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  1. News - China

    Ambrose Lee issues call to open PLA and foreign service to Hongkongers

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong in Beijing tanna.chong@scmp.com Open PLA, foreign service to us: HK delegate Former Hong Kong security minister Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong has added the military and foreign service ... with such incidents, which he said represented the views of "a small group of people". "It is a completely different matter from the break-in at the PLA barracks. It is also independent from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    Activists demand PLA harbourfront meeting minutes saying footprint is too big

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Activists demand PLA pier minutes An activists' group is demanding the minutes of a Town Planning Board meeting that decided to rezone a harbourfront site from public space to military use for a People's Liberation Army pier. The group, which said it may seek a judicial review, also plans to present Chief Executive Leung chun-ying ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Seventeen more generals add to pledges of allegiance to Xi Jinping

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:48pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com PLA Daily publishes two pages of speeches vowing allegiance to commander-in-chief as he moves to shore up crucial loyalty of the army Seventeen generals add to Xi Pledges The PLA Daily yesterday published two full pages of speeches by 17 generals vowing allegiance to their commander-in-chief, President Xi Jinping, the third such campaign ...

  4. News - China - ARMED FORCES

    PLA spending likely to slow as economy stalls, analysts say

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:17am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Budget rise tipped to be less than last year even as PLA steps up training Growth in military spending set to be reduced Beijing is likely to reduce ... at the PLA Navy's Military Academy, estimated the defence budget, expected to be announced by the National People's Congress on Wednesday, would show a slower rate of growth compared ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    New court date for group accused of PLA barracks break-in

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... Hon-yin, Tse Wing-man and a 15-year-old – are accused of forcing their way into the PLA Central Barracks last month, reportedly to protest against the conversion of prime harbourfront land into a military berth. They allegedly carried the colonial Hong Kong flag and called for the PLA to “get out” of the city. Each faces a charge of entering a closed area without a permit. Principal ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by STAFF

    ... state, Uttar Pradesh. Narendra Modi of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party has been tipped to win the poll and form the next government.   Driver in court for entering PLA barracks A Hong Kong driver and his female companion appear in Kowloon City Court for entering a military base without permission after driving into the PLA barracks in Kowloon Tong. The 48-year-old man was also ...

  7. News - China - Military Reform

    PLA should pay officers more in bid to promote military professionalism, article says

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:00pm by Zhang Hong in Beijing

    ... article in PLA Daily advocates An article published in the PLA Daily on Monday called for a pay increase for officers as an important step in pushing forward professionalism in the military. “[The country] should establish a munificent compensation system for military officers, to increase the career’s attraction,” said the article, which was written by Du Renhuai, a professor at the PLA ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Smog is China’s top defence against US laser weapons, says PLA Navy admiral

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 01:19pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com PLA researcher backs state media claim that country's air pollution has a military upside China has secret weapon against US lasers: smog Watch: Zhang's interview on laser weapons China's thick smog is the best defence against US laser weaponry, a PLA researcher said in a state television interview, after the American navy recently ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    US Army chief of staff announces regular high-level talks with PLA

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:05pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com US military, PLA to talk at top level China and the United States will establish regular high-level dialogue between their armies to promote better ... this month in San Diego that the PLA was preparing for a "sharp, short war" to "destroy Japanese forces in the East China Sea" and seize the disputed Diaoyu Islands, called ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Southern air defence zone 'crucial for China in long term', PLA expert says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:51am by Minnie Chan

    ... was in China's long-term interest, a senior People's Liberation Army researcher said yesterday. Senior colonel Li Jie, of the PLA Navy's Military Academy, said a senior US intelligence ... comments were his own views. The statement came as US Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno visited Beijing, where he met PLA Chief of the General Staff General Fang Fenghui. Li said ...




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