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Revised military training regulation to start trial implementation

A revised training regulation for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will start trial implementation on Jan. 1, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 19:18:30

China to open website for public to tip off rumors about military

China will launch a website that allows members of the public to make tip-offs on information suspected of undermining national security and rumors about the military.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/29 19:07:53

PLA Rocket Force weaponry updated

China's defense ministry confirmed Thursday that it has updated weaponry of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force for national defense purposes and that it does not target any third country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 22:28:39

China launches remote sensing satellites, boosts space industry

China on Tuesday successfully launched a set of remote sensing satellites, as part of its last space mission this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 23:13:40

No plan for hotline between Chinese military and US forces in South Korea

The Chinese military's Northern Theater Command has not set up a hotline with US forces based in South Korea, an anonymous source told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 22:48:39

No plan for hotline between Chinese military and US forces in South Korea

Chinese military's Northern Theater Command has not set up a hotline with US forces based in South Korea, an anonymous source told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 18:07:39

China launches Haikou-Vietnam cruise route

A cruise route from south China's Haikou City, capital of Hainan Province, to Ha Long Bay, Vietnam was launched Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/25 20:12:20

Sea wings

China's first home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 on Sunday completed its maiden flight in South China's Guangdong Province. Designed to be the world's largest amphibious aircraft, the AG600 will be mainly used for maritime rescue, fighting forest fires and marine monitoring
Source: IC | 2017/12/24 23:33:40

Court vows to speed up legal processing for military members

A military court has pledged to accelerate the processing of military cases in cooperation with local high courts, prompting a military expert to call for better protection of military members and their relatives.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 23:26:56

UN resolution to deal heavy blow to N. Korea, economic zone won't work: analysts

The newly adopted UN resolution that slashes North Korea's petroleum supply by up to 90 percent will deal a significant political and economic blow to Pyongyang, experts said on Sunday, but negotiations remain the best solution to the crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 23:18:39

AG600 joins China's 'large aircraft family' following maiden flight

China's first home-made and the world's largest amphibious aircraft the AG600 - capable of covering all of the South China Sea if converted to military use - completed its maiden flight on Sunday in South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 21:58:40

S.China Sea island construction strengthens defense, helps locals

China has accelerated construction and enhanced its military presence on South China Sea islands and shoals over the past year as territorial tensions with neighboring countries are subsiding.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 20:43:22

Chinese naval hospital ship concludes humanitarian mission in Timor-leste

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace has finished its eight-day humanitarian medical service in Timor-Leste and left the Dili Port for home.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 22:34:59

PLA to make strides in new era

Chinese military power will be strengthened by deep reform and advanced weapons in the new era and China will smartly use its military strength to protect its sovereignty, interests and people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 21:56:10

Documentary shows China's illustrious foreign military trade journey

China Central Television (CCTV) just released a four-part documentary on how the country's military foreign trade developed since the implementation of the reform and opening-up policy in the late 1970s.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 23:23:42

PLA raises awareness of spying attempts

Soldiers need to remain alert to possible espionage and strictly protect confidential information as other countries try to learn more about China's military units, a Chinese expert warned, following an incident in the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Northern Theater Command reportedly involving an attempt to acquire information over the phone.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 0:13:39

Speculation grows over power system of China's first homemade aircraft carrier

"China can make aircraft carriers of any type," Hu Wenming, general director of construction of China's first homemade aircraft carrier said in November, bringing the topic under the spotlight once again after the ship reportedly hit the water in April.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/19 18:51:21

Air force flyover of Tsushima Strait not targeting any nation

The five Chinese military planes that were alleged by Korean media to have entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) were taking part in the annual military exercises in the area and were not targeting any country, a Chinese military spokesperson said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/18 23:18:40