October 17, 2018 4:37 am
In January, Fang was reported to have been under investigation for bribery and corruption. Fang served as chief of staff of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) Guangzhou Military Area Command from 2003 to 2007.
March 22, 2018 12:34 pm
The border troops including those posted along the 3,488-km long Line of Actual Control (LAC) would be brought directly under the PLA which functions under Central Military Commission (CMC) headed by President Xi Jinping.
September 01, 2017 9:15 am
China has appointed a new army commander in a reshuffle of top posts ahead of next month's congress of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported. Han Weiguo replaces Li Zuocheng following the latter's promotion as the new chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People's Liberation Army in August.
August 01, 2017 1:18 pm
The base will enable China to better support its patrols in waters off Somalia and Yemen and carried out its international humanitarian obligations, the report said. Chinese President Xi Jinping is overseeing an ambitious military modernisation programme.
June 14, 2016 10:56 am
According to media reports, more than 250 soldiers of the Chinese army intruded into the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh on June 9
March 13, 2016 6:33 pm
Army has officially maintained complete silence on the issue but have been constantly updating various intelligence agencies about the presence of PLA troops along the Line of Control.
September 05, 2015 12:19 pm
At least 170,000 officers, ranging from lieutenants to colonels, in China's land forces would be laid off after two of the existing seven military commands and three army corps were scrapped, the media reported.
September 18, 2014 12:53 pm
The present dispute along the LAC pertains to two places - at Chumar and Depsang.
March 03, 2014 4:11 pm
China and Japan are at loggerheads over the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands and relations.
November 05, 2013 7:00 pm
Both sides have deployed about 150 soldiers each in the 10-day exercise.