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Dunford’s China visit could help prevent conflict: experts

A top US general visited China on Wednesday in a bid to help mitigate differences and avoid conflict as tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 19:43:40

Top US general in China to strengthen military ties

The United States' top military officer is in Beijing for a three-day visit. General Joseph Dunford, chair of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, has already held talks with his Chinese counterpart Fang Fenghui.
Source: CRI Online | 2017/8/16 10:47:38

PLA newspaper encourages youth to ‘show their love for army by joining it’

A Chinese military newspaper has encouraged more youth to join the army, saying that "the most direct and sincere way of loving the army is to join it," as China's annual military services recruitment kicked off in the beginning of August.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 21:38:39

Bayi Aerobatics Team performs at air show

Planes of the Bayi (August 1) Aerobatics Team perform at an air show in Changchun City, the capital of Northeast China’s Jilin Province, Aug. 10, 2017. The show is also part of the International Army Games, which run from July 29 to Aug. 12 and consist of 28 competitions to be held in Russia, China, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
Source: | 2017/8/11 13:18:07

Indian minister’s statement raises chance of clashes: experts

Chinese experts said they fear a greater possibility of military clashes after India's defense minister said that his country could face "any challenge" to its security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:03:39

China's airborne troops win 11 events in Int'l Army Games

Chinese airborne troops have won first place in 11 out of 12 "Airborne Platoon" events during the International Army Games 2017, according to official results published Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 20:29:36

Military source derides claim that troops will move back 100 meters as ‘illogical’

A source from the Chinese military has denied that China has agreed to withdraw its troops 100 meters from the Sino-Indian border, calling the story "illogical."
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 23:36:11

2nd aircraft carrier undergoes power system tests

China has started testing the power system of its first domestically-built aircraft carrier, and hopes to begin a mooring test next month ahead of schedule, the project's head said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 23:23:40

Tests on China's first homegrown aircraft carrier to begin ahead of schedule

China has started to test the power system of its first domestically-built aircraft carrier, and is hoping to begin a mooring test next month ahead of schedule, said the general director of the project on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 14:53:17

Chinese PLA "Peace Train" medical team brings experience, technology, friendship to Laos

"I am really grateful. I did not think that the surgery could be so fast," the son of Soukhan, a Lao man, told Xinhua in Vientiane recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/8 10:07:28

PLA Navy conducts live-fire drills in Yellow, Bohai seas

The Chinese navy conducted live-fire drills in the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea on Monday, firing all types of missiles.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 21:03:39

China's first peacekeeping helicopter unit arrives in Darfur

Two copters of the China's first peacekeeping helicopter unit air transport advance team arrived safely at the EI Fasher Airport of the Darfur area in western Sudan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 14:56:16

Sanctions, peace talks both important in efforts to address Korean Peninsula nuke issue: Chinese FM

Both sanctions against the DPRK's nuclear and missile programs and resumption of the six-party talks are important and neither should be neglected, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 13:51:27

Chinese naval fleet visits Latvia

A Chinese naval fleet called on the Freeport of Riga Saturday morning to start a three-day visit to the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/5 23:23:53

President Xi's speech for China's Army Day celebration published

A speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at a ceremony for China's Army Day has been published by the People's Publishing House.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 13:28:54

Part of Yellow Sea to seal off for military purposes for 2nd time

China's navy will temporarily seal off a part of the Yellow Sea for approximately four days to maritime traffic for "large-scale" military purposes, authorities announced for the second time in the past two weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/4 11:48:01

China will never seek aggression or expansion

China is an architect of world peace, a stalwart of global development, and a staunch upholder of the international order, President Xi Jinping told a rally marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 9:06:17

Chinese team outperforms competition in howitzer repairing race of Army Games

The Chinese team produced another stellar display on Thursday in the "Gunsmith Master" howitzer repairing race of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017, after China won the top two of Wednesday's individual races.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 22:03:39