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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA wants to set tone for military ties with US, analysts say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... the People's Liberation Army shows it is no longer content to allow Washington to set the tone of their military relationship, observers say. Fan Changlong, deputy chairman of China's Central ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    US Army chief of staff announces regular high-level talks with PLA

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:05pm by Teddy Ng

    ... and air forces. Details would be finalised when US defence chief Chuck Hagel visited China in April, Odierno said. Odierno met Central Military Commission vice-chairman Fan Changlong, ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA Air Force launches training campaign for its pilots

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:03am by Minnie Chan

    ... in the past because of a lack of advanced fighter jets and funding. But now the army has both." The central government has poured money into the military in recent years. The official defence ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping told Liaoning's captain to get aircraft carrier ship-shape soon

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:11am by WU NAN

    ... as a near-collision. The US State Department raised the matter with Beijing. Zhang said that Xi, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, paid attention to details of the carrier's weapons and equipment, and was particularly keen about the ship's preparations for combat readiness, according to the magazine published by the Central Publicity Department. Analysts at the time said ...

  5. 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

    ... 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 ... a serious lack of qualified manpower for at least a decade. President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, told the third plenum of senior Communist Party leaders ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Air defence zone in South China Sea is unlikely, say Chinese experts

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 08:53am by WU NAN, AFP

    ... sources, including from the central government, the Asahi said air force officials in the People's Liberation Army had drafted proposals for the new zone, which could cover much of the sea ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA considers setting up joint command for era of modern warfare

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:39am by Teddy Ng

    ... prominent." Yue said the reform indicated more authority would be delegated to the regional commands, while the supreme military policy-making Central Military Commission, headed by party chief Xi ...

  8. News - World - DEFENCE

    US intelligence review gives gloomy view of Afghanistan's future

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:36am by WASHPOST

    ... likely to become controlled by specific groups or warlords in coming years, another official said. But the analysts anticipated the central government in Kabul was all but certain to become ...

  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Beijing 'watching Japan closely' after Tokyo boosts its military

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 03:34am by Teddy Ng, AP, AFP

    ... in international relations at the Central Party School, warned Japan had taken "confrontation with China" as its strategy. Associated Press, Agence France-Presse ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    New Yellow Sea naval drills seen as warning message

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 01:24pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Central Committee concluded its third plenum last month. The plenum resolution stressed the importance of strengthening the army's fighting capabilities. ...




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