Military news

Xi calls for building a strong army

2017-10-27 08:31:00

China's military should take solid steps toward a strong army as socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, said Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Full Story

Taiwan can only improve relations with mainland by adhering to 1992 Consensus: spokesperson

2017-10-26 23:02:00

A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Thursday that relations across the Taiwan Strait could only make new progress if the current administration in Taiwan returns to the political foundation of adhering to the 1992 Consensus. Full Story

China, Russia to hold anti-missile drill: spokesperson

2017-10-26 22:39:00

Chinese and Russian militaries will hold a joint anti-missile drill based on computer simulations this year, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense. Full Story

Xi calls for building a strong army

2017-10-26 22:22:00

China's military should take solid steps toward a strong army as socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, said Xi Jinping, general secretary of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Full Story

China-ASEAN naval exercises proposed

2017-10-26 08:53:00

The proposed joint exercises between China and Southeast Asian navies is a positive sign of security exchanges in the region after conflicts in the South China Sea subsided, Chinese analysts said Wednesday. Full Story

Xi Jinping named chairman of CPC Central Military Commission

2017-10-25 11:58:00

Xi Jinping was named chairman of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Military Commission (CMC) on Wednesday at the first plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee. Full Story

Chinese propulsion system advances submarine capability

2017-10-25 09:00:00

China has conducted a trial run on the country's first permanent magnet propulsion motor for naval vessels, with experts saying that it marks a significant breakthrough, especially for the nuclear submarines. Full Story

China to boost friendly military exchanges, cooperation with other countries

2017-10-25 01:41:00

Chinese military will continue to enhance its friendly exchanges and pragmatic cooperation with other countries' military forces across the world, including those in the Asia-Pacific region, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday. Full Story

Xi's military thinking, Party's 'absolute' leadership over army written into CPC Constitution

2017-10-24 12:53:00

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has included Xi Jinping's military thinking and the Party's "absolute" leadership over the armed forces into its Constitution, according to a resolution approved by the 19th CPC National Congress on Tuesday. Full Story

Chinese military academies to cut student enrollment

2017-10-23 16:17:00

Chinese military academies plan to limit the enrollment of postgraduates and doctoral students, according to the Central Military Commission (CMC). Full Story