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China’s military priorities for 2019: boost training and prepare for war

  Strengthening training and preparation for war are among the top priorities for China’s military in 2019, its official newspaper said on Tuesday. “Drilling soldiers and...

Chinese missile force puts new Russian S-400 air defence system to the test

  China has successfully tested an advanced air defence system imported from Russia, as the two militaries continue to step up cooperation. Russian media reported that...

Risk of US-China clash in South China Sea worries Philippine firms more than trade...

  It’s an uneasy time for Asian nations as the rivalry between China and the United States intensifies and uncertainty hangs on whether they can...

Death penalty may await Chinese aircraft carrier builder boss for alleged spying role

  The disgraced deputy head of the state-owned firm developing China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier may face the death penalty over his alleged involvement in...

China detains 10 after October protests by military veterans

  Chinese authorities in the eastern province of Shandong have detained 10 people who were involved in protests by military veterans in early October, state...

China’s military power could match America’s by 2050

  Chinese President Xi Jinping wants his military to be as powerful as America’s by 2050 — and his control of major economic and military...

The Chinese military command monitoring Taiwan and the South China Sea has been ordered...

  This week Chinese president Xi Jinping ordered the Southern Theatre Command, responsible for monitoring the South China Sea and Taiwan, to boost its military...

Will China’s new laser satellite become the ‘Death Star’ for submarines?

  China is developing a satellite with a powerful laser for anti-submarine warfare that researchers hope will be able to pinpoint a target as far...

China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

  China summoned the United States ambassador on Saturday after the US imposed sanctions on a branch of its military, according to Chinese state media. The...

Russia stages biggest war games ever with 300,000 troops marching alongside Chinese soldiers for...

  Russia today launched its largest ever war games involving hundreds of thousands of battle-ready troops alongside their Chinese comrades in arms. With 300,000 soldiers, 36,000...