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China Increases Military Spending

China has unveiled plans to expand its military budget by a fifth this year. But a spokesman insists that there is no cause for concern. China is interested only in peaceful development. The extra money is earmarked for higher wages, training and hi-tech equipment. Nonetheless, China has at the same time warned the United States to drop its Cold War mentality and stop selling weapons to Taiwan.

China's army is the biggest in the world

China's army is the biggest in the world