Tag - sex



JAPAN / Politics
Jan 23, 2014
South Korea urged to move ties forward
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday stressed his hopes for moving Tokyo's relations with Seoul forward in a meeting with South Korean Second Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul.
Japan Times
Jan 13, 2014
A hard day's grind for porn's professionals
A day on set with Akira Takatsuki, arguably Japan's most famous porn director in the subgenre revolving around well-endowed female talent, and AV stars Shiori Tsukada and Mumin reveals a world of work like any other — except for the sex stuff.
Japan Times
Jan 13, 2014
Once veiled, French affairs feed tabloids
On Friday morning, I woke up as my usual French self. Then, from under the duvet, I reached for my smartphone and learned from Twitter that the French edition of Closer magazine had published pictures purportedly revealing an affair between President Francois Hollande and actress Julie Gayet. There had...
Jan 6, 2014
India's sex laws contradict tradition of tolerance
It is surprising that India's Bharatiya Janata Party would privilege the social morality of Victorian England above both precolonial indigenous social practices and the constitutional morality of independent India.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 20, 2013
Congress approves changes to address sex assault, rape in military
Congress passed a broad set of changes to U.S. military personnel policy late Thursday, forcing the Pentagon to revamp how it deals with cases of sexual assault and rape in the ranks.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Dec 16, 2013
India gang rapes rise despite growing awareness
The chauffeur's boss was out of town, so the driver called a friend and said "Let's have some fun" — which police say meant finding a woman to rape.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 13, 2013
Child porn found on computer of senator's fired chief of staff
Federal investigators found hundreds of videos depicting underage boys engaging in sexually explicit conduct on a computer hard drive recovered from the home of the former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, according to court documents filed Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 9, 2013
'Privacy' services thwart investigation of rape video sites
Researcher Garth Bruen long has investigated the seamier corners of the Internet, but even he was shocked to discover Rapetube.org, a site urging users to share what it called "fantasy" videos of sexual attacks.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Nov 27, 2013
Book seeks to educate about an ugly legacy
A Tokyo museum has published a book about wartime sex slaves aimed at enhancing public awareness following a series of remarks by politicians demonstrating their ignorance over the "comfort women" issue.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2013
Prostitute goes on trial for slaying of U.S. diplomat in Johannesburg
The trial of a South African prostitute charged with murdering a U.S. diplomat, Christopher 'Norm' Bates, in January began this week in Johannesburg.
JAPAN / History
Nov 21, 2013
Archive data for years have shown 'comfort women' were taken by force: professor
Newly discovered official documents show the wartime Japanese military forcibly recruited females abroad into sexual servitude as 'comfort women,' a Japanese professor who discovered the materials says.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 14, 2013
Secret Service alleged abuse is investigated
A call from a hotel reporting that a Secret Service agent was trying to force his way into a woman's room has set in motion an internal investigation and sent tremors through an agency that is still trying to restore its elite reputation.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 14, 2013
U.S. Air Force sex assault prevention chief cleared of groping woman
A U.S. Air Force officer who headed the service's sex assault prevention office when he was criminally accused of groping a woman was cleared of a misdemeanor assault charge in connection with the incident.
Japan Times
Nov 6, 2013
Long green card wait has happy ending for Japan woman and wife
After more than 10 years of struggling to stay in the United States legally with her wife, Takako Ueda can breathe free: Her green card is here.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 5, 2013
Japan stands by 'aggression' portion of 1995 war apology
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday that the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands by the 1995 statement on Japan's wartime conduct, including the statement that refers to Tokyo's "aggression," apparently to allay concerns in China and South Korea.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2013
Trading house exec stakes claim for women
Japan Inc. is still dominated by men, especially its trading houses, but Itochu's bold promotion of Mitsuru Claire Chino to executive officer has put her in a position to do something about it.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2013
Shunga secrets bared between the covers
It looks like a classic coffee-table book, a hefty hardback of more than 500 pages and almost as many color illustrations — but be careful who you ask round for coffee if you're displaying the latest volume from the British Museum. That's because it's the lavish accompaniment to its new exhibition,...
JAPAN / History
Oct 12, 2013
Seoul raises 'comfort women' issue again at U.N. human rights panel
A South Korean minister raises the issue of women used as sex slaves by the wartime Japanese military at the U.N. General Assembly's human rights panel.
Oct 7, 2013
Documents detail how Imperial military forced Dutch females to be 'comfort women'
Documents on how Japanese forces carted off 35 Dutch women from a prison camp to provide sex during the war are handed to a civic group in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2013
India's plan for 'women-only' spaces welcomed, criticized
In the months since a gruesome gang rape riveted India, a "women-only" culture has been on the rise, with Indians increasingly seeking out women-only buses, cabs, travel groups and hotel floors.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan