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Pentagon chief orders additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan

2017-09-01 08:55:00

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Thursday that he has signed orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan. Full Story

Construction of China's 1st homegrown aircraft carrier ahead of schedule

2017-09-01 08:30:00

China's first homegrown aircraft carrier will soon undergo mooring trials, as outfitting work and system debugging are almost complete, the Chinese defense ministry spokesperson said. Full Story

China expects vigilance over Japan's defense budget

2017-09-01 08:18:00

China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday asked for heightened vigilance of Japan's latest attempt to increase its defense budget, saying that changes to Japan's military and security policy are closely watched by its neighbors and the international communi Full Story

Japan's defense ministry seeks record budget for FY 2018

2017-08-31 15:41:00

Japan's Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday a record-high budget request for the fiscal year 2018, which, if approved, would mark the sixth annual increase since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe retook office in 2012. Full Story

Defense chiefs of S Korea, U.S. condemn DPRK's missile launch in bilateral talks

2017-08-31 14:55:00

Defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s recent missile launches during the bilateral talks in Washington, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday. Full Story

More than 1 mln Chinese college students sign up for army

2017-08-31 09:37:00

A total of 1.08 million Chinese college students have signed up for the army as of late August this year, up 5.58 percent year on year, according to an educational official on Wednesday. Full Story

U.S.-led airstrikes block IS evacuees from reaching eastern Syria

2017-08-31 08:50:00

The U.S.-led coalition carried out airstrikes Wednesday to block Islamic State (IS) fighters evacuated from Lebanon from reaching eastern Syria, local media reported. Full Story

China says sanctions against DPRK must be within framework of UN Security Council

2017-08-31 08:42:00

China said Wednesday sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) must be within the framework of the UN Security Council. Full Story

DPRK's missile launch arouses international concern

2017-08-30 12:21:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s missile test-firing early Tuesday has drawn grave concern from the international community. Full Story

DPRK's missile launch draws strong reactions from countries in Asia Pacific

2017-08-29 16:37:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired a missile early Tuesday, drawing strong reactions from countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Full Story