Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise

A vessel attached to a naval frigate flotilla under the PLA Southern Theater Command breaks through the splashing waves while maneuvering during a training exercise on April 25, 2022.

Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training

An anti-submarine patrol aircraft attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Southern Theater Command spins its propellers before takeoff for a maritime patrol and anti-submarine training exercise on February 16, 2022.

Chemical defense element conducts specialized training Chemical defense element conducts specialized training

Soldiers assigned to a chemical defense element under the PLA 75th Group Army use detectors to distinguish the toxic substances in a chemical defense training course on March 29, 2022.

PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training

A fully-armed soldier assigned to a mobile detachment under the People's Armed Police (PAP) Guangxi Corps walks on the balance beam with a mock exploder amid the fire smoke in an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) training drill on February 18, 2022.

Tanks fire on move at mock targets Tanks fire on move at mock targets

A tank attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fires its main gun on the move at a mock target during a live-fire training exercise in an unfamiliar area on April 15, 2022.

Fighter jet takes off for combat training Fighter jet takes off for combat training

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command soars into the evening glow during an air combat training exercise on April 27, 2022.

Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle

Soldiers in Ghillie Suit assigned to a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army advance while keep on alert during a mountain and jungle terrain reconnaissance and combat exercise on April 18, 2022.

Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army inspect the helicopter prior to taking off during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on April 20, 2022. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photo by Peng Bingjie)

Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended a ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Youth League of China.

Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing

A ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Youth League of China is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 10, 2022.

Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise
Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training
Chemical defense element conducts specialized training
PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training
Tanks fire on move at mock targets
Fighter jet takes off for combat training
Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle
Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training
Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China
Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing
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Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise

A vessel attached to a naval frigate flotilla under the PLA Southern Theater Command breaks through the splashing waves while maneuvering during a training exercise on April 25, 2022.

Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training

An anti-submarine patrol aircraft attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Southern Theater Command spins its propellers before takeoff for a maritime patrol and anti-submarine training exercise on February 16, 2022.

Chemical defense element conducts specialized training Chemical defense element conducts specialized training

Soldiers assigned to a chemical defense element under the PLA 75th Group Army use detectors to distinguish the toxic substances in a chemical defense training course on March 29, 2022.

PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training

A fully-armed soldier assigned to a mobile detachment under the People's Armed Police (PAP) Guangxi Corps walks on the balance beam with a mock exploder amid the fire smoke in an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) training drill on February 18, 2022.

Tanks fire on move at mock targets Tanks fire on move at mock targets

A tank attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fires its main gun on the move at a mock target during a live-fire training exercise in an unfamiliar area on April 15, 2022.

Fighter jet takes off for combat training Fighter jet takes off for combat training

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command soars into the evening glow during an air combat training exercise on April 27, 2022.

Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle

Soldiers in Ghillie Suit assigned to a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army advance while keep on alert during a mountain and jungle terrain reconnaissance and combat exercise on April 18, 2022.

Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army inspect the helicopter prior to taking off during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on April 20, 2022. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photo by Peng Bingjie)

Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended a ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Youth League of China.

Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing

A ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Youth League of China is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 10, 2022.

