BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will boost defence spending by 10.1 percent, a smaller rise than last year but in line with large annual increases that have drawn concern among the country’s neighbors over Beijing’s military and territorial ambitions. 743 more words
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Fu Ying, the National People’s Congress spokeswoman, tells this week’s annual plenum that the rise is in line with suggestions by the central authority.
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China's new generation of anti-shipping missiles pose increasing threat to U.S. aircraft carrier defenses
The U. S. must significantly bolster the defensive capabilities of its aircraft carrier fleet or risk becoming vulnerable to China’s improving anti-ship missile arsenal. With greater speed, distance, accuracy and destructive power, the People’s Liberation Army’s missiles are hundreds, even thousands of times more powerful than before. 274 more words
Over 1.2 million Tibetans died between 1949 and 1979. China still claims that what occurred during this period was the “peaceful liberation” of Tibet. But the whole world must know that there are so many unanswered questions about how these mass murders occurred and who is really responsible. 1,289 more words