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China Budget

NPR's Rob Gifford reports from Beijing that China is boosting its military budghet by almost 18 per cent --its biggest increase in decades. Announcing the increase, China's Finance Minister Xiang Huaicheng said the increase was needed because of drastic changes in the military situation around the world.

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