As a doctor, I've seen so many deaths that I've become accustomed to it, but when I went to Liberia as a member of the Chinese contingent to fight Ebola in January 2015, I felt pressured and challenged as never before.
The temporary border marked by a "blue line" between south Lebanon and Israel is barely inhabited except a number of sentry posts, but many young soldiers wearing protective suits and holding mine detectors work here on workdays. They are minesweepers from the Chinese and Cambodian peacekeeping forces of the UNIFIL.
Wang Guolin had never expect to jump 2,166 times when he landed with his parachute for the first time 26 years ago. Now, parachuting has become part of his life.
Watching on TV the peacekeepers’ formation do goose step past the Tian'anmen Square, Li Qingkun, commander of the reconnaissance battalion of a combined brigade of the 80th Group Army, could no longer hold his tears.
The Field Training Exercise of ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus Experts' Working Group on Counter-Terrorism is held in Guilin, China from November 9 to 22.
A boy who vowed 11 years ago to become a paratrooper after experiencing a deadly earthquake in Sichuan province not only accomplished his dream but made an appearance in the military parade on Oct 1.
Recently President Xi Jinping signed a presidential decree to award national medals and honorary titles to 42 individuals, 11 of whom are, or had been military personnel, or work in national defense area. They are the backbone of our national defense construction. They are the representatives of our national defense spirit.
Cobbler Meng Guangbin said the most precious thing about his 30 square meter shoe repair shop in northeastern China is its trademarked Lei Feng name after the model soldier celebrated in China for his selflessness and modesty.
After 13 Chinese nationals were killed and 31 others injured in a tourist bus crash near northern Lao town of Luang Prabang on Monday, Lao Chinese and overseas Chinese volunteers from various walks of life in Laos have spontaneously participated in the rescue and care work for the victims, acting just like "family members".
On August 3, some competitions of the "IAG 2019" hosted by the Chinese PLA Ground Force opened in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with 20 teams from 11 countries participating.
Turdikul, from the National Guard of Kyrgyzstan, celebrated his 24th birthday at a training base in suburban Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Chinese authorities have mobilized dramatic rescue efforts after the powerful typhoon Lekima churned through the country's east coast starting from Saturday.
The Chinese medical unit of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) organized on Saturday a medical day for local civilians in southern Lebanon.
Committed to making a positive contribution to building a community with a shared future for mankind, China's armed forces have been active in taking its shared responsibilities and obligations of the international community.
The Chinese Ministry of Veteran Affairs was established last August. So what exactly are its tasks? And how does China differ from the U.S. – the largest military spender in the world – in tending to its servicemen and servicewomen?
Dubbed the cradle of the People's Liberation Army, the Nanchang Uprising saw some 20,000 soldiers breaking away from the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party) forces, and produced the first army under the command of the Communist Party of China that eventually evolved into the PLA.
The first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum kicked off in Beijing on July 15, gathering nearly 100 senior representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union to discuss new approaches of China-Africa security cooperation in the new era.
Now China has participated in 24 UN peacekeeping missions, contributing more than 37,000 peacekeepers and paying more than 10 percent of the peacekeeping budget.
Chinese netizens paid their respects to two People's Liberation Army Navy pilots who died in a training accident, as new details showed the two chose not to eject from their jet to steer their plane away from civilians on the ground.
In 2008, a naval graffito was left by a country on the harbor embankment in Djibouti. Since then various navies including the Chinese Navy have followed suit.