Trouble in little China

Maciulis-Kuni, Irene
October 1994
Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/10/94, Issue 41, p57
Reports on Tokyo, Japan law enforcers' efforts to solve the city's illegal immigration problems in the wake of increased Chinese gang violence. Kabukicho as the center of Chinese gang activity in Tokyo; Formation of a Japanese task force to comb Kabukicho for illegal elements and operations; Speculations that gangsters will expand their operations with the growing number of illegal immigrants.


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