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Chinese naval fleet starts friendly visit to Vietnam

2017-05-07 07:36:00

A Chinese naval fleet on Saturday arrived at Ho Chi Minh City in south Vietnam for a four-day friendly visit to the Southeast Asian country. Full Story

J-31 fighter suggested for China's first domestically built aircraft carrier

2017-05-06 10:49:00

Experts have noted that the carrier-based aircraft currently in use in China are backward and the country needs a new aircraft to match the new carrier, such as a version of J-31 stealth fighter. Full Story

Aircraft carrier a boost to shipbuilding

2017-05-05 10:33:00

The launch of China's first domestically developed aircraft carrier is expected to boost the country's shipbuilding sectorļ¼¨especially military vessels, analysts said. Full Story

PLA Air Force making exercises more realistic

2017-05-05 08:35:00

The People's Liberation Army Air Force is strengthening the intensity and difficulty of its combat exercises to improve pilot capabilities. Full Story

China urges restraint after U.S.-ROK joint drill

2017-05-04 08:52:00

China on Wednesday urged all relevant parties to avoid actions that may increase tensions on the Korean Peninsula following a drill near the area by the airforces of the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK). Full Story

Japanese destroyer joins protection mission amid questions of constitutionality

2017-05-03 15:56:00

Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) Sazanami destroyer has joined the Izumo helicopter carrier in escorting a United States Navy vessel, marking the first time such a protection mission has taken place under the controversial new security legislat Full Story

Chinese naval fleet wraps up visit to Philippines

2017-05-03 08:55:00

A Chinese naval fleet on Tuesday left Davao City in southeastern Philippines after a three-day friendly visit. Full Story

Visit of Chinese warships boosts relations with Philippines

2017-05-03 08:53:00

A flotilla of three Chinese naval ships wrapped up its goodwill visit to the Philippines on Tuesday, leaving in its wake blooming friendship and aspirations to enhance relations between the two countries. Full Story

Nuclear watchdog says DPRK is making progress with atomic plans

2017-05-03 08:35:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is making progress with its nuclear program and its launching of missiles is extremely worrying, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Tuesday. Full Story

DPRK says U.S. conducts nuclear bomb dropping drill in South Korea

2017-05-02 15:39:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Tuesday that the U.S. military Monday conducted in South Korea a nuclear bomb dropping drill on targets of DPRK in South Korea, calling it an "extremely reckless" move for nuclear war on the Korean Full Story