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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's first carrier enters service amid naval tensions

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 02:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... in the region. President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao attended a “commissioning” ceremony for the 300-metre vessel, state media said. The former Soviet ship that was bought from Ukraine was renamed ... national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity,” Wen said at the ceremony in Dalian. “It will also be of great significance in enhancing national defence power and the country’s ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA takes higher profile in disputed waters

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and premier Wen Jiabao, who were criticised by the public as being too soft and weak when dealing with territorial disputes," Ni said. "As someone from a princeling background, Xi is more ... the navy had been able to patrol in waters off James Shoal, Mischief Reef and other areas in the South China Sea for the past several years, but remained low-profile in the era of Hu and Wen ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Progress slow in developing fighter jets, Major General Zhu Heping says

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... to a more hi-tech force for a decade. Another problem was the lack of innovation in the industry sector. Zhu said those 10 years, under the rule of former president Hu Jintao and former premier Wen Jiabao, had seen crucial gains made in military modernisation. "Taking the air force as an example, we managed to take a huge step forward by replacing second-generation jet fighters ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taipei rejects, and analysts doubt, report US would consider grand bargain on Taiwan arms sales

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALLS

    ... Pro-Beijing Hong Kong newspaper Wen Wei Po also quoted Guan as saying that Chang had proposed to the US that in return for its stopping the sale of arms to Taiwan, Beijing would consider ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan's military threatens legal action against film director Niu Chen-zer

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... him and the company," Taiwan naval spokesman Wen Chen-kuo said. Defence ministry spokesman Luo Shou-he said that, under the island's laws, no mainlanders may gain access to its ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Experts dismiss PLA Navy's landing craft from Ukraine as giant toys

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... tensions between China and Vietnam and China and the Philippines. But former Taiwanese defence minister Wu Shih-wen, who patrolled the South China Sea when he was a naval officer between the 1960s ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Australia weigh joint military exercises, which may also involve US

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP AND CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... by the Hong Kong-based Wen Wei Po newspaper this month as three Chinese navy ships returning from counter-piracy operations in Africa docked in Sydney. That visit was part of celebrations of the 40th ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    From astronauts to snipers, sky's the limit for China's female soldiers

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... special explosives team and snipers. The China Youth Daily said many male soldiers were surprised by the aptitude of their female comrades, especially Wen Min , the first female explosives expert ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEFENCE

    Live-fire PLA drills near Hong Kong are common and safe, says expert

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... said Ma. The Beijing loyalist newspaper, Wen Wei Po, reported this week that the PLA's Guangzhou division was staging a drill in southeastern seas involving the navy and air force. ...



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