Panasonic Corp. has won contracts with four banks on a total credit line of up to 600 billion yen, the largest in the country this year, informed sources said Tuesday.
Under the so-called commitment line contracts dated Oct. 1, Panasonic can borrow up to 250 billion yen from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., 200 billion yen from Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, 100 billion yen from Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and 50 billion yen from Resona Bank.
The consumer electronics giant aims to maintain its creditworthiness by diversifying its financing methods.
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)