World / Crime & Legal Jul 19, 2019

Canada to compensate military sexual assault victims

Canada announced Thursday it had agreed to financially compensate victims of sexual assault who had served in the military or for the defense ministry. A yearlong official survey launched in November 2016 revealed that at least three acts of sexual violence or aggression occurred each ...

Women boosting their presence at Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market

National Jul 9, 2019

Women boosting their presence at Tokyo's new Toyosu fish market

Mao Nakajima, 31, works for intermediary wholesale company Hicho in Tokyo's new major wholesale fish market, where she examines southern bluefin tuna and other fish and places bids. Intermediary wholesalers fillet tuna weighing more than 70 kilograms and sell pieces to buyers from restaurants who ...