China handed over three suspected pirates captured in an rescue operation on a Tuvaluan cargo ship hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden to the authorities in Somalia on May 5, said the Information Bureau of China's MND on Thursday.
The PLA Rocket Force recently conducted an operational test for its new-type missile weapons in waters of the Bohai Sea and achieved the expected results, said China's defense ministry on Tuesday.
Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday that China resolutely opposes the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile defence system.
The Central Military Commission has decided to reorganize the Army of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday.
The Chinese PLA Navy will continue escort missions, a long-term task, Yang Yujun, spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense said at a press briefing on Thursday.
The Chinese army will take part in international military games hosted by Russia from July 29 to August 12, said Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun on Thursday.
Chinese forces are keeping their standard operational readiness and conducting normal training along the border between China and the DPRK.
"The reports that China has sent 150,000 more soldiers to its border with the DPRK are purely fabricated", said the Information Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on Wednesday.
China's first domestically built aircraft carrier is being outfitted with equipment and the work is progressing smoothly, Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Thursday.
The Chinese military’s opposition to the deployment of the THAAD system will definitely not stay on words only.
The PLA Air Force has recently completed the tests of docking between the newly developed air transportation materials handling platform and all its large transport airplanes in service.
China urges countries outside of the South China Sea region to stop stirring threats of war and tension in the region, the Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
China's military on Thursday voiced strong objections to the ROK's deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system, the THAAD.
China's military authorities have warned soldiers and officers not to leak military secrets as they go about their daily life, especially when ordering food, sending packages and using social media applications.
The Chinese peacekeeping hospital in South Sudan (Wau) set up assisting relationship days ago with a local health school to help train students from the school.
The External Affairs Ministry of India recently gave notice to Wang Qi, a nearly 80-year-old Chinese veteran who has been stranded in India for 54 years, and his family to deal with their Indian passport formalities.
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 7:11 p.m. on Feb. 8. The PLA troops and militiamen rushed to the affected area for rescue soon after the earthquake.
Three Chinese coast guard vessels sailed around the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea on Monday, the country's maritime authorities have revealed, days after U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis vowed to defend Tokyo's control of the islands.
It is normal for China to carry out scheduled scientific research and tests within the Chinese territory and the tests don't target any specific country or object, China's Defense Ministry said on Feb. 3 in a written statement.
An official from the Chinese Defense Ministry who demanded anonymity said on Thursday that if the information were true, it would seriously sabotage the China-Japan relations, especially their defense relations.
The information office of China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed on Jan. 7 a stopover in Malaysia by a Chinese submarine.
China's defense ministry on Friday described the recent US media's cyber-espionage accusation as "groundless and bad act of smearing China."
Wang Jianping, deputy chief of staff with the Joint Staff Department under the Central Military Commission, has been put under investigation for being suspected of taking bribes, Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday.
China's armed forces will take part in the 2017 International Army Games, hosted by Russia, Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said at a press conference Thursday.
Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun on Thursday voiced the Chinese armed forces' strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine.
China has handed over the U.S. underwater drone it captured in its waters to the United States, a statement posted on China's Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday.
Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said late Saturday that China has decided to hand over the U.S. underwater drone it captured in its waters to the United States in an appropriate manner.
China's Defense Ministry on Thursday declared that it is legitimate for China to deploy necessary defense facilities in the Nansha islands.
China's Defense Ministry expressed on Thursday that China is willing to conduct defense cooperation with the ROK on the basis of respecting for each other's security interests.
China's Defense Ministry expressed grave concern and has lodged a solemn representation on Saturday to Japan over two Japanese F-15 fighter jets' interference of the PLA Air Force's routine training in the Western Pacific.
China's Defense Ministry has expressed strong opposition to the United States Congress passing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which facilitates military exchanges between the US and Taiwan.
"The media reports are pure speculation," said the information bureau of the Chinese MND in a written statement in response to the Myanmar military plane crash issue on Tuesday.
Senior Colonel Yang Yujun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on November 30, 2016.
China's Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday that it is willing to promote military ties with the defense department of the next administration of the United States.
Mid-ranking military officers and attachés from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan, attended a symposium on counter terrorism at the Special Operations College of the People's Liberation Army in Beijing from Nov 23-27.
Chinese and Cambodian armies will stage a joint drill featuring humanitarian rescue and disaster alleviation in Phnom Penh from Dec. 11 to 26, China's military spokesperson Yang Yujun told a press briefing Wednesday.
China's military pays close attention to the development of situations in the northern region of Myanmar, and hopes that both sides in the conflict can remain calm and restraint, said the Information Bureau of China's Defense Ministry on Sunday.
China's Defense Ministry voiced its opinions Monday on media reports which blamed the THAAD system to be deployed in the ROK as the main cause for China’s passive attitude toward contacts between the defense departments of the two countries.
No matter it is the 3rd Fleet or the 7th Fleet, as long as they have compromised China's sovereignty and security interests, the Chinese armed forces will do whatever they can to safeguard China’s rights and interests. Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.
The US assigned its naval vessel to enter China's territorial sea in Xisha without authorization on October 21. The Chinese Ministry of National Defense firmly opposed its actions and lodged solemn representations against the US on the same day.