Frigate flotilla conducts maritime training exercise
Naval aviation regiment conducts anti-submarine training
Chemical defense element conducts specialized training
PAP soldiers conduct explosive ordnance disposal training
Tanks fire on move at mock targets
Fighter jet takes off for combat training
Scouts practice reconnaissance and combat operation in jungle
Choppers conduct high-intensity flight training
Xi attends ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China
Ceremony marking centenary of Communist Youth League of China held in Beijing
Both Finland and Sweden have announced the decisions to apply to join NATO in succession, which means that NATO intends to go further northward following the previous five rounds of eastward expansion.
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Wang Yi warns Japan-U.S. cooperation should not harm China
Bilateral cooperation between Japan and the U.S. should not provoke confrontation between camps, and even less undermine China's sovereignty, security and development interests, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday.
China rejects U.S. bill to help Taiwan regain WHO observer status
China rejects and deplores it that the US should insist on signing the bill, which will help Taiwan regain observer status in the World Health Organization, into law, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Monday, urging the U.S. to handle Taiwan-related issues prudently and properly.
China urges G7 to cease interfering in its internal affairs
China on Monday urged the Group of Seven (G7) to stop smearing China and interfering in China's internal affairs.
Live-fire drills to be conducted in Bohai Sea
According to a notice released by China's Dalian Maritime Safety Administration on May 17, live-fire drills are going to be conducted in the Bohai Sea from May 18 to May 23, Beijing time.
Soldiers train with newly commissioned bridge systems
Recently, soldiers assigned to a bridge company of an engineer regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command built a temporary bridge with three newly commissioned vehicle-mounted Rapidly Emplaced Bridge Systems (REBSs) against extreme winds during a bridge-building training exercise, which effectively improved the troops' combat support capability.
MONUSCO Southern Sector Commander commends Chinese peacekeepers' contribution
Highlighting the Chinese Level-II Hospital as an indispensable part of the MONUSCO Sector South, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Jawad applauded its outstanding medical services to both military and civilian personnel in the mission area, and the humanitarian assistance to the local residents.
Chinese peacekeepers make facelift to Road Tonj-Romich in South Sudan
Recently, the 12th Chinese peacekeeping engineering contingent to South Sudan has completed with high quality the road construction work of the Tonj-Romich main supply route.
Chinese peacekeeping force to Lebanon donates medicine to local people
The 20th Chinese peacekeeping force to Lebanon donated on May 9 a batch of medical supplies to the local community of Zibqin in southern Lebanon.
China's peacekeeping medical contingent participates in MINUSMA rescue exercise
The 9th Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to Mali and other countries' peacekeeping troops jointly carried out an emergency rescue drill code-named Safeguarding Peace recently.
Chinese naval frigate escorts Chinese fishing vessels in Gulf of Aden
At 5 p.m. on April 4, local time, three Chinese fishing vessels arrived at the terminal of their escorted journey in the west of the Gulf of Aden under the escort of the guided-missile frigate Yueyang (Hull 575) attached to the 40th Chinese naval escort taskforce.
39th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home port
On March 9, the 39th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to a naval port in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, completing its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.
40th Chinese naval escort taskforce completes first escort mission
The guided-missile destroyer Hohhot (Hull 161) of the 40th Chinese naval escort taskforce escorted a Dutch bulk carrier to the safe sea area on February 14, local time.
PLA Navy conducts regular rotation of escort taskforces at Gulf of Aden
The 39th and 40th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a farewell ceremony in waters of the Gulf of Aden on the afternoon of February 4, local time after completing the task handover procedure and joint escort tasks.
Armed police steps up search for second black box of crashed plane
After hours' hard work, the PAP members have searched for about 58,000 square meters and collected more than 1800 pieces of plane wreckage by 6:30 PM on Thursday.
Armed police and militia forces search for black boxes of crashed plane
According to on-site report, in the afternoon of March 22, members of the PAP and the militia involved in the search and rescue work of the China Eastern Airlines' crashed plane took the new task to retrieve the black boxes while continuing personnel search and rescue.
Chinese naval vessels return from Tonga after delivering relief supplies
The PLA naval vessels, the amphibious dock landing ship Wuzhishan and the comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu, ended their mission of transporting disaster relief materials to Tonga and returned to a naval port in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province, on the morning of March 21.
Military rescue forces rush to plane crash site
China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735, en route from Kunming to Guangzhou, lost contact and crashed over Wuzhou city of South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 14:38 on March 21. The PLA Southern Theater Command launched the emergency response mechanism at the news.
PAP conducts joint counter-terrorism exercise in Yunnan
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Positive progress made in anti-terrorism operations in Sahel region
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Peace Operations said on June 5 that the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) is strengthening the troop construction and has made "substantial and encouraging progress", and an ongoing major military operation, code-named Sama "progressing well".
Clip shows determination, confidence in anti-terrorism in Xinjiang
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China, India stage counter-terrorist drills
China and India launched a joint counter-terrorism exercise on Saturday not far from the Chinese-Indian border, a move which Chinese experts said will boost the strategic mutual trust of the two countries' militaries.
Island base sees struggles, setbacks and success over two decades
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Tianwen-1 mission marks first year on Mars
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Int'l Media on China

China-proposed BRI welcomed in
The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has brought hundreds of billions of dollars to the developing world in the form of infrastructure, public health and digital connectivity, and been "avidly welcomed" in "Global South", an opinion piece published by The Guardian has said.

Int'l Militaries on China

Putin says Russia has no concerns over China's growing defense potential
Russia is not concerned over China's growing defense potential as it enjoys the highest level of relations with the country and is itself ramping up its armed forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a plenary session of the Russia Calling! investment forum sponsored by VTB Capital on Tuesday.
Layered logic behind NATO's northward expansion
Both Finland and Sweden have announced the decisions to apply to join NATO in succession, which means that NATO intends to go further northward following the previous five rounds of eastward expansion.
Interview: NATO expansion root cause of Ukraine crisis: former senior French official
The attempt to extend North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership to Ukraine, which Russia perceives as a security threat, has long been opposed by France and Germany. Meanwhile, Finland and Sweden are knocking on NATO's door.