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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Russia gets cosy again in cold war port

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Vietnam's strategic Cam Ranh Bay Russia gets comfy in cold war port The Russians, it seems, are once again getting themselves nice and cosy in Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay- the prized South China Sea port- as naval relations between the two countries deepen. Hanoi may never allow Moscow the major naval base and listening post it developed during the cold war, but the visit of the Russian ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    If force can't win the day, diplomacy won't either, PLA Daily says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Teddy Ng, Kathy Gao

    ... to flex its military muscle in its handling of territorial disputes with neighbours, particularly Japan over the East China Sea, and Vietnam and the Philippines over the South China Sea. Ni ... peaceful settlement and be ready for war," Ni said. Professor Kerry Brown, director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, said the military had been given a bigger role ...

  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Indian PM Narendra Modi seeks to build up military might

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by AFP

    ... of the military. India has fought three wars with Pakistan, two of them over the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir. suspected rebels yesterday shot dead two paramilitary troopers on a Border Security ...

  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Head of US marines says training missions with Vietnam a possibility

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... over from the Vietnam war. "But I would hope that someday down the road, with relationships we build over the next year or two, that we'll be able to train in Vietnam, perhaps ... as marines played a key role in the Vietnam war. Hanoi officials have not commented on the report. US marines are expanding their reach in Asia Pacific, with Okinawa-based troops set to train ...

  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    China's 'dangerous acts' at sea could have consequences, warns Japan white paper

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... China has also laid claim to much of the South China Sea, angering Vietnam, the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations. “In regard to conflicts over maritime interests, China has adopted ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's development of a new long-range missile is a significant boost for the military, say analysts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... American military might through its strategy of "asymmetrical" warfare. The approach, which has its roots in Sun Tzu's The Art of War, avoids trying to match strength with strength, ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability An exercise involving more than 40,000 People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers from ... are the only two among the seven military regions to have been involved in actual combat, against Taiwan and Vietnam, since the late 1950s. Half of the eight incumbent CMC members are from the Nanjing ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Commander appointed to head elite Beijing military unit

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Veteran of war with Vietnam to head 38th Army which took part in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in the capital in 1989 A military unit ... who fought with the PLA in the war against Vietnam in 1979. He takes over from Xu Linping who has become deputy commander-in-chief of the Lanzhou Military Command after a military reshuffle ...

  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japanese government sued by 75-year-old citizen over military expansion plans

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 05:13pm by AFP

    ... Tokinao Chindo, 75, a former civil servant in western Mie prefecture, said the move violated Japan’s war-renouncing constitution, prompting his lawsuit, believed to be the first such action. ... of a country that is not sufficiently penitent for its actions in the second world war. However, Australia and the United States, which has long encouraged Japan to take on more of a role in a very ...

  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... on the country's military imposed after the second world war. If US warships were sent to defend Japan, and those ships were attacked, currently the Japanese "constitution was interpreted to say we ... as important, said housewife Naoko Takasu, 37, who came up with the plan. It was not possible to nominate Japan's pacifist constitution- put in place after the end of the second world war- so ...




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