Chinese military warned off two US warships entering waters around the Chinese islands and reefs in the South China Sea, a spokesperson of the PLA Southern Theater Command said Monday.
The PLA's training and exercises are aimed at safeguarding national sovereignty and territorial integrity, maintaining peace and stability across the Straits, and protecting common interests of the compatriots across the straits.
The motherland must be and will be reunified. We will take all necessary measure to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity and protect peace and stability across the strait.
China has indisputable sovereignty over the islands in the South China Sea and its adjacent waters. Recently, with the joint efforts of China and the ASEAN countries, the situation in the South China Sea is steadily improving.
China's naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign ships over the past 10 years, around 51.5 percent of the total escorted, according to a Ministry of National Defense statement.
China will fulfill the international obligations, and will continue to make contributions to regional peace and stability and also to protect major sea lines of communication.
China's latest move to reform military policies and institutions serves as an underpinning for deepening national defense and military reform in the new era, a military spokesperson said Thursday.
China's commitment to a new concept of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security. The Chinese military will, as always, be a staunch force for world peace and stability.
China will practise the motto of the CISM “Friendship through Sport”, and focus on the theme of “sharing friendships and promoting peace”, so as to present to the world a fantastic sport event.
Chinese military on Tuesday voiced firm opposition to a U.S. Navy warship's entry into waters around China's islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
China's military has voiced its "strong indignation and resolute opposition" against recent "sanctions" by the U.S. on Chinese military authority and personnel, according to China's Ministry of National Defense.
The Chinese military protested on Thursday after a British Royal Navy warship sailed close to Chinese islands in the South China Sea on Aug 31.
Dennis Blair's suggestions provoke cross-Strait military confrontation and destroy the China-Japan relationship. They are irresponsible and also very dangerous.
The Chinese military resolutely opposes and protests Washington adopting the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law, Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday.
Taiwan is an integral part of China. We firmly oppose any official contacts and military exchanges in any form between any country and Taiwan. This position is clear and consistent.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will pay an official goodwill visit to India this year, the Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.
General Wei Fenghe, China’s defense minister, will visit the United States by year-end, the Ministry of National Defense spokesman said on Thursday.
China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have scheduled a joint maritime exercise to take place later this year, a Chinese ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
The Chinese Coast Guard will be transferred to the command of the Armed Police Force from July 1, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense said Thursday.
The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will visit China from June 26 to 28, Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, said on Monday.
The construction of the PLA Djibouti Logistic Support Base is to better implement our international responsibility and obligations of escort and humanitarian assistance in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia.
The SCO will hold the "Peace Mission 2018" joint military drill in Russia in the latter half of this year, Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, said Thursday.
The carrier formation led by China's first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, has initially developed combat capabilities for group operations, a Chinese military spokesperson said Thursday.
A Chinese military spokesperson said Thursday that China will host the first-ever China-Africa forum on defense and security from June 26 to July 10.
China's Ministry of National Defense has said two U.S. warships' entry into China's territorial waters around the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea is serious infringement on China's sovereignty.
No matter whether China is invited to participate in the RIMPAC-2018 exercise or not, it is impossible to shake China's determination to safeguard its sovereignty and security interests.
Lieutenant General He Lei, vice-president of the Academy of Military Science of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, will lead the Chinese delegation for the upcoming 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
Chinese military has taken effective measures to strengthen border patrol and safety protection on the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border, and has lodged solemn representations to relevant authorities of Myanmar.
China firmly pursues a national defense policy that is defensive in nature and a military strategy of active defense. China has always been the builder of world peace, contributor to global development and defender of international order.
China and Russia plan to hold a joint naval exercise in waters near the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao this year, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Defense Ministry, said Thursday.
Stabilizing military relations between China and India and maintaining peace in the border areas are the shared aspirations of people from both countries, according to Wu Qian, spokesperson with China's MND, on Thursday.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned Su-35 fighter jets, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, said Thursday.
The Dongfeng-26 ballistic missile has officially joined the combat sequence of the PLA rocket force after tests.
The PLA Air Force has sent warplanes for the second time in a week to patrol around the island of Taiwan in a gesture to deter "Taiwan independence" forces and show the Chinese mainland's resolution to safeguard sovereignty.
The Dongfeng-26 ballistic missile has been commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force, said Wu Qian, spokesperson with China's Defense Ministry, on Thursday.
The recent Australian media report that Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese military in South China Sea in early April did not accord with the facts, said China's MND in a written statement on Friday.
It was the natural right of China as a sovereign state to station troops and deploy necessary territory defense facilities on the relevant islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands, defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Australian media report completely did not accord with the facts, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, in a written statement on Tuesday.
China strongly opposed the United States' approving license for Taiwan submarine plan and urged the US to stop all forms of military contact between the US and Taiwan, as well as arms sales to Taiwan, said China's defense spokesperson on Monday.
The Chinese military will strengthen its defense capability according to the degree of the threat to its sovereignty and security, firmly safeguard national sovereignty and maritime rights and interests, and firmly safeguard regional peace and stability.