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Chinese vice president meets Panetta


September 19th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who has appeared in public after a fortnight's disappearance, Wednesday met US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta here.Xi reviewed his visit ... Read more...

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Be prepared for combat: Chinese general


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior Chinese general has urged the army not to be slack and be prepared for any possible military combat. The remark comes amid rising tensions ... Read more...

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China’s heir apparent missing since Sep 1?


September 12th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the heir apparent to the country's leadership, has not been seen in public since Sep 1, giving rise to rampant speculation ... Read more...

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China vows closer military ties with Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China Friday called for enhanced military ties with Afghanistan.Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Guo Boxiong has said that military ties have been growing steadly ... Read more...

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Chinese military base in South China Sea


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China will deploy a military garrison at its newly established administrative base in Sansha city in South China Sea, a media report said Monday.China's Central Military ... Read more...

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North Korean army chief removed (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea's army chief, Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho, has been relieved of his post due to his illness, Xinhua reported Monday, citing the official ... Read more...

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North Korea holds military parade


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 15 (IANS) North Korea Sunday held a military parade here to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il-sung.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lauded the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets new party post


April 12th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 12 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been appointed chairman of the central military commission of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).The appointment was made ... Read more...

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Historic opportunity for Hu Jintao to engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
History beckons China's President Hu Jintao during his India visit if he sheds entrenched antipathies and chooses to directly engage the Dalai Lama with a specific intention of initiating the ... Read more...

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Documentary hails North Korea’s new leader


January 9th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's state television Sunday aired a documentary about the country's new leader Kim Jong-un, in which he is shown inspecting troops and manoeuvring a ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un declared North Korea’s supreme military commander


December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kim Jong-un, the son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been officially declared the supreme commander of the armed forces, South Korea's Yonhap ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il


December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kim’s death rocks South Korea’s financial market


December 19th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 19 (IANS) South Korea's financial market was rocked Monday after North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-il died.Market watchers said the focus would move to whether power shift to ... Read more...

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Dalai shadow on China’s future leader’s visit


November 27th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The sudden postponement of boundary talks due to differences over Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's presence at a Buddhist conference here has also ... Read more...

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US-China military hotline eases ties


November 12th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Top military officials of China and the US and the defence ministries of both countries have held multiple phone conversations since a hotline was set ... Read more...

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China reorganises two military academies


November 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (IANS) China has reorganised two of its top military academies, including one that imparts training to the armoured forces.President Hu Jintao and the Central Military Commission (CMC) ... Read more...

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Cuba, China to enhance military cooperation


October 28th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 28 (IANS) China and Cuba have pledged to take forward their bilateral ties and promote cooperation between their militaries.The affirmation came Thursday during a meeting between Cuban President ... Read more...

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China to better manage army assets


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China is going to better manage its army's assets, authorities said.The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has moved to better manage its assets in an effort ... Read more...

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Chinese aircraft carrier to serve in South China Sea


August 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China's new aircraft carrier is likely to serve in the South China Sea by the next Army Day (Sep 3), a military source has revealed.The South ... Read more...

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China to modernise military: Defence minister


August 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China will "steadily" reform its national defence and modernise its military forces, the defence minister said on the occasion of the Army Day which is observed ... Read more...

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China prepares for hi-tech modern warfare


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) The Chinese army is developing officers of high caliber who will be capable of handling advanced weaponry and mastering warfare in the information age by 2020, ... Read more...

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Father of modern Chinese navy Liu Huaqing dies at 95


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 15 (ANI): Liu Huaqing, former Vice-Chairman of China's Central Military Commission and the country's father of the modern navy, has died at 95.The China Daily quoted a statement issued by ... Read more...

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China, US agree to reduce “miscalculation” risk between two armed forces


January 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): China and the United States have reportedly agreed to jointly reduce the risk of "miscalculation" between the two powerful armed forces.China had suspended military contacts twice following ... Read more...

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Chinese, US defence ministers meet to strengthen military ties


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Monday met with his US counterpart Robert Gates here for talks and called for joint efforts to deal with disagreements between the two ... Read more...

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Next Chinese leader ‘redder than reds’: Wikileaks


December 19th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 19 (IANS) Leaked US diplomatic cables portray the anointed Chinese leader Xi Jinping as incorruptible, disinterested in extra marital affairs and a Communist hardliner who is "redder than reds".Der Spiegel, ... Read more...

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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to Succeed in 2013?


October 20th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man who is most likely to be the next President of China booster his chances of taking the presidency in 2013, from President Hu Jintao after he ... Read more...

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Communist Party of China sets agenda for five years (Roundup)


October 18th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) Monday vowed to make vigorous efforts to promote political restructuring and said measures would be taken to improve living standards across ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president gets key military post


October 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) China's Vice President Xi Jinping has been appointed vice chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission (CMC), a move that may make him the likely successor to President ... Read more...

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South Korean President expects Kim Jong-un to continue dynastic rule in North Korea


October 12th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Oct 12(ANI): South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has said that Kim Jong-il's third son, Kim Jong-un, is expected to continue the dynastic succession in North Korea."It seems quite clear North Korean ... Read more...

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North Korea To Appoint Kim Jong Un As Its New Leader


October 9th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea is all set to witness the transfer of power and the preparations are under way. The Defense Minister of North Korea informed the South ... Read more...

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Has Kim Jong-un undergone plastic surgery to resemble grandpa?


October 5th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Rumours are rife that Kim Jong-un, the heir to the North Korean regime, has undergone plastic surgery in a bid to more closely resemble his grandfather, the deeply ... Read more...

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North Korea’s heir apparent undergoes plastic surgery


October 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Heir to North Korean regime Kim Jong-un has reportedly undergone plastic surgery so that he closely resembles his grandfather, a media report said Tuesday.The speculation began in ... Read more...

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North Korea plans heir apparent Kim Jong-un military parade


October 4th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 4 (ANI): North Korea is planning a major military parade and a series of war games to mark the emergence of Kim Jong-il's third son as its next leader, South ... Read more...

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Positive signals hint at Sino-US ties getting back on track


September 7th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 7 (ANI): A number of high-profile US guests, including the "positive signals" that emerged during the meeting between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, are an ... Read more...

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Embrace US-style democracy or accept Soviet-style collapse: Chinese general


August 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 12 (ANI): China must either embrace US-style democracy or accept Soviet-style collapse, a Chinese two-star general has warned his conservative Communist Party masters and People's Liberation Army colleagues.General Liu Yazhou ... Read more...

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