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Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress

Xi Jinping presides over the preparatory meeting for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 17, 2017.

Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview

Jing Haipeng, a delegate to the 19th National Congress of the CPC, receives interview at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 18, 2017. The congress will open Wednesday morning.

Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training

A Y-8 maritime early warning aircraft attached to an aviation regiment of the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy prepares to land at a military airfield after a flight training exercise recently.

Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Zhoushan steams alongside the comprehensive supply ship Poyanghu to conduct a replenishment-at-sea during a maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the East China Sea on October 13, 2017.

Soldiers operate flamethrowers Soldiers operate flamethrowers

Soldiers assigned to a brigade with the PLA 82nd Group Army search for targets with equipment during the mountain offensive operation drill recently.

Shady setup in live-fire training Shady setup in live-fire training

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense battalion of a combined brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army assemble a camouflage netting to provide concealment for a command vehicle of artillery systems during a live-fire training exercise on October 12, 2017.

Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training

A 122mm towed howitzer system attached to a combined army brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command spits fires as it sends shells down range during a live-fire training exercise on October 11, 2017.

Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark

Rear Admiral Guan Bailin (L) accompanies Republic of Congo's PM Clément Mouamba (R, Front) to review the guard of honor aboard the Chinese PLA Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark on Oct. 11, 2017.

HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets

An HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system attached to an air defense brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command fires its surface-to-air missiles at simulated aerial targets during the live-fire training on October 8, 2017.

Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the PLA Air Force gets situated and checks equipment inside the cockpit of his J-10 fighter jet prior to a combat flight training exercise in northeast China recently.

Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress
Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview
Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training
Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea
Soldiers operate flamethrowers
Shady setup in live-fire training
Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training
Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark
HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets
Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training
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Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress

Xi Jinping presides over the preparatory meeting for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 17, 2017.

Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview

Jing Haipeng, a delegate to the 19th National Congress of the CPC, receives interview at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 18, 2017. The congress will open Wednesday morning.

Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training

A Y-8 maritime early warning aircraft attached to an aviation regiment of the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy prepares to land at a military airfield after a flight training exercise recently.

Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Zhoushan steams alongside the comprehensive supply ship Poyanghu to conduct a replenishment-at-sea during a maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the East China Sea on October 13, 2017.

Soldiers operate flamethrowers Soldiers operate flamethrowers

Soldiers assigned to a brigade with the PLA 82nd Group Army search for targets with equipment during the mountain offensive operation drill recently.

Shady setup in live-fire training Shady setup in live-fire training

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense battalion of a combined brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army assemble a camouflage netting to provide concealment for a command vehicle of artillery systems during a live-fire training exercise on October 12, 2017.

Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training

A 122mm towed howitzer system attached to a combined army brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command spits fires as it sends shells down range during a live-fire training exercise on October 11, 2017.

Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark

Rear Admiral Guan Bailin (L) accompanies Republic of Congo's PM Clément Mouamba (R, Front) to review the guard of honor aboard the Chinese PLA Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark on Oct. 11, 2017.

HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets

An HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system attached to an air defense brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command fires its surface-to-air missiles at simulated aerial targets during the live-fire training on October 8, 2017.

Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the PLA Air Force gets situated and checks equipment inside the cockpit of his J-10 fighter jet prior to a combat flight training exercise in northeast China recently.

