JAPAN: First lady Nobuko Kan releases disparaging book about her prime minister hubby…um, is their marriage is trouble?

TOKYO Nobuko Kan, first lady of Japan, today released a book about her husband Naoto Kan, who happens to be the Prime Minister of Japan, entitled: “You are Prime Minister, So What Will Change in Japan?” According to Yahoo News, she questions her husband’s ability to rule Japan effectively and she pretty much seems to disdain his […]

JAPAN: Supreme Court of Japan makes DVD about the impact of divorce on children. Should it be required viewing?

JAPAN SUPREME COURT MAKES DVD FOR DIVORCING COUPLES ABOUT THE IMPACT OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN The Japan Times is reporting that the Supreme Court of Japan recently produced a number of DVDs that aim to inform divorcing parents about the impact of divorce on children. The DVDs are called, What couples with children must think […]

Political divorce in Japan: U.S. Marine base in Okinawa good for Washington but bad for Okinawans

What are the ramifications of the mini political shake up in Tokyo following the decision by Japanese prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to leave the U.S. base in a less crowded part of Okinawa, after making campaign promises to remove said base? Well, in short, it has resulted in a divorce. A small party headed by […]