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ζ˜­ε’Œ57年にζ₯ζ—₯γ—γŸγ‚ͺγƒ©γƒ³γƒ€η”ŸγΎγ‚Œζ—₯ζœ¬η‰Ήζ΄Ύε“‘ | Japan Correspondent since 1995. Curating articles here with varied viewpoints
11 Oct 19
#HAGIBIS #TYPHOON COMING TO #JAPAN

In #Tokyo's #Shibuya ward, you notice little of the threatening storm that is approaching

Until you want to get water or cash

None of the stores I visited had large water bottles (even though they bought extra stock), ATM's had people waiting
#HAGIBIS #TYPHOON COMING TO #JAPAN

Apparently there also many stores where far more than water has been sold out

#Tokyo and surrounding areas seem to be getting ready for something serious

#HAGIBIS #TYPHOON COMING TO #JAPAN

Weather warnings by the Japan Meteorological Agency as of 17:39 JST on Oct 11

The typhoon is not expected in Tokyo until Saturday

More information at jma.go.jp/en/warn/index.…
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3 Feb 19
HAPPENING NOW IN #TOKYO

Makoto Sakurai and some twenty members of the far-right Japan First Party are getting ready to march through #Shinjuku, but are heavily outnumbered by protesters across the street
HAPPENING NOW IN #TOKYO

Makoto Sakurai and some twenty members of the far-right Japan First Party are getting ready to march through #Shinjuku, but are heavily outnumbered by protesters
HAPPENING NOW IN #TOKYO

A police officer just told me there are about 300 police officers to prevent trouble between Makoto Sakurai's far-right Japan First Party and counter protesters
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20 Oct 18
1/8 TRUTH MATTERS βš–οΈ

β€’ A conspiracy theory was tweeted by Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz on Oct 18

β€’ Gaetz claimed that a video showed men in Honduras handing out money to persuade women and children to join a migrant caravan

β€’ "Soros? US-backed NGOs?" he asked rhetorically
2/8 One of the first people to shoot holes in the Gaetz conspiracy was @travis_view in this thread

3/8 More details were added by Guatemalan journalist @luisassardo as collated in this article by @jscros for @splinter_news

splinternews.com/journalist-deb…
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