Military news

Circular sets guidelines on open-house for military camps in China

2017-10-13 08:55:00

Some of China's military camps should be open to the public on holidays, such as National Day, mostly to Chinese citizens, while foreigners could also visit if given permission, according to a circular released on Thursday. Full Story

PLA guidelines to open units' doors

2017-10-13 08:40:00

The People's Liberation Army has published guidelines on how and when barracks of some units can be opened to the public, aiming to boost awareness of national defense. Full Story

China further regulates military-civilian integration

2017-10-12 15:40:00

China has issued a notice that further regulates activities in the name of integrated military and civilian development. Full Story

Party loyalty of armed forces essential to stability: senior official

2017-10-12 10:18:00

China's armed forces should stick to the leadership and show absolute loyalty to the Communist Party of China (CPC) to better accomplish its mission of safeguarding national security and stability ahead of the national Party congress, a senior police off Full Story

U.S. urged to stop 'wrong behavior'

2017-10-12 09:28:00

Beijing urged the United States to stop its "wrong behavior" after a U.S. naval vessel was warned away from China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. Full Story

Chinese frigate, jets drive away U.S. warship from South China Sea

2017-10-12 09:00:00

China sent a frigate and fighter jets to warn and drive away a U.S. Navy destroyer, after the latter sailed near islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Wednesday. Full Story

China warns U.S. warship to leave after it sails near Xisha islands

2017-10-11 16:57:00

Chinese warships have warned a U.S. Navy destroyer to leave after it sailed close to Xisha Islands in South China Sea during a so-called “freedom of navigation” operation, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. Full Story

Build a strong army

2017-10-11 14:28:00

Since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012, the Party has put forward the goal of building a strong military that follows the Party, fights to win and forges exemplary conduct. Full Story

U.S. flies bombers near Sea of Japan in joint drill with Japan, ROK

2017-10-11 13:50:00

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers on Tuesday conducted combined training with Japanese and Republic of Korea (ROK) air force units in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan, according to U.S. Pacific Air Forces. Full Story

PLA's new light tank is unveiled

2017-10-11 11:03:00

China has confirmed the deployment of a new light tank, which observers say will suit combat operations on plateaus. Full Story