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Why One Of Japan’s Largest Organized Crime Groups Is Looking For Legitimate Work

[Translate] Oct 2, 2017 @ 03:46 AM 6,379 The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets Why One Of Japan’s Largest Organized Crime Groups Is Looking For Legitimate Work Jake Adelstein , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. … Continue reading

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Japan’s Yakuza wants to go legit with ‘private army’ business

[Translate]  Japan’s Yakuza wants to go legit with ‘private army’ business Published time: 27 Jun, 2017 14:09 Get short URL © Thomas Peter / Reuters The Japanese underworld is planning to branch out and provide bodyguards and security personnel for … Continue reading

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Sailors’ union seeks to scuttle ministry’s private-sector military contingency plan

[Translate] Sailors’ union seeks to scuttle ministry’s private-sector military contingency plan February 25, 2016 THE ASAHI SHIMBUN The Defense Ministry is at loggerheads with the All Japan Seamen’s Union over its plan to use licensed sailors as reserves in the … Continue reading

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Threat of Pirate Attacks Prompts Japan To Loosen Samurai-Era Gun Ban On Ships

[Translate] Threat of Pirate Attacks Prompts Japan To Loosen Samurai-Era Gun Ban On Ships By Meagan Clark on December 02 2013 1:44 PM There are about 3,500 pirate vessels in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden. Floating armories save … Continue reading

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Antipiracy bill drafted to let private armed guards defend ships

[Translate] Antipiracy bill drafted to let private armed guards defend ships Kyodo Feb 4, 2013 The government will submit an antipiracy bill to the Diet that would allow foreign security contractors aboard Japanese flag-bearing vessels to carry firearms while in … Continue reading

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