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CNN ‘ON CHINA’: MILITARY

China's military is in the midst of major reforms. President Xi Jinping has moved to modernize and reorganize the People’s Liberation Army while continuing his anti-corruption purge. And he has extended the reach of the world’s largest fighting force, with new high-tech weapons and an overseas naval base.

CNN ‘ON CHINA’: CUTTING-EDGE SCIENCE

China is at the forefront of scientific research and development; from genome editing, to stem cells, to creating cutting-edge therapies. But as the country encourages and embraces the latest advances in science, CNN looks into how it is handling the ethical implications.

CNN ‘ON CHINA’: XI JINPING

Televised confessions, human rights activists on clampdown, critics of the Communist Party going missing in Hong Kong and abroad. What does it all say about this regime, and what, if anything, does it say about Xi Jinping, China’s President and General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party? Mr. Xi has been called the most powerful Chinese ruler since Mao Zedong. Affectionately called “Xi Dada”, he is admired for advancing the “Chinese Dream” – a vision of a stronger nation.

THIS MONTH ON CNN’S ‘ON CHINA’: DINOSAUR DISCOVERY

China has shaken the world of paleontology to its very foundation. Over the past few decades, more dinosaurs have been discovered there than anywhere else on earth. Chinese paleontologists have also proven a direct connection between dinosaurs and birds, rewriting what we know about evolution.

THIS MONTH ON CNN’S ‘ON CHINA’: HERITAGE

China has some of the world’s most awe-inspiring heritage sites visited by millions of people. But as its economy leaps into the future, China’s cultural treasures are coming under threat. From the pressures of tourism, to the unrelenting push of urbanization, CNN looks at the factors putting China’s heritage at risk. Bold efforts are underway to preserve the country’s past, but who are the people at the forefront of China’s heritage conservation, and can they safeguard the cultural fabric that defines the country? 

THIS MONTH ON CNNS ON CHINA: INNOVATION

This month ‘On China’ is in Beijing to explore the nation’s innovative muscle. It is a country mired by piracy and copycat business models as well as an education system that rewards rote learning over creativity. With its economy slowing, China needs to step up its innovation game now more than ever.

THIS MONTH ON CNNS ON CHINA: SPY VS. SPY

Connected everyday with just the touch of our keyboards, an invisible war is underway on an unprecedented scale. Taking center stage, the U.S. and China, with both nations accusing each other of cyberattacks and espionage. China is the prime suspect in recent high profile cyber thefts of U.S. government data and American trade secrets. But authorities in China stress that it too is a victim of internet hacking and they call the accusations “unfounded”.

THIS MONTH ON CNNS ON CHINA: CHINAS ULTRA RICH

China was known as a bicycle kingdom, but today, luxury cars, private jets and brand new yachts are all part of what is becoming known as the Bling Dynasty. The rising wealth of China is minting a new billionaire almost every week. And it is no longer just the real estate tycoons. Young and ambitious entrepreneurs are racing each other to the top. In Beijing’s halls of power, the richest now have a bigger say than ever before.