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Japan's defense ministry to seek record budget for fiscal 2018

Spending focuses on North Korean missile threat, Chinese expansion at sea

TOKYO -- Japan looks to consider its largest-ever defense budget, with a big chunk of the funds to go to containing the upgraded ballistic missile threat from North Korea.

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