Medical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: XinhuaMedical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: Xinhua

How a humanitarian naval mission is boosting China’s global ambitions

The presence of the PLA Navy’s Peace Ark hospital ship in Djibouti is part of an investment in soft power

Topic |   China’s military
Medical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: XinhuaMedical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers of China's navy hospital ship Peace Ark treat patients in Tacloban, the Philippines, in 2013. Photo: Xinhua
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