Japanese see boom in projects as deja vu

Posted: December 10, 2013 at 2:13 a.m.

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Japan has revised its economic growth estimate for the last quarter downward after finding that capital investment slowed more than expected in July-September. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

SAGA, Japan — The bulldozers started up with a rumble this year in this bucolic corner of southern Japan, unleashing a construction frenzy — and a sinking feeling of deja vu.

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