Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

World / Politics Apr 10, 2021

Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The White House has kept an effective lid on U.S. military spending in its first budget draft, proposing to spend $715 billion, a marginal hike after sharp increases under Donald Trump.

Diet enacts record ¥106.61 trillion budget for fiscal 2021

Business Mar 26, 2021

Diet enacts record ¥106.61 trillion budget for fiscal 2021

The Diet on Friday enacted a record ¥106.61 trillion budget for fiscal 2021 to finance steps to mitigate the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic as well as rising social security and defense costs, once again forgoing fiscal consolidation. The House of Councilors passed the budget ...