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JAPAN
Feb 22, 2015
Nonprofit's manga raises awareness of teen sexual exploitation in Japan
A Tokyo-based nonprofit organization is publishing manga booklets Monday that aim to safeguard juveniles from what it calls the increasingly serious reality of teen sexual exploitation in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Feb 20, 2015
Gay marriage push in Japan faces constitutional barrier
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has fought to alter the Constitution on matters of security, is less eager to oppose its principles when it comes to same-sex marriage.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 18, 2015
Strauss-Kahn not a pimp, says prosecutor urging sex-case acquittal
A French prosecutor urged judges to clear Dominique Strauss-Kahn on charges of aggravated pimping after two weeks of hearings revealed sordid details of the disgraced politician's rough sex life but little proof he helped orchestrate a prostitution ring at the center of the trial.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2015
Prostitutes in Strauss-Kahn sex trial withdraw damages claim
Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organized for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.
JAPAN
Feb 16, 2015
Second Tokyo ward speaks of action on same-sex unions
The mayor of Setagaya has suggested his ward may seek to recognize same-sex unions, days after neighboring Shibuya district announced it would vote on the issue.
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Feb 12, 2015
Young Thais urged to skip sex, see a temple on Valentine's Day
Bangkok city officials are urging young Thais to forgo sex on Valentine's Day this weekend and visit temples instead to mark the day of love.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 11, 2015
With focus on wartime past, Japan's global PR message could misfire
A campaign to correct perceived bias in accounts of Japan's wartime past risks muddling the positive message in a mammoth public relations drive to win friends abroad.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 10, 2015
Former IMF head Strauss-Kahn testifies in French sex trial
Feminist activists threw themselves on Dominique Strauss-Kahn's car in protest Tuesday as the ex-IMF chief, once tipped to become French president, arrived at court to testify over his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes.
WORLD
Feb 1, 2015
Vatican found two in-house cases of child pornography in 2014
The Vatican, which is still struggling with the effects of a worldwide paedophilia scandal in the Catholic Church, discovered two cases of possession of child pornography within its own walls last year, its chief prosecutor said on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 29, 2015
Abe pledges to 'correct' the record on wartime sex slaves
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Thursday to increase efforts to alter views abroad on Japan's actions in World War II by disseminating the "correct" view, as he put it.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 29, 2015
San Francisco Zoo lets spurned lovers name roaches, scorpions after their ex
The San Francisco Zoo is giving the spurned lovers a chance to adopt a giant scorpion or hissing cockroach and name it after their heart-trampling ex.
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Jan 20, 2015
Transgender sex workers face tide of abuse in China
Xiao Tong was selling sex on the streets of Beijing when a man lured her into his car, flashed his police badge and took her to the station.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 16, 2015
A third of Americans would forgo sex to keep mobile phone
Almost a third of Americans would rather give up sex for a year than part with their mobile phone for that long, according to a survey by The Boston Consulting Group.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 9, 2015
Former Asahi reporter files libel suit over 'comfort women' issue
The former Asahi Shimbun reporter threatened by nationalists and revisionists for covering the “comfort women” issue sues a publisher and a Korea scholar over claims he fabricated his stories.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / LAW OF THE LAND
Jan 7, 2015
Never mind the facts — logic alone demolishes 'comfort women' deniers' case
Never mind all the living and documentary proof — the idea that 'comfort women' were somehow exempt from wartime coercion and organization is absurd.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 5, 2015
Prince Andrew steps up denial of underage sex with U.S. girl
Buckingham Palace stepped up its denial that Prince Andrew had sex with an underage girl introduced to him by a disgraced U.S. financier, and named the alleged victim whose anonymity was preserved in court documents filed last week.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 1, 2015
Readers' letters: Roppongi, Ferguson, 'Massan,' Julien Blanc and more
Some emails received in response to Community articles at the tail end of 2014.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 29, 2014
Tokyo, Seoul fail to bridge gap on 'comfort women' issue
Tokyo and Seoul failed to make progress on the "comfort women" issue in a meeting Monday between Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki and First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yong.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 29, 2014
Discussing sex crimes and Japan's 'safety myth'
A selection of responses to Rachel Halle's recent column, 'Foreign student's account of treatment in rape case points to gaps in Japan's safety myth.'
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2014
Asahi plans system to review reports, limit editorial interference
The president of the Asahi Shimbun on Friday expressed regret for the way the newspaper handled the retraction of some of its reports on the thousands of mostly Korean women who were coerced into Japan's military brothels before and during the war, and said it would establish a system to review past...

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