President Xi Jinping has been pushing the PLA to boost its combat readiness since he took the top job in late 2012. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping has been pushing the PLA to boost its combat readiness since he took the top job in late 2012. Photo: Xinhua

China’s military priorities for 2019: boost training and prepare for war

  • PLA’s official newspaper outlines ‘work focus’ in New Year’s Day editorial, saying ‘at no time should we allow any slack in these areas’

President Xi Jinping has been pushing the PLA to boost its combat readiness since he took the top job in late 2012. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping has been pushing the PLA to boost its combat readiness since he took the top job in late 2012. Photo: Xinhua
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