India raised its spending during a year in which it had a border stand-off with China on the Doklam plateau. Photo: AFP

India and Japan increase military spending, ‘driven by China tension’

India moves into world’s top five spenders while Japan boosts its military outlay for sixth straight year, as report cites strains with neighbours

Topic |   China military

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India raised its spending during a year in which it had a border stand-off with China on the Doklam plateau. Photo: AFP
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