29 US Naval captains visit China's lone aircraft carrier

Amid simmering South China Sea tensions, China has permitted 29 US naval captains to visit its lone aircraft carrier and meet its personnel to show its prowess.

China working on world's largest nuclear power expansion

China began working on a new atomic power plant, taking the number of its nuclear power units under construction to 26 and making it the largest expansion of nuclear power in the world, state media reported on Saturday.

Beijing's first aircraft carrier Liaoning leaves port

China`s first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, has reportedly left a military port in Qingdao in the Shandong Province in east China for a training and testing mission.

China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel

China is building its second aircraft carrier, a senior naval officer has told media, the most explicit confirmation yet of a widely expected move that will boost Beijing`s maritime power.

China holds man who 'sold 500 aircraft carrier images'

A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country's first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies.

China holds man who `sold 500 aircraft carrier images`

A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country`s first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies.

China building second aircraft carrier: Reports

 A firm has won a contract to supply cabling for a second Chinese aircraft carrier, comments by local authorities suggested in the latest sign that Beijing is boosting its maritime power, although news of the development was swiftly deleted online.

China `never paid businessman` who bought aircraft carrier: Report

The Chinese businessman who bought an unfinished Soviet-era vessel that became his country`s first aircraft carrier was never paid back the $120 million it cost him by Beijing, he was quoted as saying Tuesday.

China completes first phase of major oil reserve project

The first phase of China's massive 16.4 million cubic metres strategic oil reserve project aimed at averting supply based risks and fluctuating energy prices has been completed and made operational, it was announced on Thursday.

'China flexing muscle more after launching 1st aircraft carrier'

Since commissioning its first aircraft carrier, China's navy has conducted more exercises farther away from its shores and flexing its muscle by closely patrolling areas in disputed waters where Chinese companies are drilling for oil, a top US Air Force commander has said.

China says 2 pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during development of the country's first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said, in a rare admission of problems with the hugely popular naval program.

China`s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

At a northern quayside China`s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolising the country`s naval ambitions.

China plans to build world`s longest underwater tunnel

China plans to build the world`s longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a $36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.

China`s first aircraft carrier completes South China Sea drills

The aircraft carrier Liaoning carried out more than 100 tests, including of its combat systems, and has now docked at port in the northern city of Qingdao, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Wednesday.

China confirms near miss with US ship in South China Sea

China confirmed an incident between a Chinese naval vessel and a US warship in the South China Sea, after Washington said a US guided missile cruiser had avoided a collision with a Chinese warship manoeuvring nearby.

China`s first aircraft carrier undergoes major tests

The Liaoning returned to its home port in Qingdao Saturday after the voyage, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Opening ceremony of Chinese National Games economized

The opening ceremony of China`s National Games has reportedly been showcased in a more economical style than previous ceremonies by staging it in the daytime for the first time in 26 years, in a move to save on lighting and fireworks.

China to build more aircraft carriers

China on Thursday said it will build more aircraft carriers apart from the `Liaoning` to boost its defence and military capabilities.

China to have more aircraft carriers: Official

The Liaoning, commissioned last year, is the Chinese military`s first aircraft carrier, but there will surely be more in future, a spokesman of the ministry of national defence said Thursday.

After Liaoning, China plans second, larger aircraft carrier

China`s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, went into service in September in what was a symbolic milestone for China`s growing military muscle.