Military news

Foreign Ministry hopeful over U.S. remarks

2017-04-21 09:30:00

Denuclearization peacefully through talks and maintaining peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula is the only effective way to solve the region's nuclear issue, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said in Beijing on Thursday. Full Story

S Korea completes land provision deal with USFK for THAAD site

2017-04-21 09:01:00

South Korea on Thursday completed a deal to provide U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) with land which had been acquired from Lotte Group earlier this year to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. Full Story

Japan's Abe sends ritual offering to notorious Yasukuni Shrine

2017-04-21 08:55:00

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sent a ritual offering to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A convicted war criminals among 2.5 million Japanese war dead from WWII. Full Story

China eyes building more aircraft carriers

2017-04-21 08:30:00

China's military is eyeing more aircraft carriers to enhance its capabilities, experts said, as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported the achievements of the Chinese navy since 1949. Full Story

U.S. State Department approves $295.6 million arms sale to Iraq

2017-04-20 10:47:00

The Pentagon said on Wednesday the U.S. State Department had approved a 295.6-million-U.S.-dollar worth of arms sale to Iraq. Full Story

Armed forces pledge to follow Xi's order to build strong military

2017-04-20 09:31:00

Chinese military servicemen have unanimously voiced strong support for President Xi Jinping's instruction on a major military reshuffle. Full Story

White House denies misleading public about U.S. aircraft carrier whereabouts

2017-04-20 08:35:00

The White House on Wednesday denied that it misled the public about the whereabouts of a U.S. aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula. Full Story

China 'seriously concerned' about DPRK nuclear, missile development: FM

2017-04-20 08:24:00

China is seriously concerned about the latest developments in the nuclear and missile programs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Wednesday. Full Story

Trump's 'armada' sails away from, not toward Korean Peninsula amid heated tensions

2017-04-19 17:00:00

The Pentagon announcement eight days ago that a U.S. aircraft carrier combat group was steaming toward the Korean Peninsula had raised speculation about a preemptive U.S. strike on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Full Story

China, Ireland sign protocol on beef access

2017-04-19 10:14:00

China and Ireland on Tuesday signed a formal protocol on beef exports to China that paves the way to access for Irish beef to China. Full Story