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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    President Xi targets PLA in new attack on corruption

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TEDDY NG AND PATRICK BOEHLER

    ... President orders review of PLA's property and land holdings in move to stamp out corruption and consolidate his authority over the military Sweeping audits of the People's Liberation Army's land holdings and property have been ordered in a new bid to crush corruption. The review was launched by the Central Military Commission (CMC), of which President Xi Jinping ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    Beijing opens up over naval manoeuvres

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Beijing opens up over fleet moves The passage of a People's Liberation Army Navy fleet through waters off Okinawa was reported by mainland state media yesterday shortly after it occurred, a rare departure from past practice that suggests Beijing is improving its military transparency. At least five warships from the East Sea Fleet passed through ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    Corruption will ruin the PLA, warns general

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... effectiveness of the People's Liberation Army will be ruined if military leaders become obsessed with materialism, a hawkish PLA general warned. "Our country has a dream to be a strong nation, ... for the National Defence University, in a commentary on the party mouthpiece the People's Daily yesterday. "The most challenging thing to an army or a political party is how to keep vigilant ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Four generals promoted in key military command area of Jinan

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHOI-YUK

    ... in Jinan two months after 18 th congress The People's Liberation Army's Jinan Military Command has seen a new round of reshuffling, with the appointments of four generals to top-brass ... General Ma Yiming, the former commander of the 26th Army Corps based in Weifang, Shandong, was promoted to be the region's chief of staff, Century Weekly said. Major General Zhang Gongxian, ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping's PLA booze ban gives troops a kick

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 06:23pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Chinese troops are getting healthier, they’re cholesterol levels are dropping and (brace yourselves, Japan) accuracy on the artillery range is now supposedly sharper. And all this is happening because they’re giving up the drink – at least according to a ...

  6. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA to step up war preparedness as military exercises 'have become a show'

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... preparedness The People's Liberation Army must rid itself of deep-seated habits, cultivated within the military by decades of peace, in order to prepare for war at a moment's notice, ... tensions in the South China Sea. On Friday, the overseas edition of the People's Daily carried a front-page commentary saying the best way to ensure peace was to be ready to win a war, so ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    Reports hail aircraft carrier's landing tests

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the carrier's deck without coming to a halt, People's Liberation Army Daily reported at the time. The Global Times report was soon picked up by Xinhua, other media and military enthusiasts. ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi calls on PLA to get combat ready

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... New military chief highlights importance of drills and to be prepared to carry out missions under complicated circumstances The People's Liberation Army Air Force finished ... an air force brigade commander, as saying that the drill was a response to political tasks set out at the Communist Party's national congress last month and reflected the army ...

  9. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA pledges loyalty to military leader-in-waiting

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... The People's Liberation Army has pledged its allegiance to the Communist Party's "newly elected" military chief, Xi Jinping, and shown its respect to fully retired former chief Hu ... the party's absolute leadership of the army, a back-page article in yesterday's PLA Daily said. The report lauded the country's achievements under Hu's leadership over the past decade. ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi cements control over PLA with unique background

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... authority over the People's Liberation Army. Just one week after taking over as chairman of the party's Central Military Commission (CMC) - a post some believed President Hu Jintao might ... New leader's unique background means he can quickly assert his control over the world's largest army Xi Jinping, now firmly in command of both the world's largest political ...




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