The army, navy and air force took part in the drill last week. Photo: Weibo

Hong Kong’s PLA garrison held a drill last week on ‘emergency dispatches’

  • But the Chinese army’s official newspaper waited until the day after violent protests rocked the city to report on the patrol exercises
  • Analyst sees it as a ‘blatant message about the use of force’
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The army, navy and air force took part in the drill last week. Photo: Weibo
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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.