Category Archives: Zhuhai

Second, third-tier cities: today´s winners – Shaun Rein

China´s first tier cities seem to be getting out of breath, while second and third-tier cities blossom. Business analyst Shaun Rein has been predicting the shift already for a long time, he tells the South China Morning Post. The rising prosperity of lower-tier cities may boost tourism to cheaper destinations like the Philippines and Thailand, he adds.

Sea-plane might support China´s territorial claims – Wendell Minnick

A new sea-plane might fit nicely into China´s territorial claims in the South China Sea, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Up to now, China did not have airplanes able to go to the disputed islands.

China buys Russian SAM installation to threaten Taiwan – Wendell Minnick

Can China´s military equipment reach Taiwan, was a key question military on the island asked themselves. After China´s purchase of 400-kilometer-range S-400 Triumf road-mobile SAM systems from Russia, that answer is “yes”, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

The mistakes by US defense analysts – Wendell Minnick

After so many remarkable introductions of new Chinese weaponry, including two new stealth fighters and an aircraft carrier, defense analyst Wendell Minnick from Taiwan wonders in Defense News why so few of his US colleagues do get get China right.

China’s UAV’s get teeth – Wendell Minnick

Zhuhai’s airshow showed that China’s UAV’s getting mature, since their first appearance in 1996, writes defense specialist Wendell Minnick in Defense News. One possible target: aircraft carriers.

China’s weapon industry advances internationally – Wendell Minnick

New international deals for the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) were some of the surprises military expert Wendell Minnick discovered at the Zhuhai ninth biennial China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, he writes in Defense News.

UAV’s displayed at Zhuhai air show – Wendell Minnick

Image via Wikipedia Chinese companies have displayed 25 different models of UAV, unmanned airplanes, at the Zhuhai air show, stressing it technological development, writes defense expert Wendell Minnick in Defense…

Air Force shows power in Zhuhai – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick Defense specialist Wendell Minnick got a preview of the site of the 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Zhuhai Airshow), beginning today, showing off China’s military capabilities in…