The destroyer Harbin during an exercise in 2012. Photo: Xinhua
The destroyer Harbin during an exercise in 2012. Photo: Xinhua

Qing dynasty naval defeat 'a warning' for PLA

Scholars say 1894 naval debacle may be repeated if modernisation comes without political reform

The destroyer Harbin during an exercise in 2012. Photo: Xinhua
The destroyer Harbin during an exercise in 2012. Photo: Xinhua
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