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  1. Anti-terrorism forces train in lead-up to 60th anniversary of People's Republic

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Anti-terrorism forces have begun a series of drills in provinces near Beijing in preparation for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China ... the middle of the month, Xinhua reported. Cai Changjun, an anti-terrorism expert from the People's Liberation Army National Defence University who took part in the drill, said it was aimed ...

  2. Crackdown by police ahead of party congress

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the leadership of the party, the socialist system and the people's democratic dictatorship with their actions,' he was quoted as saying. A crackdown on violent and economic crimes and drug ... on the People's Daily website yesterday said the 65-year-old did 10 sit-ups during an inspection trip to Yunnan last week. Meanwhile, security has already been tightened in and around the capital. Police ...

  3. China could knock out US bases, Congress told

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... set. The People's Liberation Army is testing an anti-ship missile with the ability to strike slow-moving ships like aircraft carriers and may be preparing to deploy it in Guangdong, ... advisory panel warns. The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission raises fears in a report that China could- if it so wished- do serious damage to US military strongholds ...

  4. PLA air force is 'threat to US air supremacy'

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army Air Force will be able to challenge the air superiority of the United States and its allies within five years, according to a study by a US ... Guangyu. 'The study aims to stir up the 'China threat' to win the support of the US public, senators and House representatives to fight for a bigger budget for the US military.' ...

  5. KMT forced villagers to kill hero: academic

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... underground party members during the civil war have been written into history textbooks and read by millions of mainland students for decades, was not executed by rival Kuomingtang troops, according ... the producer of a China Central Television programme, wrote in his blog that a field trip to Liu's home village to shoot an episode for his TV show proved that what the textbooks said about her ...

  6. Hu's succession ushers in new era of military power

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Critics say his predecessor focused too much on wealth, not strength The stage is set for China's transformation into a dominant military power ... the size of the armed forces, but also allowed army units to branch out into commercial ventures. This practice came to an end in 1999, but the sliding economic and social status of military ...

  7. Secretive arm of the law

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A rather secretive branch of the People's Liberation Army has been expanding, despite a general trend of downsizing in the army, to cope with growing social unrest on the mainland. The People's Armed Police was set up in 1983 to maintain internal security. It is administered by both the State Council through the Ministry of Public Security and the PLA's ...

  8. Two leaders must not forget people's sacrifice

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of those who fought for their people's rights. Mr Thaksin can at least claim to be seeking a vote of confidence amid a groundswell of concern over his style of government. Mrs Arroyo needs ... of the 1990s have been overshadowed by China and India in the region's recovery from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, they remained beacons of democracy among developing nations. Now their leaders ...

  9. Party's library is a rich source of war records

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... an exhibition guide said. Library director Shao Ming-huang says the exhibition, due to continue until October 25, is not meant to renew people's pain and hatred towards Japan but to remind people ... but also the history of contemporary China. ...

  10. Don't repeat past conflicts, says Taiwan's leader

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to feature newer vessels, including nuclear submarines for the first time. The People's Liberation Army says it will be a force for peace, not aggression. The planned parade has attracted ... of the past. 'It would be a great tragedy for mankind if the people of the Chinese race waged a civil war again,' Mr Ma said in an interview in Taipei's China Times yesterday. He spoke ...




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