Gist of Chinese reports released for annual parliamentary session
The following is a gist of the Chinese government’s reports released Sunday for the 2023 annual session of the National People’s Congress. China:
-- sets economic growth target of around 5 percent for 2023.
-- plans to increase military spending by 7.2 percent on year in 2023 to 1.55 trillion yuan ($224 billion).
-- says its people have “pulled through with fortitude and resilience and secured a major and decisive victory in the fight against COVID-19.”
-- vows to take resolute steps to oppose “Taiwan independence” and advance the process of “peaceful reunification” with the island.
-- vows to...