Xi presides over preparatory meeting for 19th CPC National Congress
Delegates to 19th CPC National Congress receive interview
Multi-type aircraft conduct flight training
Navy vessels execute replenishment-at-sea in East China Sea
Soldiers operate flamethrowers
Shady setup in live-fire training
Towed howitzer systems deploy fires in training
Republic of Congo PM speaks highly of Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark
HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system fires at aerial targets
Pilots adjust equipment prior to flight training
The Central Military Commission (CMC), chaired by Xi Jinping has consistently pushed forward military reform under the rule of law and civil-military integration. China's armed forces have made great strides in building a strong army with Chinese characteristics.
The Korean Peninsula seems to be at the brink of war. Peaceful development in Northeast Asia is under serious threat. This issue is only a microcosm of a wider security issue in Northeast Asia.
China tells Japan to reflect on past aggression after Abe sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine
China on Tuesday told Japan to squarely face and reflect on its past aggression, following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ritual offering to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine.
China opposes U.S. provocation in South China Sea: defense ministry
The Chinese Defense Ministry on Wednesday voiced strong opposition to the unauthorized entry of a U.S. warship into China's waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.
China warns U.S. warship to leave after it sails near Xisha islands
Chinese warships have warned a U.S. Navy destroyer to leave after it sailed close to Xisha Islands in South China Sea during a so-called "freedom of navigation" operation, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.
The training ship Qi Jiguang (Hull 83) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy docked in Lisbon, capital of Portugal, on Monday morning for a four-day goodwill visit.
PLA makes huge strides
China's military has been developing rapidly in the past five years and is attracting global attention, which experts said is necessary to protect the country and its people.
PLA documentary kindles public ardor
A documentary showcasing China's military development has kindled public love for servicemen ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Oct 18.
Chinese college girl's one-year peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
A Chinese college student has completed a one-year peacekeeping mission in South Sudan this year with one of the 13 female infantry squads, which is carrying out humanitarian relief and protecting the rights of women and children.
Chinese peacekeepers to S. Sudan conduct defense drill
An emergency defense drill kicked off at the camp area of the 8th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to South Sudan (Wau) at 5:30 am on October 12, 2017.
Chinese peacekeepers to Congo (K) hold defense drills
The 21st Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) started to conduct an emergency defense drill in its main camp area in Congo(K) at 15:00 pm on October 11, 2017.
Chinese peacekeepers complete repair of security channels along Lebanon-Israel Blue Line
The 16th Chinese peacekeeping multifunctional engineer detachment to Lebanon completed the maintenance work of 32 security channels along the UN-drawn Blue Line that separates Lebanon and Israel on October 10, 2017.
Chinese naval escort fleet concludes visit to Denmark
China's 26th naval escort fleet departed from here on Friday morning after a five-day visit to Denmark.
27th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail from S. China's Sanya
The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce on Tuesday set sail from a naval port in Sanya, South China's Hainan province, embarking on the voyage to the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali coast for escort missions.
25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to a naval port of the Chinese (PLA) Navy in Zhanjiang of South China's Guangdong province on the morning of July 12, 2017, after completing its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia coast.
PLA Navy embodies China's responsibility in escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Since 2008, Chinese PLA Navy has dispatched 26 escort taskforces, involving 83 vessels and 22,000 soldiers, to carry out escort missions at the Gulf of Aden and in waters off the Somali coast.
Chinese PLA helps Sierra Leone build infectious disease surveillance system
The system was built under the assistance of the Chinese PLA military medical experts to Sierra Leone, its smooth operation marks that success has been achieved in the initial stage of the construction of infectious disease surveillance network in Sierra Leone by China.
Macao govt denies PLA misconduct rumors in wake of Typhoon Hato
The government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Saturday denied a rumor that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison beat local citizens and robbed stores as the troops were mobilized to provide disaster relief.
Chinese troops in Macao to help with disaster relief
The central government has given the permission for the People's Liberation Army Macao Garrison to help with disaster relief in Macao, an official statement said Friday.
China military medical team treats more than 70 disaster-affected people in Sierra Leone
The Medical Aid Team of Chinese PLA to Sierra Leone has treated more than 70 people affected by the deadly mudslide and flooding that struck the West African nation's capital Freetown on Aug. 14.
China donates second batch of military equipment to Philippines to fight terrorists
The Philippine defense department received on Thursday a second batch of military equipment that China donated to help the Philippines fight terrorism.
China donates second batch of military equipment to Philippines to fight terrorists
The Philippine defense department received on Thursday a second batch of military equipment that China donated to help the Philippines fight terrorism.
China's armed police hold anti-terror exercise in Xinjiang
China's armed police on Tuesday completed an anti-terror exercise in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill wraps up in Belarus
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Internal Ministry, wrapped up at a training center of the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry on July 18.
Chinese college girl's one-year peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
A Chinese college student has completed a one-year peacekeeping mission in South Sudan this year with one of the 13 female infantry squads, which is carrying out humanitarian relief and protecting the rights of women and children.
Rules for opening military camps bring aircraft carrier visit near
Considering that aircraft carrier Liaoning already held an Open Day activity in Hong Kong, military fans can expect to get on the aircraft carrier in the near future.

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Will China intervene?
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US-India military cooperation not harmonious
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