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Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan

A local resident and soldiers remove a warning board at a minefield after landmine-sweeping in Qiaotou Township of Hekou Yao Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 9, 2016.

Recruits in quilt-folding competition Recruits in quilt-folding competition

A female recruit carefully makes an edge for the quilt during a quilt-folding competition held by a logistic support unit stationed in south China's Wuxi city on December 8, 2016.

Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego

Overseas Chinese pose for a group photo on the deck of the guided-missile frigate Daqing (576) of the PLA Navy during an opening day activity at the San Diego Harbour.

Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego

A Chinese naval fleet comprised of the guided-missile frigate Yancheng (546), the guided-missile frigate Daqing (576) and the comprehensive supply ship Taihu (889) started a four-day friendly visit to San Diego from 6th to 9th of December, 2016.

Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission

Chinese astronaut Chen Dong (R) answers questions during a press conference in Beijing, Dec. 7, 2016. The two astronauts who manned China's Shenzhou-11 mission met the press Wednesday following almost three weeks in quarantine.

Assault training in Tibet mountainous region Assault training in Tibet mountainous region

Soldiers assigned to a brigade of the PLA Tibet Military Command (MC) maneuver an all-terrain vehicle during an assault training exercise in mountainous region on December 6, 2016.

Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego

Chinese Navy's missile frigates "Yancheng" (R) and "Daqing" dock in the harbor of San Diego, the United States, Dec. 6, 2016. A Chinese fleet of "Yancheng", "Daqing" and supply ship "Taihu" started from Tuesday a four-day visit in San Diego.

Xi calls for smaller but more capable army Xi calls for smaller but more capable army

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the CMC, attends a two-day conference on reforms of the military's size, structure, and formation which ended on Dec. 3, 2016.

Maritime Snipe Training in progress Maritime Snipe Training in progress

Snipers participating the maritime snipe training organized by a special operations brigade under the PLA’s 42nd Group Army come back after training, with tiredness on their faces.

Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training

Airmen assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command perform pre-flight checks on a J-11 fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise under realistic combat environment at a military airfield on December 3, 2016.

Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan
Recruits in quilt-folding competition
Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego
Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego
Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission
Assault training in Tibet mountainous region
Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego
Xi calls for smaller but more capable army
Maritime Snipe Training in progress
Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training
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Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan

A local resident and soldiers remove a warning board at a minefield after landmine-sweeping in Qiaotou Township of Hekou Yao Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 9, 2016.

Recruits in quilt-folding competition Recruits in quilt-folding competition

A female recruit carefully makes an edge for the quilt during a quilt-folding competition held by a logistic support unit stationed in south China's Wuxi city on December 8, 2016.

Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego

Overseas Chinese pose for a group photo on the deck of the guided-missile frigate Daqing (576) of the PLA Navy during an opening day activity at the San Diego Harbour.

Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego

A Chinese naval fleet comprised of the guided-missile frigate Yancheng (546), the guided-missile frigate Daqing (576) and the comprehensive supply ship Taihu (889) started a four-day friendly visit to San Diego from 6th to 9th of December, 2016.

Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission

Chinese astronaut Chen Dong (R) answers questions during a press conference in Beijing, Dec. 7, 2016. The two astronauts who manned China's Shenzhou-11 mission met the press Wednesday following almost three weeks in quarantine.

Assault training in Tibet mountainous region Assault training in Tibet mountainous region

Soldiers assigned to a brigade of the PLA Tibet Military Command (MC) maneuver an all-terrain vehicle during an assault training exercise in mountainous region on December 6, 2016.

Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego

Chinese Navy's missile frigates "Yancheng" (R) and "Daqing" dock in the harbor of San Diego, the United States, Dec. 6, 2016. A Chinese fleet of "Yancheng", "Daqing" and supply ship "Taihu" started from Tuesday a four-day visit in San Diego.

Xi calls for smaller but more capable army Xi calls for smaller but more capable army

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the CMC, attends a two-day conference on reforms of the military's size, structure, and formation which ended on Dec. 3, 2016.

Maritime Snipe Training in progress Maritime Snipe Training in progress

Snipers participating the maritime snipe training organized by a special operations brigade under the PLA’s 42nd Group Army come back after training, with tiredness on their faces.

Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training

Airmen assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command perform pre-flight checks on a J-11 fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise under realistic combat environment at a military airfield on December 3, 2016.

