Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout
Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout

Navy man tipped to command PLA’s key southern region

Sources say vice admiral is front runner to head strategic southern command, which would break with a long PLA tradition favouring the army

Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout
Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai is likely to command the southern region. Photo: Handout
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