Insiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuenInsiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Insiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

China’s military seeks bigger budget amid growing threat of US conflict

  • Insiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts
  • While relations with Washington worsen, Beijing says it also faces threats from pro-independence forces in Taiwan, separatists in Tibet and Xinjiang
Topic |   Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui)
Insiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuenInsiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Insiders say the PLA will want to match or exceed last year’s 7.5 per cent growth rate as tensions mount on several fronts. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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