Members of the People’s Liberation Army band at the opening session of the 20th Communist Party congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 16. Photo: AFP
Members of the People’s Liberation Army band at the opening session of the 20th Communist Party congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 16. Photo: AFP

China’s reshuffled military leadership sends clear signal on Taiwan focus

  • Former Eastern Theatre Command head General He Weidong becomes second-ranked CMC vice-chairman
  • General Zhang Youxia promoted to first-ranked CMC vice-chairman despite being 72 years old

Members of the People’s Liberation Army band at the opening session of the 20th Communist Party congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 16. Photo: AFP
Members of the People’s Liberation Army band at the opening session of the 20th Communist Party congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 16. Photo: AFP
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