China defence

China calls to boost border defence along Xinjiang

China`s Defence Minister Chang Wanquan on Tuesday directed authorities to boost border defences in the troubled Xinjiang province, which shares frontiers with PoK and Afghanistan, to prevent infiltration by Islamist militants.

Oct 15, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

China to bring new law enhancing protection for military

China plans to revise a 23-year-old law on the protection of defence facilities by barring among others, the installation of equipments which could affect the military wireless services.

Jul 23, 2013, 17:43 PM IST

China faces threats but will defend itself: Govern

China faces "multiple and complicated" threats in the Asia-Pacific region but will put defending itself "above all else", a defence ministry report said Tuesday.

Apr 16, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

China`s defence budget small compared to US: Chinese media

China`s new defence budget of USD 115.7 billion may have raised hackles in India but Chinese state media say it is small compared to USD 700 billion budget of US.

Mar 06, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

China displays `entire air defence arsenal`: Report

Eyeing export markets, China has displayed its "entire air defence arsenal".

Nov 16, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

China hikes defence budget to $106.4 bn

China Sunday announced that it would spend a whopping USD 106.4 billion on defence this year, an 11.2 percent hike that is likely to trigger concerns among neighbours and others about its military might and growing assertiveness in Asia-Pacific.

Mar 04, 2012, 13:40 PM IST

China seeks to dispel fears over military aims

China`s neighbours have expressed rising concern over Beijing`s claims in the South China Sea, military spending.

Sep 07, 2011, 13:59 PM IST

China to modernise military: Defence minister

Liang Guanglie made the remarks while celebrating the 84th anniversary of the founding of PLA.

Aug 01, 2011, 13:56 PM IST

China needs `three aircraft carriers`: General

China recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to be its first carrier.

Jul 30, 2011, 16:14 PM IST

China dismisses reports of hiding defence expenditure

China dismisses reports of hiding expenditure on defence and claimed that its per capita defence budget was lowest among the permanent members of the UNSC.

Mar 12, 2010, 13:02 PM IST