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Beijing increases military spending by 7%. But some want to overtake Trump
Armed Forces budget below 10% for two consecutive years. China must defend itself from "external interference" in territorial disputes. Retired General: We should overtake the US and increase military spending by 12%. The escalation between all the countries of the region.
Beijing under control for the National People's Congress
Millions of soldiers and volunteers to guarantee the security of the NPC and the advisory conference. Hu Jintao, assured of his leadership, will enact a restructuring of the ministers. A 17.6% increase in military spending is already guaranteed. The population continues to be marginalised, unable to present petitions. The new laws on protections for workers are not acceptable to the members of the Chinese communist party.
South China Sea: Beijing close to a deal with Hanoi but far from Manila
China and Vietnam agree to “peaceful measures” to settle their border dispute through cooperation and bilateral relations. Tensions between Beijing and Manila are up as China threatens the Philippines after Manila builds a military structure on one of the Spratly Islands.
31/07/2017 10:59:00 CHINA
Xi Jinping showcases army "capable of defeating all armies"
The parade for the 90th anniversary of PLA. All weapons on display "made in China". In five years Xi cleansed the army from corrupt generals and his enemies. Budget for domestic security greater than those for external security.
29/11/2012 CHINA - PHILIPPINES - VIETNAM
South China Sea, China will allow the boarding of foreign ships
After new passports with distorted maps, the communist regime announced that the Coast Guard of Hainan province can dock and control vessels for non-Chinese "who illegally enter territorial waters." The reference is to the maritime areas that Beijing is trying to snatch unilaterally from other governments in the area.
15/06/2011 CHINA – VIETNAM
South China Sea: Beijing excludes the use of force, but warns US
Beijing tries to reduce tensions with Vietnam and the Philippines, urging them “to do more” for “peace and stability”. It also wants issues to be settled through bilateral talks. Hanoi prefers instead a “multilateral” approach, whilst Manila calls for US help. China warns that “internationalising” the issue will make matters worse.
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