Military news

DPRK supreme leader inspects army's special operation forces amid tension with U.S.

2017-04-14 15:00:00

Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Repulic of Korea (DPRK), has lately highlighted the role of special forces of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in combating enemy forces of the United States and South Korea. Full Story

U.S. military action in Afghanistan stirs criticism, concern over military race

2017-04-14 14:44:00

The U.S. military in Afghanistan on Thursday dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat by the force to strike an Islamic State target, sparking different responses from various sides. Full Story

S Korean military airlifts construction equipments to THAAD site: local media

2017-04-13 10:25:00

South Korean military airlifted construction equipments to a site where the U.S. missile defense system is to be deployed, indicating an imminent launch of construction, Newsis news agency reported Wednesday. Full Story

Military bands to perform in 'International Military Tattoo' in Hong Kong

2017-04-13 10:13:00

Military bands from China and overseas will perform in the "International Military Tattoo" in Hong Kong in July, according to a press release on Wednesday. Full Story

Russia vetoes Security Council resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

2017-04-13 08:40:00

China's Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi said China supports the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in conducting a comprehensive, objective and impartial investigation into relevant cases. Full Story

Chinese embassy presents office equipment to Lao defense ministry

2017-04-12 16:45:00

The Chinese embassy in Laos presented office equipment to Lao Ministry of Defense on Tuesday. Full Story

Defeating IS still U.S. priority in Syria: Pentagon chief

2017-04-12 13:22:00

The United States is still focused on defeating the Islamic State group in Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Tuesday, days after U.S. missile strikes on a Syria airbase. Full Story

S Korean lawmakers of biggest political party raise voice against THAAD deployment

2017-04-12 10:20:00

South Korean lawmakers of the biggest Minjoo Party on Tuesday raised voice against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in their territory, calling for a resolution through dialogue and negotiations Full Story

Chinese navy wins praise for rescue mission

2017-04-12 09:43:00

The Chinese navy has earned plaudits from netizens for rescuing a foreign ship hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden. Full Story

U.S. aircraft carrier expected to arrive in waters off S Korea this weekend

2017-04-11 16:35:00

A nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier is expected to arrive in waters near South Korea this weekend, raising tensions in the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday. Full Story