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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

    ... campaign into the army," said Zhang Lifan, a political affairs analyst. The party leadership cracked down on corruption in the military in the late 1990s, ordering the army to stay out ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA continues battle cries supporting graft crackdown after Xu Caihou's downfall

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 05:58pm by Andrea Chen

    ... to the Beijing-based political commentator Zhang Lifan. "The announcement of Xu's case served as a warning to the military not to take any actions [against the anti-graft campaign]," Zhang said. ... concern, according to political analyst Zhang. "He has visited various troop units over ten times since taking office," he said. "It's clear he has learned a lesson from some ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Russia start joint naval exercise

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:30pm by Minnie Chan

    ... to translate into reality," Putin was reported to have said. Hu is not scheduled to meet Putin. Zhang Ming, a political commentator affiliated with Renmin University, said Jiang's experience ... remains in political power," Zhang said. Another Beijing-based commentator, Zhang Lifan, said Jiang may need to make such appearances to signify that his faction, the "Shanghai ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Dressed to kill: First female PLA honour guards steal limelight at leader's visit

    Posted May 13th 2014, 02:13pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... arts. Zhang Shibo, commander of the Beijing military region, said they plan to draft 100 more this autumn, and 50 each year afterwards. “The military parades I participated in before were all ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA sets up leading group to boost training

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:01am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong zhang.hong@scmp.com PLA sets up leading group to boost training The People's Liberation Army has established a new leading group to supervise military training, the latest move in the drive by party secretary Xi Jinping to improve the combat readiness of the world's largest army. The PLA Daily reported that the General Staff Headquarters will take the lead ...

  6. News - China - MILITARY

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

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

    ... dealing with domestic and foreign affairs,” Beijing-based political commentator Zhang Lifan said. “When looking back at what he has done over the past year or so, I think Xi is trying to abandon ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA urged to reform, upgrade to fight hi-tech wars

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sources as saying that Gu's younger brother, Gu Xianjun, and his brother-in-law Zhang Tao had been on the Public Security Bureau's most wanted list for corruption and bribery since ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA leadership changes reflect a fine balancing act

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Keshi , the new director of the PLA's General Logistics Department, and General Zhang Youxia , the new director of its General Armaments Department, are close to Xi. General Zhang Yang ... of the CMC's three vice-chairmen. Fang, the former commander of the Beijing Military Command, served in the Lanzhou Military Command for more than three decades. Zhang Yang worked in the Guangzhou ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MILITARY

    Lieut Gen Wang Xiaojun tipped for top Hong Kong army post

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Lieutenant General Zhang Shibo as the next commander of the Hong Kong garrison. Zhang, 60, will soon take over from General Fang Fenhui, who is tipped to be the PLA's Chief of General Staff ... to the Communist Party's 18th national congress, due to be held on November 8, according to a Beijing-based source familiar with military affairs. After joining the army in 1970, Zhang, a native ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    Four generals promoted in key military command area of Jinan

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHOI-YUK

    ... to deputy commander positions in the Shenyang and Beijing military commands, respectively, over the last few weeks. Aside from Chen, Lieutenant General Zhang Lieying, former director of the political department of the Jinan Military Command, was made deputy political commissar for the region. Zhang, 61, is generally viewed as a protégé of General Xu Caihou, the former vice-chairman ...




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