NHK employees punished for smoking 'loophole drugs'
News On Japan via Mainichi -- Jul 15
NHK has suspended two of its employees from duty for a month after they were caught inhaling so-called "law-evading herbs," the public broadcaster has announced.
The broadcaster took the punitive measures against the two employees, both in their 20s, after judging their actions to be "inappropriate at a time when NHK is warning about the danger of using such herbs."
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )