35-year-old man held over murder of grandmother in Aomori
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Oct 21
Police said Saturday they have arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of murdering his grandmother in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture.
According to police, the suspect, identified as Tomohito Kurihara, is accused of strangling his grandmother to death with a hand towel at their home at around 9 a.m. on Friday, while his mother was out of the house, TBS reported. Police say Kurihara's mother returned home a short time later, at which point he reportedly confessed to the murder.
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)