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  1. PLA live-fire drills warning to India on borders: experts

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman, Minnie Chan

    ... a warning to India not to fish in disputed waters while China is busy dealing with issues in the South and East China seas, military analysts said. The official PLA Pictorial reported on Wednesday ... said advanced weaponry involved in the drills included the new generation fighter jet Jian-11; the Hongqi-9 surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles; and the 96-B tanks. According to the PLA ...

  2. New highway to Tibetan area near India a boon for military

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... for the People's Liberation Army to defend the border near India, said Anthony Wong Dong, president of the International Military Association, an independent group based in Macau. 'The PLA has spared ... said. On Wednesday the armed police construction team of the PLA broke through the last obstacle in the 3.3-kilometre Galongla Tunnel- the key to the 117-kilometre Metok highway located close ...

  3. PLA escorts Taiwanese ship in historic mission

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army provided a historic naval escort for a Taiwanese vessel yesterday, in pirate-infested Somali waters. The PLA naval expeditionary force ... no plan to ask the PLA for naval escorts off the Somali coast. All Taiwanese cargo and fishing vessels should seek help from 'the nearest warships' if attacked by pirates in the trouble ...

  4. Stamp of approval for PLA forces in the city

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... training unit' by the General Staff Headquarters of the PLA from 2000 to 2002. ...

  5. Manila sends its flagship to shoal

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and protection against aircraft attacks. China Central Television reported on Thursday that 14 PLA Navy vessels recently staged drills in waters around Hainan. The exercises aimed at defending atolls ... the islands when they are seized by Vietnam and the Philippines'. 'The drills are specifically targeted at Vietnam and the Philippines,' he said. PLA strategists have long bristled ...

  6. A good week for ...

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... security forum in Singapore for the first time and met US Defence Secretary Dr Robert Gates. The meeting indicated a breakthrough in military relations with the US. The PLA has traditionally sent ...

  7. south china sea row

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 3 The PLA objects to Vietnam's occupation of the South China Sea because... a. it will make China lose face b. it will slow down China's development as the most powerful country ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Fearless HK activists ready to face Japanese navy over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... Kong garrison of the People's Liberation Army, asking the PLA to send ships to protect the activists. He said their boat was boarded by four marine police officers on Sunday, ...

  9. Frigate aground off Spratlys

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the waters, deploying more patrol ships and sending 29 large fishing boats to a location near the Spratlys on Thursday. A previous report by the PLA Daily said the Dongguan had been carrying out ...

  10. Liang Guanglie: Strategist's political ambitions put on hold

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... on cross-strait strategy. The book, The Study of Sailing Across the Strait, was designed to teach PLA commanders about the experiences of Ming and Qing dynasty militarists Zheng Chenggong and Shi Lang ... a source close to the PLA said. 'General Liang won the position because of his moderate temperament, while General Chen was too self-centred and failed to get along well with other political ...




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