The most important meeting this year on the calendar of the Chinese Communist Party opened Oct 20 in Beijing and runs through Oct. 23. At the Fourth Plenary Session of Central Committee of the 18th National Party Congress there are 5 issues that can be expected to be covered.
How Far Will Judicial Reform Go?
“With a law that cannot be put into practice, the law would simply be useless words. And the rule of law would be an empty talk,” said head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Xi Jinping during the central political conference in January this year. “Lax law enforcement and unjust judicial system are the results of only a handful of police officers have a sense of professional moral values.”
“Some of the lawyers, judges and prosecutors are working together. And together they become some sort of judicial brokers,” Xi said.
Russia is developing its first long-range drone aircraft capable of conducting ground attack missions, but lags behind other militaries in building unmanned aerial combat vehicles, according to U.S. officials.
The new drone is being developed in secret and was first revealed in online images earlier this year.
U.S. officials familiar with intelligence reports said the drone is being called the Altius-M and work is being done at the Sokol Design Bureau in Tatarstan, a Russian republic. Continue reading
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