8-yr-old boy, 65-yr-old man swept away by waves in Hokkaido
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Oct 08
An 8-year-old boy and a 65-year-old man went missing on Sunday after being swept away by waves while salmon fishing in Sarufutsu, Hokkaido.
According to police, the boy was fishing with a friend and his friend's grandfather at about 10 a.m. when a wave swept him away, Sankei Shimbun reported. The grandfather went in to try and save the boy but he, too, was swept away, 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)