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Naval hospital ship wraps up Vanuatu tour

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, which is on Mission Harmony 2018, left Vanuatu's capital city of Port Vila for Fiji on Monday after wrapping up its eight-day humanitarian visit to the South Pacific island nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 22:28:39

Chinese team leads in 'Suvorov attack' race at army games

A Chinese team leads the world in the "Suvorov attack" individual race after the first day of International Army Games 2018 competition in Korla, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 21:48:40

Japan destroyer with US air defense system threatens region

Japan's new type Aegis destroyer with its Co-operative Engagement Capability (CEC) system will break water on Monday, potentially targeting China and threatening other countries according to Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 22:43:40

Army games in Xinjiang showcases Chinese weaponry to potential customers

Hosted by the People's Liberation Army, the International Army Games (IAG) 2018 began in Korla, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Sunday, with military observers saying the games will help China promote its military industrial products to worldwide security partners.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 22:43:39

Int'l Army Games 2018 kick off in China

Four contests of the International Army Games 2018 kicked off Sunday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and east China's Fujian Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/29 21:28:33

7-nation International Army Games kicks off in Russia

The International Army Games 2018 kicked off at Russia's Alabino training ground in the Moscow region on Saturday with 189 teams from 32 countries taking part, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/29 18:45:56

Chinese military recruitment eyes more college students

China's 2018 military recruitment will run from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, focusing on recruiting people with a higher educational background, according to a national conscription teleconference on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/28 7:21:50

Veterans, military personnel get pension boost on Army Day

China will further increase pension allowances and subsidies for veterans, families of martyrs and other personnel who have served the country in dangerous jobs, which experts say will boost their social status.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/27 21:08:40

China to further improve welfare for disabled veterans

The Ministry of Veterans Affairs and the Ministry of Finance announced Friday they will further increase pension allowances and subsidies for groups such as disabled veterans and families of martyrs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 13:42:29

Chinese military contributes to global peace, security: official

The Chinese military has made a major contribution to global peace and stability amid rising threats, a Chinese diplomat said in Nairobi on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 7:13:53

Space clock to boost positioning accuracy of China's satellite systems

The world's first space cold atom clock (CAC) is expected to drive the accuracy of global navigation satellite systems to another level, expert said after the clock passed all tests in the Tiangong-2 space lab.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 22:48:40

China lodges representations with U.S. over defense bill

China expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition on Wednesday to a U.S. defense spending bill which includes propositions aimed at China, and urged the U.S. not to disrupt the stable development of bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/26 11:24:33

72nd joint patrol on Mekong River underway

The 72nd joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand started on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 22:53:40

China, Sri Lanka vow to strengthen defense ties

Sri Lanka and China have vowed to strengthen defense ties at a reception held Colombo at the Chinese Embassy to celebrate the 91st founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/24 23:13:39

Report on China's unmanned submarines overblown, confrontational: expert

A report that China is developing unmanned submarines to "challenge Western naval powers," was slammed by Chinese experts as overblown and confrontational.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 23:23:40

China conducts anti-terror drills in Tibet to help safeguard border

The Chinese People's Armed Police Force (PAP) in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has recently conducted extreme counter-terrorist training on the plateau at an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level, with experts saying such training attends to China's need in safeguarding border security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 20:48:39

Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace to visit Fiji in August

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace will visit Fiji for a humanitarian mission from Aug. 2-9, Chinese Ambassador Qian Bo said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/23 12:09:43

Chinese military scientist gets top citation for research that helps warships use full electric propulsion

A Chinese military scientist has received a first-class merit citation, with military experts saying that the scientist's contributions have made China's next-generation warships, including aircraft carriers and destroyers, realize full electric propulsion (FEP).
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 22:03:40