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Chinese military bans luxury banquets

The military on Friday declared that receptions for high-ranking officers will no longer feature liquor or luxury banquets. The receptions will also be free of welcome banners, red carpets, floral…

China, New Zealand pledge to further military cooperation

China’s Minister of Defense Liang Guanglie on Wednesday met with Timothy Keating, vice chief of New Zealand Defence Force, and they pledged to further military cooperation. Liang said bilateral military…

DPRK launches long-range rocket, first stage falls into Yellow Sea

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired off a long-range rocket mounted with a satellite Wednesday, defying expectations that technical problems might delay the mission that drew international attention.…

DPRK satellite launch criticized as dangerous situation

Commander of the U.S. Forces Japan ( USFJ) Salvatore Angelella said Thursday that the satellite launch of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was a ” dangerous situation”. The…

Chinese fighter jet crashes, injuring four civilians

A People’s Liberation Army (PLA) fighter jet crashed into a suburban house in Shantou City of south China’s Guangdong Province Tuesday, injuring four people. The Ministry of National Defense confirmed…

Taiwan urges NKorea to rethink rocket launch

Taiwan urges North Korea to rethink plans to launch a ballistic missile this month and contribute to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the ROC Ministry of…

Chinese navy conducts rescue drills in western Pacific Ocean

Chinese navy conducts rescue drills in western Pacific Ocean

A fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy on Saturday morning carried out search and rescue drills, together with a helicopter, in the western Pacific Ocean, according to a…

Xi offers condole on senior jet figure’s death

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has extended his “condolence with deep feeling of grief” on the unexpected death of Luo Yang, the…

Chinese defense minister meets U.S. Secretary of Navy

Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie met here Tuesday with visiting U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, calling for deeper mutual trust between the two militaries. Liang said that China…

China conducts flight landing on aircraft carrier

China conducts flight landing on aircraft carrier

China has successfully conducted flight landing on its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, naval sources said. A new J-15 fighter jet was used as part of the landing exercise. After…