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  1. Mid-ranking officers get dramatic pay increase

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com The average monthly income for mid-level People's Liberation Army officers has grown to 5,373 yuan (HK$6,413), 2.6 times the amount they earned five years ... for 'appropriate'; hardware spending, training and salary increases for the 2.3 million-strong People's Liberation Army. The PLA announced a pay rise for its rank and file of up to 40 per cent earlier ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the People's Liberation Army garrison stationed in the city, and only 2 per cent were dissatisfied. Just 32 per cent were satisfied with the overall performance of Legislative Council members, with 20 ... 82 per cent say HK police are doing a good job A total of 82 per cent of 1,008 people interviewed by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme last month said they were ...

  3. Extend spirit of Lei Feng to religion

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland authorities are concerned about the development of a moral vacuum in society. Their latest attempt to fill it is the relaunch of an iconic role model first held up to the people by Mao Zedong. People's Liberation Army soldier Lei Feng became a symbol of selflessness and good deeds to others after his accidental death in 1962. Now, to mark the 50th anniversary of his ...

  4. Hebei governor was a star of China's aerospace programme

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fighter-bomber still in service with the People's Liberation Army. He returned to Northwestern Polytechnical in 1985 and spent three years obtaining a master's degree in aircraft control. ... to go with him,' Zhang said on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress. 'A company from Langfang offered to build a new energy industrial base ...

  5. Climbing to the top

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schedule, and the same applies to running a successful company. Through my experience in the People's Liberation Army, I learned that you have to be a very responsible person as your behaviour and decisions have an effect on other people around you. It was good for my personal development.' Last year, Mr Chen was awarded the 'Distinguished CEO' from Capital CEO Magazine. ...

  6. Ill will surrounds mainland military bill

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... Doug Nairne No line item in the mainland's annual budget gets more attention than national defence. Every percentage point increase in spending heightens fears from Washington to Taipei, while at the same time bringing China closer to its goal of being a world power. But the exact amount that goes to arm the People's Liberation Army remains a closely guarded secret ...

  7. Shanghai Industrial target revealed

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... but Shanghai Industrial is not its only suitor. 'There are a few other interested parties trying to snap up the tiramisu.' Formerly controlled by the People's Liberation Army and now ... Industrial chairman Cai Laixing disclosed his company's intention to buy a controlling stake in a mainland-based medicine firm for two billion to three billon yuan. Sources yesterday identified ...

  8. Major pay increases on the cards for junior PLA officers

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Junior People's Liberation Army officers are expected to receive a major windfall in the coming months with the Communist Party's Central Military Commission giving ... Daily reported yesterday quoting a military circular. The handouts are part of a 35 billion yuan spending plan the commission promised late last year to improve the livelihood of army officers. ...

  9. Galaxy throws open doors and aims to be the star

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of land that faces both the headquarters of Macau's People's Liberation Army garrison and the rival Venetian Macao. Construction of the Galaxy Macau was originally targeted ... on the baccarat tables shortly after 5pm yesterday, the timing couldn't have looked better for Galaxy Entertainment to open its HK$15.5 billion Cotai casino resort. With 2,200 hotel rooms, 50 ...

  10. Private sector role urged in arms development

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan People's Liberation Army think-tanks want the military to allow private companies to take part in arms development, which experts believe would attract more capital and talent to modernise the defence industry. More than 100 military leaders and analysts from the PLA and various government organs attended a symposium on the 'transition of national defence ...




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