PLA Navy begins West Pacific exercise

2013-10-19 14:47:57

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has started a combat drill in the open sea of the West Pacific Ocean.

Abe blames China for defense spending

2013-09-27 00:18:17

Hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an indirect reference to China in an effort to justify his country's rising defense budget.

China defends military training in W. Pacific

2013-09-26 20:48:30

China on Thursday said the training by its military vessels and jets in the west Pacific is routine.

China lodges representations to US over arms sale

2013-09-26 20:16:32

China has lodged solemn representations to the United States for selling anti-submarine aircraft to Taiwan, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Thursday.

Chinese armed forces offer Pakistan relief assistance

2013-09-26 19:39:37

The Chinese army will do its best to provide relief assistance to Pakistan over its 7.7-magnitude earthquake, said Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng on Thursday.

Chinese military official meets US Air Force officer

2013-09-26 19:18:44

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Xu Qiliang met with Mark Welsh, the chief of staff of the US Air Force, on Thursday.

China rebukes drone reports

2013-09-25 02:04:38

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei called reports that China is attempting to steal military drone technology from the United States "groundless".

Military officials to be audited before promotion

2013-09-24 20:17:41

Chinese military officials will be required to go through a thorough audit before they are promoted or retire, the Central Military Commission said in a guideline Tuesday.

China refutes hacking, drone technology theft claims

2013-09-24 20:07:22

China on Tuesday refuted reports claiming that China may be hiring hackers to steal US drone technology, saying the claims are "groundless" and "inconducive" to China-US cyber security efforts.

China's first aircraft carrier carries major tests

2013-09-22 15:43:02

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, returned to its homeport Saturday after a three-month voyage, during which it carried out major and crucial tests.

China, Uzbekistan to strengthen military ties

2013-09-22 13:49:07

China and Uzbekistan on Sunday agreed to further strengthen military-to-military cooperation as the two defense ministers held talks on bilateral ties.

Liaoning carrier completes its furthest sea trial

2013-09-22 09:23:18

More than 100 takeoff and landing tests were completed on the carrier before it returned to Qingdao on Saturday.