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Japan to put off tax hike to cover increased defense spending

Kyodo 05 Dec 2022
Japan plans to put off for now a tax hike intended to finance a planned increase in the country's defense spending, a government source said Sunday ... It intends to prioritize cutting non-defense outlays because some Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers oppose raising taxes that would directly hit consumers and companies, the source said.
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Kyodo News Digest: Dec. 5, 2022

Kyodo 05 Dec 2022
Japan to put off tax hike to cover increased defense spending. TOKYO - Japan plans to put off for now a tax hike intended to finance a planned increase in the country's defense spending, a government source said Sunday.
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Guest editorial: S.C. makes itself more attractive to the military

The Post and Courier 05 Dec 2022
South Carolina continues to grow as a military-friendly state. South Carolina is home to eight major military installations and more than 417,000 military veterans, the eighth-highest total of military retirees in the nation. That includes one of every 10 adults in the state, according to the U.S ... Gov ... Defense Finance and Accounting Service, U.S.
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German FM has rejected "urgent" defense request

MENA FN 04 Dec 2022
(MENAFN) According to reports, Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance has denied Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht's urgent request for additional funds to address the country's military's ... .
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Blinken: We’ll Engage New Israeli Government

Hamodia 04 Dec 2022
By Zalman Ahnsaf. YERUSHALAYIM — U.S ... will not engage directly with Religious Zionism chairman Bezalel Smotrich, who is slated to become finance minister after his demand to be made defense minister was rebuffed by Prime Minister-designate Binyamin Netanyahu, and Otzma Yehudit chairman Itamar Ben Gvir, in line to be national security minister ... .
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Israel will be replaced by a halachic state -opinion

The Jerusalem Post 04 Dec 2022
In his book, The Jewish State, Herzl laid out how he saw the power structure, society, economy, defense, and the religion-state axis in the future Jewish entity ... When the demand to make Smotrich defense minister failed, they evolved into a new demand that he be appointed finance minister. .
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Road to Retirement: When bonds become boring again

Denver Post 04 Dec 2022
Higher volatility in the bond market is a challenge for investors because, in general, investors rely on bonds for defense ... Does this mean that bonds might not provide much defense or help offset stock declines in the future? In finance, there are unusual events that fall outside the expected functioning of markets.
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Japan eyes $318 billion for military spending as pacifist charter fades

Press TV 03 Dec 2022
The new figures show a compromise between the defense and finance ministries, Reuters said. Until recently, the defense ministry had sought 48 trillion yen, whereas the finance ministry had multiple options centering around 35 trillion yen.
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Japan eyes up to �43 trillion for five-year defense spending plan

Japan Times 03 Dec 2022
The new numbers marked a compromise between the defense and finance ministries amid concerns about worsening one of the industrial world's worst debt burdens ... .
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Japan planning to earmark ¥40tn for defense: sources

Taipei Times 02 Dec 2022
The new numbers marked a compromise between the Japanese Ministry of Defense and the Japanese Ministry of Finance, the sources said ... Until recently, the defense ministry had sought ¥48 trillion, while the finance ministry had multiple options centering around ¥35 trillion.
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German finance ministry rejects call to solve military crisis – media

Russia Today 02 Dec 2022
Germany’s Federal Ministry of Finance has reportedly rejected an urgent call by Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht for more money to deal with a massive ammunition shortfall in the country’s military ... The finance ministry did commit, however, to supporting the defense ministry in “improving their planning processes.”.
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German Finance Minister Denies Defense Minister Extra Budget Funds for Arms - Reports

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 02nd December, 2022) German Finance Minister Christian Lindner turned down the request of Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht for an immediately allocation of additional budget funds for ammunition procurement, Politico reported.
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Japan OKs $216B extra budget to counter impact of inflation

SCNOW Morning News 02 Dec 2022
It also will finance coupons worth 100,000 yen ($680) for women who are pregnant or rearing babies ... Japan’s national finances also are a longstanding problem and pressures are growing as the government seeks to double defense spending in coming years to counter threats from China and North Korea.
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Japan OKs 29 trillion yen extra budget to counter impact of inflation

Asahi News 02 Dec 2022
It also will finance coupons worth 100,000 yen ($680) for women who are pregnant or rearing babies ... Japan’s national finances also are a longstanding problem and pressures are growing as the government seeks to double defense spending in coming years to counter threats from China and North Korea.
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Why is Netanyahu sacrificing Likud veterans in coalition negotiations?

The Jerusalem Post 02 Dec 2022
Throughout the election campaign, Netanyahu promised to keep the top three cabinet portfolios – finance, foreign affairs and defense – in Likud hands ... In theory, Smotrich’s time in the Finance Ministry will be divided and shared with Shas’s Arye Deri.

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