In recent years, China's defense spending has increased along with its economic development.
The level of China's military spending is low when compared to some other countries, not only in terms of absolute value, but also in terms of the proportions defense budgets occupy in the nations' gross domestic product and the entire budget.
There is no plan to change the current method for electing NPC deputies in Hong Kong.
It's our steadfast will and determination to oppose 'Taiwan independence' secessionist forces and activities, maintain peace across the Taiwan Strait and safeguard China's state sovereignty and territorial integrity.
It's our steadfast will and determination to oppose 'Taiwan independence' secessionist forces and activities, maintain peace across the Taiwan Straits and safeguard China's state sovereignty and territorial integrity.
But we will never allow anybody to make Taiwan secede from China. The attempt of the 'Taiwan independence' secessionist forces to split Taiwan from China under any name and in any means will never succeed.
China is committed to the path of peaceful development. China has no intention nor does it have the capability to rigorously develop armaments.
I wish to emphasize that China is a peace-loving nation.
For foreign investors, they care more about China's political stability and huge market.
We also need to appropriately increase funds for building armaments and raise the defense and combat capability of the army.
We have no intention, nor the ability, to increase our military armaments substantially.
I want to stress that China is a peace-loving country... China insists on a road of peaceful development and China has no desire nor the ability to considerably expand its military armaments.