China is holding a live-fire drill in the Taiwan Strait, the first of its kind since 2016.
French President Emmanuel Macron defended French participation in a coalition missile strike on government forces in Syria while addressing the European Parliament on Tuesday in Strasbourg (Eastern France).
The reported overnight missile strikes on two airbases in central and southern Syria turned out to be a false alarm, as there was no attack on Syria, the state TV reported Tuesday.
China and Japan will hold their ninth round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs in Sendai, Japan, on Thursday and Friday, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
The People's Liberation Army Rocket Force has established a new brigade and armed it with one of the nation's most powerful ballistic missiles.
A Chinese navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the navy review last Thursday.
China's core weaponry that went on show at the 16th Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition which started on Monday, demonstrated advanced military competitiveness when compared with American products.
The Communist Party of China's centralized and unified leadership over national security must be enhanced, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.
Chinese defense firms are displaying their products for Southeast Asia at the ongoing Defense Services Asia (DSA) 2018, a biennial defense and weaponry show held in Kuala Lumpur from Monday to Wednesday, hoping to expand their exports.
Island construction in the South China Sea in recent years has helped boost Hainan's economic development, giving greater importance to the protection of maritime rights.