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  1. Military exercises to build on Russian ties

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung Joint manoeuvres will be the nations' first since 1999 Russia and China will conduct joint military exercises next year in a sign of closer strategic ties between ... was quoted by Xinhua as saying the 'exercise aims to confront current new challenges with joint efforts and safeguard world peace'. The joint manoeuvres will be the nations' first ...

  2. More than a game

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they express themselves. More broadly, that confidence is reflected in the extensive naval and air exercises under way across East Asia. Reports in the Sunday Morning Post at the weekend described both the East and North Sea Fleets moving beyond Japan's offshore islands, exercising in waters east of Taiwan that, for decades, have been a stronghold of the US and its regional allies, ...

  3. Fownes pair have plenty of appeal

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison A $4.8 million jackpot has given tomorrow's night's Triple Trio pool a timely boost and the budding partnership of Caspar Fownes and Patrick Payne can set punters on the road to riches in two of the three legs. Fownes has the ide ...

  4. Show of force in PLA South China Sea drill

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan and Greg Torode Crack warships from the PLA's three naval fleets jointly exercised in the disputed South China Sea in a move that was hailed by the state media ... The Ministry of Defence and state media did not mention the purpose of Monday's exercises. While it is normal for the PLA to conduct exercises before anniversaries- such as that of its founding ...

  5. Generals' gesture won't fool their critics

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no public role in the lead-up to next year's elections- an exercise designed to legitimise the military's grip on power rather than herald a new era of democracy. This, above all else, ... envoy on another occasion. The party figures also worried about her physical health amid reports that she was losing weight and suffering internal troubles. Having lost her rights to a phone, ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... explaining what in most cases are the normal problems to be expected when the infrastructure is being used so intensively. Coupled with this is the physical fact that the system capacity is so big ... of uncertainty behind you, RTHK boss tells staff...', February 8) does not know what Leung's role is and what editorial independence means. Quite to the contrary, Leung was precisely exercising ...

  7. US carrier in Yellow Sea soon, S Korean envoys say

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... joint military exercises in the Yellow Sea as a response to the sinking of the South Korean navy ship,' one of two South Korean diplomats with knowledge of arrangements for the drill said. ... of the largest warships in the world- along with 20 other ships and submarines and 100 aircraft- participated in a joint exercise from July 25 to 28, but that was switched from the Yellow Sea ...

  8. PLA carries out night drill near Yellow Sea based on scenario of an attack by the US

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... with some new generation fighter jets... the exercise focused on midnight flying because air assaults in modern wars always take place at night,' the daily said. 'Data collected from night ... partners in a surveillance mission over the Yellow Sea. Military experts said the exercise had clearly targeted the tactics used by the US military during the Gulf war and the Kosovo conflict. ...

  9. PLA conducts 2 more drills in Yellow Sea

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... US-South Korea military exercises nearby. China Central Television's noon news broadcast yesterday said an artillery troop from the Nanjing Military Command's land force had tested a new ... it was taking place near the Yellow Sea. Also yesterday, Xinhua reported that a military exercise involving rocket tubes, satellite communication vehicles and other facilities had been conducted ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to have cheaper investments and exercise greater control over them. Lal Daswani, Tsim Sha Tsui Lack of good debating skills Alex Lo's Observer column ('Who speaks the language of globalisation?' March 5) gave a good survey of the language skills of public figures. What might have been overlooked is the lack of speaking skills of lawmakers who repeatedly use physical means rather ...




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