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India, Pakistan to join SCO's largest drill

The counter-terrorism drill by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries, scheduled to begin on Wednesday, is the largest under the SCO charter with the participation of India and Pakistan for the first time, and Chinese experts say the drill will greatly contribute to stability in Central and South Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 20:48:41

PLA to participate in Vostok 2018 drills

For the first time the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will participate in Russia's Vostok military drills in a move that a Chinese expert said showcases their deepening strategic partnership.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 21:43:40

Chinese defense minister to meet Indian leaders

A trip by China's defense minister to India, the first since last year's Doklam standoff, was hailed by Chinese analysts on Tuesday as a landmark trip for the recovery of military ties between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 21:43:45

Residents suffer from military exercise tear gas in town bordering North Korea

The government of Baishan, Northeast China's Jilin Province, apologized on Friday after local residents were affected by the effect of tear gas from a nearby military training exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 19:43:40

Military missions

The maritime safety administration in Liaoning Province released two notices on Friday, saying the PLA would conduct military activities in waters of the Yellow Sea and the Bohai Strait in the next few days.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:23:40

US report on China's military "not in line with countries' interests": Defense Ministry

The Pentagon's annual report on China's military and security developments is another move by the US to hype the perceived China threat that only serves to cater to anti-China sentiment, raise US military spending and contain China's rising influence around the globe, Chinese experts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:08:40

PLA conducts live-fire drill on Qinghai-Tibet plateau

A digital combat unit of the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has conducted live-fire drills at an altitude of over 4,000 meters on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, a practice which military experts said showcased the country's determination to build a victorious army.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 21:28:40

Chinese Air Force aerobatics team departs for performance in Russia

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force's August 1st aerobatics team Thursday left for Russia to perform at the Army 2018 International Military and Technical Forum.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 17:56:01

Ark Peace arrives in Tonga for goodwill visit, to provide medical service

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace arrived in the Tongan capital of Nukualofa on Monday for an eight-day goodwill visit and humanitarian medical service.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 8:54:27

Oxygen therapy, portable barracks enhance PLA fighting strength in Tibet

High-pressure oxygen therapy and portable barracks are being introduced to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to boost the People's Liberation Army (PLA) combat capability, a Chinese expert told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 23:03:39

Eight people infected with anthrax disease in Inner Mongolia: report

Eight people were allegedly infected with anthrax in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region due to a suspected outbreak of the sheep and cattle disease, which has killed nine cows.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 23:08:40

PLA naval exercises in East China Sea test missile interceptions

Naval vessels from three theater commands of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have conducted air defense and anti-missile live-fire exercises in the East China Sea, the PLA Daily reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:18:40

US eyes to create Space Force

US President Donald Trump's administration has announced an ambitious plan to usher in a new Space Force as the sixth branch of the US military by 2020, a move that Chinese experts said on Friday may trigger fierce competition in the development of space weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/10 23:33:41

S.China Sea rescue shows benefits for all: experts

The Southern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent a military transport aircraft to rescue a fisherman in the South China Sea on Thursday, and analysts said China's development in the South China Sea will benefit neighboring countries and is humanitarian in nature.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/10 21:18:40

PLA hospital ship Peace Ark concludes visit to Fiji

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark left the Fijian capital city of Suva on Thursday after wrapping up an eight-day good-will visit to the South Pacific island nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 22:48:42

Chinese embassy in Syria denies military force joined Idlib battle

The Chinese embassy in Syria denied a Syrian media report that "China sent military forces to participate in Syrian government's military operation during the battle of Idlib."
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 21:23:40

Chinese naval hospital ship offers free medical services to Fijian islanders

A medical team from the visiting Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace was transported on Tuesday by a naval helicopter to Vatulele, an island more than 100 km away from Fiji's capital Suva, to offer free medical services to the islanders, who spoke highly of the Chinese military doctors' services.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 7:00:11

Destroyer Haikou protects global waterways and China's sovereignty, builds ties with rest of the world

The slogan on the main road of a training camp for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) South China Sea Fleet reads “No fear of fierce storms, bloodshed, sacrifice or enemies.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 18:53:07