China military

China hikes defence budget to $115.7 bn

China on Tuesday hiked its defence budget by 10.7 percent to USD 115.7 billion well above this year`s Indian defence spending of USD 37.4 billion.

Mar 05, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

331 criminal suspects repatriated to China last yr

Chinese police had 331 criminal suspects repatriated from abroad in 2012.

Feb 05, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

China successfully tests biggest military transport aircraft

China has successfully conducted a test flight of its biggest-ever indigenously-made long-range strategic air transport plane, boosting its military prowess.

Jan 27, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

CPC shuffles top military body ahead of leadership change meet

Vice President Xi Jinping, one of the three Vice Chairmen of the CMC is widely tipped to succeed Hu as China`s president and party chief.

Nov 04, 2012, 22:17 PM IST

`China, India military exchanges back on track`

Chinese Defence Minister`s India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese daily.

Sep 03, 2012, 11:29 AM IST

‘India concerned about China’s military spending’

China’s military budget jumped 11.2 percent year on year to 106 billion dollars in 2012.

Jun 02, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

`China`s military build-up among main threats`

China`s military modernisation and its continued support to Pakistan were listed by the Army as the major threats faced by the country.

Apr 04, 2012, 21:57 PM IST

‘Sino-India military exchanges to boost trust’

Days after India and China agreed
to have maritime cooperation, Beijing has favoured greater
military ties with New Delhi, saying such exchanges would help
build more "confidence and trust" between the two countries.

Mar 26, 2012, 15:22 PM IST

India alert to growing military might of China

India remains alert to the growing military might of China, even as New Delhi has sought to strengthen its bilateral dialogue with Beijing.

Dec 07, 2011, 09:48 AM IST

China military condemns US-Australia military pact

The US-Australia agreement will send
military aircraft and up to 2,500 Marines to northern
Australia.

Nov 30, 2011, 22:49 PM IST

China`s space programme has no military purpose

China`s space-related technological developments can be used in both civilian and military sectors, said an official.

Nov 19, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

US-China military hotline eases ties

The hotline was twice halted as bilateral military exchanges were severed in the wake of alleged US arms sales to Taiwan.

Nov 12, 2011, 16:23 PM IST

China military accepts heavier, tattooed recruits

China`s military is accepting
heavier recruits and will no longer reject people for sporting
prominent tattoos as it steps up a drive to attract young, new
entrants, state media said.

Nov 02, 2011, 17:19 PM IST

China military accepting bigger recruits, tattoos

The People`s Liberation Army is the world`s largest with 2.3 million people in uniform.

Nov 02, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

Navy driving China`s military expansion

China`s Navy is playing an important role in the country`s drive to become a world military power.

Sep 25, 2011, 13:34 PM IST

New Japan PM `concerned` by China military rise

Japan`s new Prime Minister Yoshihiko
Noda said today he was concerned about China`s military
build-up.

Sep 14, 2011, 17:36 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`s military might a matter of concern: US

A top Pentagon official said there is concern throughout the region with the growth of China.

Aug 05, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Japan defence paper `irresponsible`: China

Japan has voiced concern over China`s growing assertiveness in South China Sea and Pacific Ocean.

Aug 04, 2011, 11:55 AM 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