Saturday, May 21, 2011


The vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission meets with Sjafrie Sjamsuddin, secretary general of Indonesia's Defense Ministry, in Beijing, in 2009.

In May 2011, the Chinese Defence Minister has been visiting Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore.

Indonesian Vice President Boediono met with visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie in Jakarta on 21 May 2011.

"Boediono said that the bilateral relations between Indonesia and China have grown rapidly since the two countries established a strategic partnership...

"He said Indonesia attaches great importance to enhancing comprehensive cooperation with China, including the cooperation in defense and security...

"Liang arrived in Indonesia on Tuesday for an official goodwill visit at the invitation of Indonesian Minister of Defense Purnomo.

Indonesian VP meets with visiting Chinese defense minister

Indonesia Calls For Strong Defence Cooperation With China

"China's Defense Minister General Liang Guanglie will be in the Philippines from May 21 to 25 2011, having previously visited Singapore and Indonesia as part of his Southeast Asian tour.

"The visit is expected to further advance China-Philippines friendly relations, specifically military exchanges and pragmatic cooperation." (China exec's visit d)