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WOULD YOU PAY $10 FOR THIS PLATE OF CHICKEN RICE IN JAPAN?

A netizen spotted this familiar local delicacy in a premium shopping outlet in Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan. Feeling hungry, he decided to take a closer look at the prices, but was shocked to discover that a simple plate of chicken rice would set him back by at least S$10!

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5 SINGAPOREANS OFFERED JAV CONTRACTS FOLLOWING GEYLANG AUDITION

5 Singaporean men have reportedly been offered employment with a Japanese Adult Video (JAV) producer, Tokyo Dreams (夢精スタジオ), after passing an audition set in Geylang. News reports about the lucky 5 were posted simultaneously on newly established news websites Is This Legit, Press Union, Foreign Journal and Sunday Register.

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CHINA OFFERS AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM TO MALAYSIA TO DETECT "TERRORISTS"

Ties between Singapore and Malaysia are set to become testy as China attempts to drive a wedge between the 2 neighbors with its actions in trade and defence. According to The Malaysian Insight, China has promised loans for the RM55 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) that would link Port Klang to Kuantan and provide a rail bridge for goods from the Strait of Malacca to the South China Sea, effectively bypassing Singapore's busy sea port.

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ALL SINGAPOREAN FOOD REVIEW: IPPUDO KURO OBI REVIEW

When you first step in to IPPUDO you are greeted by the lively staff, i noticed the classy decor and artwork made by ramen spoons, as we were being seated the staff set up a foldable box for us to put our belongings in, i thought it was a nifty extra service and appreciated it.

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UNIQLO JAPAN AD: EMPOWERING OR BIZARRE?

In a somewhat bizarre marketing campaign, Uniqlo Japan had asked some women to sketch their own breasts and describe them in a series of videos titled, “100 hito no mune, 100 no utsukushisa”, or “100 people’s chests, 100 types of beauty”.

The campaign was targeted at the company's “bra top” vests.

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EVEN AFTER 70 YEARS, S'PORE'S MILITARY STILL WEAKER THAN JAPAN

I refer to the 30 Jan 2016 Straits Times letter "Don't underestimate need for strong military". Mr Adrian Vianueva compared Singapore's unpreparedness during the Japanese invasion in World War II with the success by the British and Commonwealth in protecting Singapore during Konfrontasi and concluded that it was a strong military that made the difference.

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