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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEFENCE

    PLA gun practice disturbs Fanling neighbours

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po's promise to keep the site open when the PLA was not using it would mean nothing after the minister's term in office ended. Jolie Ho ... weeks to what lawmaker Gary Chan Hak-kan describes as heavy-weapons fire. "The windows were shaking, and residents could even feel the vibrations [when sitting] on a sofa," Chan said. ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to discuss ways to avoid military stand-offs in talks in China

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Chuck Hagel to seek risk reduction in China talks Chuck Hagel's first visit to China as US defence secretary will focus on reducing the risk of military miscalculations and misjudgments between Beijing and Washington in the South China Sea, analysts say. Hagel's trip was decided after a dangerous stand-off between the USS Cowpens ...

  3. 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

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Military daily highlights factors involved in Qing dynasty defeat to Japan in 1894 in commentary seen as alluding to corruption in today's military P.L.A. urged to learn from Japan PLA commanders should study the Qing dynasty's humiliating defeat to imperial Japan, a push seen by analysts as a warning against corruption in today's ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's military will respond if 'provoked' by neighbours, says official

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 02:36pm by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan

    ... Teddy Ng and Minnie Chan in Beijing China committed to peaceful development, but armed forces will protect country's territorial sovereignty, legislature's spokeswoman says Military will respond if 'provoked' by neighbours The army's modernisation will continue and Beijing will respond to any provocation from neighbouring countries, a government ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Southern air defence zone 'crucial for China in long term', PLA expert says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:51am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan and Reuters in Washington Southern air defence zone 'crucial in the long term' Establishing a second air defence zone- this time over the South China Sea- was in China's long-term interest, a senior People's Liberation Army researcher said yesterday. Senior colonel Li Jie, of the PLA Navy's Military Academy, said a senior US intelligence ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA needs bigger guns and tanks for its growing soldiers

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:46am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Army will get new weapons to keep up with its men who are now larger than 20 years ago Bigger guns and tanks for PLA's growing soldiers The People's Liberation Army is replacing its weapons because its young soldiers are getting bigger, the PLA Daily has reported. The average PLA soldier is now 2cm taller and his waistline 5cm wider ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA Air Force launches training campaign for its pilots

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

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com PLA pilots begin intense training The PLA Air Force has launched a broad effort to improve its pilots' fighting skills amid a series of simmering territorial disputes around the country's airspace. All air units from the People's Liberation Army's seven military commands simultaneously began a series of all-weather practice ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Rescue of blazing boat by frigate seen as PLA statement in East China Sea

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Swift action by PLA Navy- after Japanese had offered to assist burning Zhejiang fishing boat- seen as sign of its readiness in East China Sea Warship rescues blaze boat near disputed waters A naval frigate came to the rescue of a Zhejiang fishing boat on fire near disputed waters in the East China Sea, shedding light on the People's ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese troops join US-Thailand Cobra Gold military exercises

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:37pm by Minnie Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... Minnie Chan and Darren Wee First invitation to take part in Cobra Gold is a breakthrough, say military experts Chinese troops join US-Thai exercises China has joined Asia's largest multinational military exercises for the first time in what analysts said was a breakthrough for the PLA. Seventeen soldiers, mainly from the Guangzhou Military Command, have been sent to the annual ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi outlines off-base conduct rules in bid to clean up military

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Orders are Xi's latest salvo in bid to clean up military Two orders governing soldiers' off-duty behaviour and how the military promotes Communist Party cadres represent the latest push in President Xi Jinping's effort to professionalise the People's Liberation Army. In his capacity as chief of the decision-making Central ...




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