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  1. News - China

    People's Liberation Army aims to better co-ordinate its operation

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com A baby step to a smoother running military The People's Liberation Army will better co-ordinate the work of its different military and geographical ... There had been speculation in some local and overseas media that the plenum would change the army's command structure to strengthen its ability to fight modern wars. Analysts said the document ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1357368/peoples-liberation-army-aims-better-co-ordinate-its-operation
  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's People's Liberation Army told to learn from Japan's 1894 victory

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... to highlight the fact that the Qing-era military faced many of the same challenges that the People's Liberation Army is struggling with now. These include nepotism, factionalism and corruption. ... an imbalance in the command structure. "If such a phenomenon continues, the PLA will definitely be defeated by the Japanese army again if there is military conflict between the two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1455139/chinas-peoples-liberation-army-told-learn-japans-1894-victory
  3. PLA shows off slimmer, hi-tech fighting force

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... with the development strategy of the People's Liberation Army as it seeks to become a sleek, modern and diversified force capable of rapid deployment and long-distance projection. 'Today's parade showed us that the PLA has turned into an efficient modern army after nearly two decades,' said Professor Alexander Huang Chieh-cheng, from the Graduate Institute of International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694261/pla-shows-slimmer-hi-tech-fighting-force
  4. Defence Ministry denies troop levels will be halved

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the proposal is sound and could reflect the future of the armed forces. A report claiming the People's Liberation Army would start another massive round of disarmament after the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic on October 1 had been appearing online and via text messages recently, the Hong Kong-based China News Agency reported. The report claimed that up to 700,000 soldiers in the land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690840/defence-ministry-denies-troop-levels-will-be-halved
  5. Training and education vital to the PLA's modernisation drive

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... to develop and acquire sophisticated weaponry while making massive reductions in the size of its forces. At last March's National People's Congress, the official PLA budget was raised ... In an attempt to catch up with global military trends, particularly the US, the military has engaged in a massive plan to convert itself from an army prepared for a 'people';s war' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423505/training-and-education-vital-plas-modernisation-drive
  6. PLA chiefs face barrage of criticism

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Beijing The official mouthpiece of the People's Liberation Army has berated some commanders for wasting resources on self-serving projects at the expense of preparing the military for combat readiness. In unusually blunt language, the PLA Daily said such behaviour had become endemic and amounted to a dereliction of duty which must be immediately rectified. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/501286/pla-chiefs-face-barrage-criticism
  7. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Qing dynasty naval defeat 'a warning' for PLA

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... that painful chapter in its history. The Beiyang (Northern Seas) Fleet was one of four modern naval fleets created by the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) in the late 19th-century's ... government's corruption and its reluctance to embrace international maritime law or build a truly modern and transparent naval system. "Interest groups put their own priorities above the national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1145625/qing-dynasty-naval-defeat-warning-pla
  8. News - China Insider - GAMING

    People's Daily online game lets users zap China's corrupt officials

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 01:48pm by Amy Li

    ... microblogger wrote. Last year, China's nationalist paper, the  Global Times,  launched an online game called  Recover the Diaoyu Islands. It takes visitors on a People's Liberation Army ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com The Communist Party mouthpiece launched on Thursday an HTML-based game called "Hit the Greedy and Corrupted" People's Daily, despite its tedious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1402131/peoples-daily-online-game-lets-users-zap-chinas-corrupt-officials
  9. PLA cutbacks part of building a modern force

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With a strength of about 2.5 million personnel, the People's Liberation Army is the world's largest military machine. But while it is bigger than any Western army - including that of the US - in manpower, it lags far behind in the sophisticated equipment, technology, intelligence and skills required for modern warfare. The need to convert this gigantic institution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426744/pla-cutbacks-part-building-modern-force
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA gives glowing report of 'advanced' early-warning aircraft

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to respond more effectively to aerial threats, the People's Liberation Army Daily reported yesterday. Analysts said the report could be seen as a response to Western reports that downplay ... is larger than ordinary fighter jets and can detect threats such as enemy airplanes. "It is a historic leap for our army's combat ability on the modern battlefield … as the combat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1087028/pla-gives-glowing-report-advanced-early-warning-aircraft

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