Bag snatchers have been targeting women in Fukuoka City, with 5 cases occurring within 2 hours on Sunday night and about 50 cases this month, according to police.
A woman was robbed of 35,000 yen when a man on a motorbike snatched her bag while she was walking along a street in the central part of Fukuoka City at about 7pm on Sunday. Altogether 5 snatches were reported to police within 2 hours, 2 cases by a man wearing a black helmet, and 3 by a man wearing a white helmet.
Earlier this month approximately 50 bag-snatching incidents were reported in Fukuoka City. Police are warning people not to carry bags while walking along the road.
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)