Baby panda at Wakayama animal theme park given name
News On Japan via Mainichi -- Oct 07
A female giant panda born in early August has been given the name Yuhin, which was selected from around 20,000 suggestions submitted by the public, an animal theme park in Wakayama Prefecture said Friday.
The name, which connotes a desire to spread happiness and kindness, was chosen after Adventure World in the western Japan town of Shirahama called for suggestions from the public following the cub's birth on Aug. 10 to father Eimei and mother Rauhin.
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)