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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's People's Liberation Army told to learn from Japan's 1894 victory

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... to highlight the fact that the Qing-era military faced many of the same challenges that the People's Liberation Army is struggling with now. These include nepotism, factionalism and corruption. ... countries," Ni said. In the last 18 months, tensions between China and Japan have deteriorated to a low not seen since the end of the cold war, with both sides scrambling fighter jets and launching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1455139/chinas-peoples-liberation-army-told-learn-japans-1894-victory
  2. News - World - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... of the People's Liberation Army's modernisation has indeed exceeded Western countries' expectation," said Ni Lexiong, director of national defence policy research at Shanghai University ... incredible economic clout and has become adept at applying pressure below the threshold that would trigger a strong military response from the US," he said. "China may well be critical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527050/us-sees-chinas-military-might-growing-quickly-according-pentagon-report
  3. 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

    ... 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 ... waters following reports of inadvertent intrusions into restricted zones and concerns about spying. In a report released at a legislative meeting on Friday, the People's Liberation Army ...

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

    PLA signs preliminary deal for 24 Russian Su-35 jet fighters

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... is 'all about the engine' A preliminary deal for the sale of 24 advanced Russian Su-35 jet fighters to the People's Liberation Army indicates the technological hurdles China faces ... with opponents to the deal highlighting China's history of copying Russian weapons, Chang said. China has long been producing unauthorised copies of the Russian Su-27 - as the Jian-11. It has also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099368/pla-signs-preliminary-deal-24-russian-su-35-jet-fighters
  5. 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
  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Anniversary voyage near Diaoyus not all it seems

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Ships avoided disputed waters, and presence on date China ceded islands is chance, colonel says Anniversary voyage near Diaoyus not all it seems Two People's Liberation Army Navy ships patrolled waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday - the 118th anniversary of China's ceding of the chain to Japan. Missile destroyer Lanzhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217006/pla-warships-patrol-near-disputed-diaoyus-118th-anniversary-treaty
  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 - China - DEFENCE

    China's military will respond if 'provoked' by neighbours, says official

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 02:36pm by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan

    ... and sovereignty Fu Ying, National People's Congress "If some countries want to challenge and ruin such a consensus and harm regional security and order China will make a response ... official said yesterday. The country was committed to its peaceful development, but "peace can only be maintained by strength", said Fu Ying a spokeswoman for the National People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1440045/chinas-military-will-respond-if-provoked-neighbours-says-official
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA gives glowing report of 'advanced' early-warning aircraft

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... P.L.A. hails early-warning aircraft after drills China's locally made early-warning aircraft have proven their operational capabilities in drills and can now direct different forces to respond more effectively to aerial threats, the People's Liberation Army Daily reported yesterday. Analysts said the report could be seen as a response to Western reports that downplay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1087028/pla-gives-glowing-report-advanced-early-warning-aircraft
  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. ... boost Japan’s defence industry, while also further cementing relations both economically and militarily. Onodera also said the two nations are looking to boost the interoperability ...

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

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