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2017-03-03 China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017 Beijing
C. 2016-10-31 China J-20 fighter jet in public debut Zhuhai, Guangdong, Southern China
3. 2016-05-23 Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam Vietnam
E. 2014-03-05 1 dead, dozens injured in explosion at ammunition depot Tanjung Priok, Jakarta
F. 2014-02-06 HK police defuse huge US WW2 bomb
G. 2013-09-24 S Korea restarts fighter jet tender South Korea
H. 2011-09-05 China denies selling weapons to Libya Beijing
8. 2011-01-11 China tests stealth fighter as Gates visits China
9. 2011-01-09 China seeks to ease US concerns Beijing

China J-20 fighter jet in public debut Map of Zhuhai Guangdong China  China has showcased its long-awaited J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time. 2 of the radar-evading jets did a 60-second flypast   Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam  President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy 1 dead, dozens injured in explosion at ammunition depot Map of Tanjung Priok Indonesia  An explosion at an Indonesian navy ammunition warehouse near Jakarta killed one person and injured dozens of others   HK police defuse huge US WW2 bomb Map of Happy Valley Hong Kong Hong Kong  Hong Kong police have successfully defused a 900kg bomb from World War Two, described as the biggest wartime bomb to be found in the city S Korea restarts fighter jet tender  South Korea has decided to restart the tender process for a multi billion-dollar fighter jet contract.   China denies selling weapons to Libya  Documents showing that China offered to sell arms to Moammar Gadhafi in the waning days of his rule are 'the real dea'   China tests stealth fighter as Gates visits  Images and videos of China's latest generation fighter, being called the J-20, hit the web in a frenzy of excitement China seeks to ease US concerns  China's defence minister has sought to play down the country's military build-up, after talks with US counterpart Robert Gates U.S., Taiwan in $6.4 billion arms deal
China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017

year 2017 Top ^

Mar.3   Beijing
  China will increase military spending by about 7% this year, just days after Donald Trump outlined a boost to the US defence budget

year 2016 Top ^

Oct.31   Southern China
May.23   Vietnam

year 2014 Top ^

Mar.5   Jakarta
Feb.6   Hong Kong

year 2013 Top ^

Sep.24   South Korea

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.5   Beijing
Jan.11   China
Jan.9   Beijing

year 2010 Top ^

Jan.29   Taiwan
  Overriding objections from China, the Obama administration unveiled a deal that includes about $2.85 billion in missiles and 60 helicopters
 China warns of a 'serious negative impact' on relations with the US

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.13   Thailand
Jun.18   North Korea
  The U.S. military is tracking, the Kang Nam, a N. Korean ship believed to be carrying illicit weapons or technology
Mar.3   Beijing China to boost military spending  Official Li Zhaoxing says it will increase military spending by a 'modest' 14.9% this year to 480.6bn yuan ($70.2bn)

year 2008 Top ^

Mar.6   Thailand Thailand holds Russian 'top arms dealer'
  Viktor Bout, dubbed the 'merchant of death', suspected of being one of the world's biggest illegal arms dealers has been arrested
Feb.21   Beijing China defends arms sales to Sudan   China has defended its sale of weapons, amid growing criticism of its alleged failure to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Darfur

year 2006 Top ^

Jun.11   China China arms sales 'fuel conflicts'
  The Amnesty International has accused China of being of the most secretive and irresponsible arms exporters

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.5   North Korea   Report: N. Korea-Iran missile deal  Japanese newspape: North Korea is in talks to export its long-range missile and to jointly develop nuclear warheads Feb.25   Beijing China denies missile link  Beijing has angrily denied the missile Pyongyang fired into the Sea of Japan was imported from China

year 2002 Top ^

Aug.28   South Korea   US diplomat: N. Korea armed to the teeth
  North Korea is selling its weapons and missile technology to any state willing to pay for it Jul.30   Taiwan   China buys weapons as Taiwan cautions  Taiwan's president has voiced concern as it emerged the mainland had ordered 40 top-range warplanes from Russia Mar.18   South Korea US prepares arms deal with Seoul  US Department of Defense says it is planning to sell a sophisticated anti-aircraft system built by Lockheed Martin

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