A construction member works at the Liaoning section of a high-speed railway in Xinmin City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, April 28, 2017. The 698 km Beijing-Shenyang high-speed railway, linking China's capital Beijing and Liaoning province's capital Shenyang, was designed with a speed of 350 km per hour.
China's second aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony in Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corp. in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, April 26, 2017. The new carrier, the first domestically-built one, came after the Liaoning, a refitted former Soviet Union-made carrier that was put into commission in the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2012.
More than 200 photos are on exhibition in northeast China's Liaoning Province to tell the bitter history of the Japanese invading China in the 1930s and World War II. The exhibition opened Tuesday and is hosted by the September 18th Historical Museum in Shenyang, capital of Liaoning, until May 25. It focuses on Chinese fighting the Japanese, and the Pingdingshan Massacre in 1932.
Beijing, April 26 China on Wednesday launched a new aircraft carrier, boosting its military presence amid rising tensions in the region. The state media said the unnamed ship was "transferred from dry dock into the water" in the northeastern port of Dalian in Liaoning province.
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a newly-built aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony at a shipyard in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.
China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier left its berth just after 9 a.m. in the northern port city of Dalian, where its predecessor, the Ukrainian-built Liaoning, also underwent extensive refurbishing before being commissioned in 2012, the Ministry of National Defense said.
China has been making preparations for the launch of the carrier - its second - over the past few days in Dalian, Liaoning province. The new carrier, temporarily named the Type 001A, is 315 metres long, 75 metres wide and has a cruising speed of 31 knots.
Ugandan universities are set to introduce Chinese language and culture courses as part of efforts to promote the understanding of China. The state minister for higher education, John Muyingo revealed on Sunday that more local universities were preparing to start teaching the courses.
As PLA Navy marks 68th anniversary of its founding, preparations are made to send off the still-unnamed sister ship to the Ukraine-built Liaoning China was making final preparations to launch its first domestically built aircraft carrier as itmarked the 68th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy A on Sunday. The scaffolding around the ship, temporarily named the Type 001A, was removed and the deck was cleared, Shanghai-based news portal thepaper.cn reported, suggesting that the launch date was getting close.
It is a striking thing when war metaphors take a physical form. On April 14, a succession of beautiful days in the Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture was broken by the arrival of immense dark clouds, heavy rain and flashes of lightning.