Japan will never stop whaling – minister

Hayashi, a graduate of the prestigious Kennedy School at Harvard  University who first entered parliament in 1995, said Japan was  tired of being lectured by nations whose own culinary cultures can  seem a little off-colour. ‘In some countries they eat dogs, like Korea. In Australia they eat kangaroos. We don’t eat those animals, but we don’t stop them from doing that because we understand that’s their culture,’ Hayashi said in fluent English. Read more