Control of China’s coastguard has been transferred to the country’s armed police force under a government restructuring plan announced by Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AP

China’s military police given control of coastguard as Beijing boosts maritime security

Restructuring necessary to ensure Communist Party’s ‘absolute leadership over the PLA and other armed forces’, document says

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Control of China’s coastguard has been transferred to the country’s armed police force under a government restructuring plan announced by Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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