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China commissions new guided-missile frigate
A new guided-missile frigate joined the East China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy on Aug. 11. The commissioning ceremony was held at a naval port in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday morning for the new frigate Huai'an (Hull No. 509).
Chinese naval escort fleet visits Madagascar
The 25th Chinese escort naval fleet, which has just finished its four-month mission in the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters, arrived in Madagascar for a 5-day visit Friday.
Military rescue operations underway after deadly Sichuan quake
Ground and air forces from the PLA Western Theater Command are carrying out relief operations following a deadly earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday.
Troops in Beijing stop providing paid services for civilians
Military forces in Beijing will no longer provide paid services including medical treatment, education, scientific research, warehousing, publishing, and literature and art related services and products to civilians.