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  1. American team sent to Beijing over nuclear Games threat: report

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to Beijing was also aimed at protecting American citizens who were expected to participate in the Games. The decision probably came out of the high-level, fourth round of the 'strategic economic dialogue' headed by US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan, which ended on Thursday in Maryland, Dr Yang said. The sending of the nuclear team to China has raised ...

  2. Strategy talks with US begin

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The first Sino-US strategic dialogue, a platform initiated by President Hu Jintao and his US counterpart George W. Bush last year, will be inaugurated in Beijing today. Vice-Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo will co-chair the meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, who arrived in Beijing yesterday afternoon. The two-day dialogue will focus on Sino-US ...

  3. PLA told to face up to 'three forces' threats in Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the central government had converted Xinjiang from an impoverished place relied on for limited economic support into a key strategic region. 'Almost all China's imported oil and natural gas ... of military struggles with the 'three forces',' General Liang said. 'With the northwest region as our top strategic base... all levels of military officers should take part ...

  4. Hu calls for PLA loyalty as fears grow of trouble ahead

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sure the army stays absolutely loyal to the Communist Party as China enters a year of harsh economic reality and sensitive anniversaries. In a meeting with the top brass of the Central Military ... economy faces a slump and the country enters a year full of sensitive political anniversaries. Economic growth last year slowed to the lowest in five years and many doubted if the country could ...

  5. The view from China: Cautious optimism over thawing of ties

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... spring,' it said. The China Daily pointed to the strategic logic behind Sino-Japanese rapprochement. 'Rapid economic development has made China a growing presence on the world stage, while ... countries reached a consensus on the need for a fundamental spirit and basic thoughtfulness [to advance] mutual strategic relations.' The editorial said the international atmosphere also seemed ...

  6. How recent wars shaped the PLA Air Force

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... that sparked a profound change in strategic thinking and prompted the PLA to shift its priorities to the air force were the 1990-91 Gulf war and, more importantly, the 1998-99 Kosovo war- the first ... Liu Dingping, a researcher at the PLA Military Planning and Strategic Research Centre, wrote: 'The PLA initially still believed that the US would follow the former Soviet Union's ...

  7. Role of armed police even a mystery to mainland bureaucrats

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... are to safeguard strategic locations, provide internal security and maintain social stability. The real reason for its establishment was simple: to help the Communist Party keep its hold on power and quell ... cuts in the 1980s. Deng believed China faced no immediate risk of an all-out war and decided to cut the number of troops by 500,000 to focus resources on economic development. All these retired ...

  8. New security concept evolves

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to the PLA to 'contribute to the nation's economic development and social stability' in a keynote address at a plenary meeting of PLA deputies to the National People's Congress this month. Giving a speech at a meeting in Moscow, General Xiong, chairman of the China Institute for International Strategic Studies, said China had formulated a 'grand security concept' ...

  9. World misunderstands China's military expenditure, say experts

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... believed that it still had important strategic objectives that required improving its military capability. 'For similar reasons, the United States is increasing its proposed military budget for the coming year, even though the economic crisis has had a greater impact here than in China, and even though US defence spending is already much larger than China's [defence] budget,' ...

  10. 2-month drill to test PLA's logistics and mobility

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... countries, highlighting the autonomous region's strategic role in both the military and economic sectors. The Beijing Military Command will also be absent from the drills as troops ...




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