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  1. Hu calls for PLA loyalty as fears grow of trouble ahead

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sure the army stays absolutely loyal to the Communist Party as China enters a year of harsh economic reality and sensitive anniversaries. In a meeting with the top brass of the Central Military ... Central Television reported the event as the top news at its evening news programme last night. Mr Hu also called on the army to modernise itself and prepare for possible 'military ...

  2. PLA seeks to become nimbler and leaner

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... be demobilised. The plan was approved by the Central Military Commission and heads of the four general PLA headquarters in a joint meeting in Beijing. President Hu Jintao, who is also the chairman ... the massive military organisation into a nimble, knowledge-based fighting force. At the heart of the restructuring is an increase in the number of specialists and non-commissioned officers. The number ...

  3. Role of armed police even a mystery to mainland bureaucrats

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... was regarded as a constituent part of public security (police) departments. But in 1995, it was restructured and its daily operation was centralised under the Central Military Commission (CMC) ... a hybrid police and military force. Its role and layers of command were so opaque, the central government had to pass a law this year to tell its own officials when and how they could use ...

  4. Lawmakers review draft law on war, disaster plans

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... legislature and state president will share the power to make decisions that touch on national defence mobilisation issues. The State Council and the state's Central Military Commission (CMC) ... Cary Huang in Beijing Top legislators are reviewing a draft law on how Beijing marshals its military and civilian resources during wars and emergencies. The Standing Committee ...

  5. Military appointment seen as pointer to Hu's succession plan

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Vice-President Xi Jinping will be the focus of all eyes when Communist Party officials meet in September. If he is appointed vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission ... the military commission's vice-chairman in 1999, four years before he became the top party, state and military leader. 'If the pattern repeats, it is the right time for Mr Xi's ...

  6. Military's rapid-response relief effort saved lives, but also exposed serious weaknesses

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to win what was essentially a war without an enemy. All told, the Central Military Commission sent 140,000 troops to Sichuan after the quake. And while they succeeded in saving lives, ... but there was no response,' said one senior retired military officer based in Shanghai, who wished to remain anonymous. 'It was because the army only listens to the Central Military Commission, and Premier Wen ...

  7. World misunderstands China's military expenditure, say experts

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... it to the outside,' said the expert, who refused to be named. 'This military budget was approved last October by President Hu Jintao, who is also the chairman of the Central Military Commission ... Minnie Chan What China includes and does not include in calculating its military budget is the reason the outside world fails to understand its real defence expenditure, military experts ...

  8. 'Sexy' new PLA uniforms set to turn heads at the big parade in Beijing

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to scrape together matching kit. Men wore helmets and yellow and green uniforms, while female soldiers put on unflattering yellow dresses. Since then, the Central Military Commission has made four ... But in the Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979, the confusion springing from the lack of visible rank was seen as a contributing factor to the PLA's disastrous performance. The commission reinstated full ranking ...

  9. Taiwan issue, spying hold back ties with US military

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... concerns. During his 11-day visit to the US, Central Military Commission vice chairman Xu Caihou reiterated that such monitoring, along with the Taiwan issue, remained the main stumbling block ... Minnie Chan in Beijing Military co-operation between China and the US has been sporadic and limited because of deep mistrust between the two sides, a retired PLA general has said, ...

  10. Harbour commission would end government conflict of interests

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to your excellent editorial ('A harbour commission to right years of neglect'', August 11) regarding the proposal by the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee to set up an independent harbour commission to oversee the harbour and the harbourfront. Society for Protection of the Harbour first proposed such an idea more than five years ago, but the government did ...




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