Spokesperson: recent cruise around Taiwan tests PLA's joint operations capability
Senior Colonel Zhang Chunhui, Spokesperson for the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), made remarks on the PLA naval and air forces' recent cruise operations around the Taiwan island on Monday afternoon.
1st domestically developed aircraft carrier commissioned
China commissioned CNS Shandong — its second aircraft carrier and the first such ship wholly designed and built in the country — in Sanya, Hainan province, on Tuesday afternoon.
PLA Army conducts drills regularly in west China's plateau area
Even in midsummer, it was still cold in the plateau hinterland of west China at an altitude of over 4,300 meters. Conducting drills regularly on the plateau has not only increased the difficulty and intensity of training subjects, but also expanded the scope and breadth of integration.
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.