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  1. Navy jet 'exploded in mid-air'

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They questioned Mr Fu and prevented him leaving Shancongcun village. The PLA naval aircraft, apparently a two-seater fighter trainer, crashed at about 2pm on Tuesday near the village, outside the town ...

  2. 'Decadent lifestyle' costs top naval officer his job

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A corruption scandal has hit the People's Liberation Army, with a top navy commander rumoured to have been sacked as Beijing's vows to step up the anti-graft battle. Deputy navy commander Wang Shouye, a vice-admiral, was stripped of his post because of his decadent lifestyle and involvement in financial scandals, according to a report yesterday ...

  3. PLA launches anti-graft campaign

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... commercial bribery among senior military officers following a corruption scandal involving a top navy commander, state media reported yesterday. Quoting a PLA inspector, the People's Daily said ... the military] is a complicated and arduous task.' A co-ordination mechanism was set up recently among the PLA's four general departments- general staff, general political, general armaments ...

  4. PLA boosts combat training after scrapping of council

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... The report in the PLA Daily, which avoided mentioning Taiwan, came after top mainland leaders and military officers lashed out at Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian for scrapping the council on Monday. 'The PLA in Guangzhou, Shenyang and other war zones have stepped up joint training exercises among army, navy and air force units,' it said. Improving the capacity of the three ...

  5. Crash plane may have been in drills

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... this week. A PLA Daily report, that was also carried by Xinhua, said the navy had been holding war games in the East China Sea. The PLA has built up a strong naval and air force presence on Hainan ... died. Hainan province is under the administration of the Guangzhou Military Region. Military expert Wong Dong said the PLA navy's divisions three and nine wre based on Hainan. Division ...

  6. A crucial time for PLA development, says Hu

    Posted Jan 05th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... guidelines in the building of national defence and the military,' he said. He made the remarks during a visit on Tuesday to the PLA Daily, the army's mouthpiece, which celebrates its 50th ... undisputed grip on military power, he was accompanied on his visit by nine members of the 11-strong military commission. Navy commander Zhang Dingfa was the only commission member absent. ...

  7. PLA unlikely to move out of Tamar site, says analyst

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The PLA is unlikely to leave Tamar because its headquarters is strategically and symbolically important, says a military expert. The Admiralty barracks, which includes ... for the resident PLA troops. It was also an important forward base for the PLA, he said. The Phoenix Television commentator said: 'The barracks not only has military value but there is a significant ...

  8. PLA in PR offensive on conversion into hi-tech military

    Posted Jan 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... left the PLA with 2.3 million personnel. It was the 10th and smallest reduction in 55 years. News of the campaign's completion was revealed by the Liberation Army Daily this month. Andrei ... officers. Major-General Peng suggested the military would have to reduce the proportion of ground troops and increase the role of the navy and missile forces in order to cope with hi-tech warfare ...

  9. Mainland visitors flock to PLA show of force

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Paggie Leung

    ... Helen Wu, Paggie Leung and Clifford Lo More than 373,000 visitors flocked to Hong Kong yesterday as part of the 'golden week' holiday. Some visitors spent the day at the PLA barracks at Stanley, Stonecutters Island and Sek Kong. More than 15,000 visited the barracks, where spectators saw parades by the army, navy and air force, demonstrations of military skills ...

  10. Beijing military chief meets Rumsfeld

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... Army's Nanjing area command; Zhao Xingfa, deputy commander of the PLA Navy; Liu Chengjun, deputy commander of the PLA Air Force; and Yu Jixun, the PLA Second Artillery Corps' chief of staff. ... officials described the meeting as a success. A spokesman said issues covered included 'North Korea, US-China defence relations... and US-PLA naval co-operation such as search-and-rescue ...




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