Tag Archives: People’s Liberation Army

  • China will protect its sovereignty: Xi

    China will fiercely protect its sovereignty against "any people, organisation or political party", President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday, as the country celebrated the 90th anniversary of PLA. ...

  • Pushed by Xi, new PLA training hard to win wars

    President Xi Jinping is pushing China's 2.3 million-strong PLA which turns 89 tomorrow to train hard to win wars as it expands its high tech arsenal. ...

  • How People’s Liberation Army embarrassed the Indian army chief

    Army chief General Bikram Singh faced embarrassing questions from some officers of the People's Liberation Army during his recent visit to Beijing. ...

  • India, China, Pakistan to take part in joint naval exercises

    In a rare show of camaraderie, naval ships of India, China and Pakistan would take part in joint exercises being organised to celebrate the 65th founding anniversary of the Chinese navy. ...

  • China provokes India again, its troops enter Arunachal Pradesh

    Chinese troops reportedly intruded into Arunachal Pradesh last week and stayed for a few days, in a repeat of the standoff at Depsang in Ladakh four months ago. ...

  • China rejects allegation of its army’s intrusion into Ladakh

    China on Monday rejected reports of intrusion by its troops in Ladakh, saying the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers patrolled the Chinese side of Line of Actual Control (LAC) without "trespassing" into it. ...

  • Chinese soldiers set up post in Indian territory

    Several dozen Chinese soldiers have set up a remote camp some 10 km inside territory claimed by India in the high altitude Himalayan desert of Ladakh, Indian police sources said. ...

  • Man who set up Tibet radio gets £65 in back-pay 63 years later

    Patience is a virtue that has finally paid off for Robert Ford. Former civil servant Robert Ford received back-pay of £65 on his 90th birthday. ...

  • China defends massive growth in military spending

    Newly installed Chinese leader Xi Jinping faces a key test of his campaign to end corruption and reduce extravagance when outlays for the politically influential military are announced Tuesday. ...

  • Special Report: China’s military hawks take the offensive

    Tough talk backed up with firepower delivered over a three-decade military buildup, is sending an unnerving signal that a rising China may be ready to use force. ...