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Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese president, will pay a state visit to Vietnam from Dec. 12 to 13 at the invitation of the Vietnamese side.
Chinese peacekeeping troops to the UNIFIL held a ceremony of force command handover on December 8, completing the 21th deployment rotation.
China warned the Philippines to stop infringing on China's territorial sovereignty in the South China Sea on Sunday, following two cases of intrusion by Philippine vessels without the Chinese government's permission over the weekend, Gan Yu, a spokesman for the China Coast Guard, said in a statement issued on Sunday.
China on Sunday condemned the Philippines for violating China's territorial sovereignty by sending coast guard vessels and other ships into the waters adjacent to the Ren'ai Reef of China's Nansha Islands to deliver supplies to an illegally "stranded" warship.
The China Coast Guard (CCG) said on Sunday that it expelled a Japanese fishing vessel and several patrol ships that illegally entered China's territorial waters near the Diaoyu Islands on Saturday.
The 10th batch of medical team dispatched by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) to Laos arrived in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, on December 8 for a 6-month medical aid task.
The China Coast Guard (CCG) has successfully held the seventh high-level work meeting with the Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) High Command and received the visit of Vietnam Coast Guard Vessel CSB 8002 in Guangzhou, China, from December 4 to 8.
The second batch of members of the third Chinese Peacekeeping Military Utility Helicopter Unit to United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) recently left for home.
On December 5, the first batch of more than 200 peacekeepers of the 22nd Chinese peacekeeping force to Lebanon boarded a chartered flight in Kunming, Yunnan Province, and flew overseas to carry out the one-year peacekeeping mission.
A delegation of the Chinese Ministry of National Defense attended the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting in Accra, Ghana, on December 6.
Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and Lao president, met with visiting Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission General He Weidong in Vientiane on December 5.
A US P-8A anti-submarine patrol aircraft flew through the Taiwan Strait on December 6 and hyped it publicly. Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command, slammed this provocative move in a written statement released on Wednesday.
The ninth meeting of the China-South Africa Defense Committee was held in South Africa from November 29 to December 3, 2023.
The Chinese military followed and monitored a United States warship that illegally entered the waters near Ren'ai Jiao in China's Nansha Qundao, Senior Colonel Tian Junli said in a statement on Monday.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Manet met with Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) General He Weidong, who was on a visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on December 4.
Members of the 9th medical team dispatched by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) to Laos were awarded the Grade II Medal of Valor by the Lao People's Army (LPA) in the Lao capital Vientiane on December 1.
"China's third aircraft carrier PLANS Fujian is conducting its mooring trials," said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday inspected the command office for the East China Sea area of the China Coast Guard under the People's Armed Police Force.
The US instigated and emboldened the Philippine side to infringe upon China's sovereignty, which escalated maritime tensions. The Chinese side firmly opposes that," said Senior Colonel Wu Qian.
According to the international military cooperation plan in 2023, General He Weidong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, will visit Cambodia and Laos at invitation in early December.
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense will host the first China-LAC Military Medicine Forum in Beijing from December 11 to 13, said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping extended congratulations to a UN meeting held on Wednesday to commemorate the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
The Chinese and Lao militaries held the fourth border defense friendship exchange in Yot Ou district, Phongsaly Province, Laos, on November 28.
In accordance with the annual training plan, starting from November 25, the Chinese PLA Southern Theater Command organized its army troops to conduct three-day live-fire drills on the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border.
Chinese authorities on Monday released a list of people who were awarded the "Most Beautiful Veterans" title, highlighting the exemplary deeds of retired military personnel who have selflessly dedicated themselves to the Communist Party of China, the nation and the people.
Chinese and Vietnamese navies concluded the 35th joint patrol in Beibu Gulf recently. During the two-day joint patrol, China and Vietnam each sent two naval vessels, with the Chinese side having the light frigates Hanzhong and Aba.
The Royal Malaysian Navy frigate KD Selangor and Vietnamese Navy frigate 016-Quang Trung completed a four-day goodwill visit and sailed away from the Ngong Shuen Chau Naval Base of the Chinese PLA Hong Kong Garrison on November 24.
Live-fire drills being conducted on the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border since Saturday are aimed at testing the mobility, border control abilities and firepower capabilities of the military units so that the PLA is ready for any emergency.
On November 28, 2023, the Chinese and Lao militaries will hold the fourth border defense friendship exchange in the border region.
The Chinese military warned off a United States warship that illegally entered China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Saturday, a spokesman for the People's Liberation Army said.
A spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army announced on Saturday that live-fire drills will be conducted in the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a congratulatory letter to the World Conference on China Studies -- Shanghai Forum.
The remains of 25 Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War were returned to China on Thursday from the Republic of Korea (ROK).
China and South Korea held here a ceremony on Thursday to transfer the remains and belongings of 25 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War.
China is firmly opposed to the Philippines' actions of colluding with the external force to patrol and stir up troubles in the South China Sea, said Air Force Senior Colonel Tian Junli, spokesperson for the Chinese PLA Southern Theater Command, in a written statement on Thursday.
Lt. Gen. Mohan Subramanian granted the Force Commander Award to the Chinese peacekeepers, in recognition of their outstanding mission performance and contributions to promoting the peace process over the past year.
A joint military exercise including Chinese, Cambodian, Lao, Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese forces concluded on Wednesday in Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province.
The 4th International Army Forum on Military Education was held in Nanjing on November 20. Representatives of military academies from Cambodia, Pakistan, the UK, Argentina and other countries were invited to participate in the forum.
The Aman Youyi-2023 joint exercise launched live drills on November 22 in a training ground on land and a certain sea area respectively.
The first batch of the 4th Chinese peacekeeping military utility helicopter unit to UNISFA to the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), consisting of 60 members, left Zhengzhou City by a transport plane of the PLA Air Force on November 22.