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Philippine court orders arrest of Japanese casino mogul Okada

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"consultancy fees" hahaha

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less than $7,000 bail for a billionaire hahaha

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Wonder if he will be held in detention until he admits guilt.

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Be better for the alleged fraudster to be served by a Japanese court, rather than Duterte's Philippines.

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Japan has really lost status. This never would have happened even 20 years ago.

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Japan has really lost status. This never would have happened even 20 years ago.

What, you mean he wouldn't have been caught back then?

There's a long history of fraud, corruption and rich people trying to cut corners at the expense of others over the decades. And that's not just confined to this country, either.

Japan hasn't lost status, it's simply that rich people (and corporations) are often consumed by greed. If anything, they've lost status.

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wonder if hong kong and the Philippines have an extradition treaty?

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The Philippines would never have voiced any opposition to a Japanese money as recently as 20 years ago. That fact that their court has stood up to Japanese criminal behavior is remarkable. Japan has lost its prestige in Asia.

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Insane Wayne, the world has changed, and Philippines has gained confidence recently.

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you are a billionaire is a measly $3 million worth getting arrested? Total greed...

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Japan and The Philippines have great relations, and Philippine people look up to Japanese. I hope PM Abe can sort this problem out with President Duterte and have the charges against Okada-san dropped. He is helping develop the Philippines and provide many jobs.

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Ganbare Japan!.....I hope President Macron of France, and Prime Minister Abe can sort this out and have the charges against Carlos Ghosn dropped. He helped save Nissan, thus developing Japan and providing many jobs.

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This has been rumbling on forever.   Legacy of casino "operators" being dodgy continues.

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He should be locked up until he confesses!

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What goes around comes around.

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Pachinko billionaire? Most likely yakuza

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He's got plenty of money---it talks in Manila. Though it may cost a lot.

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This is poetic. Now if only they could trick into coming back and then arrested him before he realizes what happened.

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 the Japanese gaming group Universal Entertainment Corp, after Universal's board accused him of misappropriating $20 million. He denied wrongdoing.

Japanese company, $20 million in misappropriated money, and he is still walking free?

Things that make you want to go..Hmmmmm! (again)

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Any Japanese news outlets have not reported this case yet.

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