Chinese military officers arrive for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Thursday. “Training, computers ... all need money,” said Lieutenant General Wang Hongguang. Photo: AP

China’s military needs budget increase of 20pc, says general

More funding needed to cover modernisation drive and challenges in the South and East China seas, according to Wang Hongguang

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Chinese military officers arrive for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Thursday. “Training, computers ... all need money,” said Lieutenant General Wang Hongguang. Photo: AP
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