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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA continues battle cries supporting graft crackdown after Xu Caihou's downfall

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 05:58pm by Andrea Chen

    ... investigation into Xu and swore absolute allegiance to the president- who is also their commander-in-chief as head of the Central Military Commission- in a front-page article published ... Xu, the former vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, was accused of pocketing millions of yuan in bribes and selling military promotions, among other crimes. His fall has prompted ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA's number 3 official, once promoted by Xu Caihou, pledges loyalty to Xi Jinping

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:49pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... of the powerful Central Military Commission – chaired by Xi himself and in charge of the entire armed forces – emphasised in a meeting yesterday that soldiers have to strongly believe in the party ... obey the party, the commission and Xi. He said the military should enforce discipline to “keep its purity”. The meeting also encouraged officers to immerse with the grass roots – part of Xi’s ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    President Xi Jinping heading party's military reform panel

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 07:06pm by Keith Zhai

    ... to the group. Xi, head of the Central Military Commission, said the goal of armed forces reform was to "build a strong army". "National defence and military reform are important parts ... Xinhua said both vice-chairmen of the Central Military Commission, General Fan Changlong and General Xu Qiliang, serve as the leading group's deputy heads. Ni Lexiong, director of a defence ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Veteran general promoted to head Beijing Garrison as Xi Jinping consolidates military control

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 11:01am by Raymond Li

    ... who also serves as chairman of the Communist Party’s Central Military Commission, seeks to consolidate his grip of the armed forces. Pan’s predecessor, Lieutenant Zheng Chuanfu, was promoted ... as a deputy commander of the Lanzhou Military Region last week. Pan, 56, who is also an alternative member of the Communist Party’s Central Committee, last month oversaw a large-scale military drill ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA to step up war preparedness as military exercises 'have become a show'

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Xu Qiliang, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, promises to forge elite troops as territorial disputes escalate PLA to step up war ... warned. This came as Xinhua reported yesterday that General Xu Qiliang, vice-chairman of the PLA's top decision-making body, the Central Military Commission, pledged to forge a number ...

  6. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA pledges loyalty to military leader-in-waiting

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... Jintao. The 2.3 million-strong force would resolutely listen to the orders of the party's Central Committee, its Central Military Commission (CMC) and CMC chairman Xi and unwaveringly uphold ... development in a peaceful way. A rising military star who has been named a member of the party's Central Committee, Qi is hotly tipped to succeed General Li Shiming as commander of the Chengdu ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi calls on PLA to get combat ready

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a large-scale, 12-day military drill in the Gobi Desert on Friday that chimed with new Central Military Commission (CMC) chief Xi Jinping's emphasis on the strategic importance of such exercises. ... and incoming commissions on November 17, instructing all military leaders to improve the PLA's deterrence and fighting capabilities through military exercises. Xi also stressed that the army ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Japan trade blows as Beijing releases footage of military jets' close encounter

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:47am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Defence ministry says Tokyo has been playing up 'near-miss' to 'defame' the country's military China posts video of Japan's ... aircraft. It was hitting back at accusations levelled by Tokyo after the latest near-miss incident involving the countries' military planes. China's defence ministry posted a statement ...

  9. News - Asia - MILITARY

    Australia supports Japan's drive to expand use of its military

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Tokyo Australia backs Japan expanding use of its military Australia yesterday backed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to expand the use of his country's military, hailing it as a "more normal defence posture", a day after Tokyo and Canberra stepped up ties. Shinzo Abe is pushing to reinterpret Japan's strict pacifist constitution ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping's PLA booze ban gives troops a kick

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 06:23pm by Ernest Kao

    ... this is happening because they’re giving up the drink – at least according to a report in the People’s Daily newspaper on Sunday. Since taking the reigns of the Central Military Commission in November, Xi Jinping has been tweaking the country’s military protocol and part of his new “ten provisions” for the CMC – which includes cutting out fancy receptions and big dinner banquets – is banning ...




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