Paul James with you on this Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Welcome to the Beijing Hour, coming to you live from the Chinese capital.
Coming up on our program this morning...
Our news focus...
Chinese authorities promising to build a new platform for international military cooperation.
In other news.
Federal authorities in Spain have dissolved the Catalan government in the wake of an independence vote by the regional parliament.
Iraqi forces have been put on a 24-hour stand-down in the dispute over regional Kurdish independence.
Historians with a 'ho-hum' response to the release of documents connected to JFK's assassination.
In the second half of our program
SME innovation, smart shopping and supporting being put toward rural education in China.