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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Two generals in line for Central Military Commission

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

    ... generals had been put in position for likely membership of the Central Military Commission (CMC)- the nation's supreme military policymaking body. General Ma Xiaotian, formerly deputy chief ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Two generals promoted to air force chief and top political commissar, a likely step to places on supreme military policymaking body P.L.A. pair get leg-up ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Wei Fenghe is first PLA general promoted under Xi Jinping

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Central Military Commission, at a ceremony attended by other commission members in Beijing yesterday, Xinhua reported. Xi took over from Hu Jintao as the PLA's commander-in-chief last ... congress closed 10 days ago. PLA regulations state that all the commission's military members be generals. Lin Ying-yu, a Taiwan-based PLA watcher, said Wei had an impeccable military ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping shifts control of PLA audit office to military's top decision-making body

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:52am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Central Military Commission to directly oversee military office that monitors spending but move could run into departmental resistance Xi tightens grip on P.L.A. auditors The Central Military Commission has taken direct control of the PLA's audit office, the Defence Ministry announced yesterday, a move experts said would strengthen President ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Results-based budget system puts military officials in firing line

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:46am by Minnie Chan, AFP

    ... that it planned to spend 808 billion yuan (HK$1 trillion) on the PLA this year, up 12.2 per cent from 2013. A statement approved by the Central Military Commission and released yesterday said ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Budget system places military officials in firing line China intends to keep a much tighter watch on military funds to ensure more efficient spending, ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA head into the bush with Australian and US counterparts

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:15am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent are indigenous soldiers, all experts in bush skills. The exercise was announced during a visit to Australia in July by General Fan Changlong, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military ... Australian Outback. Exercise Kowari is the first joint drill between the three militaries and runs until October 25. The exercise takes its name from a rare and tiny marsupial that lives in one ...

  6. News - World - DEFENCE

    China sends surveillance ship to monitor US naval drill off Guam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... military ties. But the two powers' differing interpretations of freedom of navigation at sea and in the air have strained relations in the past. Last week, Admiral Wu Shengli, commander of the PLA Navy and a member of the Central Military Commission, told US naval officials at a forum in Rhode Island that China would continue intercepting spy planes near Chinese territory though ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping urges China's military to create 'information warfare' strategy

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:30pm by Adrian Wan

    ... of the world." Xi heads the Central Military Commission, which controls the 2.3 million-strong armed forces, the world's largest. In March, China announced its biggest rise in military spending ... become central to modern combat. He added that operational thinking, combat forces and military management must be overhauled to reshape the military system. In addition to the focus ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    New practise flights from Liaoning for J-15 fighter

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... satisfactory results and the progress is substantial." Last month, President Xi Jinping observed a training session on the carrier, and called on the military to continue improving its capabilities. Xi, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, called on the Liaoning's captain and commissar to help build a strong navy.   ...

  9. 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

    ... a former vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission, is the latest senior military figure implicated in President Xi Jinping's anti-graft drive launched after he took control of the Communist Party and military in 2012. ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability An exercise involving more than 40,000 People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers from the Nanjing and Guangzhou commands demonstrates that President Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), has overcome the traditional rivalry between these powerful military ...




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