A man robbed a convenience store of 100,000 yen in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Sunday morning.
According to police, the man entered a 7-Eleven store at around 4 a.m. and threatened the 30-year-old male employee on duty with a knife, TV Asahi reported. He demanded money and fled with 100,000 yen, police said.
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)