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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA warns against allowing Japanese self-defence forces to join wider military operations

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Warning on 'peace saboteur' Japan The United States and Japan's plan to remove geographic limits and let Japanese forces engage more widely ... constitution since its defeat in the second world war. In 1992, Japanese lawmakers allowed the SDF- one of the largest and most modern militaries in Asia- to join UN peacekeeping missions. A deployment ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    China 'sends warning' with release of photographs of disputed South China Sea island

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by Minnie Chan

    ... Island, or Woody Island, was to send a warning to Vietnam and the United States that China was strengthening its military presence in the area. Beijing had also been angered by the United States ... for Chinese naval fleets with overseas peacekeeping missions. The runway will also help newly developed tourism in the Paracels." Yongxing is 300km southeast of Hainan and has a permanent ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Central Asian nations to conduct terrorism drills with PLA

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:04am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com About 7,000 troops to take part in joint military exercises in Inner Mongolia later this month Central Asian nations, PLA in terrorism drills More than ... of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation, or SCO. The six-nation regional grouping was set up in 1996 to co-operate on security, military, cultural and economic affairs, and its members also include ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    The day China entered the nuclear age

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Fifty years ago, the world woke up to news the nation- then at odds with Moscow and Washington- had detonated its own atomic bomb The day China entered the nuclear club Fifty years ago yesterday, China detonated its first atomic bomb, joining the United States, Soviet Union, Britain and France as the only nuclear powers at the time. The explosion ...

  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US eases arms embargo against Vietnam for South China Sea defence

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... what he called Vietnam's lack of capacity in the disputed waters and America's own national security interests. "It's useful in trying to deal with the territorial disputes ... the sea, parts of which are claimed by Vietnam, Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia, China and the Philippines. Although the United States has not taken sides in the territorial disputes, it has warned ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    China puts on show of force with DF-31B mobile ICBM missile test

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 03:36am by Minnie Chan

    ... with mobile missile test The first flight test of an upgraded mobile intercontinental ballistic missile in the lead-up to National Day aimed to show the world that China was reinforcing its nuclear ... of the United States. The mobile missiles are designed specifically for travel over rugged terrain and in difficult road conditions. Xu Guangyu, a Beijing-based retired PLA major general, said the test ...

  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy close to using robotic patrol boats as escort vessels

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... per cent of China's oil imports pass through the strait and the boats could be used by the United States to block energy supplies to China during a conflict. Meanwhile, piracy has surged ... of humiliation in the last century. They still talk about this as the rise of China," said Carlisle, who will leave his post this month. "They still talk about this as their great nation ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    China vows to act against intensified US military surveillance

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:08am by Teddy Ng

    ... has vowed to take action against military surveillance by the United States off China's coast as it rejected Washington's claim that a Chinese fighter jet recklessly intercepted a US ... as talks in Washington between the two nations to set military rules of behaviour at sea were overshadowed by the alleged near collision last week between a Chinese fighter and a US surveillance ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping urges China's military to create 'information warfare' strategy

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:30pm by Adrian Wan

    ... on innovation, Xi also highlighted three principles: the party should formulate an overall strategy to beef up its military strength; develop a new mindset for the different military wings to unite under a coherent strategy; and find ways to identify problems in the forces. Xi said: "Faced with the severe challenges to our national security and stability and the deep-seated contradictions ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:03am by Teddy Ng, Reuters

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Reuters in Washington Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters Chinese military officers were likely to square up to the United States in talks ... airspace off Hainan. "China will likely be hitting back at US criticism and maintain that it is legitimate for the Chinese military to take action if it believes national security is under ...




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