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China launches ocean-observing satellite under closer Sino-European space cooperation

China successfully sent an ocean-observing satellite into space on Monday, a joint mission pursued under close Sino-French space cooperation that will enable scientists to simultaneously study, for the first time, ocean surface winds and waves.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 10:08:53

China launches space router for first time

China's first space router has been successfully launched atop the Long March-4B carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 10:05:22

Vice premier urges deeper military-civilian integration

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Monday attended a national symposium where plans were made to advance military-civilian integration in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 23:03:40

Third sea trial of new carrier to test weapons, control systems: expert

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier Type 001A embarked on its third sea trial on Sunday, in which the vessel's weapons system, control system and communications system will undergo further tests, a Chinese military insider said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 15:28:39

China, ASEAN conclude maritime drill

Naval forces from China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday concluded a joint maritime drill in the city of Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/28 7:00:34

Xi inspects PLA Southern Theater Command, stresses advancing commanding ability

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday inspected the Southern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army and stressed advancing capacity-building for commanding.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/26 21:37:39

China, ASEAN conclude maritime exercise

China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Friday concluded a two-day maritime exercise off the coast of south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/27 8:01:04

Defense minister refutes US at Beijing Xiangshan Forum

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum opened on Thursday and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the opening ceremony of the forum to express China's commitment to enhance strategic mutual trust and security cooperation with nations around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 23:38:40

Potential defense ministers' meeting to avoid misjudgment

A potential meeting between defense ministers of China and the US could be a key and constructive measure to avoid misjudgment, said a Chinese commentator on Thursday, but whether it could yield positive outcomes remains in the clouds due to the unpredictability and ambiguity of US President Donald Trump's foreign policy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 23:33:41

China stresses importance of international military trust at Xiangshan forum

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum opened on Thursday and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the opening ceremony to express China's commitment to enhance strategic mutual trust and security cooperation with the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 11:58:40

Unilateralism willful disregard for people

Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, said on Wednesday in Beijing that unilateralism is a "withdrawal from international groups" and disregard for the interests of other countries and peoples.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 23:38:41

ASEAN military officials view simulated training of Chinese Navy

Military officials from ASEAN member countries were impressed after viewing a simulated training exercise on China's Qijiguang naval training ship in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 13:03:39

'Unprecedented' foreign participation at Beijing forum

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum will be held at the Beijing International Convention Center from Wednesday to Friday, and a senior officer of the People's Liberation Army said on Monday that the scale and level of the foreign delegations are unprecedented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 23:38:40

China, ASEAN hail 1st drill

The first China-ASEAN joint military drill began Monday in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province, a sign of commitment from both sides to safeguard regional peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 21:23:39

China, ASEAN begin first joint maritime drills

The China-ASEAN maritime drill officially began Monday morning at a military harbor in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 15:33:39

China-ASEAN drill 'milestone' for regional peace

Chinese State Councilor and National Defense Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday hailed the first-ever China-ASEAN joint military exercise as a milestone event that will showcase the resolve and determination of China and ASEAN to safeguard regional peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:43:39

AG600 amphibious plane makes successful water-based test flight

China's first domestically made large amphibious aircraft, the AG600, successfully made its first water-based test flight Saturday morning in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province, with experts predicting the aircraft to cover the entire South China Sea with its far-reaching rescue and monitoring capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:13:39

US pullout from INF 'could fuel arms race'

The US's withdrawal from a nuclear missile control treaty with Russia could add fuel to a global arms race, Chinese experts said, warning that China should increase its self-defense capacity to safeguard national security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:08:40