令和(Peace through order)

令(REI) – coming from the word 命令 MEIREI which means order  and  和(WA) – from the word  平和 HEIWA which means peace together Japanese experts and scholars formed the word 令和(REIWA) which can be translated to peace through order or orderly peace. The future Emperor Naruhito`s reign will be called REIWA starting on the 1st…

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A new era for Japan

Whale meat sold like canned tuna, corporal punishment completely legal, no consumption tax, and smoking! Yes! inside trains, inside faculty rooms for schools, etc. some of the memorable things Japan had during the Showa Era 昭和時代 ( enlightened peace era ), this was 1926 until 1989 a period where most millennials like me were born,…

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Pinoy Pride Gangsters in Japan

It looks like ultra-nationalist Filipinos have once again come out of their caves and started xenophobic attacks in social media due to the latest incident of a Chinese national throwing TAHO to a police officer.  Do you know what makes it more interesting? The timing is perfect for it to become politicized by the anti-administration,…

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Japayuki: Filipinos as commodities

The common stereotypes about Filipinos in foreign countries that I personally know of are: In U.S. and UK if you are a Filipino you must be a Nurse, In China and Middle – East you are a Domestic Helper, but in Japan, if you are a Filipino, you must be a Japayuki. What is a…

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When, If Ever, Will The Kris Antics End?

Christ in heaven! While her condition may warrant concern. Her need to be worshiped, adored and pitied goes beyond obsessive. When one feels the need to constantly bombard SocMed and other outlets with images of themselves in some hospital bed overseas (I’d have settled for St. Lukes), it becomes quite obvious, they’re feeding their highly…

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What went wrong in the Philippine Penitentiary

      It was before Duterte’s Presidency when I saw History Channel’s Lou Ferrante Documentary about Gang Life in Prison, it featured the infamous NBP(New Bilibid Prison), the country’s street gangs, etc., but what caught my attention was the lavish lifestyle of a notorious inmate known as JayBee Sebastian. The documentary showed how much…

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虐め(IJIME) – Bullying

On the day he died my wife reminded him that he was supposed to come home early from an english class, He said “I know,I know I am off now!” , His voice stayed in my head ever since. When Yuhei did not come home after usual time we contacted the school and asked them to look…

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Filipino Stupidity Never Ceases To Amaze The World

Rather than venture down some long-winded path, harping on such an amazing level of stupidity. I have decided to simply show you a list of what I know to be some of the best examples of stupidity ever perpetrated by a people. Upon themselves. And the world. And this list is nearly 4 years old…

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