Is China gearing up for war?; Top official: US is resident power in Asia | China in Focus

Is China gearing up for war?; Top official: US is resident power in Asia | China in Focus

Is China gearing up for war?; Top official: US is resident power in Asia | China in Focus

The Chinese regime is hinting at war. From a landing exercise simulating an invasion across the Taiwan strait, to increasing benefits for military members. Is the regime seriously preparing for an invasion? Or just launching an information war across the strait?

The United States holds firm on its commitment to the Indo-Pacific. The nation clarified that stance to two of its important partners in the region: Australia and Japan.

A top meeting of Communist Party officials has come to an end. Party leader Xi Jinping has become the country’s second-ever “helmsman”--after China’s first communist leader Mao Zedong.

And, thousands of Chinese taxis are lining streets in protest--honking their honks and clogging up traffic. The desperate drivers say they’re struggling to survive.