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Chinese troops leave for Djibouti to set up military base

Chinese troops have departed for Africa to establish a military base for logistical support in Djibouti, the first such Chinese facility to be set up outside its borders, a local media report said on Wednesday.

China rules out any compromise with India on Sikkim border stand-off, calls situation 'grave'

China rules out any compromise with India on Sikkim border stand-off, calls situation 'grave'

Amid the continuing military standoff in the Sikkim section, China on Tuesday ruled out any compromise with India and put the onus on New Delhi to resolve the situation to what it described as 'grave'.

Pentagon report cites China military build-up around world

A new Pentagon report says China's construction of a military outpost in Djibouti (jih-BOO'-tee) is the first of what will likely be an ongoing expansion in friendly foreign ports around the world to support distant deployments.

China defence spending to rise `around 7%`: Official

China defence spending to rise `around 7%`: Official

The actual number for defence spending will be released on Sunday, when China`s largely rubber-stamp Parliament begins its annual session.

China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

China`s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, recently sailed around the self-ruled island in what China called a routine drill, but which prompted Taiwan to scramble fighter jets and navy ships.

Donald trump effect: `China should build more nuclear arms, increase military spending`

Donald trump effect: `China should build more nuclear arms, increase military spending`

On Wednesday, Donald Trump selected Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who has close ties to Chinese President Xi Jinping, as ambassador to China.

China makes more military reforms, sets up graft busting unit

Xi Jinping`s push to reform the military coincides with China becoming more assertive in its territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas.