Senior officials of the People's Liberation Army walk to the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo

China raises military budget by 7pc amid slower economic growth

Spending represents 1.3pc of GDP, in line with previous years, legislature spokeswoman says, but experts point to significant expenditures that are off the books

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2017

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Senior officials of the People's Liberation Army walk to the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo
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