Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a military base in Sichuan Province in southwest China on Saturday ahead of the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
The Chinese military will be subject to "stricter" discipline checks as efforts to root out corruption, a senior military official said Wednesday.
Senior Party members at the rank of military corps and above will be overseen by full-time inspection teams, said a military regulation made public Tuesday.
China firmly opposes the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) published by the United States Department of Defense, a spokesman from China's National Defense Ministry said Sunday.
The Chinese armed forces will continue the fight against corruption and "break new ground" in 2018, a military spokesman said Thursday.
A Chinese defense ministry spokesman on Thursday told foreign critics not to waste time drumming up the "China military threat" hype.
New pilots assigned to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducted their first solo flights in the first half of February.
China's latest J-20 stealth fighter has been commissioned into the air force's combat service, a spokesperson confirmed Friday.
Pilot cadets of the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy received their first free air combat training in a temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius on Jan 30.
Two pilots assigned to an air base of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command climb into the cockpit of a Su-30 fighter jet prior to a flight training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in late November, 2017.
Foreign military attachés from over 60 countries and their spouses, totaling 130 persons, left Beijing for Shenzhen on Monday to start their collective study visit to the Southern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).
The Western Theater Command of the PLA has activated an emergency response and is ready for rescue operations after a deadly earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province.
The 14th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Sudan's Darfur passed its first equipment inspection conducted by the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in late February.

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