The Fair Trade Commission in Japan has notified three major wholesalers that it will officially warn them to stop dumping beer products they sell to Aeon Co., a Chiba, Japan-based major supermarket store chain.
On Friday, the FTC told them they will soon receive warnings on suspicion of violating the Antimonopoly Law by selling beer to Aeon at prices lower than cost.
The FTC suspects the three wholesalers may have begun selling beer products to Aeon at a loss as early as 2005, when beer makers began cutting rebates.
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)