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  1. 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), ... they had extended their range to the Taiwan Strait, the Liberty Times said today. “Now they can effectively monitor China’s military movements in the southeastern coastal area,” an unnamed senior ...

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

    US urges Beijing, Asean states to agree freeze on rival actions in South China Sea

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Beijing, Asean states should agree voluntary restraint in South China Sea, it says US urges freeze on maritime rivalries The United States wants China and rival countries to voluntarily halt actions aggravating territorial disputes in the South China Sea. US deputy assistant secretary of state Michael Fuchs said no country was solely responsible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553033/us-urges-beijing-asean-states-agree-freeze-rival-actions-south-china-sea
  3. 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 ... soaring regional tensions with China centred on disputed islands in both the South China and East China seas. Beijing warned against the move, saying it opens the door to remilitarisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552010/citizen-files-lawsuit-against-japanese-government-over-military-expansion
  4. 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

    ... with China expressing outrage and alarm. The groundbreaking shift in policy has come against the backdrop of soaring regional tensions with Beijing over disputed islands. But the US has endorsed ... as a bid to counter China's growing military muscle and assertive stance on territorial claims. Onodera said Japan was always open to dialogue with Beijing but that if the country was faced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552971/latest-pla-promotions-show-xi-jinping-bent-overhaul-analysts-say
  6. 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

    ... to spy, state media said today. This came after the state announced that a new law, taking effect next month, would step up protection of China's military facilities and its territorial ... are supposed to protect such facilities are currently doing their jobs properly, the official China Daily  today cited senior military officers as saying. On Friday, the National People's Congress ...

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

    US decision to stop procuring antipersonnel mines hailed, but bolder steps urged

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:54am by Reuters

    ... position" may do little to spur other major powers like China and Russia to sign the treaty, said Elizabeth MacNairn, executive director of Handicap International, an aid organisation that works ... as president," MacNairn said. Besides the United States, 35 countries have not acceded to the Mine Ban Treaty. They include Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Myanmar and North and South Korea. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542530/us-decision-stop-procuring-antipersonnel-mines-hailed-bolder-steps-urged
  8. 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
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s army chief kicks off US tour amid frictions in South China Sea

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington PLA general expected to face questions over Beijing's run-ins with Asian neighbours during four-day visit China’s military chief will tour American warships today in a four-day US visit that comes amid heightened tensions between Beijing and its Southeast Asian neighbours over territorial disputes. An escalating maritime feud between China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1511135/chinas-army-chief-kicks-us-tour-amid-frictions-south-china-sea
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Japan and Australia said on Wednesday they have stepped up their defence ties and moved toward a possible future submarine deal, as assertive China stirs tension in the Asia-Pacific region. ... voiced their rejection of “the use of force or coercion to unilaterally alter the status quo in the East China Sea and the South China Sea” in an apparent reference to China’s territorial claims. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530647/japan-australia-discuss-closer-military-ties-and-submarine-deal-tokyo

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