President Xi called for deepening military-civilian integration, while highlighting sci-tech innovation as the key to military upgrading.
The statement stressed the importance of following the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and Xi thought on strengthening the military in order to carry out the military-civilian integration strategy.
Having shelved or dealt with the domestic issues, Trump in recent weeks replaced his secretary of state, chief economic adviser, and his national security adviser, with hawks and protectionists. He now has a team that will back, not block, his moves to start a trade war.
At 18:51 local time (2251 GMT), the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, started its journey into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
Before it acquires the rights to grant doctoral degrees, Westlake University is recruiting and training doctoral students in association with Fudan and Zhejiang universities.
The move will also better serve the country's overall diplomatic structure and the efforts to jointly build the Belt and Road, the plan says.
It will take the lead in dealing with foreigners who enter illegally and will repatriate illegal immigrants. It will also offer exit and entry management services for Chinese citizens on private affairs and actively engage in international cooperation involving immigration, the ministry said.
The stage therefore seems set for further exchanges of negative trade measures. There is no question that a sustained China-US trade war would cause huge damage to the world economy. As a result, stock markets, led by those on the New York Stock Exchange, have fallen from their recent peaks. There is no doubt that an escalation of these exchanges between the two largest economies in the world would hurt everybody, starting with the two countries themselves.