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PLA Daily calls for withdrawal of trespassing Indian border troops

The People's Liberation Army's (PLA) flagship newspaper Thursday called for the immediate withdrawal of Indian border troops trespassing in China, warning India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military's resolve to defend its territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 17:20:39

China offers incentives to convince more college graduates to join the PLA

China is encouraging more college graduates to join the military, and some provincial governments hope at least 70 percent of this year's recruits are made up of college graduates.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 14:58:39

"Army Scout Masters" competition of Int'l Army Games

Russian soldiers climb over a fence at the International Army Games 2017 in Novosibirsk region, Russia, on Aug. 2, 2017. "Army Scout Masters" competition of the International Army Games 2017 kicked off at the Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School on July 30.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 9:49:20

Chinese team maintains advantage on 3rd day of Army Games

The Chinese team maintained its advantage on the third day of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017 in Korla, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Wednesday, and the audience attendance was surprisingly bigger that the organizer's expectation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 22:03:39

Xi affirms Party’s absolute leadership over military

China will never allow any people, organization or political party to split any part of Chinese territory from the country at any time, in any form, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday at an Army Day celebration.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 23:03:39

China issues commemorative stamps to mark 90th birthday of PLA

A postal staff shows a sheet of commemorative stamp for the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Huainan City, east China's Anhui Province, July 31, 2017. China Post issued a new set of commemorative stamps to mark the 90th founding anniversary of PLA on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 8:01:03

China issues commemorative stamps to mark 90th anniversary of PLA

China Tuesday issued a set of commemorative stamps marking the 90th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:49:51

China opens its first army support base overseas

A ceremony marking the entry of troops into the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) support base in Djibouti was held on Tuesday in the base's barracks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:48:07

China has right to safeguard its sovereignty -- analyst

President Xi Jinping's speech at the Army Day celebration was powerful, befitting of a rising power with a long and rich history and the right to protect its national sovereignty, said a Bangladeshi analyst in an interview with Xinhua on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:34:52

Chinese naval fleet arrives in Helsinki after joint drill with Russia

A Chinese naval flottila arrived in Helsinki, Finland early Tuesday after finishing its mission in the joint maneuvor with the Russian military in the Baltic Sea last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:31:42

Chinese crew shine at IAG 2017

Chinese infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) crew staged an excellent performance in Tuesday's "Clear Sky" race, the air defense competition of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017, which was hosted by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 22:33:39

Fire soldiers donate blood to celebrate Army Day in E China's Anhui

Fire soldiers donate blood at the blood donation bus, in Huaibei City, east China's Anhui Province, July 31, 2017. Fire soldiers donated their blood to celebrate the upcoming Army Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 15:04:23

Xi lauds army's great achievements in 90 years

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday expounded on the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s great achievements over the past nine decades.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 14:51:18

CPC has established thoughts on building strong army: Xi

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has established its thoughts on building a strong military in a new phase, President Xi Jinping said Tuesday at an Army Day celebration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 13:38:22

Xi urges armed forces to fight for the people

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the country's armed forces to bear in mind the sacred duty of fighting for the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 13:37:23

Xi pays homage to revolutionaries, martyrs at PLA anniversary

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday paid homage to late revolutionaries who founded the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the martyrs who died over the PLA's 90 years of history.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 13:35:57

Xi delivers important speech at rally marking PLA's 90th anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping began to deliver an important speech at a grand rally marking the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 10:19:23

China takes the lead after first day of competition at International Army Games 2017

Chinese team took the lead with obvious advantage in Monday’s infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) competition item, “Suvorov Attack” Individual Race, of the International Army Games 2017 (IAG), which is hosted by the Chinese PLA Army in Kolar, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 11:36:42