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  1. Kachin ask China to forge peace

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... that Myanmar's government was keen to broaden relations beyond a growing reliance on China. It came amid a series of other moves, including releasing political prisoners and allowing Suu Kyi to stand ... intensifying attacks near Myanmar's border with China and create a 'meaningful' peace. Dr La Ja, general secretary of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), said he believed only ...

  2. September 18 incident remains political dynamite for relations as Chinese remember 'day of national humiliation' by Japan

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were quick to blame the Chinese army and attack the base camp of China's Northeast Corps. In the ensuing battle, the Chinese army outnumbered the Kwantung Army by several times, but most ... leading to the eventual invasion of much of the rest of China and Southeast Asia and the attack on Pearl Harbour. September 18 is regarded by many Chinese as a day of national humiliation. ...

  3. For PLA, firing on pirates is a political issue

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Chinese military officials have acknowledged 'political questions' are guiding any use of force by the navy to thwart pirates in the Indian ... 'There are political questions- and these are not issues dealt with by military commanders alone. Our warships off Somalia are very well aware of this. We are fully prepared to use force, but we ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Defence chiefs offers India assurance on China's growing South Asia ties

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... around it. But in a speech released by Sri Lanka's military yesterday, Liang said China had only peaceful intentions in South Asia, while stressing that the Indian Ocean was an important ... giving details of what will be discussed. India is warily eyeing growing Chinese clout in what New Delhi regards as its traditional sphere of influence. Liang dismissed the "China threat ...

  5. US is guarding China's nuclear 'secrets'

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo It is frequently asserted without proof or evidence by top Pentagon officials and senior US politicians that China maintains extreme secrecy with its military development. ... carrier strike group. If you repeat the same thing over and over, and the media duly reports it, it must be true. Again, Admiral Wren claimed China's military is opaque with its intentions ...

  6. China and Turkey in joint drill

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Greg Torode China and Turkey started a symbolic joint military exercise yesterday, with Beijing sending troops to a Nato country for the first time. The Ministry ... Xinhua said. Mainland security experts said it was a counter-insurgency drill. Though the scale of the exercise is small, it will send a strong political message to Uygur separatists ...

  7. Military tries to ease 'China threat' fears

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... such as consultations, joint training missions and exchanges between border units in apparent recognition of the need for greater communication. Military experts said China's desire to enhance military confidence-building with countries and its participation in international peacekeeping missions in the past few years were aimed at easing 'China threat' worries among neighbours. But neither ...

  8. African conflicts pressure China's neutrality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and Research Centre at Boston University. 'China engages Africa with the intent of being there for a while. Issues like stability are important to them. How you deal with regimes that oppress ... Party, and the ruling All People's Congress. 'While improvements in Sierra Leone's political climate were seen as inching the country towards eventual sustainable development, ...

  9. Doubts about China's rise dangerous for us all

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has legitimate security interests. The party's credentials have been burnished in guaranteeing territorial integrity. Some borders remain unstable. Chinese of all political ... will be questions about capability and intent. Two decades of annual double-digit growth in defence spending have raised eyebrows within and outside China. Military expansion and modernisation ...

  10. Code blue for China's red army

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... operations in cyberspace, according to a 2006 paper by Dr Wan Dongsheng, a cyberwar specialist with the PLA's Electronic Engineering Institute. Wan says that any confrontation between China ... involving many people against a few. China might lose considerable ground in the early phase of war, but the guerilla strategy would consume the enemy and grind it down at enormous cost. ...




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