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Central govt responds to possible PLA deployment in HK

China on Tuesday further responded to questions on whether the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be deployed to take over Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/6 18:10:37

China's H-6K bomber expected to be armed with hypersonic weapons

The main mission objective of China's H-6K bomber is to strike key strategic points deep within enemy territories, the state broadcaster revealed, leading experts to predict that the warplane could eventually be armed with hypersonic weapons that can destroy hostile military hubs 3,000 kilometers away within minutes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/6 15:51:59

Shenzhen police drill mirrors Hong Kong protests

A total of 12,000 police officers from Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, participated in a drill on Tuesday, attracting unusual online attention as the drill featured emergency scenarios that resembled the ongoing riots in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/6 13:08:19

China calls US officials' remarks in Australia 'unwarranted attacks'

US officials' recent remarks in Australia are unwarranted attacks and slandering against China, which exposed the lingering hegemonic mentality of certain forces in the US, the Chinese Embassy in Australia said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 16:44:28

Spectacular International Army Games

The opening ceremony for the competitions hosted by China as part of the International Army Games 2019 was held on Saturday in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/5 13:35:18

Chinese light tank to get added protection

China's made-for-export light tank, VT5, is expected to be outfitted with an active protection system, state broadcaster reported, which will enable the thin-armored tank to significantly expand its defense capability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 16:03:34

China competitions for Int'l Army Games 2019 kicks off

The opening ceremony of the International Army Games 2019 was held on August 3 and will last till August 15 in Korla, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The Chinese army will host four contests in areas such as infantry combat vehicles and weapon repair. Teams coming from 12 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America will take part. Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 9:58:47

China competitions for International Army Games 2019 kicks off

The opening ceremony for the competitions hosted by China as part of the International Army Games 2019 was held on Saturday in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/4 8:43:39

Web users cheer PLA's 92nd birthday

Whether it was the most touching soldier love story or the best-looking idol in uniform, Chinese internet users paid tribute to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in their own way on Thursday, the 92nd anniversary of its founding.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 21:28:41

Shanghai kicks off military recruitment, targeting college graduates

Shanghai is targeting fresh college graduates and people with higher degrees for military recruitment, thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 18:08:40

Merit citations indicate PLA Navy's weapon development

Another Chinese naval scientist working on full electric propulsion (FEP) received a first-class merit citation on Wednesday, a year after a colleague on his team was likewise honored. Experts said the honors reflect the rapid development in China's FEP warships.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 17:58:13

PLA Garrison in Hong Kong SAR marks 92nd anniversary of PLA founding

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) hosted a reception on Wednesday to mark the 92nd anniversary of the PLA's founding.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/1 14:07:06

Falcon Force!

As one of the most elite counterterrorism forces in China, the Falcon Commando Unit carried out its grueling seasonal drills in late June.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 16:43:40

10 Chinese officers promoted to rank of general

Ten senior Chinese military and armed police officers have been promoted to the rank of general, the highest rank for officers in active service in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/1 1:43:24

Xi stresses focusing on reform to strengthen military

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed concentrating efforts to implement the strategy of strengthening the military through reform to advance the cause of building a strong military in the new era.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 23:29:25

Xi signs orders to award merit citations to military individuals, unit

Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, has signed orders to award merit citations to four individuals and one military unit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 23:23:57

White House should tell Hong Kong extremists to stop violence: FM

China mocked on Wednesday the US claim of Chinese military activities near Hong Kong as the Foreign Ministry demanded the White House contribute to peace rather than violence in the special administrative region of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 19:58:41

China to further raise pension benefits for retired soldiers

China will further increase pension and living subsidies for disabled veterans, Red Army veterans and families of martyrs starting Aug. 1, China's Army Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 16:57:14