The People's Liberation Army must rid itself of deep-seated habits, cultivated within the military by decades of peace, in order to prepare for war at a moment's notice, the mouthpiece of the armed forces reported yesterday.Monday, 21 January, 2013, 12:00pm 1 comment
The youngest member of the Central Military Commission (CMC), 62-year-old PLA air force commander General Xu Qiliang , is a front runner to become one of the commission's two professional vice-chairmen next month.16 Oct 2012 - 8:55am
The senior ranks of the People's Liberation Army are due a major reshuffle at the top after the 18th Communist Party congress.15 Oct 2012 - 12:07pm
A tech-savvy, 48-year-old rising star in the mainland military has been promoted to head a prominent college affiliated with the People's Liberation Army in the latest personnel reshuffle.
Major General Yang Xuejun was made president of the National University of Defence Technology in Changsha this week, staff at the university said.9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The National People's Congress yesterday re-elected Wen Jiabao as premier for a second five-year term, and promoted two new men to become the country's top judge and procurator.
Mr Wen, 65, ranked third in the Communist Party hierarchy, received 2,926 votes for, 21 against and 12 abstentions.17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Four officers have been promoted to the PLA leadership, according to reports on mainland and overseas media websites.
Analysts said the appointments were the latest moves by President Hu Jintao to elevate more professional, younger officers to senior positions in the People's Liberation Army.1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Two leading PLA air force and naval officers have been promoted to the rank of deputy chief of general staff in what is being seen as a move to strengthen the capabilities of the military against Taiwan.18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am