CHRONOLOGY

1973 First Oil Crisis Manchuria II Plan ends PM Tanaka's 'Remodelling Japan' infrastructure construction burden

 

GLOSSARY

dokkenya construction boys construction interests around MoLIT + LDP derogatory cf dango, zokugiin
kensetsuzoku construction tribe LDP members involved in construction budget issues cf three percent
kozo structure construction as tatemono wa kozojo kekkan ga aru the building has structural defects
three pct reported take for arranging a construction contract alleged Shin Kanemaru concessionary two on the JPY1.2tr Aqualine Project
anzen daiichi safety first large sign to be seen on all construction sites in green on white lettering
don boss leader strongman as kensetsuzoku no don the kingpin of the LDP construction vested interest
kokudokotsusho kokkosho Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport Ministries of Construction and Transport became MoLIT cf Hashimoto Reform
kokyotoshi public works expenditure PWE lifeblood of LDP, of construction industry and of regional economies
seibi preparation additional as seibi shinkansen additional Shinkansen lines flavour of construction excess
State Shinto created for reasons of Empire abolished in 1945 crusading religion for construction of Empire vs Buddhism cf Yasukuni
zeitaku shisetsu luxury facilities coded reference to tendency of local authorities to construction excesses

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