Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training

A Type 96A main battle tank (MBT) attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army rumbles in clouds of dust during maneuver training on June 4, 2020.

Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers

Two Pakistani soldiers were injured by illegal armed gunmen in an attack on Pakistani peacekeeping camp in Mikingi, DRC on May 28, and were soon transported to the secondary hospital of Chinese peacekeeping force.

J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway for a flight training task on May 20, 2020.

ALL FOR THE PEOPLE ALL FOR THE PEOPLE

"They are all heroes in my eyes. After all, no one does not fear death." But are they concerned with death? No much.

Naval Aviation University organizes flight training Naval Aviation University organizes flight training

A J-15 fighter jet attached to a regiment under the PLA Naval Aviation University taxies on the runway before takeoff for a high-intensity round-the-clock flight training exercise on May 29, 2020.

Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test

Type-96 main battle tanks attached to an armored detachment of a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fire the main weapon downrange during a live-fire test on May 30, 2020.

Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29 Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29

Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on May 29, 2020.

Armored elements ride to off-road Armored elements ride to off-road

Soldiers assigned to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army steer an infantry fighting vehicle on maneuver in unfamiliar terrain during a training exercise on May 28, 2020.

Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver

Soldiers assigned to an armored detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army guide armored vehicles to be hauled onto the truck trailers prior to a long-distance maneuver on May 14, 2020.

China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session

China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), on Thursday held the closing meeting of its annual session.

Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training
Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers
J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training
ALL FOR THE PEOPLE
Naval Aviation University organizes flight training
Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test
Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29
Armored elements ride to off-road
Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver
China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session
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Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training

A Type 96A main battle tank (MBT) attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army rumbles in clouds of dust during maneuver training on June 4, 2020.

Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers

Two Pakistani soldiers were injured by illegal armed gunmen in an attack on Pakistani peacekeeping camp in Mikingi, DRC on May 28, and were soon transported to the secondary hospital of Chinese peacekeeping force.

J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway for a flight training task on May 20, 2020.

ALL FOR THE PEOPLE ALL FOR THE PEOPLE

"They are all heroes in my eyes. After all, no one does not fear death." But are they concerned with death? No much.

Naval Aviation University organizes flight training Naval Aviation University organizes flight training

A J-15 fighter jet attached to a regiment under the PLA Naval Aviation University taxies on the runway before takeoff for a high-intensity round-the-clock flight training exercise on May 29, 2020.

Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test

Type-96 main battle tanks attached to an armored detachment of a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fire the main weapon downrange during a live-fire test on May 30, 2020.

Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29 Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29

Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on May 29, 2020.

Armored elements ride to off-road Armored elements ride to off-road

Soldiers assigned to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army steer an infantry fighting vehicle on maneuver in unfamiliar terrain during a training exercise on May 28, 2020.

Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver

Soldiers assigned to an armored detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army guide armored vehicles to be hauled onto the truck trailers prior to a long-distance maneuver on May 14, 2020.

China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session

China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), on Thursday held the closing meeting of its annual session.

