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China defends military buildup, urges calm in NKorea row

Singapore: China on Saturday defended its military buildup and called for calm over North Korea as the global community looked to Beijing for a...

Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashes

ISLAMABAD: A CHINESE-BUILT Pakistan Air Force FT-7 fighter jet crashed in central Pakistan on Friday during a training run but the pilots ejected...

China finding it harder to support NKorea

Beijing: China has long been the main ally of North Korea, but as it assumes a greater role in international affairs, Beijing will find...

China air force to show off new equipment on National Day

Beijing: The Chinese air force will show off new high-tech equipment at a grand military parade planned for the 60th anniversary of the founding...

Asian navies to spend 60 bln dlrs on naval modernization

Singapore: Asian states led by China, Japan and South Korea are expected to spend some 60 billion dollars to beef up their navies in...

Chinese Vessels Approach Sealift Command Ship in Yellow Sea

WASHINGTON: Chinese fishing vessels closed in on and maneuvered near the USNS Victorious in international waters in the Yellow Sea on May 1, Pentagon...

China to hold large-scale military drills

BEIJING: China will conduct large-scale military exercises involving 50,000 troops in the second half of this year, the Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday,...

Conventional Arms Deliveries to China Drop in 2007, 2008

BEIJING: A newly released report says China has been importing a smaller volume of conventional arms in recent years. The trend comes as concerns...

China parades warships and submarines, displays naval power

Beijing: China paraded its warships and nuclear submarines Thursday in an unprecedented display of maritime might attended by 14 other nations to mark the...

China to flex naval muscle in unprecedented show

BEIJING: China is set to display its maritime might in an unprecedented show Thursday as it parades its warships and nuclear submarines with 14...