The government of President Tsai Ing-wen (centre), has approved a 5.6 increase in Taiwan’s military spending this year, to US$11.34 billion, with plans for further incremental rises over the next 10 years, mainly in response to threats from mainland China. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan boosts defence with 10-year military spending plan

  • Intention is to surpass US$13 billion by 2027 with further increases planned
  • Bid to deter growing threat from mainland China
Topic |   US-China relations

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The government of President Tsai Ing-wen (centre), has approved a 5.6 increase in Taiwan’s military spending this year, to US$11.34 billion, with plans for further incremental rises over the next 10 years, mainly in response to threats from mainland China. Photo: Reuters
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