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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 16:15:57

Chinese Embassy in Cambodia marks PLA's 92nd anniversary

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia hosted a reception here on Tuesday to mark the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 8:43:39

Defense ministry holds reception to celebrate PLA founding anniversary

A reception was held by the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 7:28:06

Chinese missile destroyer partakes in Russian naval parade

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet participated in a military parade marking Russia's Navy Day on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/29 7:29:55

Military exercises conducted in waters near Taiwan

China has started military exercises in both the East and South China Seas near coastal areas, according to two navigation restriction notices released by maritime safety authorities on Monday and Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 11:30:10

Chinese Embassy in Cairo celebrates 92nd anniversary of PLA founding

The Chinese Embassy in Cairo hosted a ceremony on Sunday evening to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/29 7:32:19

Chinese Navy increases aircraft carrier pilot recruits

China has recruited 41 percent more cadet pilots for aircraft carrier fighter jets this year than 2018, a significant move according to Chinese military analysts noting how it provided increased talent reserve for Chinese carriers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 23:50:41

J-20 fighter makes combat unit debut

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force for the first time released a photo of a J-20 stealth fighter jet showing the serial number of a combat unit, indicating that the warplane has ended trials and become a potent warplane protecting the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 22:53:39

China's armed police commanders contest wraps up

China's second national armed police commanders contest wrapped up Friday in northern China's Tianjin Municipality.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 14:50:08

Chinese embassy in Czech Republic marks PLA's 92nd founding anniversary

The Chinese embassy in the Czech Republic hosted a reception on Thursday evening to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China, which falls on Aug. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/26 8:37:48

Chinese embassy in Israel celebrates 92nd anniversary of PLA founding

The Chinese embassy in Israel hosted a reception on Thursday evening to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on August 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/26 8:33:47

China warns US warship's transit through Taiwan Straits

Chinese official and experts slammed the transit of a US warship Wednesday through the Taiwan Straits, calling it a provocation timed to coincide with the release on the same day of China's new national defense white paper which identified the opposition and containment of "Taiwan independence" as part of the Chinese military's fundamental goal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 16:55:39

US targets China as main competitor in promotional video for new weapon

US missile maker Raytheon Co. provoked China with a promotional video in which the company showcases new defense technologies to defeat enemy missiles and other threats including China-made missiles. Chinese experts said that showed the US was targeting China as its major opponent and was likely to lead to a boycott by Chinese buyers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 19:53:40

China-Russia military ties come first

A newly released white paper said military relations between China and Russia have reached a high and continue to develop, a signal experts said demonstrates the two countries' determination to safeguard regional and international peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 23:03:41

PLA garrison can conduct public security missions if HK govt requests, says Defense Ministry citing law

China's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the military is following closely the recent situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), citing a law that allows the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Hong Kong to conduct social security missions after the local government makes a request to the central government.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 16:06:30

China probes ex-military official for discipline violations, denies espionage claims

Qian is being investigated by the CMC's discipline commission for suspected serious violations of discipline and duty-related crime.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 14:53:40

PLA establishes modern weapons, equipment system: white paper

The Chinese military is establishing a modernized weaponry and equipment system by commissioning the likes of Type 15 tanks, Type 052D destroyers, J-20 fighters and DF-26 intermediate and long-range ballistic missiles, according to a white paper issued by defense ministry on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 14:21:59

White paper expounds on missions, tasks of China's armed forces in new era

A white paper titled "China's National Defense in the New Era" released by the State Council Information Office Wednesday expounded on the missions and tasks of China's armed forces.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:28:12