzo Abe’s hypocritical, self-deceiving remarks Monday should alert the region again to the right-wing kidnapped country’s endeavor to roll back history and relive a militaristic dream. Abe faces diplom[...]

December 29th, 2013 - 3:08 am § in China, Hypocrisy, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: racism remains in Japan

The excuse of Japanese imperialism in WII was that Japan was (just) acting like a European power. But European Imperialism was about one thing .. race!  Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Japan’s war shrine shows that Japanese racism is still there.  Shinzo Abe’s public [...]

December 28th, 2013 - 7:27 am § in China, Misc.

CHINA: Righteous Indignation As Japan Honors Its WWII Heroes

China says Abe must repent shrine visit Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi Saturday declared that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni shrine was a mistake that must be corrected.[...]