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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 27, 2013

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... of the navy ("Manila boosts navy against 'bullies'" May 22), that only reflects a government of reaction, not a strong independent one which won't have to go crying to Uncle ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Black day for national education as Tamar site is swamped

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Ada Lee, Joyce Ng, Adrian Wan and Stuart Lau

    ... between the complex and the Tamar military base of the PLA. Incensed protesters sat and chanted slogans while about a dozen activists continued their hunger strike. They said the rally would ...

  3. 'Perfect' student showed she has nerves of steel

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will remain in hearts forever.' In another poem, published by the PLA Daily, she wrote: 'Insist to the end, push open the window, you will find your rose blossoming. As a female pilot, ...

  4. Trailblazer makes a song and dance about musicals

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to walk among the audience toward the stage when they started singing. This also highlighted the fact that soldiers are from the people. It was fun working with the PLA unit because they were so ...

  5. Military targets tech-savvy recruits for modern force

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China's military began enlisting university graduates in 2001. By the end of 2009, there were 130,000 university-educated soldiers in the PLA. The change could see the PLA seek more recruits from ...

  6. letters

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... never shown its naval power during these events.' I disagree that China should flaunt its own naval power in response to Japanese actions. If China has a stronger navy than Japan, ...

  7. Commanding grasp of leadership

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. A retired vice-admiral and former US Navy pilot, Ryan held a series of senior commands in Asia, Europe and the Middle East during a 35-year military ... how they can be more effective leaders. During my time in the US Navy, I had a great experience as a client of CCL. That's what inspired me to become more involved with the organisation. ...

  8. notes from the dorm

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Gavin Yeung

    ... of the biggest changes from boarding school to university was the uniform, or rather, the lack. Back in Britain, people at my school took pride in looking dapper in their dark navy blazers and college ...

  9. PLA to recruit yet more graduates

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Raymond Li

    ... of new recruits with secondary education this year,' Xu Guangyu, a retired PLA general and a board member of the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association, said. 'The total number ... year. In order to turn the PLA into a nimbler and leaner force, Beijing last year announced that the number of university graduates recruited as non-commissioned officers should be increased ...

  10. PLA on a steep learning curve with record intake of graduates

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

    ... the country since its recruitment drive began in May. This is a far cry from its first graduate recruitment exercise in 2001, which saw just 2,000 sign up. Last year, 39,000 graduates joined. The PLA ... Gulf war in 1991, when Deng Xiaoping decided 'human wave' tactics were out and modern warfare was in. The PLA embarked on a modernisation drive that continues to this day. China ...




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