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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA allows civilian firms to supply kit

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:24am by Angela Meng and Minnie Chan

    ... Angela Meng and Minnie Chan Companies will be able to bid to provide training equipment to military units PLA allows civilian firms to supply kit The PLA, the world's largest standing army, has relaxed its rules to allow civilian companies to supply some of its training equipment for the first time. The PLA Daily said 108 types of military kit used in drills and exercises ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    Prove your loyalty to Communist Party, PLA officers told

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 03:42pm

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Promotions in the army will depend of ideological purity and subservience to political leadership The PLA will work to institutionalise mechanisms to ensure the ideological purity of the army and ensure its absolute loyalty to the Communist Party. A lengthy article published by the General Political Department on front page of the PLA Daily ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Fake Chinese military officials 'swindle 34 million yuan from construction firms'

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 04:01pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Three farmers, posing as a deputy defence minister and PLA colonel and general, paid fees by 19 businesses vying to build 'coastal defence education ... public. The PLA also has a reputation for being secretive about its construction projects. The Beijing News reported that the alleged victims had said they found the three men claiming ...

  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Beijing to streamline approval time for private jets

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:43am by Andrea Chen

    ... year, the PLA Daily reported yesterday. The changes, which apply to all civilian flights except those by scheduled passenger airlines, will be covered in national aviation legislation due ... in detecting objects flying at low altitude. Our existing radar system would have so many blind spots once we opened up the low-altitude airspace," Yue said. He also said that PLA interceptors- ...

  5. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Drone sparks military alert; taxi driver saves suicidal woman- three times

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 03:58am by WU NAN

    ... of Beijing and Hebei province. The PLA had to scramble two helicopters to investigate the unauthorised aircraft. Air China said the drone flight led to delays for 11 of its aircraft. Verdicts ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Senior PLA Navy officer leaps to his death from Beijing block, source says

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Second such death of a high-ranking PLA Navy officer in three months comes amid graft purge Senior PLA Navy officer leaps to his death from Beijing block, source says The deputy commissar of the PLA Navy, Vice Admiral Ma Faxiang, is believed to have committed suicide less than three months after another senior naval officer fell to his death, ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA fighter jet on possible test flight crashes into building in Chengdu

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com PLA fighter jet crashes into building in Chengdu A People's Liberation Army fighter jet crashed in Chengdu, Sichuan yesterday. The pilot ejected ... been an engine problem, loss of communications, even poor visibility, Li said, adding that yesterday's weather report mentioned heavy cloud over Chengdu. Last December, a PLA pilot died ...

  8. News - China - Anti-corruption

    Graft fight sees PLA prosecutor Li Xiaofeng promoted

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:18am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Graft fight sees PLA prosecutor promoted The PLA's chief prosecutor has been promoted in a move one observer said would boost efforts to fight military ... the head of the PLA, so of course he would be rewarded," Ni said. He believed the promotion would enhance Li's authority and give him more power to curb corruption within the military. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For Xi Jinping's reforms to succeed, PLA must be loyal to Communist Party

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:05am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial PLA must stay loyal to party Of all the quotations attributed to Mao Zedong, "political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" is one of the best remembered. ... with the Mao era. In pledging allegiance to Xi, two of the PLA's top brass reaffirmed the rule that "the party controls the gun". This reflects Xi's effort to emulate Mao ...

  10. News - China - AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY

    Space to be the next frontier for China's air force

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:31am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com The PLA's airborne wing has been told to regroup and push new aeronautical limits but one big technological challenge bars the way Space the next ... are building blocks for China's aim to push the next frontier- space. In June, President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the PLA Central Military Commission (CMC), told the air force ...




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