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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Commander appointed to head elite Beijing military unit

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... involved in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has a new commander, the PLA Daily reported. Liu Zhenli has taken charge of the 38th Army, the newspaper said. The unit forms part of the Beijing Military Command, charged with safeguarding the capital, and is considered one of the best trained and equipped forces in the military. Liu is a military veteran ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Fighting in East, South China Seas would test PLA prowess, general says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:15am by Minnie Chan

    ... "radical", mistaken and did not reflect official policy, analysts and other military figures say. Liu Yazhou, political commissar at the People's Liberation Army National Defence University, ... victory is nothing," Liu was quoted as saying by the Guofang Cankao, or Defence Reference Magazine. "Those borders where our army has won victories are more peaceful and stable, ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Soldiers of the one-child era: are they too weak to fulfill Beijing's military ambitions?

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:17pm by Minnie Chan

    ... would be defeated by Japan’s Self-Defence Forces if the Diaoyu conflict [happened] because most Chinese soldiers are spoiled little emperors and queens”. Professor Liu Mingfu from the PLA ... to the central government in 2012, Liu stressed that sending a Chinese family’s only son to battle had been taboo since ancient times. He pointed to the example of the US  military’s sole survivor ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing's air defence zone aimed at making Tokyo negotiate, analysts say

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:22am by Zhang Hong, Minnie Chan

    ... between both sides' fighter jets increasing," said Professor Liu Jiangyong, an expert on Sino-Japanese relations at Tsinghua University. "To reduce such risk, it has became more pressing for both sides to sit down and negotiate the dispute over the Diaoyus," Liu said. "That has been all along what China asked for: Japan has to acknowledge there is a sovereignty ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    From astronauts to snipers, sky's the limit for China's female soldiers

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the limit for female soldiers When Major Liu Yang, China's first woman in space, returned to earth safely after a mission to the Tiangong-1 space station in late June, it reminded all Chinese people of an old saying proclaimed by Mao Zedong six decades ago: "Women hold up half the sky". Liu, a People's Liberation Army representative at the ongoing annual session ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    China missile deal with Turkey could be thwarted by US

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 11:07pm by Minnie Chan

    ... system. Liu Jiansheng, a research fellow at the China Institute of International Studies, said US pressure was understandable. "The US would not allow its defence system to be ruined ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA aircraft carrier gets hull number, suggesting it's ready for action

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Admiral Liu Huaqing, former vice-chairman of the PLA's decision-making Central Military Commission. "Such a name could show respect to Liu, as he is well-known for his devotion ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Turkey weighs up tenders for defence system

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... this purchase as a starting point to begin developing its own domestic system." Liu Jiansheng, a research fellow from the European division of the China Institute of International Studies, said ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China to boost maritime training, says PLA Navy's Jiang Weilie

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... in the future, yesterday's Xinhua report said. Meanwhile, Liu Cigui, the chief of the civilian State Oceanic Administration told the People's Daily that China will "maintain regular ... and inefficient," Liu said, praising last month's restructuring that integrates marine surveillance, police coastguards, fishery and the customs anti-smuggling unit into one maritime law enforcement ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Two generals in line for Central Military Commission

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... signals two former front runners for CMC membership - General Liu Yuan, 61, political commissar of the PLA's General Logistics Department, and General Zhang Haiyang, 63, political commissar ...



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