Defence Notes

Japan’s budget reflects fears for remote islands

10th September 2018 - 02:00 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


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Japan’s defence budget grew by 2.1% for the 2019 fiscal calendar to a new seven-year high of $47 billion. Much of the money goes to securing ‘remote islands’ from Chinese attack, and building safeguards against North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities.

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