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  1. Show of unity as leaders gather to celebrate PLA

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of festivities and special events marking the PLA's anniversary. Mr Hu made several statements apparently designed to squash growing suggestions that the military should owe its loyalty to the state ... contribution to the country. 'The party's absolute leadership over the armed forces means that the PLA must follow the banner and the will of the party and earnestly fulfil all tasks assigned ...

  2. Hu gets a grip on the PLA

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Josephine Ma

    ... were heightened recently after the PLA successfully tested an anti-satellite missile on January 11. Foreign observers concluded that civilian leaders had been in the dark about the military's plan to shoot down an obsolete weather satellite, because the government took almost two weeks to react to foreign protests. Analysts also point to another recent incident, in which a PLA ...

  3. He said it

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'During the 1989 political arrests- the political incident- had the then Chinese government failed to adopt resolute measures, then we could not have enjoyed today's stability.' Jiang Zemin explains PLA's role December 1997 ...

  4. New security concept evolves

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to the PLA to 'contribute to the nation's economic development and social stability' in a keynote address at a plenary meeting of PLA deputies to the National People's Congress ... including financial turmoil, economic crises, information security, energy security, food safety, public health and anti-terrorism,' General Xiong was cited by Xinhua as saying. 'The PLA ...

  5. NPC & CPPCC

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YESTERDAY A resolution passed by more than 2,600 CPPCC members endorses a proposed law that would allow the PLA to use 'non-peaceful' means against Taiwan, if necessary. The law is expected to be passed by the NPC tomorrow. IN SESSION 'The formulation of the Anti-Secession Law embodies the common aspiration and firm determination of all the Chinese people to safeguard ...

  6. Hu promotes three top officers to rank of full general

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan President Hu Jintao yesterday promoted three military top brass to the rank of full general. The three new generals are Xu Qiliang, deputy chief of the general staff of the PLA; Sun Dafa, political commissar of the PLA General Logistics Department; and naval commander Wu Shengli, Xinhua reported. Mr Hu, who is chairman of the Central Military Commission, presided ...

  7. Look back to Xi's next step

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... active role shortly after the CMC appointment and gave specific instructions to Liu over the growing tension in the South China Sea. The memoir, published by the PLA press, gave candid details ... as possible.' So Liu relayed Zhao's order to the PLA General Staff Department, the General Logistics Department and the navy, so they could study the issue and formulate action plans. The memoir ...

  8. Delegates chosen for 17th Party Congress

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... top leaders including Mr Jiang to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the PLA. ...

  9. 'Important role' for nuclear missile unit

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as to set up a scientific system for military training under the new circumstances,' Xinhua quoted Mr Hu as saying. The PLA has suffered a series of accidents in recent weeks. A transport ...

  10. Hu's trip stops presses in Beijing

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Publication of three major government-run newspapers was delayed by eight hours yesterday to ensure that coverage of two highlights of President Hu Jintao's visit to the United States could be included. The People's Daily, the China Economic Daily and the PLA Daily were delayed to include reports of Hu's joint press conference with US President Barack ...




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