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China’s coast guard to be absorbed into PLA

The People’s Liberation Army, having just taken over China’s 1.5-million-strong People’s Armed Police Force this year, is again expecting a boost to its headcount with the proposed absorption of the China Coast Guard, according to an announcement on Monday. Effective next month, the more than 16,000 personnel and the 135 patrol and cruise vessels of the […]