Chinese soldiers complete to clear mines in Yunnan
Recruits in quilt-folding competition
Chinese naval taskforce opens to public in San Diego
Chinese naval fleet starts visit to San Diego
Chinese astronauts meet the press after space mission
Assault training in Tibet mountainous region
Chinese fleets start four-day visit in San Diego
Xi calls for smaller but more capable army
Maritime Snipe Training in progress
Aviation regiment in round-the-clock flght training
Trump said Branstad's long-time relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders make him the "ideal choice" for the post.
Since the pivot to the Asia-Pacific, Washington had been vigorously hyping the South China Sea issue; however, the simmering situation rapidly cooled down in a short period after the South China Sea arbitration.
China urges Japan to stop interfering with its high sea military training
China's Defense Ministry expressed grave concern and has lodged a solemn representation on Saturday to Japan over two Japanese F-15 fighter jets' interference of the PLA Air Force's routine training in the Western Pacific.
China voices strong opposition to US military ties with Taiwan
China's Defense Ministry has expressed strong opposition to the United States Congress passing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which facilitates military exchanges between the US and Taiwan.
China voices strong opposition to U.S. military ties with Taiwan
China on Friday reaffirmed its firm opposition to official and military relations between the United States and Taiwan in any form, as well U.S. arms sales to Taiwan.
Gen. Zhao Zongqi, commander of the Chinese PLA Western Theater Command, and his delegation visited India from December 8 to 10 at the invitation of the Indian Army.
China, Cambodia to hold joint drill on disaster reduction
Chinese and Cambodian armies will stage a joint drill featuring humanitarian rescue and disaster alleviation in Phnom Penh from Dec. 11 to 26, China's military spokesperson Yang Yujun told a press briefing Wednesday.
A glimpse to foreign military student's happy life in Beijing
Tariq is a brigadier general in Pakistan Air Force. He came to the CDS this September to attend a one-year-long defense and strategic study program. This is his first time studying in China, so he looked forward to it very much.
China dispatches third peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan
China despatched the first 120 of a 700-member peacekeeping infantry battalion to Juba, capital of South Sudan on Dec. 4.
China deploys female peacekeepers in South Sudan
China will send an infantry battalion of 700 peacekeepers in South Sudan, including a 13-soldier female squad, the army unit dispatching them said Friday.
United Nations Staff Officers Course held in Beijing
The United Nations Staff Officers Course, jointly hosted by the Chinese Defense Ministry's Peacekeeping Affairs Office and Peacekeeping Center, kicked off in Beijing on November 14.
UN medical officer visits Chinese peacekeeping hospital in Mali
Dr. Mathiu Kanyili Sam, CMO of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), visited the Chinese level-II hospital in Gao city, Mali, Nov. 3.
Chinese navy taskforce commander visits Cambodian defense minister
Wang Hongli, commanding officer of the 23rd Chinese naval escort taskforce that was visiting Cambodia, visited Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh on October 17.
Chinese military doctors treat injured Indian merchant seaman
On October 15, local time, the guided-missile frigate Handan of the 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce received an e-mail for help sent from an Indian merchant ship named JAG LATEEF.
Chinese frigate escorts WFP vessel in Gulf of Aden
After about 20 hours of continuous navigation, ELENI K, a vessel of the World Food Program (WFP), arrived at the sea area off the Berbera Port, Somalia safely on Oct 6, local time.
Chinese naval fleet call at Myanmar port to enhance strategic cooperative partnership
A Chinese naval fleet comprising Xiangtan and Zhoushan of the 23rd Escort Task Group called at the Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa in Yangon's Thanlyin township Friday, following the completion of its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden.
Chinese, American militaries hold HA/DR academic discussion in Kunming
The three-day 12th US-China Military-to-Military HA/DR Expert Academic Discussion kicked off in Kunming, capital city of Southwest China's Yunnan province, on November 13.
AM-HEx 2016 joint exercise underway in Thailand
The second joint exercise of the ADMM-PLUS on humanitarian aid, disaster relief and military medicine (AM-HEx 2016) was conducted in an all-round way since September 6, 2016.
AM-HEx 2016 joint exercise kicks off in Thailand
The AM-HEx 2016 joint exercise under the mechanism of the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus kicked off in Thailand's Bangkok and Chonburi as well as waters off its coast respectively on Sept. 5.
China rescues three trapped in DPRK floods
A group of Chinese rescuers saved three people from flooding caused by Typhoon Lionrock in the DPRK Thursday.
Armed police tests anti-terror capabilities in elite skills contest
The first “Pinnacle” professional skills competition involving special service units of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force was unveiled at a training base in Beijing on Sunday.
China, Pakistan hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Friendship-2016" joint anti-terrorism training of the Chinese and Pakistani armies was held at Pakistani national anti-terrorism training center on October 18.
Xiangshan Forum to tackle security, anti-terror issues
Protecting Asia-Pacific security, improving global governance and fighting terrorism are expected to top the agenda at this year's Xiangshan Forum, which begins in Beijing on Tuesday.
China, India hold first anti-terror dialogue
China and India on Tuesday held their first dialogue on anti-terrorism and security.
Foreign officers learn more about China in NDU
"A nation full of military wisdom loves peace so much," IIdephonse found out that the training has "Chinese characteristics" unexpectedly.
95-year-old naval veteran: : May China become a maritime power
Well in his nineties, this naval veteran also wished to see China become a maritime power in the world one day. "I'm sure it will come true," he said.

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Int'l Media on China

Trump's aggressive stance against China stuns int'l community
The attack via Twitter came after a controversial phone call with Tsai Ing-wen on December 2 that had already ruffled feathers in Beijing. Critics worry that Trump's "reckless diplomacy" may lead to China-US confrontation, said CNN on December 5.

Int'l Militaries on China

Chinese Navy Ships Visit San Diego
PLA Navy ships, Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889), arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit, Dec. 6-9.
It's time for Japan to do reflection
No one can fight against the trend of the world. A series of diplomatic defeats by Abe's government is the inevitable result of their erroneous foreign policy.
Japan's new missile weak in real battle: military expert
Chinese military expert Du Wenlong said in a recent interview with CCTV that Japan's new surface-to-ship missile will hardly serve its purpose in real battle, pointing out that the weapon's threat is only theoretical.