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President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Micronesian President Peter M. Christian before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, March 27, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L,5) holds talks with Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi (R, 5) in Katmandu on March 24, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff

Gen. Chang Wanquan inspects the guard of honor of the Nepalese Army.

Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit

Maj. Gen. Michael Beary, force commander of the UNIFIL, poses for a group photo with commanding officers of the Chinese peacekeeping construction engineer contingent, which was awarded the UNIFIL Certificate of Appreciation.

Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang

Corpsmen carry the sick soldier to board the Mi-171 transport helicopter.

Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L) shakes hands with Nepal's State Minister of Defense Bal Krishna Khand (R) in Katmandu, capital of Nepal, on March 23, 2017, local time.

Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister

Nepal's Prime Minister Prachanda (R) meets with the visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L2) in Katmandu, capital of Nepal, on March 23, 2017, local time.

Marines grapple in a puddle Marines grapple in a puddle

Marines grapple in a puddle during a special operations training exercise on March 22, 2017.

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) move forward in formation during a realistic training exercise on March 20, 2017.

Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head

A Type 726 Yuyi class LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy makes its way to the beach-head during a landing exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea on March 21, 2017.

President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing
Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister
Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff
Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit
Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang
Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu
Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister
Marines grapple in a puddle
ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest
Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head
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President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Micronesian President Peter M. Christian before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, March 27, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L,5) holds talks with Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi (R, 5) in Katmandu on March 24, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff

Gen. Chang Wanquan inspects the guard of honor of the Nepalese Army.

Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit

Maj. Gen. Michael Beary, force commander of the UNIFIL, poses for a group photo with commanding officers of the Chinese peacekeeping construction engineer contingent, which was awarded the UNIFIL Certificate of Appreciation.

Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang

Corpsmen carry the sick soldier to board the Mi-171 transport helicopter.

Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L) shakes hands with Nepal's State Minister of Defense Bal Krishna Khand (R) in Katmandu, capital of Nepal, on March 23, 2017, local time.

Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister

Nepal's Prime Minister Prachanda (R) meets with the visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (L2) in Katmandu, capital of Nepal, on March 23, 2017, local time.

Marines grapple in a puddle Marines grapple in a puddle

Marines grapple in a puddle during a special operations training exercise on March 22, 2017.

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) move forward in formation during a realistic training exercise on March 20, 2017.

Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head

A Type 726 Yuyi class LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy makes its way to the beach-head during a landing exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea on March 21, 2017.

