Archive for April, 2008

Taking a break

I wont be posting till Wednesday due to that Im moving to a different location and it will take till Wednesday to get my internet up and running. I am sorry in advance but it will only be for 3 days of non-posting, so stay tuned and i will return with great stuff i find online.

Thank You

Japan Arm Wrestling Championship

The first stage of the Sapporo GO-1 GrandPrix arm wrestling competition was held yesterday in Tokyo:

Apparently the dude with the big arms, a salaryman whose co-workers call him “muscle,” did pretty well.

The final round the of the competition will be held on May 5th. Details can be found at the GO-1 GrandPrix site (Japanese).

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11th Filipino Music Post

By: Gloc-9 with Kiko Machine

Title: Torpedo

Protest in Japan

heres a video taken by someone that i just found in youtube about the protests of Pro-Tibet in Japan

the video below is titled “Violation of The Road Traffic Act by Evil Barbarian Chinese” found in youtube.

Jacky Woo

Jacky Woo is Japanese descent which is a singer/actor from Japan and also a director,

which currently made a new show in Philippines called “The Half Blood Samurai”

He loves Philippines so much that he made songs for Philippines and been in countless movies in Philippines

here is a video of a show from Philippines which is interviewing him and also some clips of the upcoming show “The Half Blood Samurai”

and Im sorry again that the videos don’t have subtitles

show clips

Harana (ukulele ver.)

hehee heres a Japanese man who is singing a Filipino song composed by Parokya ni Edgar

hehe AWSOME (^_^)v

and heres a Japanese version

Manila Everyday Life: Manila Skyscrapers

Philippines shrine for the Kamikazee pilots

フィリピンで語り継がれる特攻精神

I’ve just found a video of a place in Philippines which solemnly tributes for the Kamikaze pilots during the wolrd war 2.

sorry there is no subtitles for this clip but the clip is mostly in english

Protests Hit Nagano Relay

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The Japan leg of the Olympic torch relay is underway, and there are reports of minor disturbances:

  • Not long after the 8:30AM start of the relay, a Japanese protester threw something at the torch runner. Police blocked it and arrested the man.
  • Around 9:00AM, a protester dashed into the road and was tackled by the police.

More details later…

A Preview Of Tomorrow’s Olympic Torch Relay

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The Olympic torch has arrived in Japan, and a few protests have already taken place:

As torch-bearers rolled into Nagano, hundreds of Falun Gong supporters marched with a loud brass band through the city’s streets to condemn China’s leadership, which considers the spiritual movement an “evil cult.”

“Stop the mass murder by the Chinese Communist Party,” read a banner held by marchers in yellow Falun Gong T-shirts, who were closely watched by dozens of police.

Separately, at least two demonstrators unfurled Tibetan flags as the Chinese torch delegation stopped at a highway rest area on its way to Nagano, 180 kilometres (110 miles) north of Tokyo.

Japanese authorities have decided to ban the public from the start, midpoint and end of tomorrow’s relay, citing security concerns. About 3,000 policemen will provide security along the route and a group of about 100 police will run together with the torch bearers. Two Chinese paramilitary guards will accompany the torch as “attendants” and have agreed not to act as security.

Below are a some computer-generated examples of what the relay should look like:

CCTV, a state-controlled Chinese news outlet, reports that 10,000 Chinese will be in Nagano tomorrow to witness the relay. If such numbers are accurate, the torch runners shouldn’t expect much trouble, as the pro-Chinese crowds will likely block and intimidate protesters as their countrymen did in Australia.


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