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Security personnel are deployed around the Great Hall of the People in Beijing (Photo by Kosaku Mimura).
China People's Congress 2018

China spending puts domestic security ahead of defense

Budget rise highest in western regions of Xinjiang and Tibet

CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer | China

BEIJING -- While China's stepped-up military posture has resulted in increasing confrontations with India, the U.S., Japan and other countries, Beijing has actually been pouring even more resources into domestic security than external security.

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