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China Navy launches first self-propelled floating dock

China`s Navy has launched its first self-propelled floating dock, giving it the ability to repair warships far from the coast, the official People`s Liberation Army Daily said on Tuesday, Beijing`s latest move to modernise its Navy.

China gives USD 500,000 to Maldives for restoring water supply

China has donated USD 500,000 besides rushing tonnes of bottled water to the Maldivian capital to overcome the crippling drinking water crisis in the city with a senior official saying it demonstrated its "sincerity" towards neighbouring countries.

Two Chinese naval ships on training mission to India

Two Chinese Navy training vessels have embarked on a visit to India and three other Asian countries for training in distant waters.

China forms first carrier-borne aviation force

China on Friday announced the formation of its first aircraft carrier-borne aviation force, signalling its determination to enhance the reach of its fast-expanding navy`s might.

China deploys navy ships to patrol disputed islands

Chinese military on Wednesday for the first time deployed its naval ships to patrol the islands disputed with Tokyo in the East China Sea.

‘Chinese Navy`s Somali missions successful’

China has dispatched eleven batches of 28 warships for undertaking escort missions for 4,543 vessels in 431 batches by March 2012.

China dismisses confronting Indian naval ship

China dismissed as "groundless" a media report that its navy had confronted an
Indian naval ship in the South China Sea.

China boosts naval power with carrier program

China is ramping up its military spending as the United States considers cutting its defence budget.

Japan may form new unit to watch China’s Navy

The unit would consist of about 200 troops based on remote Yonaguni Island.

Pak to deepen cooperation with Chinese Navy, buy bigger ships

Pakistan plans to deepen
military cooperation with China as it seeks to buy bigger
naval ships with more firepower in addition to several
frigates it has already ordered from its "all weather" ally.

Chinese navy conduct exercises to counter Somali pirates

Chinese naval task force, deployed in Gulf of Aden to fight Somali pirates.