CHINA TOPIX

Updated 4:59 PM EDT, Fri, Oct 11, 2019

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Aug. 1

China to Confer Highest Military Award on Aug 1

The Order will be personally presented to the awardees by Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Climate leaders

California and China Partner to Combat Climate Change

"California's leading, China's leading," said Gov. Brown after he met with Xi.

Infowar

US Assesses China’s Information Warfare Capabilities

"China believes its cyber capabilities and personnel lag behind the United States," said the DoD report.

Growing

Xi Admits PLAN Still Not a World Class Navy

Xi again called for more efforts to build the PLAN into a strong and modern force.

Always free

China Suppresses Internet and Mass Media Freedoms Anew; Tougher Censorship Rules in Place

"Strike hard against online rumors, harmful information, fake news, news extortion, fake media and fake reporters," said Chinese state-controlled media.

To Taiwan?

Trump Jeopardizes Taiwan’s Plan to buy F-35B Stealth Fighters

"He's a friend of mine."

Second aircraft carrier

China’s Newly Launched Second Aircraft Carrier will be Named CNS Shandong

Chinese president Xi Jinping, however, was absent at the launching of the Shandong.

Rebilding

PLA Vows to ‘Build an Indestructible Combat Force’ Subservient to Xi

Chinese state-controlled media said all PLA officers and soldiers pledged to obey the CPC Central Committee, the CMC and Xi.

Purged

China Continues PLAGF Purge; Re-deploys 84 Army Corps

Xi ordered the newly reshuffled units to adhere to the CPC's absolute leadership.

 Who's the boss?

Xi Beset by Problems Controlling People’s Liberation Army

In early March, Li announced the PLA will be subjected to even greater control and communist indoctrination by the CPC.

Not ready for Taiwan

Xi Adamant about Invading Taiwan by the 2020s but …

In mid-2015, China took the extraordinary step of ordering Chinese shipbuilders to ensure new civilian ships can be operated by the PLAN.

More science

Xi Urges PLA to Emphasize Science and Technology in Warfighting

"We must have a greater sense of urgency to push for sci-tech innovation and advancement with greater determination and efforts," said Xi.

Robots

PLA Pledges Anew to Defend the Communist Party of China and Xi Jinping

"The troops must resolutely safeguard the core and follow the leadership of the CPC," said Gen. Fan.

Robots

Communist Party of China will Tighten Control over People’s Liberation Army, says Premier Li

Li's main message to the troops is the Communist Party is god.

Stronger PLA

Xi Takes Steps to Strengthen PLA Fighting Power

The commission will decide and coordinate affairs on civil-military integration.

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