Members of the Japan women's soccer team returned home on the weekend and got upgraded to business class after winning a silver medal at the London Games.
Japan's world champion women's team took exception to flying in economy class while their male counterparts sat in business class en route to the games.
The Japan Football Association said Monday the women's team sat in business on the way home because they won a medal.
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)