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PLA names 300 delegates to party congress

The People's Liberation Army and its affiliated People's Armed Police yesterday released a list of its 300 delegates for the upcoming 18th national party congress.

Friday, 24 August, 2012, 1:29pm

All eyes on the new guard

The Central Military Commission of the People's Liberation Army is due for a large-scale restructuring after the Communist Party's 18th National Congress in autumn next year. Apart from its civilian chairman, Hu Jintao, and vice-chairman Xi Jinping, up to seven of the current 12 members of the top military decision-making body will have reached retirement age by then.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Young general tipped for the top

The youngest lieutenant general in the People's Liberation Army has recently been given pole position in the jockeying for a seat on the Central Military Commission (CMC) during an expected restructuring next year.

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Beijing holds its own at gathering of military experts

Beijing may not have had the highest-powered delegation at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual informal gathering of defence ministers and military analysts, but it was the team on everybody's lips.

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am