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China strengthens military-civilian relations ahead of Army Day

The Ministry of Veteran Affairs and the Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission have issued a joint circular to promote military-civilian relations across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 18:55:54

PLA learns ground combat techniques in Tibet

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has conducted drills for special forces in Tibet including ground training for helicopter pilots in a move that prepares for potential military confrontation, experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 21:58:40

Chinese soldiers depart for Int'l Army Games in Russia

More than 400 people from the Army are departing for Moscow and Novosibirsk in Russia for the International Army Games, according to the army staff.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:54:25

Chinese high school graduates more enthusiastic about PLA colleges

High school graduates in 2018 are more enthusiastic in applying for military colleges, as the number of applicants in regions like Central China's Henan Province far surpassed the planned quota.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 21:08:40

PLA drill in East China Sea 'tailored for Taiwan separatists'

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct a live-fire military drill in the East China Sea from Wednesday to Monday in an area that is similar in size to the island of Taiwan, a move analysts believe will send a strong warning to Taiwan separatists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 21:08:40

PLA air force to send H-6K bombers to Int'l Army Games

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force will send H-6K bombers, J-10A fighters, JH-7A fighter-bombers, IL-76 and Y-9 transport aircraft, and a team of airborne troops to Russia to participate in the International Army Games.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 10:34:02

Chinese military begins recruiting "civilian personnel"

The Chinese military has started recruiting "civilian personnel" amid efforts to attract more talent, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 10:41:28

UN expects more involvement from China's base in Djibouti: representative

The UN representative in Djibouti has expressed confidence that the Chinese Navy's logistics base in Djibouti could further engage with regional humanitarian efforts, with Chinese experts saying the country's advanced weapons, such as Rainbow drones, could participate in such missions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 23:08:40

China launches new Beidou navigation satellite

China sent a new Beidou navigation satellite into orbit on a Long March-3A rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan Province, at 4:58 a.m. Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/10 8:30:52

China launches two satellites for Pakistan

China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:56 a.m. Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/10 7:34:39

China to build the country's first maritime patrol ship over 10,000 tons

CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Limited won the bidding for the construction of a maritime patrol vessel for the Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration, the company wrote on its website on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 14:13:39

Chinese military 'closely monitored' US warships sailing through Taiwan Straits: expert

A US Navy official confirmed that two US warships passed through the Taiwan Straits between Saturday and Sunday. Chinese experts told the Global Times that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had most likely monitored their movements closely.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 16:38:39

Investors feel more 'assured, confident' by presence of China's base in Djibouti

Chinese investments in Djibouti have increased after the Chinese navy launched its first overseas logistics supply base there last year, a local business person said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 15:43:40

China-built aircraft carrier to embark on 2nd sea trial

Outfitting work was completed on China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, Type 001A, on Thursday, making the ship ready for its second sea trial.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 22:43:41

Homegrown rocket engine to halve launch costs

China recently successfully tested a solid-fuel engine for the new generation of a medium-sized carrier rocket that could provide sufficient propulsion for the development of launch vehicles using strap-on technology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 22:38:45

China-built aircraft carrier completes outfitting work, prepares for 2nd sea trial

Outfitting work was completed on China's first domestic-built aircraft carrier, Type 001A, on Thursday, making the ship ready for its second sea trial.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 17:16:42

PLA navy to get first female captain in history

The People's Liberation of Army (PLA) Navy is expected to have a female captain for the first time in history, the official PLA Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 22:58:40

Out to sea

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier casts off from a dock in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Wednesday after completing its 45-day fitting-out, which also means the carrier's forthcoming second sea trial. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/4 22:38:41