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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA says China will join US-led naval drill for first time

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... by treaty- and the Philippines. Both of those countries have maritime disputes with China. ... The PLA Daily report quoted navy spokesman Liang Yang as saying it was the first time that China would participate in the joint maritime exercise. Beijing will send four ships, including a missile ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    Can we train together? PLA officer uses US ships' port visit to boost ties

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:34am by Minnie Chan

    ... increasingly strained over territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas. US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said in April that there was a heightened risk of a clash between the United States ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA's drills may help Shinzo Abe's cause to lift ban on army, expert says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:21am by Minnie Chan, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... disputes over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. The heightened tension might help Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe garner more support for his campaign to normalise ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping calls on navy to be prepared for struggle

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... , a maritime expert at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said Beijing would step up patrols in the disputed waters following the signing of a fishing-rights agreement between Taipei and Tokyo. ... President inspects South Sea fleet and makes rallying call in latest display of military strength amid territorial disputes President Xi Jinping inspected the navy's South Sea fleet ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Russia start joint naval exercise

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:30pm by Minnie Chan

    ... with a foreign maritime force, according to Beijing-based naval expert Li Jie. "The mixed confrontation and drill means the exercises will operate more like a real battle," said Li. "It ... three years ago," said Wong. Beijing and Tokyo are embroiled in an increasingly bitter dispute over the ownership of a group of eight uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, called ...

  6. News - China Insider - MILITARY

    Indian warship captain refuses Chinese admiral’s request to view command centre

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:32pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... declined to invite Japan to join in the exercise because of the territorial dispute between the two countries in the East China Sea. In a sign of improving ties between Japan and India, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force is expected to join the annual Malabar sea exercises later this year after a five-year hiatus. India had refrained from inviting Japan to participate in the Indo-US ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    Media officers to help PLA be 'more open and transparent'

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 12:35pm by Minnie Chan, Bryan Harris

    ... territorial disputes in the East and South China seas some of the most important issues they will comment on, military observers said. Colonel Liang Yang is the navy's first ever media spokesman, ... spokesperson is Senior Colonel Xing Guangmei, a maritime law expert from the PLA's Naval Military Studies Research Institute. She has commented on maritime law on state television and other media ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    China ‘mulls revamping military regions in bid to strengthen attack capability’

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... China also claims and calls the Diaoyus. The United States, while insisting it does not take sides on sovereignty disputes, has said that the islands are under Tokyo’s management and so come ... with the Philippines and Vietnam over maritime territories. ...

  9. News - Asia - MILITARY

    US declines to join China naval fleet review after Beijing shuns Japan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:49pm by Reuters in Honolulu

    ... ties, chilled by a territorial dispute over a group of East China Sea islets. It also shows the tricky balancing act facing Hagel over the next week as he moves to reassure Tokyo of Washington’s commitment to its security while seeking better ties with Beijing. Hagel leaves on Friday on a trip to Japan, China and Mongolia. China’s territorial disputes with its neighbours were front ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    The Young Guns of China: Beijing steps up efforts to recruit a new generation of soldiers

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:22pm by Bloomberg

    ... disputes. Beijing plans to fold developers of military hardware into listed state-owned companies, sources said, giving them access to capital markets as it prioritises hi-tech defence capability. ...




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