We Chinese: What do you think of China’s military budget?

China has announced an increase in military spending of about 7 percent, while its economy slows down and Donald Trump outlines his own plans to boost the US defense budget. Hawkish officials say the increases are necessary to defend China against its many enemies, such as the US, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. What do you think?

 

<p>Wouldn’t it be cheaper just to boycott them?</p>

Wouldn’t it be cheaper just to boycott them?

Lao Ma, 78
Stoat fondler
<p>Ridiculous. How much money do they need to learn basic kung fu?</p>

Ridiculous. How much money do they need to learn basic kung fu?

Wu Di, 32
English mangler
<p>The military’s going to need as much firepower as possible if we’re going to have a successful coup</p>

The military’s going to need as much firepower as possible if we’re going to have a successful coup

Alex Wang, 26
Apprentice toadie