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Trends In Defense Spending Favor China Over the US

Trends In Defense Spending Favor China Over the US

The debate in Washington today is not whether or not to reduce defense spending but how much to cut. Never mind that defense spending as a share of GDP is at its lowest level since World War II or that […]


Time for US to take responsibility: Chinese state media

Time for US to take responsibility: Chinese state media

Democrats and Republicans in Washington need to stop blaming each other over the unprecedented US credit rating downgrade and find solutions, China’s official Xinhua news agency said early on Monday. The demand came in a lengthy and harshly worded commentary, […]


China attacks Japan over defence paper

China attacks Japan over defence paper

China Thursday launched a series of blistering attacks on key rival Japan after a defence paper approved by Tokyo criticised Beijing’s military build-up and growing territorial assertiveness. China’s foreign ministry branded the paper “irresponsible,” insisting Beijing’s drive to modernise its […]


China to Boost Military Development Under New “Strategic Thinking” Model

China to Boost Military Development Under New “Strategic Thinking” Model

The official website of China’s Ministry of National Defense went into full operation on Monday, marking the 84th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) after two years of trial operation. A statement from the ministry hailed […]


Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan voiced concern Tuesday over China’s growing assertiveness and widening naval reach in nearby waters and the Pacific and over what it called the “opaqueness” of Beijing’s military budget. In its annual defence report, Tokyo also pointed to threats from […]


China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China will steadily reform national defense and the army and constantly modernize the military forces, said China’s Minister of National Defense. Defense minister Liang Guanglie made the remarks at a reception in Beijing Sunday celebrating the 84th founding anniversary of […]


China needs at least three aircraft carriers: general

China needs at least three aircraft carriers: general

China needs at least three aircraft carriers to defend its interests, a general said, days after the state media broadcast footage of its first carrier in a rare public mention of the project. “If we consider our neighbours, India will […]


Chinese warships participate in Russian Navy Day celebrations

Chinese warships participate in Russian Navy Day celebrations

Two Chinese navy ships are taking part in the festivities dedicated to the celebration of the Russian Navy Day in the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok, a spokesman for Russia’s Pacific Fleet said on Sunday. Frigate Luoyang and training ship […]


China tells US to halt spy plane flights

China tells US to halt spy plane flights

China has demanded that the United States stop spy plane flights near the Chinese coast, saying they have “severely harmed” trust, but the Pentagon insisted Wednesday it was within its rights. The dispute comes after Taiwanese media reported two Chinese […]


 
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