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Xi Jinping Says China's Sleek, Modern Military Will Never Allow Threats to Its Sovereignty - TIME

Speaking in Beijing's cavernous Great Hall of the People to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), Chinese President Xi Jinping called upon “capable, brave and virtuous” soldiers “with soul” to lead the ...and more »

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti - Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China formally opened its first overseas military base on Tuesday with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same day as the People's Liberation Army marks its 90th birthday, state media said. Djibouti's ...and more »

PLA to promote community of shared future: Xi - Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the country's armed forces to contribute to fostering a community of shared future for mankind. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman ...and more »

Chinese military takes solid steps toward strong army over 5 years: Xi - Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- With five years of efforts, the Chinese military has taken solid steps forward in building a strong army with Chinese characteristics, according to President Xi Jinping on Tuesday. The political environment, organizational ...and more »

China opens first overseas base in Djibouti - Aljazeera.com

China opens its first military base in Djibouti on same day as People's Liberation Army marks 90th anniversary. 1 Aug 2017. The base will be used to resupply navy ships taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions [File:Reuters]. China has ...and more »

China has officially opened its first military base in Africa - Quartz

China has officially opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa. In a flag raising ceremony today (Aug.1), Chinese officials unveiled the base that Beijing insists is purely a support center for Chinese peacekeeping and ...and more »

China Focus: "Be ready to win wars," China's Xi orders reshaped PLA - Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses a grand gathering in celebration of the 90th founding anniversary of the People's ...and more »

China loves peace, but never compromises on sovereignty: Xi - Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses a grand gathering in celebration of the 90th founding anniversary of the People's ...and more »

China opens its first overseas naval base in Djibouti – reports - Hong Kong Free Press

China has officially opened its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, state media said Tuesday, a major step for the country's expansion of its military presence abroad. Chinese military personnel, officials and guests attended a flag-raising ceremony ...and more »

Xi reaffirms CPC's absolute leadership over army - Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses a grand gathering in celebration of the 90th founding anniversary of the People's ...and more »