Main battle tank throws up dirt during maneuver training
Chinese peacekeeping medical team treats wounded Pakistani soldiers
J-10 fighter jets take off for combat training
ALL FOR THE PEOPLE
Naval Aviation University organizes flight training
Main battle tanks in action during live-fire test
Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on May 29
Armored elements ride to off-road
Armored vehicles in long-distance maneuver
China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session
A US warship made a transit through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday, the seventh of such an event in 2020. The move is not only preparing the US military for a potential conflict in the region and an attempt to provoke the Chinese mainland, but also an attempt to shift domestic pressure from widespread protests, COVID-19 and a poor economy, for which the Chinese mainland should maintain its strategic focus and not dance to the US' tune, analysts said on Friday.
The new large-scaled excessive use of force by American troops is genuinely confounding. What on earth makes US resort to force against its own people even though it frequently adopted the same iron-fisted approach toward other countries? Why is the US always so militant when dealing with problems? Answers to these questions may be found in history.
China appreciates global support for national security legislation for Hong Kong
China appreciated the global understanding and support for its decision on the national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR strongly opposes wanton remarks of British politicians
The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday expressed strong opposition to wanton remarks by British politicians.
China reiterates its sovereignty and rights in South China Sea
A Chinese spokesperson said Wednesday that China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea would not be altered by unjustified accusations from any country.
MND: PLA Navy new aircraft carrier in sea trials as scheduled
The PLA Navy is conducting sea trials for aircraft carrier Shandong in accordance with the arrangement of the annual trial plan, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense at the regular press conference on Friday.
Unmanned helicopter conducts first test flight
China's first unmanned helicopter specifically designed for plateau conditions recently conducted its maiden flight, according to the model's developer, Aviation Industry Corp of China, the country's leading aircraft conglomerate.
Military units take serious part in garbage sorting for environmental protection
Recently, the CMC Logistic Support Department has re-deployed the domestic waste sorting works in military units, clarified the targets and tasks in details, improved supporting facilities, and deepened military-civilian cooperation.
Chinese peacekeepers to DRC engage in emergency construction of quarantine station
In order to strengthen the epidemic prevention and control, the 23rd Chinese peacekeeping engineering contingent to DRC dispatched personnel and vehicles to the Kawum area on June 3, setting out the construction of a temporary quarantine station for the peacekeeping forces.
Chinese peacekeepers play valuable role
Over the decades, Chinese peacekeepers have participated in a wide range of missions and in a number of important capacities, ranging from medical and engineering contingents, to the police and infantry units, Lacroix noted.
UNIFIL awards Chinese woman for exceptional role in peacekeeping in S. Lebanon
The UN Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) awarded a Chinese female major on Friday for her work to integrate a gender perspective into the military functions, the UNIFIL said in a statement.
Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to Lebanon marks
On May 8, the 18th Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to Lebanon held commemorative activities for the 73rd World Red Cross Day.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 35th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Tuesday left the port city of Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce escorts eight Chinese fishing boats
The guided-missile frigate Weifang of the 33rd Chinese naval escort taskforce under the PLA Navy successfully escorted eight fishing boats of to the designated sea area in waters west of the Gulf of Aden at 4 p.m. on January 6.
Missions completed, 32nd Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home
The 32nd Chinese naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided missile destroyer Xi'an, the missile frigate Anyang and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu attached to the PLA Navy returned to its homeport in Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on the morning of October 29.
Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce starts 2nd round of in-port replenishment
The guided-missile destroyer Xining (Hull 117) attached to the 33rd Chinese naval escort taskforce under the PLA Navy docked at the Port of Jeddah of Saudi Arabia on October 25.
Over 1,400 military personnel battle forest fire in China's Xichang
Firefighters continued to battle the forest fire in Xichang city of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province on April 1. Totally 1,400-odd service members plus militias under the Liangshan Military Sub-command were still in the frontline battling the blaze.
Chinese military sends additional 2,600 medical personnel to Wuhan
The Chinese military will send additional 2,600 medical personnel to Wuhan to help fight against the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia.
PLA dispatches helicopters to deliver medical supplies in coronavirus-hit Wuhan
The PLA Central Theater Command dispatched two Z-8 transport helicopters to deliver badly needed medical drugs and materials from Wuhan to Xiangyang and Yichang on the morning of February 12, 2020.
PLA logistics force swings into action to boost flow of medical supplies
The People’s Liberation Army Joint Logistic Support Force has been making all-out efforts to purchase materials badly needed in the fight against the ongoing novel coronavirus epidemic.
Clip shows determination, confidence in anti-terrorism in Xinjiang
China showed determination and confidence in anti-terrorism, as well as the improvement of China's emergency counter-terrorism capability.
China, India stage counter-terrorist drills
China and India launched a joint counter-terrorism exercise on Saturday not far from the Chinese-Indian border, a move which Chinese experts said will boost the strategic mutual trust of the two countries' militaries.
Anti-terrorism efforts effectively protect human rights in Xinjiang
A sequence of counterterrorism efforts necessitated by the situation in Xinjiang have proven effective in protecting people's rights to life, health and development, and maintaining the region's peace and stability.
Joint exercises among ASEAN states bolster region's counterterror skills
Joint counterterrorism training and exercises among military forces from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its dialogue countries can improve the countries' joint command and operation mechanism when responding together to regional terrorist threats, military officers said on Wednesday as related field training exercises began.
Museums proposed to remember battle with COVID-19
A memorial and museums to commemorate the nation's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic have been separately proposed by a legislator and two political advisers.
Officer, lawmaker notes PLA Navy's success in pirate-infested waters
Captain Zhao Yanquan, commander of a People's Liberation Army Navy destroyer and national lawmaker, said on Monday that the Navy's escort missions to the Gulf of Aden have offered protection for more than 6,700 Chinese and foreign ships.

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Int'l Media on China

China and America Can Compete and Coexist
If the gravest challenge of the 21st century is finding ways that China and the United States can coexist competitively, the real danger is that an unexpected incident might trigger a conflict that neither side has anticipated or could possibly control.

Int'l Militaries on China

China looks to increase defence ties with South Africa
A long-time commercial partner with numerous African countries, the People's Republic of China is looking to improve its defence ties on the continent, with particular emphasis on cooperating with South Africa on defence technologies.
Death of George Floyd reveals US military's dark history of bloody suppression
The new large-scaled excessive use of force by American troops is genuinely confounding. What on earth makes US resort to force against its own people even though it frequently adopted the same iron-fisted approach toward other countries? Why is the US always so militant when dealing with problems? Answers to these questions may be found in history.
US's withdrawal from Treaty on Open Skies draws criticisms from multiple parties
US President Donald Trump stated on May 21 that the US would withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, which has drawn criticisms from multiple parties, including warnings from its European allies. Wang Xiaowei, a researcher at the Center for European Studies of China University of Political Science and Law, said that the US has multiple intentions behind such a move during an interview.