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Int'l Media Reports on China

Int'l Media Reports

Chinese military official meets with Vietnam' s Army chief

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People' s Army Phan Van Giang hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 13 for Director of the Defence Mobilisation Department under the Central Military Commission of China Sheng Bin.

Source: vietnamplus.vn2017-11-14
China assures Philippines: No military force in South China Sea

Amid the completion of Beijing's military assets in the South China Sea, Chinese President Xi Jinping assured President Rodrigo Duterte that they will not go to war over the maritime dispute.

Source: philstar.com2017-11-14
Why Chinese Arms Sales In Asia Are Booming

Beijing has become one of the largest weapons exporters in the world, allowing it to gain new allies and place its pawns strategically throughout the continent.

Source: worldcrunch.com2017-11-13
Chinese hospital ship due in Maputo, Mozambique, today

A Chinese hospital ship, the 14,000-tonne “Peace Ark”, one of the newest and biggest hospital ships in the world, is expected to dock at Maputo harbour today Tuesday.

Source: APA2017-11-08
China's J-20 fifth-gen fighter moves into series production

The CAC J-20 ‘fifth-generation’ multirole fighter will soon enter series production and is on a path towards achieving FOC with the PLAAF, according to a 23 October report on CCTV Channel 4, which is the military channel of the state-run broadcasting service.

Source: Janes.com2017-10-31
Singapore, China discuss practical initiatives for ASEAN-China defence ties

An inaugural ASEAN-China maritime exercise is among initiatives to advance ASEAN-China relations, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in a press release on Monday (Oct 23).

Source: channelnewsasia.com2017-10-24
Will China intervene?

October 25 is the day that the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army engaged in the first battle against the UN troops on the road between Unsan and Onjoeng, North Pyongyan province, in the Korean War.

Source: koreajoongangdaily.joins.com2017-10-10
Uganda's military engineers to learn railway construction in China

A team of Ugandan military engineers is scheduled to travel to China where they will be trained in railway construction. The military officers will receive a three-month special training in construction of a Standard Gauge Railway.

Source: africaupdates.info2017-10-10

Foreign Militaries Reports on China

Foreign Militaries Reports

Chinese Marines had obstacle course training at Gornostay, Pacific Fleet

Chinese Marines held a counterterrorism training within the Joint Sea 2017 exercise at the Gornostay range, Pacific Fleet.

Source: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation2017-09-22
Defence Hosts Senior Chinese Military Delegation

This week Defence hosted General Wei Liang, Political Commissar, Southern Theatre Command from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on a recent goodwill visit to Australia.

Source: Department of Defence,Australian Goverment2017-07-21
China's contribution to peacekeeping

The top UN peacekeeping official has said that China's contribution to peacekeeping is "extremely important," while highly commending the quality of its contingent and equipment.

Source: Xinhuanet2017-07-03
Philippine defense chief thanks China for weapons donation

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to the People's Republic of China for giving the Philippines free weapons and ammunition which it can use in the ongoing battle against Maute Group terrorists in Marawi City.

Source: The Philippine News Agency2017-06-29
Vietnam, China seek ways to foster defence cooperation

Vietnamese and Chinese high-ranking military officers agreed upon the contents and measures of cooperation in the time ahead to effectively implement the statement on joint vision on defence cooperation until 2025 that was signed in January 2017.

Source: Nhan Dan Vietnam2017-06-19
USS Sterett Arrives in Zhanjiang, China

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Zhanjiang, China, June 12, 2017, for a scheduled port visit.

Source: America's Navy2017-06-14
Chinese ships return home

The three Chinese Navy ships that arrived with relief assistance for the flood victims returned home on Saturday (03rd June).

Source: Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence2017-06-06
Singapore 'very happy' with China’s contributions to Shangri-La Dialogue

Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen has brushed aside concerns about China’s level of representation at a premier security forum held in Singapore over the weekend, adding that it was China’s contribution to the discussions that matter.

Source: Today Online2017-06-05