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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1067496/two-generals-line-central-military-commission
  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japanese government sued by 75-year-old citizen over military expansion plans

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 05:13pm by AFP

    ... was slapped with a lawsuit over its decision to expand the scope of Japan’s military, a divisive shift for the pacifist nation that sparked protests at home and drew sharp criticism from China. ... the population opposes a more aggressive military stance, according to recent newspaper polls. Following the historic decision, public support for Abe’s cabinet slipped to below 50 per cent for the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552010/citizen-files-lawsuit-against-japanese-government-over-military-expansion
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Latest PLA promotions show Xi Jinping is bent on overhaul, analysts say

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com President seen as serious about overhaul of military leadership, wanting to move on PLA promotions show Xi's intentions, analysts say The latest round of PLA promotions shows President Xi Jinping is moving ahead with overhaul of the army's leadership, analysts say. Xi, who chairs the Central Military Commission (CMC), promoted four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552971/latest-pla-promotions-show-xi-jinping-bent-overhaul-analysts-say
  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA wants to set tone for military ties with US, analysts say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... the People's Liberation Army shows it is no longer content to allow Washington to set the tone of their military relationship, observers say. Fan Changlong, deputy chairman of China's Central Military Commission, told Hagel that China was "dissatisfied" with his calls for Beijing to respect its neighbours. Defence minister Chang Wanquan told Hagel that China's development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1483672/pla-wants-set-tone-military-ties-us-analysts-say
  5. News - World - DEFENCE

    US sees China's military might growing quickly, according to Pentagon report

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Weaponry and training becoming more sophisticated, annual Pentagon report says US sees China's military might growing China's military is improving its ... on China. The report, which is required by Congress, does not suggest that such attacks are likely, only that the Chinese military last year continued to demonstrate new capabilities similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527050/us-sees-chinas-military-might-growing-quickly-according-pentagon-report
  6. 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

    ... a serious lack of qualified manpower for at least a decade. President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, told the third plenum of senior Communist Party leaders ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1421451/soldiers-one-child-era-are-they-too-weak-fulfill-beijings-military
  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan starts sending drones to spy on mainland China

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:02pm by AFP

    ... on mainland China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of mainland missiles. The Taiwanese army in March commissioned a fleet of 32 drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), developed by the military-run Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology. Initially the drones, based in the eastern county of Taitung, were watching airspace in the east and south but lately ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553309/taiwan-starts-sending-drones-spy-mainland-chinas-military
  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... military shift 'what ally should do' Japan's new policy on military action would allow its forces to come to the aid of a US naval ship under attack, Tokyo's defence minister ... on the country's military imposed after the second world war. If US warships were sent to defend Japan, and those ships were attacked, currently the Japanese "constitution was interpreted to say we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    New Chinese law steps up military zone security to keep out 'foreign spies posing as tourists'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:54pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com New law gives PLA greater powers to prevent intrusions into restricted waters and military facilities, whether by innocent fishermen or foreign spies Law revised to tighten security of marine zones The security of Chinese military bases is being threatened by illegally built high-rise buildings and fake tourists seeking access to sensitive sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544336/new-chinese-law-steps-military-zone-security-keep-out-foreign-spies-and
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1307956/chinas-joint-military-exercise-between-key-regions-tests-war-capability

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