Sex News in Asia – 2/27/12
- Baby Bonus on the way out? The last time the scheme was enhanced was in 2008 – has led some to question if the scheme has outlived its usefulness.
- More parents turning to nannies to care for kids. With parents often unwilling to rely on maids, or unable to turn to family members to look after their children, hiring a nanny is fast becoming a popular alternative. Demand for them has increased by about 20 per cent over the last few years.
- Lawyers, NGOs welcome proposed marital rape law. Marital rape is a crime elsewhere in Asia, including in Thailand, Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan.
- In one short month, a spate of sex scandals has been reported by mainstream media. What stand should public sector organisations and political parties take? The confluence of the recent episodes gives the Government a good opportunity to reiterate principles it wants to uphold, and clarify just what code of conduct it expects from its officials.
- Indonesian maid raped, thrown from window
- Ad Campaign of the Day: Promoting Secret Sex in Singapore
- Scoutmaster didn’t molest his daughters. According to this article, it seems molestation has to do with breaking hymen, which is not a good test of loss of virginity.
- The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) reported in Kuching is on the rise. The annual increase is about 5% and mainly affected men between 20 and 29 years old.
- Serial gang-attacks on transgender women in Malaysia
- The quest for the golden dragon boy: sex-selection in Vietnam
- Vietnam joins war on child sex tourism
- The Home Ministry on Thursday distanced itself from its court representative’s statement that homosexuality is “immoral and clarified that it has decided not to challenge the Delhi High Court’s 2009 decision to decriminalise homosexuality. Previously reported: India home ministry calls gay sex ‘immoral’, seeks ban
- India Supreme Court hears arguments on gay sex ruling
- Delhi police reach out to women via new website
- The Supreme Court has penalized a Municipal Trial Court (MTC) judgein Bayugan, Agusan del Sur who admitted that he is a homosexual and could not be intimate with his wife unless he imagined he was with another man.
- The Hong Kong High Court has accepted a man’s application to legally challenge the constitutionality of the police action at the seventh annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) rally held on May 15, 2011.
- After the success of the 2011 erotica titled “3D Sex & Zen: Extreme Ecstasy”, it is no surprise that Hong Kong film producer Stephen Shiu will be churning out a 4D sequel.
Disclaimer: Some of these media reports may portray sex and sexuality in a negative light. I am merely re-reporting them and may not always agree with the reports or opinions expressed.