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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's People's Liberation Army told to learn from Japan's 1894 victory

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... to highlight the fact that the Qing-era military faced many of the same challenges that the People's Liberation Army is struggling with now. These include nepotism, factionalism and corruption. ... research centre at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. Ni said that the buying and selling of military ranks had left unqualified officers in senior positions, creating ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Defence post seen as consolation prize for Chang Wanquan

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK, Minnie Chan

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Minnie Chan Posting seen as consolation for Hu Jintao ally General Chang Wanquan will become the public face of the People's Liberation Army and lead its diplomatic ... for external relations and there is no concrete political task," said Xu Guangyu , a former general and senior researcher at the Beijing-based China Arms Control and Disarmament Association. ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Wei Fenghe is first PLA general promoted under Xi Jinping

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Elevation of Wei Fenghe, commander of missile force, marks leader's start as head of military Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe , who commands the People's Liberation Army's ... until after the end of the annual session of the National People's Congress in March Hu was set to remain chairman of the less important state CMC until then, he said. Xi promotes his first ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA wants to set tone for military ties with US, analysts say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... the People's Liberation Army shows it is no longer content to allow Washington to set the tone of their military relationship, observers say. Fan Changlong, deputy chairman of China's Central ... was positioning itself as an "equal power" with the US. "Now, China wants to … set the direction and tone for the military relationship," he said, adding that China wanted stable ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA gives glowing report of 'advanced' early-warning aircraft

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... P.L.A. hails early-warning aircraft after drills China's locally made early-warning aircraft have proven their operational capabilities in drills and can now direct different forces to respond more effectively to aerial threats, the People's Liberation Army Daily reported yesterday. Analysts said the report could be seen as a response to Western reports that downplay ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to discuss ways to avoid military stand-offs in talks in China

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Minnie Chan

    ... and a People's Liberation Army Navy vessel in the South China Sea on December 5, which almost triggered a collision, said Shi Yinhong, a professor of international relations at Renmin University. ... Professor Ni Lexiong, director of a defence policy research centre at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, said Hagel would also try to act as a middleman to ease tensions between China ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Better Sino-US ties needed given rising risk of military clash, Chuck Hagel says

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:10pm by Teddy Ng

    ... to Asia" and the People's Liberation Army's modernisation would draw the two sides into "closer proximity", increasing "risks of an incident, an accident ... better ties needed to avoid clash US defence chief Chuck Hagel warned that communication was needed more than ever amid the heightened risk of a clash between China and the United States ...

  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves to reassure Japan over its regional security in face of increasingly assertive China

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 07:23pm by Reuters

    ... islands in the East China Sea. Washington takes no position on the sovereignty of the islands, called the Senkaku by Japan and the Diaoyu by China, but recognises that Japan administers them ... annexation of Crimea raises eyebrows in a region facing its own territorial disputes with an increasingly assertive China. The United States and its allies have made clear they have no military plans ...

  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US plans for Guam missile base seen as countering strength of China

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:53pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and Patriot interceptor missiles have been stationed on Guam in the past, supplementing warships, but the report cites the "immediate threat of missiles launches from the Democratic People's ... . "North Korea has missile technology and there are concerns about political stability in Pyongyang at the moment, but China has developed its own missile capabilities, so that is the bigger ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA signs preliminary deal for 24 Russian Su-35 jet fighters

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... is 'all about the engine' A preliminary deal for the sale of 24 advanced Russian Su-35 jet fighters to the People's Liberation Army indicates the technological hurdles China faces ... on those promises due to political upheaval at home." However, the export of Su-35s to China has stirred up a heated debate among Russian defence industry enterprises and military officials, ...




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