Ahead of the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), military experts have been discussing the development of the various divisions over the years. 190 more words
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JULY 12, 2017, 12:42 A.M. E.D.T.
TAIPEI — Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone early on Wednesday morning on its way back from Hong Kong and is being monitored, Taiwan’s defense ministry said, adding there was no cause for alarm. 164 more words
Liaoning, China’s first operational aircraft, arrived in Hong Kong Friday morning (July 7, 2017), just days after the Chinese President Xi Jin-ping warned the city against independence forces. 458 more words
Beijing has used its aircraft carrier’s maiden voyage to tighten is grip over the island. Concerns about democracy in Hong Kong have been raised on the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China. 479 more words
Following this weekend’s historic visit of China’s first aircraft carrier, Hong Kong is expected to play host to more frequent military displays as Beijing seeks new ways of forging nationalist sentiment across the free-wheeling financial hub. 574 more words