China to test its Ebola vaccine on humans

China on Thursday said it has developed a vaccine to combat the spread of deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 7,000 people in three West African countries, and the test of the drug on humans would begin this month.

China to develop more aircraft carriers

Buoyed by successful trials of its first aircraft carrier, China plans to build more new carriers as it looks to spread out its global naval presence in the midst of maritime disputes with a host of neighbours.

Not using Tanzania port for military purposes: China

China on Thursday downplayed as "meaningless" reports that the USD 10 billion port it is planning to build in Tanzania has military purposes.

No plan to build second aircraft carrier: China

China, which commissioned its first aircraft carrier this week, has no immediate plans to build a second one, the defence ministry said.