Japanese business embraces LGBT Community

Japanese business embraces LGBT Community

Long before the term LGBT came into vogue, Japan went its own way regarding gender definitions, before the Meiji restoration in the 19th Century opened Japan to Western ideas and concepts, including a more Victorian attitude towards sex roles. Victorian attitudes are  changing rapidly in Japan, led by big business seeking to tap into the […]

Barak: No apology for Hiroshima; Abe: apology not required

Barak: No apology for Hiroshima; Abe: apology not required

When US President Barack Obama visits  Hiroshima later this week, don’t expect him to apologize for the world’s first nuclear attack. Obama was clear, he would emphasize friendly ties between former enemies. But the president reiterated he would not apologize for the  attack,no matter if it was horrific. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will accompany […]