President Xi holds welcome ceremony for Micronesian counterpart in Beijing
Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese deputy prime minister
Chinese defense minister meets with Nepalese chief of army staff
Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit
Transport helicopter helps rescue sick soldier in Xinjiang
Defense chiefs of China, Nepal meet in Katmandu
Nepal’s prime minister meets with Chinese defense minister
Marines grapple in a puddle
ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest
Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head
The onus is on Washington and Seoul to change the situation; they should have faith in negotiation, as it is the only way the DPRK can be made to see the necessity and importance of peace. Using war rhetoric and taking provocative actions will lead us nowhere.
The tensions between China and Japan are largely the result of the US strategy of differentiating China-Japan relations. The US is always reluctant to see an intimate China-Japan relationship.
China on high alert for Japan's military move
China said on Thursday it is on high alert for Japan's true intentions as the Japanese helicopter-carrier destroyer Kaga went into service on Wednesday.
China, U.S. agree on principle of no conflict, mutual respect
China and the United States reached consensus on developing ties in the spirit of no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation during U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Beijing trip, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wednesday.
China says won't attend a nuclear ban treaty negotiation
China's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday that the country will not attend the negotiation on ban on nuclear weapons, which will be held on March 27th in New York. But the spokesperson of the ministry also addressed that China's stand on completely banning and destroying nuclear weapons is clear and consistent.
Chinese troops took part in the Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad for the first time earlier this week, in what some experts said was a sign of closer bilateral ties, while others pointed to Beijing's growing regional clout.
Chinese navy conducts training exercise in Western Pacific Ocean
A number of Chinese naval aviation aircrafts, including bombers, fighter jets and screening aircrafts, flew over the Miyako Strait to take part in a confrontation training exercise on Thursday at a sea area of the West Pacific Ocean with a ship flotilla of the PLA Navy.
Enhanced capability for WMA029 mortar system
China NORINCO's WMA029 6x6 self-propelled howitzer-mortar has been qualified to operate with at least two 120 mm guided mortar bombs: the GP120 and GP120A.
PLA Daily vows strict discipline for Chinese army
A total of 4,885 military officials were punished for disciplinary offenses in 2016, the People's Liberation Army flagship newspaper reported Monday.
Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon gets UNIFIL merit
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Maj. Gen. Michael Beary awarded the Certificate of Appreciation to the Chinese peacekeeping construction engineer contingent to Lebanon on March 24 in the UNIFIL mission area in the suburb of Sur (Tyre ) in southern Lebanon.
Chinese peacekeepers join in plane crash rescue in S. Sudan
The rapid reaction capability the Chinese peacekeeping engineers demonstrated in the rescue operation was impressive, said the new head of UNMISS David Shearer.
UN peacekeeping chief inspects Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion in S. Sudan
The Chinese peacekeeping forces have made outstanding contributions to the peace process in South Sudan, said the head of UN peacekeeping operations on March 20.
Chinese peacekeepers help rescue people in South Sudan plane crash
The airport is near the location of Chinese peacekeepers at Wau. After the accident, the Chinese peacekeepers hurried to the spot to help rescue people and put out the fire with water trucks.
24th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home
The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to its homeport Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province on Wednesday morning.
Chinese naval escort ship arrives at Djibouti for replenishment
The guided-missile frigate Hengyang of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at Djibouti Port on January 12, 2017, for a five-day replenishment.
Chinese naval escort taskforces complete mission handover
The 24th and 25th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission handover ceremony in west waters of Gulf of Aden on the morning of January 2, 2017, local time.
Chinese Navy finishes 1,000 escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Thursday marked the eighth anniversary of the launch of the Chinese Navy's escortmission at the Gulf of Aden, the body of water to the north of Somalia in the Horn of Africa,an area of frequent pirate activity.
Second China-UK joint nationals evacuation tabletop exercise held in London
The second China-UK Joint Noncombatant Evacuation Operations Tabletop Exercise kicked off in London on March 8, according to a news report on the official website of China's Ministry of National Defense.
Navy ship rescues fishermen stranded in South China Sea
Eight fisherman from Hainan Province have been rescued with the help of Chinese navy after their fishing boat grounded in waters near the Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea.
PLA frigates search for fishing boat crew in East China Sea
China's People's Liberation Army Navy on Friday sent frigates to search for the crew of a wrecked fishing boat in the East China Sea, according to navy sources.
Troops and reservists rush to earthquake relief in Yunnan
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 7:11 p.m. on Feb. 8. The PLA troops and militiamen rushed to the affected area for rescue soon after the earthquake.
China's Xinjiang resolutely fights terrorism as risks remain: officials
Senior officials from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday said the region has maintained a high-pressure crackdown to ensure stability as destabilizing factors remain.
Air forces join Xinjiang counter-terror drills
Air and land forces staged joint counter-terrorism drills on Monday around the TianshanMountains in Northwest China's XinjiangUyghur Autonomous Region.
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.
Premier Zhou Enlai's hidden boxing talent
A Hong Kong comic series Jun Dao Sha Quan, or Military Boxing, once drew Premier Zhou Enlai as a martial arts master. It sounds far-fetched, but Zhou really did learn Xingyi boxing, a traditional Chinese form of internal boxing from boxing master Han Muxia.
Canine combatants set to be let off the leash
About 1,000 dogs are currently serving in China's military forces, and, in accordance with a directive on army dogs issued by the PLA in 2015, they are regarded as special soldiers and official members of combat units.

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Int'l Media on China

China-Pakistan Parade: Is Beijing Sealing Role of Top Player in Asia-Pacific?
Chinese troops took part in the Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad for the first time earlier this week, in what some experts said was a sign of closer bilateral ties, while others pointed to Beijing's growing regional clout.

Int'l Militaries on China

Pakistan military to ensure security for economic corridor
The Pakistani military will provide whatever support is required to ensure the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a Pakistani officer said on Tuesday.
Japan to send largest warship to S.China Sea: report
Japan reportedly plans to send its largest warship through the South China Sea, a move that Chinese experts said would demonstrate Japan's determination to interfere in the maritime disputes.
PLA Daily: Why does Ghost Fleet strike a chord with the Pentagon?
From the perspective of maintaining peace and well-being of the people of the world, we sincerely hope that it is only a novel. But we cannot be more vigilant against this Cold War mindset that does everything possible to find the enemy and set the enemy up.