New soldiers show enhanced qualities, leading officer says
China's new generation of soldiers have developed better comprehensive qualities, are physically stronger, better educated and more enthusiastic in serving the country, said Senior Colonel Wei Changjin, political commissar of the Zaozhuang Regional Military Command, on Wednesday.
China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 percent
China will lower its defense budget growth rate to 7.5 percent in 2019, from last year's 8.1 percent, according to a draft budget report to be submitted to the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) opening Tuesday.
China's limited defense spending poses no threat to any other country: spokesperson
China's limited defense spending, which is for safeguarding its national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, poses no threat to any other country, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Monday.
Activity set to honor PLA Navy birthday
China will host a multinational naval activity on April 23 in Qingdao, Shandong province, to honor the 70th birthday of the People's Liberation Army Navy, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense.
J-10A fighter jets ready for night training
The J-10A fighter jet is attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command which has sent several airplanes to southwest China to conduct training on regional air defense combat and covering assault operations, in a bid to hone the troops' all-weather combat capability.
China to mark 70 years of PLA Navy in Qingdao
A multinational navy event will be held to commemorate the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, a spokesperson for the Chinese military said Thursday.
China peacekeeping exhibition launched at UN headquarters
An exhibition on China's peacekeeping input was launched Monday evening at the UN headquarters.