China's Xi pushes advanced technology for military

Mar 13, 2017

China's Xi pushes advanced technology for military

China’s military needs to promote technological innovation as the “key” to its upgrading and modernization, President Xi Jinping told military delegates to the annual meeting of parliament. Xi is overseeing a sweeping modernization of the country’s armed forces, the largest in the world, including ...

China trims 2017 growth target, warns against trade controls

/ Mar 5, 2017

China trims 2017 growth target, warns against trade controls

China’s top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang ...