The administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFEThe administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFE
The administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan unveils record defence budget as Beijing stands firm on claim to island

  • Tsai Ing-wen says Taipei will seek a ‘constructive security relationship’ with the US and strengthen its military
  • Mainland military stages drills in Taiwan Strait in ‘warning to independence supporters’

Topic |   Taiwan
The administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFEThe administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFE
The administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has proposed increasing the island’s defence spending to record levels. Photo: EPA-EFE
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