Wei Fenghe nominated to head China's defense ministry
Wei Fenghe was nominated to head China's Ministry of National Defense at a plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress Monday.
Sun Shaocheng nominated as China's minister of veterans affairs
​Sun Shaocheng was nominated Monday to head China's new ministry of veterans affairs by Premier Li Keqiang at the ongoing session of the national legislature.
J-20 stealth fighter's capabilities to be enhanced
China will continue to improve and upgrade its cutting-edge J-20 stealth fighter jet, giving it more capabilities than merely penetrating an enemy's air defense networks, according to its chief designer.
China's development does not threaten others
A senior Chinese military officer on Thursday defended the proposed rise of China's annual defense budget against a new round of "China threat theory."
China refutes Japan's 'China Security Report'
China on Tuesday refuted Japan's "China Security Report 2018" as irresponsible and untenable, and urged Japan to view China’s domestic and foreign policies objectively and rationally.
China's defense budget increase mainly to develop new weapons
"The increase in China's national defense budget will mainly be used to develop new weapons and equipment, improve training conditions, and guarantee military reform and benefits for officers and other personnel," said Major General Chen Zhou, a researcher with the Chinese PLA Academy of Military Sciences who had participated in the writing of previous China's National Defense White Papers.
Premier Li: China has reduced army size by 300,000
China has basically completed the task of reducing the armed forces by 300,000 troops, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.
China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1%
China will raise its defense budget by 8.1 percent in 2018, according to a budget report to be submitted to the national legislature Monday, up from last year's 7 percent.
China's defense input rate lower than other major countries
China's defense input rate is lower than other major countries, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Sunday, stressing China's development will pose no threat to any other country.
J-11 fighter jets fly at low temperature
A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command flies over snow-capped mountains to a designated airspace during combat flight training at low temperature after snowfall on February 23, 2018.
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