A woman was murdered and her suspected killer found dead in a home in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward after a standoff with police on Oct. 10.
A woman thought to be in her 50s was found by a passerby on the road and bleeding from the neck at about 11:30 a.m. Her heart had stopped beating, and she was confirmed dead at hospital. A man thought to have slashed her neck fled to a nearby house and shut himself in.
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)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )