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  1. Military movement 'just an exercise'

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Top security officials yesterday moved to reassure the Hong Kong public that a movement of People's Liberation Army military hardware through ... A spokesman for the PLA garrison said the matter was an internal affair of the army, and it was normal for them to explore different kinds of military training as a normal and essential part ...

  2. Military heritage needs preserving

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that provide us with memorials to those dark days. They spent the last decade identifying these relics and found more than 100, such as pillboxes, trenches and tunnels. The military facilities are scattered across urban and rural areas, some hidden in remote corners of the city. For the first time a map of military relics has been produced. The researchers deserve commendation and support ...

  3. Doubts over military fantasyland's feasibility

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com A multibillion-yuan military theme park featuring an armed forces fantasyland is expected to be built in Beijing over the next five years amid questions about its feasibility. Qi Zhongliang, deputy curator of Beijing's Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the museum planned to build ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland middlemen help Iran obtain banned components

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Washington

    ... limiting their ability to travel or do business with most banks, for allegedly helping Iran evade sanctions. The Justice Department focuses on prosecuting those who sell Iran military or nuclear ... of technology with military applications amid growing international concern that Iran may be planning to build nuclear weapons. Businessmen from China, Taiwan, and Singapore have partly filled the void. ...

  5. Government urged to use abandoned military land for 'superjail'

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Authorities have been urged to consider abandoned military land as an optional site for the proposed $12 billion 'superjail'. The government is under siege by people from various ... which site is chosen, objections from the local residents can be expected.' Mrs Chok said the government would not exclude using military land as an option. A continuing feasibility study ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MILITARY

    Lieut Gen Wang Xiaojun tipped for top Hong Kong army post

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... for top Hong Kong army post Lieutenant General Wang Xiaojun, currently a deputy commander of the People Liberation Army's Shenyang Military Area Command, has become a frontrunner to succeed ... in the near future, to become the commander of the Beijing Military Area Command, according to sources. The moves are part of a new spate of military leadership reshuffles in the run-up ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of its current high-profile deployment is fallacious. Let us not forget that China is expanding its military arsenal at an enormous rate. Nicholas Milnes, Sheung Wan Junta's response ... to the still-suffering victims of Cyclone Nargis and to allow large-scale foreign aid to be provided to those helpless survivors. Many people outside Burma do not realise the role of the military and its unique ...

  8. Trail of blood

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... of dragonflies, so it is not just about military history.' Many of the photographs on the signboards, including some taken by Japanese war photographers, have been provided by historian Ko Tim-keung, ...

  9. Stations stand as memorials to ex-police chief

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Memorials to former police commissioner Charles Sutcliffe stand throughout Hong Kong. They are the 16-storey police stations used as the district headquarters in many areas. Sutcliffe, who died last weekend in Canada, aged 89, initiated the ...

  10. PLA takes a uniform approach to discretion

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the earnest soldiers standing guard outside the barracks in Admiralty, the garrison goes about its business below the radar. It is even unclear how big the garrison is. Military observers estimate ... the locals. So keen is the garrison to keep a low profile that its commander, Lieutenant-General Zhang Shibo told the South China Morning Post that all military drills at the Castle Peak firing range ...




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