The Tokyo High Prosecutor's Office said Thursday it will not try to stop the retrial of Govinda Prasad Mainali with a special appeal to the Supreme Court.
The 45-year-old Nepalese man was released from prison in June after serving about 15 years of a life sentence for the murder of a Japanese woman in 1997, after a recent DNA test of semen found in the victim indicated Mainali wasn't the killer.
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)