May 19, 2013
Settlers of Catan, an excellent board game
I have some CATAN computer games. In Japan, CATAN with Play Station 3 is available. The AI is so weak that I seldom lose the game. The other day the match was an extremely close fight.
May 18, 2013
Doubtful bills about public welfare in Japan
The bill was partially corrected with an agreement between the ruling party and some opposites. The new bill allows the applicant to ask for public welfare without filling complicated forms of documents. It is a little change, but important.
May 14, 2013
Mr. Hashimoto recommend soldiers to use sex industries: true meanings and meaningless
At last Mr. Hashimoto withdrew his comment about comfort women. Criticism against him was continuing. He gained no fruit with this scandal, though some nationalists might support him.
I am sorry that he made a trouble on his own, although his policy about Osaka is admirable.
May 11, 2013
DSM-5: New mental disorders are approaching
I have not gotten DSM-5 yet, because a stock at Amazon.co.jp was exhausted.
I truly hope that this kind of books is published on Kindle or any other electric media.
May 9, 2013
Reform of Mental health act in Japan
The bill of the new Mental Health and Welfare Act had passed the Upper House. It will be established soon. It is our own responsibility to make use of the new legislation appropriately.
May 7, 2013
SoftBank vs. DishNetwork
The battle between Softbank and Dish is entering chaotic situation. Dish declared to buy Clearwire out from Sprint. This trial will interrupt the next move of Softbank. The result is hard to predict.
The Wall Street Journal: Analysts Say Dish’s New Clearwire Bid Could Hurt Sprint-SoftBank