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The upcoming typhoon suppose to be similar to Typhoon Talim 2017

Why so many typhoons are comming to Japan? Do they love Japan or so? www.washingtonpost.com www.cnn.com Japan weather forecast says the upcoming typhoon #24 (Trami) suppose to be similar to typhoon Talim in 2017 (Category 4) like this. The…

Liberal Democratic Party to give up on introducing daylight saving time

That's a good news! The crazy idea like introducing daylight saving time in Japan for 2020 Tokyo olympic - LDP announced that it's the direction of abandonment. The last post on this blog is the following Regarding the "summer time" (dayli…

Which one was stronger, typhoon Jebi or hurricane Florence?

Tropical cyclone classifications are different. I wonder which one is stronger, the latest typhoon Jebi or hurricane Florence. Tropical cyclone scales - Wikipedia Jebi seemed to be in Category 5 13 dead 912 injuries (Seriously:38, Slight i…

Kansai International Airport (KIX) Access will be resumed on the 18th

I wrote the following article yesterday that Kansai Airport and the airport access will be resumed on the 21th, but I got a breaking news about the airport access. The bridge connecting the Kansai International Airport and the other side w…

Kansai International Airport (KIX) will be resumed next Friday!

I chcecked the United airlines website - Important Travel Notices. www.united.com I wondered why Osaka airport closure is until September 20, even though I heard the news that the connection bridge would be resumed in this month. The groun…

When Can We Get to Kansai International Airport by Train?

Because a tanker collided with the bridge with the influence of typhoon Jebi, Kansai airport line has been suspended. At this time, if you need to go to the airport, you have to get on the transfer bus from Rinku town. The Ministry of Land…

No more torrential rainfall, typhoons nor earthquake, please!

I was too frightened by the typhoon to do anything on Tuesday. However, thanks to the suspension of most transportation, the number of deaths was reduced. edition.cnn.com 台風21号の強さがよく分かる映像集。ほんまに関西ヤバかった。全国の人た…

Daylight Saving just for twice in Japan for 2020 Olympics?

I think some powerful man insists to do such a crazy idea like this. Japan mulls daylight savings proposal for 2020 Olympics: report | Reuters If daylight saving time would take effect for good, that might make sense. But just for 2019 and…

Complaints sharply increased in air-conditioners that automatically stop for 3 hours

Residents of the rental properly "Leopalace 21" are screaming that the air-conditioner automatically stops in 3 hours. There are approximately 570,000 leased properties managed by Leopalace 21, of witch 330,000 households have "3-hour auto…

NEC, Daikin Develops Air Conditioner for Staying Awake

Daikin and NEC built a prototype of a control system that detects a sign of drowsiness from the movement of the eyelid and gives a stimulus that combines air conditioning and lighting. The system will lower the temperature of a room after …

Do you want to get on Hello Kitty Bullet Train?

Hello Kitty Shinkansen, which operates between Shin Osaka and Hakata, debuted on June 30. It seems like people in the world are really excited about it. www.thejakartapost.com www.usatoday.com Car 1: HELLO! PLAZA The car No. 1 is a special…

Problems of Osaka Monday's earthquake

As I said the last post, I am not the victim but I am really sorry for those who were killed by walls. Osaka school was warned three years ago about wall that crushed girl to death in earthquake | The Japan Times Osaka police is now under …

Lack of accommodations

Nowadays there are so many Chinese and Korean tourists in Osaka. Japanese government invites a lot of foreign tourist in order to get more money, but there are very limited hotels or lodgings. Airbnb removes 80% of Japan home-share listing…

Pink grasshopper in Kyoto

A pink grasshopper is found in Kyoto. in Keihanna memorial park. www.facebook.com A crabgrick falcon of the grasshopper family whose body was pink. photo by Shigeru Kuwata on July 18, 2017 Yuuta Inamoto (32), a park staff member, found the…

Impreach Trump?

I hope the US justice will work well. The US is not his own country, but all of the citizens. If Mr. Trump is allowed for everything, I cannot visit the US anymore. Seems like he wants to control everything. If he can do that way forever, …

Handshaking Game starts

I don't think he knows how to handshake in right way. Did you see the reaction of Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Abe after handshaking with him?

Valentine's day?

I don't feel good about Valentine's day because there is "courtesy chocolate", even though I don't like them. When I was working for a company, I had to give chocolate to my co-workers or my boss, even though I don't want to. That's why I …

Mr. Trump admires Richard Milhous Nixon?

I have no idea what he is going to do next, but I think he is a double-dealer. I cannot tell him at all. edition.cnn.com Maybe Mr.Trump learned from Nixon because he respects Nixon. When PM Shinzo Abe visited the white house, they were sha…

Alternative facts?

I watched about face news on TV last night. I learn "Alternative facts" phrase on the show. The following article is about the details in Japanese. www.nhk.or.jp Marco Chacon, the owner of RealTrueNews said "people don't care what is truth…