Amazon.com Inc is expected to release the Kindle e-book reader in Japan early October, the Nikkei reported.
The world's largest Internet retailer had been planning for a late-September release, but had to change its plans due to snags in the supply system, the daily said, quoting unnamed publishing industry executives.
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)