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JR East first female bullet-train operator

In transportation news, JR East announced Tuesday that they have appointed their very first female bullet train operator to the Tohoku Shinkansen line. Sakai is now a member of a group of 400 male bullet train operators and began her first solo operation on April 9 of this year. I do not have exact number but JR Tokai and JR West have already had women actively operating bullet trains. Keep Reading

What Japan Thinks: Japanese women dream of the USA

Ken Y-N over at “What Japan Thinks” posted a very interesting survey. I only wish that the survey gave a breakdown on the type (ethnicity/race) of those preferred in the US, UK and other countries with a melting pot, salad bowl or whatever term is the flavor of the P.C. month. To flip the script,… Keep Reading

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