China took countermeasures on Wednesday morning against several Japanese ships that illegally entered China's territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, a coast guard official said.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) blocked a Philippine warship that trespassed into waters off China's Huangyan Dao (Huangyan Island) on Monday, amid escalated provocations by the Philippines around Chinese islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
The Chinese military said on Monday that it had intercepted a Philippine warship that had illegally trespassed into the waters near Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.
China is willing to work with Russia to handle various kinds of security threats and challenges, and safeguard the strategic balance and stability in the world, according to the highest uniformed officer in the Chinese military.
China's armed forces are willing to join hands with all parties to continuously deepen mutual trust on security issues through improved architecture, enhanced governance and greater cooperation.
The Chinese military "will not be soft-handed" if anyone attempts to separate Taiwan from China by any means, a senior official with the People's Liberation Army warned on Monday.
A Chinese military expert said on Sunday that the United States' recent accusation of dangerous interception by Chinese fighter jets is only aimed to further hype up the "China threat" theory and find excuses for its own military deployment in the next phase.
China urged the Philippine side to stop violating China's sovereignty and stop any deliberate and provocative actions to prevent further escalation of the situation in Ren'ai Reef, a defense spokesman said on Thursday.
The Chinese Defense Ministry addressed the recent appearance of six Chinese warships in the Middle East, stating that these vessels constitute two Chinese naval task groups engaged in routine escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off the coast of Somalia.
A defense spokesman announced on Thursday that during the upcoming 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum, leaders of the Central Military Commission will engage in bilateral meetings with counterparts from defense departments and armed forces of relevant countries.
China has expressed its strong dissatisfaction with and firm opposition to the United States Department of Defense's latest report on China's military and security developments, saying it disregards facts and fabricates falsehoods.
The recently released U.S. report on China's military development disregards facts, fabricates stories, uses vague rhetoric, misinterprets China's defense policy and military strategy, and hypes the non-existent "Chinese military threat".
China has expressed its strong dissatisfaction with and firm opposition to the United States Department of Defense's latest report on China's military and security developments, saying the recently released report disregarded the facts and fabricated falsehoods.
An upcoming major security forum in Beijing will host a record-breaking number of participants from around the globe as China's views on global security win the hearts of many, experts said on Tuesday.
The United States Department of Defense is sending a delegation to attend the 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum, which starts on Sunday.
China lawfully intercepted Philippine vessels attempting to send construction material to an illegally "grounded" military vessel in Ren'ai Reef in the South China Sea, the China Coast Guard said in a statement on Sunday.
China Coast Guard lawfully intercepted a Philippine vessel attempting to transport illegal building materials to the warship that is illegally "stranded" in the Ren'ai Reef, China Coast Guard said in a brief statement on Sunday morning.
China strongly condemned the Canadian side after seriously undermining China's sovereignty and national security by sending a CP-140 warplane into the territorial air over the Chiwei Islet multiple times, a defense spokesman said on Wednesday evening.
China firmly opposes any country using pretexts to threaten China's national sovereignty and security. China urges Canada to face up to the seriousness of the situation and immediately stop risky and provocative behavior.
China expels Japanese vessels trespassing in territorial waters near Diaoyu Islands: Spokesman
The Chinese military has refuted rumors that it shot down a United States Navy plane on Thursday.
The 20th China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting was held at the Chushul-Moldo border meeting point in India on Monday and Tuesday, the Chinese Defense Ministry announced on Thursday morning.
The People's Liberation Army monitored a United States warplane that flew over the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, a military spokesman said in a statement.
China and Saudi Arabia on Monday kicked off a joint naval special operations exercise in South China, with experts saying on Tuesday that the two countries have made such joint drills routine in a move to boost military cooperation as well as safeguard peace and stability.
China expelled a Philippine naval gunboat for intruding into waters near Huangyan Island in South China Sea, a spokesman said on Tuesday morning.
China once again urges the Philippines to take seriously China’s concerns, stop making provocations and creating troubles at sea, and stop groundless attacks and smears, so as to avoid undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea and harming the common interests of countries in the region, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Sunday.
The administration of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is urged to stop moving further down the path of military expansion and to promote dialogue among the governments, intellectuals and citizens of Japan and China, experts say.
Gu urged the Philippines to immediately stop its infringing activities in the waters, stressing that China has indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha Islands and their adjacent waters, including the Ren'ai Reef.
The People's Liberation Army Ground Force has unveiled its first combat drone, a move observers said will strengthen the service's operational capability.
The Ministry of National Defense has emphatically voiced its opposition to any official exchanges and military engagements between the United States and Taiwan, as well as the sale of arms by the U.S. to the island.