Military news

Popular alcohol ban purifies army, expels decadence: expert

2018-02-02 08:45:00

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Police Force have successfully implemented an alcohol ban, which Chinese experts say has helped to curb decadence while purifying and building a combat-ready army. Full Story

Prestigious soldiers who guard the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse

2018-02-01 16:30:00

On Jan. 30, the TV channel of 81.cn, the website of the People's Liberation Army, released a video unveiling the demeanor of soldiers who guard the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Full Story

New U.S. nuke policy could spark fresh weapons race

2018-02-01 13:07:00

It seems U.S. President Donald Trump is unshakable in his determination to nullify the legacies of his predecessor Barack Obama. After the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and the 2015 Paris climate accord, another Obama legacy with global significance Full Story

27th Chinese naval escort taskforce wraps up visit to Morocco

2018-01-30 16:47:00

The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce left Sunday afternoon Casablanca after a 5-day friendly visit to Morocco, embarking on its voyage home. Full Story

Military plane crashes in SW China's Guizhou

2018-01-30 09:26:00

A military plane of the People's Liberation Army air force crashed in southwest China's Guizhou Province during a training session Monday. Rescue operation is underway. Full Story

Xinjiang told to tighten borders in battle against terrorism

2018-01-30 09:25:00

Enhancing border facilities and control in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region plays an important role in maintaining local social stability and long-term peace, China's defense chief said. Full Story

U.S. and Vietnam should not cross S China Sea red line with carrier visit: expert

2018-01-30 09:07:00

The U.S, and Vietnam should not cross the red line to provoke China on the South China Sea issue and China has the ability to fight any proactive moves, Chinese experts said ahead of a U.S, aircraft carrier's scheduled port visit to Vietnam in March. Full Story

Thailand praises capabilities of new tanks imported from China

2018-01-30 09:00:00

The Royal Thai Army conducted tests of the China-built VT4 main battle tank, also known as the MBT3000, on Friday at the Royal Thai Army Cavalry Centre at Adisorn military camp in Saraburi. Full Story

Chinese navy rescues 2 crew members from sinking Mongolian ship

2018-01-29 23:08:00

A vessel of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy rescued two drowning crew members from a sinking Mongolian cargo ship in waters off Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province around midnight Sunday. Full Story

Power grid helps border troops, drills in S China Sea: experts

2018-01-29 08:35:00

Chinese military troops stationed in over 20 South China Sea and East China Sea islands have access to a power grid ahead of schedule, which experts said could guarantee regular military drills and improve the military's combat capabilities. Full Story