April 12, 2021

Riding out the storm: will China change course when its elite meet in Beijing?

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By Jun Mai, Nectar Gan from South China Morning Post Once on the rise, China has gone from strength to struggle in the past year Those challenges that could mean a shift in policy at the annual gathering of the National People’s Congress China’s annual gathering of its legislative and political advisory bodies – known […]

China: defense budget to rise by about 7% in 2017

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By The Associated Press From Caribbean Business BEIJING — China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy despite regional tensions over the South China Sea and other issues. Total defense spending would account for about 1.3 […]