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Snow Great Wall built by PLA soldiers

Translated and edited by Yan Meng, People's Daily Online The officers and men of a regiment of the Shenyang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) carefully craft a snow Great Wall. After ten days efforts, a 120 meters long, three meters high snow Great Wall wit...

Xi Pledges to Modernize PLA, D.C.’s “New Benchmark”

Chinese state media highlighted President Xi Jinping’s recent pre-Spring Festival trip to a military base in Sichuan over the weekend, where he greeted service members and stressed China’s commitment to modernizing the Party-led People’s Liberation Army. At Reuters, Ben Blanchard r...

Former CCP “Rising Star” Sun Zhengcai Indicted for Corruption

Former Politburo member Sun Zhengcai has been charged with corruption, becoming “the highest-level serving official to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anti-corruption campaign,” according to AP. Sun was a rising star in the Party who was appointed Chongqing Party c...

Censors Don’t Like TV Host’s Tone Toward Xi (Updated)

During HunanTV’s live Spring Festival Gala broadcast on Thursday, host Li Weijia accidentally mangled the tones for top leader Xi Jinping’s name, referring to him as Xí Jìnpīng instead of Xí Jìnpíng, before quickly correcting himself. Even this seemingly innocuous and understandabl...

Censors Don’t Like TV Host’s Tone Toward Xi Jinping

During HunanTV’s live Spring Festival Gala broadcast on Thursday, host Li Weijia accidentally mangled the tones for top leader Xi Jinping’s name, referring to him as Xí Jìnpīng instead of Xí Jìnpíng, before quickly correcting himself. Even this seemingly innocuous and understandabl...