The Ministry of Defense revealed in its policy guidelines on Sept. 7 plans to create a cyber-warfare unit to enhance the capabilities of the ministry and the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) to defend themselves against cyber-attacks.
The ministry will recruit 100 service members from all three SDF branches -- land, air and marine -- for the new cyber defense corps, to be established in fiscal 2013.
The ministry's plans include strengthening the defenses of the ministry's and SDF's information systems and communications networks through system maintenance, better intelligence gathering and analysis, improved vigilance and responses to attacks, and preparation of recovery measures.
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)