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  1. Anti-terrorism forces train in lead-up to 60th anniversary of People's Republic

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Anti-terrorism forces have begun a series of drills in provinces near Beijing in preparation for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China ... the middle of the month, Xinhua reported. Cai Changjun, an anti-terrorism expert from the People's Liberation Army National Defence University who took part in the drill, said it was aimed ...

  2. Two leaders must not forget people's sacrifice

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of those who fought for their people's rights. Mr Thaksin can at least claim to be seeking a vote of confidence amid a groundswell of concern over his style of government. Mrs Arroyo needs ... by opposition politicians. But the reality is otherwise. Both are now trying to tighten their grip on power in the face of popular opposition inspired by claims that they have abused their positions ...

  3. Commander's main test is cross-strait balancing act

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is known as 'Jiang Zemin's thoughts on national defence and army-building'. This indicates that Mr Jiang's influence will remain strong within the People's Liberation Army, ... Wang Xiangwei, China Editor President Hu Jintao's election yesterday as chairman of the state Central Military Commission fills a largely ceremonial position, but further cements his ...

  4. China could knock out US bases, Congress told

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... set. The People's Liberation Army is testing an anti-ship missile with the ability to strike slow-moving ships like aircraft carriers and may be preparing to deploy it in Guangdong, ... 'Buck' McKeon, the highest-ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, called for increased spending on missile defence, citing China's growing capabilities. ...

  5. Secession law to spell out use of PLA forces

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The anti-secession law to be presented to National People's Congress delegates for review today will spell out conditions for the PLA to use force against Taiwan. ... the proposed legislation is expected to state the People's Liberation Army can take action if 'separatist forces in Taiwan turn the separation of Taiwan and the mainland into a reality ...

  6. Secretive arm of the law

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A rather secretive branch of the People's Liberation Army has been expanding, despite a general trend of downsizing in the army, to cope with growing social unrest on the mainland. The People's Armed Police was set up in 1983 to maintain internal security. It is administered by both the State Council through the Ministry of Public Security and the PLA's ...

  7. Don't repeat past conflicts, says Taiwan's leader

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to feature newer vessels, including nuclear submarines for the first time. The People's Liberation Army says it will be a force for peace, not aggression. The planned parade has attracted ... of the past. 'It would be a great tragedy for mankind if the people of the Chinese race waged a civil war again,' Mr Ma said in an interview in Taipei's China Times yesterday. He spoke ...

  8. Party first, PLA second: general

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Professionalism has not 'depoliticised' the People's Liberation Army and the military will continue to serve the Communist Party, according to comments ... the people and fight bravely,' he said. 'The people's army has become a target for the forces of our foes, who trumpet the cause of an 'army without party, depoliticisation ...

  9. Crackdown by police ahead of party congress

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the leadership of the party, the socialist system and the people's democratic dictatorship with their actions,' he was quoted as saying. A crackdown on violent and economic crimes and drug ... on the People's Daily website yesterday said the 65-year-old did 10 sit-ups during an inspection trip to Yunnan last week. Meanwhile, security has already been tightened in and around the capital. Police ...

  10. Training and education vital to the PLA's modernisation drive

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... to develop and acquire sophisticated weaponry while making massive reductions in the size of its forces. At last March's National People's Congress, the official PLA budget was raised ... In an attempt to catch up with global military trends, particularly the US, the military has engaged in a massive plan to convert itself from an army prepared for a 'people';s war' ...




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