Military news

DPRK launches projectile believed to be ballistic missile: report

2017-05-14 08:10:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched what believed to be a ballistic missile early Sunday, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported. Full Story

Residents welcome S Korean ruling party's push for THAAD parliamentary hearing

2017-05-13 13:59:00

Residents living near a site, where the previous South Korean government had sought to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system, hailed the ruling Minjoo Party's push for the parliamentary hearing and ratificatio Full Story

DPRK poses 'potentially existential threat': U.S. intelligence chief

2017-05-12 13:17:00

The nuclear program of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) posed a "potentially existential threat" to the United States, U.S. National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said on Thursday. Full Story

China to dispatch 5th peacekeeping force to Mali

2017-05-11 15:27:00

A 395-strong Chinese peacekeeping force is set to begin missions in Mali on behalf of the United Nations before the end of May. Full Story

Latest missile test shows country can respond to aircraft carriers, THAAD

2017-05-11 08:57:00

China's successful test of a new type of guided missile in the Bohai Sea killed two birds with one stone,as the launch shows China can attack both aircraft carriers and the U.S. THAAD missile defense system deployed in South Korea. Full Story

Japan using DPRK issue to beef up military

2017-05-11 08:25:00

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is using the rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula to its advantage. The Japanese media are playing up the nuclear and ballistic missile tests by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, making Japanese people more Full Story

Experts weigh in on what to expect from China's next two aircraft carriers

2017-05-10 11:13:00

The construction of aircraft carriers will not stop after the commissioning of the country's recently-launched second carrier, experts say. Full Story

Thailand to buy Chinese submarines

2017-05-10 11:01:00

Thailand signed an agreement on Friday to import Chinese-made attack submarines. Full Story

Russia celebrates WWII Victory Day with military parade

2017-05-10 09:35:00

Russia on Tuesday staged a military parade on Moscow's Red Square to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the victory in World War II (WWII). Full Story

DPRK congratulates Russia on 72nd anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany

2017-05-10 09:27:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday congratulated Russia on the 72nd anniversary of the former Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Full Story