Entertainment News May 23, 2014

Aska admits to using illegal stimulants

Singer-songwriter Aska, half of the well-known musical duo Chage and Aska, has admitted using illegal stimulants, investigative sources said Friday, almost a week after he was arrested on suspicion of possessing the drugs. Aska, 56, could receive a fresh arrest warrant over the drugs as ...

National Nov 15, 2013

Assemblyman held in China over drug haul

A local politician from Aichi Prefecture is being detained in China on suspicion of possessing 3 kg of stimulant drugs, the Inazawa Municipal Government said Friday. Takuma Sakuragi, 70, a member of the Inazawa Municipal Assembly, was taken into police custody at Guangzhou's Baiyun airport ...