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South Korean defence budget set for boost

31st August 2017 - 07:57 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Alarmed by Kim Jong-un’s shenanigans across the border, Seoul announced on 29 August that it proposed to boost defence spending next year by 6.9% to a figure of KRW43.1 trillion ($38.4 billion).

This figure represents almost all the KRW43.7 trillion ($38.7 billion) that the ...

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