Australia's two-time world champion Casey Stoner announced on Wednesday he will return earlier than first thought for the Japan MotoGP after missing the last three races following serious leg injuries he suffered in qualifying for the Indianapolis MotoGP in mid-August.
The 26-year-old - who is retiring at the end of the season - had intended on returning for his home Grand Prix on October 28 but instead he will be back on his Honda a fortnight earlier.
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)