As Yan Sihong’s family grieves, here are other Chinese students who went missing abroad. Some have never been found

Chinatopix   | Mar 02, 2018 02:24 PM EST

Hundreds and thousands of Chinese students head overseas for further study. Most return safely but some have not read more

Longevity in China: Odd Secrets to Living to Be a Hundred

Chinatopix   | Aug 17, 2017 04:34 PM EDT

It is always awe-inspiring - if not a little baffling - to see people who live to be a hundred years old because not many of us live long enough to reach this age. But in Bama, a small county located in Guangxi which is one of the five Longevity Villages identified by the United Nations worldwide, more than 80 people are at least 100 years old; and in another village called Shuping, most people reach their 90s. read more

China Deploys Cutting-Edge AWACSKJ-500 Planes Near South China Sea

Charissa Echavez   | May 14, 2017 07:00 AM EDT

China has deployed its latest airborne early warning and control aircraft to an airbase within the disputed South China Sea islands, Defense News reported on Friday citing satellite imagery. read more

China Deploys World's Biggest Coast Guard Cutter CCG 3901 to Patrol South China Sea

Charissa Echavez   | May 12, 2017 03:31 AM EDT

Beijing recently deployed the China Coast Guard (CCG) 3901 cutter, the largest in the world, into the South China Sea to protect the country's maritime rights, according to local government reports. read more

China's Third, Fourth Aircraft Carriers in the Pipeline: What to Expect

Prei Dy   | May 11, 2017 12:53 PM EDT

China will not stop from constructing aircraft carriers even though it recently launched its second carrier, experts suggested, saying the new Type 001A is just the beginning of Beijing as a maritime power. read more

China Test-Fires new Generation Ballistic Missile Near North Korea

Charissa Echavez   | May 11, 2017 03:17 AM EDT

The Chinese Ministry of National Defense revealed on Wednesday that the military has successfully test-fired a new type of missile in the Bohai Sea, the interior gulf of the Yellow Sea between China and North Korea. read more

China is Building Ground-Effect, Anti-Ship Drone

Prei Dy   | May 09, 2017 04:55 PM EDT

A new Chinese anti-ship drone could be in the pipeline, with technologies derived from developments in cruise missiles and ground-effect vehicles. read more

China Flaunts Xian JH-7 'Flying Leopards' as Military Conducts Live-Fire Drills Over South China Sea

Charissa Echavez   | May 09, 2017 06:23 AM EDT

China has flaunted its self-built fighter-bombers, dubbed the 'Flying Leopard,' during a live-fire drill over the South China Sea with footage aired on the state-broadcaster China Central Television Station (CCTV) on Sunday. read more

Chinese Military Develops Smartphone Software for Soldiers to Prevent Leaking Secrets

Charissa Echavez   | May 08, 2017 08:45 AM EDT

The Chinese military has introduced a mobile security platform that automatically alerts senior officials when soldiers leak sensitive data or use their smartphones during blackouts, according to the People's Liberation Army Daily, the military's official newspaper. read more

China's Submersible 'Jiaolong' Finds Polymetallic Nodules in the South China Sea

Prei Dy   | May 06, 2017 02:53 PM EDT

China's manned submersible Jiaolong has found a collection of polymetallic nodules in Puyuan Seamount in the disputed South China Sea. read more

Beijing 999 Buys Airbus Helicopter H145 for Medical, Search and Rescue Operations

Prei Dy   | May 06, 2017 02:38 PM EDT

China's Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center (Beijing 999) has ordered one Airbus Helicopter H145 to be fitted with a hoist for medical, search, and rescue purposes. read more

China to Build First Resource Marine Survey Ship, First Mother Ship for Submersibles by 2019

Prei Dy   | May 05, 2017 07:09 AM EDT

China is planning to build its first marine resources survey ship and its first mother ship for manned submersibles, with construction slated to start in July, the State Oceanic Administration revealed on Wednesday. read more

China Unveils new Attack L-15B Jet Trainer Variant

Prei Dy   | May 04, 2017 05:13 AM EDT

China's Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation has rolled out a new attack version of the L-15 Falcon advanced jet trainer, called the L-15B. The new variant was unveiled at the company's headquarter in Nanchang, the capital of the southeastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, on Monday. read more

China's ACP100 Nuclear Reactor 'Linglong One' Receives Approval for Construction

Prei Dy   | May 04, 2017 01:31 AM EDT

China's first project to feature the third-generation ACP100 nuclear reactor, called the Linglong One, has completed its preliminary design stage and is expected to be built later this year in the Changjiang Li Autonomous County of Hainan. read more

China's Improved J-31 Stealth Fighter Jet Ramps up Test Flights, Could Replace J-10

Prei Dy   | May 02, 2017 03:38 AM EDT

The prototype of China's improved J-31 stealth fighter has been ramping up test flights last month, stirring speculation that it will become the stealth fighter for Chinese aircraft carriers. read more

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