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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 […]


China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China sought to downplay the capability of its first aircraft carrier Wednesday, saying the vessel would be used for training and “research”, amid concerns over the country’s military build-up. China recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to […]


Chinese sub logs new depth milestone

Chinese sub logs new depth milestone

A Chinese submersible conducted the country’s deepest manned dive Tuesday in the latest technical milestone for China, which theoretically puts most of the ocean floor’s vast resources within its reach. The Jiaolong undersea craft — named after a mythical sea […]


Clinton praises China, ASEAN over South China Sea

Clinton praises China, ASEAN over South China Sea

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday praised China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for agreeing on guidelines aimed at defusing tensions over the South China Sea. “I want to commend China and ASEAN for working so […]


 
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