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Int'l Media Reports on China

Int'l Media Reports

Chinese warships weigh anchor at Yangon

A destroyer and a frigate of the Chinese PLA Navy have docked in Yangon, and will stay for four days, in a show of diplomatic goodwill between Myanmar and China.

Source: The Myanmar Times2017-05-20
Advancement of Belarus-China cooperation in military affairs discussed

Belarus and China have discussed the advancement of cooperation in military affairs, the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA.

Source: Belarusian Telegraph Agency2017-05-19
Over 30 aircraft to represent Russian aviation at Aviadarts competition in China

Almost 40 Russian aircraft and helicopters will fly to China to take part in the Aviadarts competition as part of the 3rd International Army Games on July 30 - August 9.

Source: TASS2017-05-18
UAE minister, Chinese official discuss military cooperation

Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, discussed on Wednesday with General Fan Changlong, Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission of China, friendship and military ties between the UAE and China.

Source: Emirates News Agency2017-05-18
Chinese Navy commander meets with Pakistani naval chief in Beijing

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is on an official visit to China, met with Commander PLA(N) China, Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong at PLA(N) Headquarters at Beijing China.

Source: Daily Times2017-05-16
Former PLA Navy commander conferred with Pakistan's highest Military Award

Admiral Wu Shengli, former PLA Navy commander, has been conferred with Pakistan's highest Military Award, Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military), on Thursday, in recognition of his distinguished services and significant contributions in strengthening the bilateral relations between Pakistan and China in general and Navies of both the friendly nations in particular.

Source: Pakistan Observer2017-05-11
Chinese Navy leader meets with Vietnamese Army top official

Miao Hua, Political Commissar of the Chinese PLA Navy, met with Chairman of the General Department of Politics of the VPA Luong Cuong in Hanoi on May 5.

Source: Vietnamenet2017-05-08
Chinese navy hands over three pirates to somali authorities

A Chinese naval vessel on Friday handed over three suspected pirates to authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region.

Source: Reuters2017-05-08

Foreign Militaries Reports on China

Foreign Militaries Reports

Army sets sights on Chinese tanks

The Royal Thai Army will buy 34 armoured vehicles worth about two billion baht and another 11 VT-4 battle tanks from China, says army commander Chalermchai Sitthisat.

Source: Bangkok Post2017-05-09
Vietnam's Coast Guard ship leaves for China visit

Ship 8004, with a mission of the Vietnam Coast Guard Command on board, led by Lieutenant General Hoang Van Dong, the Command’s Political Commissar, and left the military port of the Coast Guard Region 1 Command for a China visit on May 8.

Source: People's Army Newspaper of Vietnam2017-05-09
China's naval fleet visits Ho Chi Minh City

A Chinese naval fleet arrived in Ho Chi Minh City’s International Port on May 6, starting a four-day friendship visit to Vietnam.

Source: People's Army Newspaper of Vietnam2017-05-08
Senior Lieutenant General Luong Cuong receives Chinese naval commissar

Senior Lieutenant General Luong Cuong, Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army, welcomed a delegation of the Chinese PLA Navy, led by its Political Commissar, Senior Lieutenant General Miao Hua, on May 5 in Hanoi.

Source: People's Army Newspaper of Vietnam2017-05-08
Hisham: China-M'sia defence, diplomatic ties strengthened

Diplomatic relations and defence directions between Malaysia and China Malaysia have been further enhanced with the setting up of a high-level committee among the two countries.

Source: malaysiakini2017-04-24
Thai army's purchase plan for 10 more Chinese tanks approved

The Thai government decided on Tuesday to buy 10 more VT-4 main battle tanks from China, said Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.

Source: Thai Armed Forces2017-04-05
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.

Source: China Daily2017-03-15
Chinese Navy Ships Visit San Diego

PLA Navy ships, Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889), arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit, Dec. 6-9.

Source: US Navy2016-12-09