For Asia dating apps, love by numbers or chaperone

Jul 29, 2015

For Asia dating apps, love by numbers or chaperone

Move over Tinder — a crop of dating apps in smartphone-addicted Asia is offering to recruit friends for group dates or send along a chaperone to steer the course of romance. While dating apps developed in the West often encourage one-on-one, no-strings-attached meetings, many ...

Jul 19, 2015

Five detained over China Uniqlo sex tape: report

Chinese police have detained five people including a young couple over a sex tape shot in a Beijing clothing store that went viral in China, media reports said Sunday. Those detained include the couple suspected of shooting the video — showing a mostly clothed ...

Jul 17, 2015

DIY fertility testing goes digital with Taiwan's iSperm

Call home, check your email, count your sperm: Taiwanese start-up Aidmics is hoping to cash in on the $40 billion global human fertility market with an iPad compatible gadget it calls iSperm. Aidmics initially developed the product to help livestock farmers, but founder Agean ...

Jul 7, 2015

Florida man gets 2.5 years for having sex on the beach

A man convicted of having sex on a Florida beach in front of families was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Monday. Jose Caballero, 40, and Elissa Alvarez, 21, were convicted in May on two counts of lewd and lascivious behavior in a ...

Jul 4, 2015

Japan's troubling lack of romance

The recent survey showing that a large minority of young Japanese aren't interested in romantic relationships has troubling implications for the already low birthrate.