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China to buy 5,000 Russian air-to-air missiles

The People’s Liberation Army realizes that it needs the more advanced Russian missiles to for air-to-air combat purposes against the U.S. and Japan in any potential future air combat. 89 more words

Military Aviation

Former Chinese Military Chief Reportedly Confessed To Taking 'Massive' Bribes

China’s Central Military Commission Vice Chairman General Xu Caihou salutes as he listens to national anthems during a welcome ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, in this Oct 27, 2009, file photograph.  342 more words

Chinese Soldiers Dancing

Everyone in China is singing and dancing along to this song, even the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) officers. Don’t believe me? Watch this recruiting video that came out of Xi’an: 47 more words

Video

Red Sorghum by Mo Yan 1987, 1992

When I read The Illiad a few years ago, I was shocked. The divine Homer expends most of his or their or Their lyrical energy on spears’ passage through stomachs, limbs’ flight from hips and shoulders, shoulders’ descent from necks, chariots splintering into the sharpest and deadliest of fragments, and gods and goddesses bickering over sex . 1,783 more words

Literary Fiction

A pro-democracy protester shakes his fist at police officers in Hong Kong

A pro-democracy protester shakes his fist at police officers in Hong Kong.

Asia

Beijing Prepared For Hong Kong Protests To Drag On -- We're “prepared for the worst”.

By Gary Cheung
The South China Morning Post

gary.cheung@scmp.com

 

Protesters reinforce barricades near the government headquarters. Photo: Dickson Lee

Police cleared some of the main barricades in Admiralty and Causeway Bay yesterday but demonstrators remained and the top mainland representative in Hong Kong said Beijing had “prepared for the worst” fearing the Occupy Central protests would drag on “for some time”. 570 more words