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Military-Industrial Complex

Military going hi-tech on a leaner budget

Beijing intends to push ahead with plans to transform its military into a modern fighting force by 2020, even though the defence budget will probably grow by less than 10 per cent a year in the next five-year plan.

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 12:00am

China should take a lead role in arms trade treaty

It is commonly held in the West that China is undermining democracy and human rights in the developing world by selling weapons to dictatorial regimes, particularly in Africa. Deals have certainly been made with governments with poor track records, but it would be wrong to claim that Beijing is the worst offender. There are bigger arms producers and exporters, not least its accusers.

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Why We Fight

Why We Fight

Starring: John McCain, Gore Vidal, Richard Perle

Director: Eugene Jarecki

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Fourth plant for Krupp

Fried Krupp Hoesch-Krupp, a German producer of stainless steel, has joined with Shanghai Pudong Iron and Steel (Group) to build a US$1.4 billion plant in Shanghai. The plant, its fourth in China, will have an annual capacity of 440,000 tonnes by 2006. The venture will be named Shanghai Krupp Stainless Steel Co.

18 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Nation that peddles arms a pariah state

The French are fond of depicting their nation as a bastion of art, culture and refinement, but this carefully-groomed image is belied by France's cynical and dangerous arms sales policy.

21 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Hill holds Strong trophy hand

TRAINER David Hill and jockey John Marshall hit the headlines with a midweek double and can capture the important Centurion Trophy today with impressive Time Strong.

The classy three-year-old is already being mentioned in connection with next year's Derby and there is little doubt that his last-start win, over today's course and distance, was absolutely emphatic.

15 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

State backs iron project

A US$1 billion iron-ore project by a consortium led by German steel giant Krupp has won the backing of Vietnam's Government, Heavy Industry Minister Tran Lum says.

27 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Little has changed

MR Gwynne's anger at arms sales by China (South China Morning Post, August 4) hardly makes any sense.

11 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Angered by PRC arms sales

AFTER having read the analysis regarding arms dealing (South China Morning Post, July 23), I feel there are some points that must be taken into account.

4 Aug 1993 - 12:00am