China defends hike in military spending as proportionate and low

Map. History of China conflict

20 March 2018
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China defends hike in military spending as proportionate and low
China says it will spend 8.1 percent more than last year on modernizing its military, making it the country's largest spending increase in 3 years
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China says it does not want a trade war with U.S
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Top Chinese official urges the ruling Communist Party to rally non-mainland ethnic Chinese, including those overseas, around the country's national interests
China pledges friendship with Taiwan amid tensions over U.S. bill
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