Sea exercise shows China wants closer US ties, ministry says

2014-06-27 22:58:42

A spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense highlighted China's willingness to improve Sino-US military ties on Thursday.

PLA ships arrive in Hawaii for world's largest naval exercise

2014-06-25 07:46:15

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy guided missile destroyer Haikou (171) arrives at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam to participate in the multi-national military exercise RIMPAC 2014, in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24, 2014. RIMPAC is the world's largest biennial naval exercise between the US and Pacific Rim nations, with 23 countries participating this year, including China who will be joining it for the first time.

17 military personnel dead after explosion at arsenal

2014-06-19 07:05:18

Seventeen military personnel were killed in an arsenal explosion in Hunan province on Tuesday afternoon, Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Xi stresses CPC's leadership of air force

2014-06-17 22:03:02

President Xi Jinping stressed the CPC)'s absolute leadership of the air force at the 12th Air Force Party Congress on Tuesday in Beijing.

PLA eases standards for recruitment

2014-06-17 08:04:00

The Chinese military has relaxed its physical standards for new recruits in an effort to attract more young people with higher education backgrounds.

Japan urged to account for military deployment

2014-06-16 19:56:28

China is determined to effectively respond to security challenges, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Monday after Japan's deployment of anti-ship missiles in Okinawa.

FM releases photos of Vietnam ship hitting Chinese patrol vessel

2014-06-15 19:04:55

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China for the first time released photos of Vietnam ship hitting Chinese marine surveillance vessel on June 14, 2014. These photos also recorded how Chinese ship salvage obstacles deliberately placed by Vietnam side. [Photo/]

Chinese fleet joins others for RIMPAC exercise

2014-06-15 08:29:01

The missile destroyer Haikou (R), missile frigate Yueyang and supply ship Qiandaohu (C) are seen during the supply at sea in Pacific Ocean, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises on June 13, 2014.

Regional body to establish anti-terror unit

2014-06-10 07:29:21

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will set up a special unit to help combat terrorism, amid the increasing threat posing China and Central Asia.

China allows private investment in army equipment

2014-05-30 09:48:28

China will lower requirements on market access to military procurement, reduce approval procedures, and improve the pricing mechanism.

PLA primes a new, better runway

2014-05-26 07:53:03

A new type of PLA air force jets lands on a combination runway-highway in Central China on Sunday.

Japan's 'dangerous' interference with drills violates intl law

2014-05-25 21:12:07

Japanese military planes have intruded on the airspace of China-Russia naval exercises and carried out dangerous actions, seriously violating international laws.