Baby killed, mother seriously injured in Kawasaki hit-and-run
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Sep 12
Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 61-year-old woman over a hit-and-run incident in which a 36-year-old woman was seriously injured and her 1-year-old son killed when they were knocked down by a driver in a hit-and-run incident in Kawasaki.
According to eyewitness reports, the woman and her son were riding a bicycle on a road near their home at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday when they were hit by a white Mercedes Benz being driven by a female driver, Fuji TV reported. An eyewitness told police the driver briefly stopped her car before fleeing the scene.
The child died at a hospital shortly after the incident and the woman sustained serious injuries, 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)
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