Sandy Giang

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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

World Bank: Migrants send over $414B home

New study says money sent home to families more valuable than foreign aid to developing nations.<p>UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Money that migrant workers send to their families and homeland is far more valuable to developing countries than foreign aid and is expected to grow 6.3% this year, a new World Bank …

There's A Bra Vending Machine In Tokyo

Over the years, Japan has seen an array of interesting and unusual vending machines. Recently, a brassiere-dispensing one debuted in Tokyo.<p>Last …

Messaging App Line Expands Outside of Japan

As more people around the world start using smartphones, instant-messaging apps like WhatsApp are emerging not only as an alternative to conventional mobile text-messaging, but also as a social network that could replace some of the roles played by Facebook, Twitter and others.<p>One of the …

10 tips to travel to Japan

I usually receive lots of emails from people who is going to travel to Japan asking me tons of different stuff, so here you have a few basic</b> …

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Hotels in Tokyo

I recently received an e-mail from a friend asking me about hotels in Tokyo. A lot of people have asked me about where to stay in Tokyo but I find it …

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Homework and Research: A Japanese-Style Summer Vacation

By<p>Yumiko Ono<p>Japan has long been notorious for its super-short summer vacations — it’s just five and a half weeks at the public school my seven-year-old daughter started in April. But just in case kids still have a little too much unstructured time on their hands, the school provided a big brown …