DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un guides rocket firing drill

Top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un on Saturday guided a rocket firing drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), one day ahead of the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, the official KCNA news agency reported. Kim examined the […]

China to conduct military drill off SE coast

China will conduct a military exercise off its southeast coast starting July 29, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Sunday. The manoeuvre with troops is part of the Chinese army’s routine training, the ministry said in a statement.

China, U.S. hold high-level anti-terror dialogue

China and the United States on Tuesday held here the first-ever vice-ministerial level talks on anti-terrorism cooperation. At the talks, Chinese and U.S. officials exchanged views on the current anti-terror situation and reached broad consensus on deepening cooperation between the two countries in the regard. Emphasizing the terrorist nature of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, […]

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing police have increased helicopter patrols since May as an anti-terror precaution, according to the municipal public security authorities. Yang Dongfeng, captain of the air police team, said eight patrol routes cover almost all transport hubs, major urban centers, open markets, parks and checkpoints on highway entrances to Beijing. The Beijing helicopter police team was […]

China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

The Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite is launched on the back of a Long March 4C carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, Nov. 20, 2013. Successfully launched on Wednesday, the satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land surveys, monitor crop yields and […]

Xi Jinping urges Iran to seek positive results in Geneva talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged Iran to seek positive results in the upcoming talks over its nuclear program in Geneva. The previous round of talks in Geneva earlier this month helped defuse tension and kept talks going, Xi told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation. The talks, Xi said, were in […]

China strongly condemns Japan over shrine visit

China has strongly protested against and condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday. Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin summoned Japanese ambassador to China Masato Kitera and lodged representations over the issue, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said. It is an open challenge to historical justice and human […]

Philippines, U.S. to start negotiation on increased U.S. military presence

The Philippines announced Monday the country would proceed instantly to negotiations with the United States on terms for increased rotational presence of American forces in the country. At a news briefing at Camp Aguinaldo in Metro Manila on Monday, Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario announced the formal start […]

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