Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects the honour guards of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy before boarding the destroyer Xining in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping makes maritime peace call as Chinese navy powers up for 70th anniversary parade

  • President urges naval forces around the world to work together to settle disputes
  • No country can deal with all threats alone, China’s naval commander says
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Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects the honour guards of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy before boarding the destroyer Xining in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.