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Is China ramping up military spending?Chinese armed forces: People's Liberation Army (PLA) during a military parade in China.

GLOBALink | Is China ramping up military spending?

A draft budget report submitted to China’s top legislature has unveiled the country’s planned military spending for the coming year. In 2021, China’s defense budget will be around 1.35 trillion yuan (about 200 billion U.S. dollars), up 6.8 percent from last year. Is China’s military spending too hefty? Is the figure growing too fast? Is …