Marianne Barriaux

For Marianne Barriaux's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Tymoshenko No. 2 tapped to fill void

Feb 24, 2014

Tymoshenko No. 2 tapped to fill void

Considered a faithful “No. 2” man, Oleksandr Turchinov now has a stab at the top spot in Ukraine — for the time being. A politician and evangelical preacher who has authored psychological thrillers, Turchinov was named interim president on Sunday by the opposition-controlled parliament ...

Aug 6, 2013

New book debunks romantic French myths

You think French women don’t get fat, their kids never throw food, couples have lots of good sex and families eat gourmet dinners every night? Think again. A new book by British writer Piu Marie Eatwell seeks to debunk “myths” about a country that ...

Jun 26, 2013

Help at hand for those among us wanting to detox from technology

Tired of checking your smartphone every few minutes for new emails, likes or retweets? Do you spend more time looking at your device than chatting to your date? Are you close to a digital burnout? Fear not, an increasing number of options are available ...