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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA warns against allowing Japanese self-defence forces to join wider military operations

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Minnie Chan

    ... are put in place... they will tremendously change regional strategic posturing [in the Asia-Pacific], and pose challenges to regional security," Liu Qiang, executive director of the defence ... seek an opportunity to be a peace saboteur" in a world facing multiple crises, Liu said. Shi Yinhong, a professor of international relations at Renmin University, said military ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reshuffle strengthens Xi Jinping's hand in corruption fight

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Angela Meng

    ... and speed up reform in the world's largest fighting force. The generals have yet to be named, but sources said Liu Yuan, the political commissar of the PLA general logistics department, ... and control of the PLA, at a key Communist Party meeting next month, various sources said. Three sources said that Liu may be tasked with heading the military's discipline commission. Eventually ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reveals how captain 'stopped submarine from falling into 3,000-metre trench'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:03pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... pocketed millions from selling off military promotions and ranks. Military operations, especially failed ones, are sensitive topics for the state media. Professor Liu Guijie, from the Ocean University of China, told the South China Morning Post that at a depth of 3,000 metres, the submarine would “without any doubt” crash. Liu said submarines typically reach depths of 300 to 500 metres. ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Commander appointed to head elite Beijing military unit

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... involved in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has a new commander, the PLA Daily reported. Liu Zhenli has taken charge of the 38th Army, the newspaper said. The unit forms part of the Beijing Military Command, charged with safeguarding the capital, and is considered one of the best trained and equipped forces in the military. Liu is a military veteran ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Fighting in East, South China Seas would test PLA prowess, general says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:15am by Minnie Chan

    ... "radical", mistaken and did not reflect official policy, analysts and other military figures say. Liu Yazhou, political commissar at the People's Liberation Army National Defence University, ... victory is nothing," Liu was quoted as saying by the Guofang Cankao, or Defence Reference Magazine. "Those borders where our army has won victories are more peaceful and stable, ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Soldiers of the one-child era: are they too weak to fulfill Beijing's military ambitions?

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:17pm by Minnie Chan

    ... would be defeated by Japan’s Self-Defence Forces if the Diaoyu conflict [happened] because most Chinese soldiers are spoiled little emperors and queens”. Professor Liu Mingfu from the PLA ... to the central government in 2012, Liu stressed that sending a Chinese family’s only son to battle had been taboo since ancient times. He pointed to the example of the US  military’s sole survivor ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    From astronauts to snipers, sky's the limit for China's female soldiers

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the limit for female soldiers When Major Liu Yang, China's first woman in space, returned to earth safely after a mission to the Tiangong-1 space station in late June, it reminded all Chinese people of an old saying proclaimed by Mao Zedong six decades ago: "Women hold up half the sky". Liu, a People's Liberation Army representative at the ongoing annual session ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing's air defence zone aimed at making Tokyo negotiate, analysts say

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:22am by Zhang Hong, Minnie Chan

    ... between both sides' fighter jets increasing," said Professor Liu Jiangyong, an expert on Sino-Japanese relations at Tsinghua University. "To reduce such risk, it has became more pressing for both sides to sit down and negotiate the dispute over the Diaoyus," Liu said. "That has been all along what China asked for: Japan has to acknowledge there is a sovereignty ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China missile deal with Turkey could be thwarted by US

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 11:07pm by Minnie Chan

    ... system. Liu Jiansheng, a research fellow at the China Institute of International Studies, said US pressure was understandable. "The US would not allow its defence system to be ruined ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA aircraft carrier gets hull number, suggesting it's ready for action

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Admiral Liu Huaqing, former vice-chairman of the PLA's decision-making Central Military Commission. "Such a name could show respect to Liu, as he is well-known for his devotion ...




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