Beijing, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) China reported an increase of 1.55 trillion yuan (224 billion dollars) in its annual defense budget, higher than that of 2022 and in line with the progress of economic recovery.
Washington, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) President Joe Biden on Friday signed Congress´ 2023 defense bill into law just before deadline, authorizing $858 billion in spending and overturning his administration´s Covid-19 vaccine mandate for service members.
Brussels, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The high representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, said on Thursday that the bloc is planning to increase its defense expenditures by 70 billion euros by 2025.
Brussels, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) on Monday announced the first 1.2 billion euros (.25 billion) in investments from the European Defense Fund to work on a variety of next-generation military technology.
Quito, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso promoted granting 15,000 houses in 18 months of his administration, a figure considered modest if one takes into account his goal of building 450,000 houses.
Managua, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly (unicameral parliament) of Nicaragua will approve the general budget for 2023, which was presented last month to the legislature and is focused on social investments and the fight against poverty.
Hanoi, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Vietnam approved the Resolution on the estimation of the state budget for 2023, which stipulates increases in salaries and pensions starting next July.