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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Latest PLA promotions show Xi Jinping is bent on overhaul, analysts say

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao did," said a retired senior colonel based in Beijing, who requested anonymity. "Xi worked in Fujian, Zhejiang and Shanghai for more than two decades, ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Defence post seen as consolation prize for Chang Wanquan

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK, Minnie Chan

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Minnie Chan Posting seen as consolation for Hu Jintao ally General Chang Wanquan will become the public face of the People's Liberation Army and lead its diplomatic ... of the party's Politburo. But he failed to obtain either position. Chang has been perceived as an ally of former president Hu Jintao, who promoted him commander of the Shenyang military command ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Stealth drone completes successful maiden flight

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Minnie Chan

    ... the advanced J-20 and J-31 stealth fighter jets. The J-20 had its maiden flight on January 11, 2011, when former president Hu Jintao was meeting then-US defence secretary Robert Gates in Beijing. ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sectarianism and bureaucratism," Wong said, adding that Xi's predecessor, Hu Jintao had started to solve these problems. "After years of efforts, it seems likely that Xi has successfully ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Wei Fenghe is first PLA general promoted under Xi Jinping

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... commission members in Beijing yesterday, Xinhua reported. Xi took over from Hu Jintao as the PLA's commander-in-chief last Thursday and Wei was named a member of CMC, the PLA's ultimate ... promotion is a credit he deserves to receive, while Xi's position in the military will be strengthened even further." Hu promoted 29 officers to full general status during his eight years ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping promotes 10 more to PLA general, including two in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Fenghe, commander of the Second Artillery Corps, a full general in November, just eight days after he succeeded Hu Jintao as head of the CMC. He promoted another six officers to full general ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi outlines off-base conduct rules in bid to clean up military

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Xi's two immediate predecessors, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao , paved the way for reform by improving soldiers pay and benefits and modernising their equipment. "The two key problems were ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA takes higher profile in disputed waters

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Commission in November. "President Xi's call to make China a maritime power, and the dream of a strong China, told us that he wants to make some difference from his predecessors Hu Jintao ... assertive than Hu and will certainly take a tougher stance on the issues over the East and South China seas." Wang Hanling, a maritime expert at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Progress slow in developing fighter jets, Major General Zhu Heping says

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... to a more hi-tech force for a decade. Another problem was the lack of innovation in the industry sector. Zhu said those 10 years, under the rule of former president Hu Jintao and former premier Wen ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's stealth fighter in flight test

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... stealth fighter in January of last year- as President Hu Jintao was meeting then-US defence secretary Robert Gates in Beijing. Military analysts said the new jet's design suggested ...




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