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  1. 'Wage war in South China Sea'

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com There is logic, benefit and good reason for China to wage a war in the South China Sea, with the Philippines and Vietnam being the two key targets, an energy expert says. A commentary published in the Global Times- a newspaper under the Communist Party's People's Daily- on Tuesday said the South China Sea was the 'ideal ...

  2. A heartbreaking glimpse of the lost souls of the Andaman Sea

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... tortured' by his troops, in his first public response to reports in the South China Morning Post that the army had been towing the refugees out to sea and abandoning them in unpowered boats. ... with Thailand since such a decision was beyond his jurisdiction and responsibility.' The South China Morning Post has been seeking an official response from the Royal Thai Army since our initial ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Defence chiefs offers India assurance on China's growing South Asia ties

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... - around it. But in a speech released by Sri Lanka's military yesterday, Liang said China had only peaceful intentions in South Asia, while stressing that the Indian Ocean was an important ... in region Defence Minister Liang Guanglie says Beijing's increasingly close ties in South Asia are aimed at ensuring regional "security and stability" and are not intended to harm any ...

  4. Oil drills 'better than naval ones'

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in resolving its territorial disputes with the Philippines in the South China Sea because there were many other, peaceful approaches that Beijing could adopt, including diplomatic, economic and even ... this week that a deep-sea drilling platform, the Ocean 981, began producing oil from the Liuhua 29-22-1 well in the eastern part of the South China Sea, where Beijing's territorial claim ...

  5. PLA ends 5-day exercise to defend Beijing

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... amid rising tension in the South China Sea. Military experts said it was aimed at dealing with a 'decapitation attack', a strategy commonly used by the United States military. ... and Henan provinces took part in the drill conducted by the Jinan Military Command, which oversees the defence of the area south of the capital, including the Yellow Sea region. Xinhua said unmanned ...

  6. On duty with the PLA

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's strict, confined and regimented, but after all, it is a military barracks, part of the People's Liberation Army's Hong Kong Garrison. But it is not a secretive setting. Post photographer May Tse was welcomed onto the PLA's naval b ...

  7. Hu's review puts PLA in plain sight

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Since the handover, it has been state policy to keep the presence of the People's Liberation Army discreetly away from Hong Kong's general populace. So it came as a bit of a shock when President Hu Jintao flew into town ...

  8. Tales from the troops: 15 years of PLA in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A journalist once tried to trick People's Liberation Army troops in Hong Kong into accepting a cash bribe- but failed. This is among anecdotes related by the PLA in an article about the garrison's experiences durin ...

  9. Take Philippines off black travel alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Security Bureau's website says its outbound travel alert system aims to help people better understand the level of risk or threat to personal safety in the 85 countries most popular with Hong Kong travellers. What sets the Philippines apart in th ...

  10. No secret to finding out about Chinese military

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daily had articles on offensive drills, psychological war games, assaults in the South China Sea, a medical rescue team, border drills with Kazakhstan troops, naval escorts, ... for the People's Liberation Army could be distilled: keep the Communist Party in power; subdue dissent; defend borders; conquer Taiwan; project power into the South China Sea; and protect maritime and land ...




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