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Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC

A reception is held by the State Council to celebrate the 67th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016.

China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square

Chinese President Xi Jinping (front) and other senior leaders visit the Monument to the People's Heroes at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016.

Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day

A ceremony is held to present flowers to the people's heroes at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016, to honor and remember deceased national heroes on the Martyrs' Day.

19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia 19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia

124 peacekeepers of the 19th Chinese peacekeeping force to Liberia prepare to leave for a one-year UN peacekeeping mission in Monrovia, capital of Liberia, Sept. 27, 2016.

Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29 Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29

Senior Colonel Yang Yujun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on September 29, 2016.

JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky

Two JL-9 trainer aircraft assigned to an aviation division of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off from a military airfield during flight training, Sept. 25.

Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress

A wheeled armored fighting vehicle attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 42nd Group Army fires at simulated targets during the Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in Gobi Desert.

President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with representatives participating in the first Party congress of the People' Liberation Army(PLA) Rocket Force in Beijing on September 26, 2016.

Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay

An artilleryman assigned to an artillery regiment of the PLA Northern Theater Command observes with an range finder under the shelter of a camouflage net during a live ammunition assessment near Bohai Bay.

Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing

Tourists visit the 816 underground nuclear military plant in Fuling, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Sept. 25, 2016.

Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC
China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square
Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day
19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia
Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29
JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky
Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress
President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force
Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay
Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing
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Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC

A reception is held by the State Council to celebrate the 67th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016.

China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square

Chinese President Xi Jinping (front) and other senior leaders visit the Monument to the People's Heroes at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016.

Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day

A ceremony is held to present flowers to the people's heroes at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2016, to honor and remember deceased national heroes on the Martyrs' Day.

19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia 19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia

124 peacekeepers of the 19th Chinese peacekeeping force to Liberia prepare to leave for a one-year UN peacekeeping mission in Monrovia, capital of Liberia, Sept. 27, 2016.

Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29 Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29

Senior Colonel Yang Yujun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on September 29, 2016.

JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky

Two JL-9 trainer aircraft assigned to an aviation division of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off from a military airfield during flight training, Sept. 25.

Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress

A wheeled armored fighting vehicle attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 42nd Group Army fires at simulated targets during the Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in Gobi Desert.

President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with representatives participating in the first Party congress of the People' Liberation Army(PLA) Rocket Force in Beijing on September 26, 2016.

Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay

An artilleryman assigned to an artillery regiment of the PLA Northern Theater Command observes with an range finder under the shelter of a camouflage net during a live ammunition assessment near Bohai Bay.

Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing

Tourists visit the 816 underground nuclear military plant in Fuling, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Sept. 25, 2016.

