CHRONOLOGY

1996

Jusen Scandal Government injects JPY0.7tr to recapitalise the 'nokyo keito' banks amid a wave of criticism

 

GLOSSARY

Pension Records Scandal (i)

50m plus contributions without beneficiaries recorded

a failed integration of faulty computerised databases led to the 2007 Scandal

Pension Records Scandal (ii)

Abe Cabinet I promised action without any effect

the political momentum for a move to Sweden Pension Model III was not exploited

MoF prestige

the Ministry of Ministries at the Kasumigaseki apex

the prosaic name was accepted given a scandal and popular criticism cf mofutan

mofutan

MoF tanto person responsible for MoF liaison

appointed MoF liaison staff invited inevitable abuse and a scandal arose cf roran

sanmen kiji

third page article inner last page

from days of single folded broadsheet page for scandal and NTA pressuring

zaimusho

Ministry of Finance

okurasho for centuries but a scandal covering name change made cf nigemichi

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