fredag 4. mars 2016

China Military Budget to Rise No More Than 8%, Slower Than Usual

China’s military budget will rise by 7 percent to 8 percent this year, less than the double-digit increases that have been the norm for years, a senior official said on Friday. But the official gave no sign that Beijing would soften its stance on disputes in the South China Sea, and she renewed China’s warnings to the United States not to intervene there. Read more