Japan lawmaker in Taiwan says China threat needs more military spending

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[1/5] Koichi Hagiuda, policy chief for Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party arrives on stage to speak at a forum in Taipei, Taiwan, December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang TAIPEI, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Japan needs to increase its military spending in the face of the "grim reality" of the threat from China and North Korea, a senior member of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party said on Sunday during a visit to Taiwan. Although Chinese-claimed and democratically-governed Taiwan and Japan do not have formal diplomatic ties, they have close unofficial relations and both share concerns about China, especially its increased military activities...