Reception held to mark 67th anniversary of founding of PRC
China marks Martyrs' Day at Tian'anmen Square
Ceremony held in capital of China to mark Martyrs' Day
19th Chinese peacekeeping force leaves for Liberia
Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29
JL-9 trainer aircraft soar over sky
Firepower-2016•Shangdan E military exercise in progress
President Xi Jinping Inspects PLA Rocket Force
Live Ammunition Assessment Near Bohai Bay
Underground Nuclear Military Plant Opens to Public in China's Chongqing
Chinese military expert Li Jie said on September 28 that China had basically grasped the main technologies of steam-powered catapult, but what kind of catapult will be used on China's second or third aircraft carrier is undecided yet.
Avoiding the cold war is perhaps the common intention of both societies, and since it is the case, the two countries should have the wisdom and patience to achieve it.
China urges U.S., ROK to halt THAAD missile deployment
China on Friday urged the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to halt the deployment of the THAAD, an advanced U.S. missile defense system, on the Korean Peninsula.
Defense Ministry's regular press conference on September 29
China-Germany joint medical military exercise, code-named "Combined Aid-2016", will be held in China's Chongqing from October 17 to 29.
China says its mineral trade with DPRK accords with UN resolutions
The current mineral resources trade between China and the DPRK accords with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and China's domestic laws, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.
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.
China, Germany to hold joint medical military exercise
China-Germany joint medical military exercise, code-named "Combined Aid-2016", will be held in China's Chongqing from October 17 to 29.
Civilian-Military Integration Expo opens in Xi'an
Visitors tour the Civilian-Military Integration Expo in Xi'an, Shaanxi province on Sept. 24. The exhibition, organized by the China Association for Science and Technology, will be open until Sept. 26.
Band of brothers in S. Sudan (Juba)
Yao Daoxiang, squad leader of the No. 1 company of the Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan (Juba), just came back from China after recovering from the injuries.
China to complete registration of 8000-personnel standby peacekeeping force at UN
In the near future, we will complete the registration of the 8000-personnel standby peacekeeping force at the UN, Yang Yujun, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.
New Chinese peacekeepers start UN mission in Liberia
A new group of Chinese peacekeepers has taken up a one-year UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia, after taking over duties from the previous group of soldiers Thursday.
Chinese peacekeeping forces to S. Sudan complete mission handover
The campsite of the Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to South Sudan (Wau) was cleaned by a sudden heavy rain at dusk of September 26, 2016, local time.
New Chinese peacekeepers dispatched to Liberia
A team of 109 Chinese peacekeepers left Beijing Tuesday for a one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia.
23rd, 24th Chinese naval escort taskforces hold hand-over ceremony
The 23rd and 24th Chinese naval escort taskforces hosted the hand-over ceremony aboard the Chinese guided-missile frigate Xiangtan on September 2, after completing the 967th escort mission.
China's 24th naval escort fleet holds training en route to Gulf of Aden
The 24th Chinese naval escort fleet has conducted in the past consecutive days maritime drills of multiple subjects en route to Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia for escort mission since the fleet departed from Qingdao on August 10.
22nd Chinese naval escort taskforce ends visit to South Korea
The 22nd Chinese naval escort taskforce left Port of Busan in South Korea on June 27, and headed home after completing its four-day friendly port visit.
Warships participating in RIMPAC-2016 conduct replenishment-at-sea
The guided-missile destroyer Xi'an (R) receives fuel and water supplies from the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu by way of alongside replenishment. The comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile destroyer Xi'an and the guided-missile frigate Hengshui in the western Pacific Ocean on June 23, 2016.
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.
Chinese troops arrive in Thailand for multinational military exercise
Chinese troops to participate in the 2nd Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief & Military Medicine Joint Exercise under the mechanism of the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus arrived in Thailand on Thursday.
China, India hold first anti-terror dialogue
China and India on Tuesday held their first dialogue on anti-terrorism and security.
SCO Peace Mission – 2016 Kicks Off in Kyrgyzstan
The opening ceremony of the "Peace Mission-2016" joint anti-terrorism military exercise of the SCO was held in the Edelweiss training area in Balykchy of Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 15.
Chinese Troops Arrive in Kyrgyzstan for
Chinese troops participating in the "Peace Mission-2016" joint anti-terrorism military exercise of the SCO arrived at a training center in Balykchy in the Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan on Sept. 13, local time.
China-Laos anti-terror drill held in SW China
The first joint anti-terrorist exercise between Chinese and Laotian police was held in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday.
All for the Peace in South Sudan
Gu Jinkai walked to his No.2 sentry post as the sun set on Sept. 26. As a veteran of the 14th Chinese peacekeeping engineering detachment to Wau of South Sudan, it was the last task for Gu Jinkai in Wau, because he would return to China tomorrow.
PLA Hones Real Combat Ability for Stronger Military
More than three years ago, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, made improving the army's combat strength a major focus in building a strong army, an idea that has since been the key goal of the military.

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Int'l Media on China

Expert: China Leads the World in Shipbuilding Industry
Chinese military expert Li Jie said that China's shipbuilding industry is developing at a very fast pace and the volume of orders for new ships, completions and overall shipbuilding capacity of China are in a leading position in the world.

Int'l Militaries on China

Joint Russian-Chinese exercise "Naval interaction-2016" exercise is held in a milestone year for the Russian Navy, announced Deputy Chief of the Russian Navy Vice-Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov.
People's Daily: US-Philippines Alliance Won't See Fundamental Change
To ensure its interests, the US government may deal with Duterte with both hard and soft means. It won't change the Asia Pacific rebalancing strategy, and the US-Philippines alliance won't see fundamental change either.
ROK's Development of Nuclear Submarine Is Rubbing Salt in the Wound
If we compare South Korea's determination to deploy the THAAD anti-missile system to "cutting a wound" on the Korean Peninsula, its development of nuclear submarine is rubbing salt in the wound.