It includes fresh economy-boosting stimulus, more defence spending
Sat, Mar 14, 2015 - 5:50 AM
HAWKISH MOVES: Mr Abe (centre) leaving the Lower House's budget committee session after Japan's fiscal 2015 budget was passed yesterday.
JAPAN'S powerful Lower House of Parliament on Friday passed a record US$793 billion budget, including fresh economy-boosting stimulus and more defence spending as Tokyo eyes an increasingly assertive China.
The government plans to spend 96.34 trillion yen (S$1.1 trillion) for...