People's Liberation Army

China's Armed Forces Bills Itself as Force for World Peace; will Keep Pushing Reforms

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 17, 2017 06:34 AM EST

Admiral Guan said the PLA will push forward reforms this year. read more

China Denies US' Accusation of Conducting Cyber Warfare Operations in Beijing Hotels

Desiree Sison   | Jan 09, 2017 03:55 AM EST

China on Friday vehemently denied the US' accusation that the Chinese military has been launching cyber attacks against Washington using two hotels in Beijing as their headquarters. read more

China’s Military Lists Weapons the United States Should Fear

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 07, 2017 11:19 PM EST

2016 "saw great strides for the Chinese military, with numerous achievements related to weaponry and equipment." read more

China will Buy no More Russian-made Jets and Other Russian Combat Aircraft

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 06, 2017 10:12 AM EST

The PLAAF said its Su-35Ss have thrust vectoring engines that can point in different directions for increased maneuverability. read more

China Plans Record 30 Space Launch Missions in 2017; US had 60 in 2016

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 04, 2017 09:56 AM EST

If achieved, this year will be the busiest in the history of China's space program since its start in 1960. read more

China Warns of World War III if Sea Battles Erupt in South China Sea

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jan 02, 2017 11:07 PM EST

"As missile technologies advance, aircraft carriers are not the last bargaining chip between big powers." read more

Twitter’s China Head Kathy Chen Quits After 8 Months

S. Rina   | Jan 02, 2017 10:42 AM EST

Twitter continues to face issues as its China head announced her departure after assuming the position only 8 months earlier. The company's managing director in Greater China, Kathy Chen tweeted her decision through 12 messages on the social media site. read more

High-Ranking Chinese Military General Under Probe for Corruption

Desiree Sison   | Dec 31, 2016 09:41 AM EST

A high-ranking Chinese military general is under investigation for graft. This is the first highest active military official to be involved in a corruption probe since Chinese President Xi Jinping commenced his war against corruption upon assuming office in 2013. read more

China’s Plan to Land Probe on Mars in first Mars Mission Confirms Role Played by Chinese Spy that Worked for NASA

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 27, 2016 06:46 AM EST

ASPRS praised Li for his "unique leading position in planetary mapping." read more

Communist Party Tightens Financial Control over People’s Liberation Army

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 22, 2016 11:42 PM EST

Implementing the new regulation will be crucial in building a modern military audit and surveillance system. read more

Communist Party Tightens Financial Control over People’s Liberation Army

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 22, 2016 11:42 PM EST

Implementing the new regulation will be crucial in building a modern military audit and surveillance system. read more

US Stupidity Enabling China’s Cyberspies to Steal Tons of US Defense Secrets

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 11, 2016 07:24 PM EST

He boasted the stolen information on the F-22 fighter jet will let China "rapidly catch up with US levels" and "stand easily on the giant's shoulders." read more

China Expands Military Facilities at Fiery Cross Reef in Spratlys Seized from the Philippines

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 07, 2016 03:20 AM EST

More important, the reef now supports a 3,125 meter-long runway suitable for fighter jets and large aircraft of the People's Liberation Army Air Force. read more

China Massively Boosting Military Build-up at Xinjiang Near Border with India

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 07, 2016 02:17 AM EST

On the other hand, India has also been strengthening its military forces, especially Indian Air Force (IAF) units, along the border. read more

President Xi Downsizes Military, Focuses on Tech-Based Warfare

Desiree Sison   | Dec 04, 2016 07:54 AM EST

Citing the importance of technology rather than relying solely on sheer force of numbers, President Xi Jinping on Saturday announced a further reduction to China's 2.3 million-strong military and pushed for improvement to its combat readiness and capabilities. read more

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IMF Upgrades China Growth Estimates, Making it the Fastest Growing Large Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for the Chinese economy. A report released on Monday stated that China's economy is expected to grow by 6.5 percent during this year. This estimate is higher than previous estimates by 0.3 percent. read more

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