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North Sea Fleet

Carrier Liaoning arrives at Qingdao home base

The Liaoning in Qingdao, where the ship's base is operational after four years of work. Photo: Xinhua

China's sole aircraft carrier arrived yesterday at its permanent base in the eastern port city of Qingdao, Shandong province, home to the navy's North Sea Fleet that oversees waters surrounding Japan and the Korean Peninsula, according to state media.

Thursday, 28 February, 2013, 5:35am

Chinese warships to become common feature around Diaoyus

The 5,800-tonne Yuzheng 206, which left for the East China Sea on Tuesday, is China's most advanced fisheries patrol vessel. Photo: Xinhua

State media confirmed yesterday that a People's Liberation Army Navy fleet had patrolled waters near a disputed island chain in the East China Sea after finishing a drill in the western Pacific.

12 Dec 2012 - 4:00am 1 comment

Exercises show PLA navy's new strength

PLA navy warships are this weekend exercising southeast of Japan's strategic offshore islands - part of a recent series of Chinese naval war games in East Asia unprecedented in their reach and scope.

18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Hu to be third leader to inspect naval fleet

The PLA Navy parade today that President Hu Jintao will inspect in Qingdao , Shandong province, will be the largest in the nation's modern history.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Dignitaries to be feted on destroyer for fleet parade

President Hu Jintao and dignitaries from home and abroad will be on board an air-defence missile destroyer today to conduct the much-anticipated fleet parade marking the PLA Navy's 60th birthday.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Increase in patrols off coast

BEIJING has deployed more submarines to the South China Sea area in the wake of the reduction of tension in Sino-Russian ties.

In its latest issue, the Far Eastern Economic Review also reported that Beijing had started to take delivery of 100 Russian S-300 surface-to-air missiles.

1 Apr 1993 - 12:00am