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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA urged to unite behind Xi Jinping and prevent 'political liberalism'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:11am by Cary Huang

    ... urged to unite behind Xi The PLA's political wing has urged officers and soldiers to stand united behind the leadership of President Xi Jinping in a call that coincides with the annual ... largest armed force. The military has also fallen under scrutiny as Xi widens his anti-corruption campaign. In June, the party said it had expelled Xu Caihou, a retired general and former ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA's number 3 official, once promoted by Xu Caihou, pledges loyalty to Xi Jinping

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:49pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... officer, General Xu Qiliang, is the latest in the top brass to publicly pledge loyalty to President Xi Jinping after the downfall of Xu Caihou. Xu Qiliang, in his 60s and vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission – chaired by Xi himself and in charge of the entire armed forces – emphasised in a meeting yesterday that soldiers have to strongly believe in the party ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    President Xi Jinping heading party's military reform panel

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 07:06pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Task requires more courage and determination than other reforms, defence analysts warn Xi Jinping is head of military reform panel President Xi Jinping ... to the group. Xi, head of the Central Military Commission, said the goal of armed forces reform was to "build a strong army". "National defence and military reform are important parts ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping visits border troops ahead of Chinese New Year

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 12:45pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Chinese President Xi Jinping was seen in new military uniforms when he visited troops stationed near the border with Mongolia on Sunday, state media reported on Monday morning. The visit is seen as the latest gesture in Xi’s campaign to further enhance his authority within the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and prioritise national defence ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    Will 'strongman' Xi Jinping lead China into armed conflicts with rival neighbours?

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:23am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com President's assertive tone and focus on military power of growing concern in region, experts say As Xi builds PLA,neighbours worry he might use it China has become more willing to show off its military might since President Xi Jinping came to power as he wants to send a message to people at home and abroad that he is a strongman willing ...

  6. News - China - MILITARY

    Veteran general promoted to head Beijing Garrison as Xi Jinping consolidates military control

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 11:01am by Raymond Li

    ... capacity on Tuesday, reported the official Beijing Daily and Beijing TV news. Pan’s promotion was the latest among a raft of military personnel reshuffles at the top ranks as president Xi Jinping ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    Free of graft and technically skilled: the qualities Xi seeks in new PLA generals

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:08am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com The elevation of nearly two dozens officers suggests President Xi Jinping wants a military leadership free of graft and technically skilled, analysts say New generals show push for 'clean' force The latest round of promotions in the People's Liberation Army suggests President Xi Jinping is seeking to groom a new generation ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping calls on navy to be prepared for struggle

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... President inspects South Sea fleet and makes rallying call in latest display of military strength amid territorial disputes President Xi Jinping inspected the navy's South Sea fleet in Sanya in the latest display of his consolidation of power over the army and China's military strength. Xi urged soldiers to be better prepared for military struggle in the inspection ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping's PLA booze ban gives troops a kick

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 06:23pm by Ernest Kao

    ... this is happening because they’re giving up the drink – at least according to a report in the People’s Daily newspaper on Sunday. Since taking the reigns of the Central Military Commission in November, Xi Jinping has been tweaking the country’s military protocol and part of his new “ten provisions” for the CMC – which includes cutting out fancy receptions and big dinner banquets – is banning ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    China to adopt new military incentive guideline

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 01:35pm

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Move, which will go into effect on August 1, seen as part of Xi's efforts to encourage a skilled and corruption-free armed forces Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged more incentives to sharpen military combat capacity and called on fewer accolades for administrative organs and officials. The new incentive guideline, which will come ...




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