Thursday, January 10, 2013 11:44 am
News Summary: Japan revs up economic stimulus
By The Associated Press
THE DETAILS: The bulk of the spending package would go to support industrial revitalization and reconstruction from Japan's March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters. It also includes a request to raise military spending.
THE BACKGROUND: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office last month vowing to make reviving the economy his top priority.