In this Thursday, March 7, 2013 photo, novice Chinese paramilitary policemen yell as they march on a village road during their field training in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China is defending its booming military spending, saying its vast investments in the armed forces have contributed to global peace and stability during the annual legislative session. Chinese defense spending has grown substantially each year for more than two decades, and last year rose 11.2 percent to 670.2 billion yuan ($106.4 billion), an increase of about 67 billion yuan. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT.
Date: Mar 07, 2013