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PLA Daily vows strict discipline for Chinese army

A total of 4,885 military officials were punished for disciplinary offenses in 2016, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) flagship newspaper reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/27 14:36:46

Army seeks better recruits

Southwest China's Yunnan Province is encouraging retired servicemen and servicewomen to rejoin the army if they meet the job requirements, and offers a one-off financial incentive of 4,000 yuan ($580), local media reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 22:18:39

China Coast Guard vessels patrol Diaoyu Islands

Three China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, according to an online statement by the State Oceanic Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:38:25

Discipline watchdog visited 500 military organs

The military discipline watchdog has visited about 500 military organs across China in the beginning of the year, it said Wednesday in the first-ever public disclosure of its anti-corruption work.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 22:23:39

S.Korea returns remains of 28 martyrs to China

South Korea has returned the remains of Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War to China on Wednesday at an airport ceremony in Seoul.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 16:03:39

Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming

A bomb disposal expert detects "suspected explosives" during a drill in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 20, 2017. A bomb disposal drill was held on Monday by Yunnan Corps of Chinese People's Armed Police Force to improve their ability to handle emergency situation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 10:54:16

China's armed forces send disciplinary inspectors

Army inspectors have been dispatched to review discipline at the local-troop level, according to the Central Military Commission (CMC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/19 14:20:00

Chinese military culture week to be held in Egypt

At the invitation of Egyptian Defense Ministry, the Central Military Commission (CMC) will send a delegation to Egypt and hold a Chinese military culture week there in late March.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 22:59:32

China, Pakistan to further boost military cooperation

The military cooperation between China and Pakistan will be further enhanced especially in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, experts noted after a meeting between two senior military officers of the two countries on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 22:18:40

Border guards garrison China’s highest-altitude village

Photo shows eight border guards patrolling the Gangbu glacier in the village of Pumajiangtang in Shannan, Tibet Autonomous Region. The village, which sits at 5,373 meters above sea level, covers 1,200 square kilometers of land and earns the distinction of being China's highest settlement. The barometric pressure in Pumajiangtang is half that at sea level, and the annual average temperature is minus 7 degrees Celsius. Residents of the village live on average to be 49.5 years old.
Source: People's Daily Online | 2017/3/15 10:04:59

Japan to send largest warship to S.China Sea: report

Japan reportedly plans to send its largest warship through the South China Sea, a move that Chinese experts said would demonstrate Japan’s determination to interfere in the maritime disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 20:58:39

Q-5 ground attack aircraft take off at dusk

A pilot sits in the cockpit of his Q-5 ground attack aircraft prior to a flight training exercise in east China’s Shandong Province on March 8, 2017. He is assigned to an air force aviation regiment of the PLA Northern Theater Command.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/3/11 12:18:48

An armored infantry squad loses a game

Squad Leader Corporal Xiao Shuo executes obstacles training with Type-95 rifle as his teammates cheer for him during a Company-wide competition. All the squad members tried their best, but they lost the competion after all.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/3/10 11:41:51

China to reduce army reserves as part of military reform

China will reduce its army reserve while increasing reserves for other services, said a senior officer of the country’s national defense mobilization department on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the ongoing sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC).
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 21:53:39

Flight training in Xinjiang

Two J-7 fighter jets attached to an air force aviation brigade under the PLA Western Theater Command fly in formation during a flight training exercise in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on March 6, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/3/9 11:00:26

Graphics: China's 2017 defense spending

Graphics shows China's 2017 defense spending is budgeted to grow 7 percent. The figures can be found in a draft national budget for 2017, which has been submitted to the current annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/9 10:41:45

Chinese warships return home after high sea drill

Missile destroyer Changsha returns to a port in Sanya City, south China's Hainan Province, March 7, 2017, after a high sea drill. A Chinese naval fleet on Tuesday returned to a port in Sanya city on Hainan Island after a high sea drill. The fleet, which is comprised of missile destroyers Changsha and Haikou and supply ship Luomahu, had sailed over 8,000 nautical miles since Feb. 10, passing the South China Sea, East Indian Ocean, West Pacific and East China Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/8 16:59:06

Chinese female peacekeepers play important role in UN missions

Ahead of International Women's Day, women and children in a refugee camp in South Sudan received free medical examinations and treatment, provided by Dr. Sun Xiaoluan and her colleagues, who are Chinese female peacekeepers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/8 14:55:07