The PLA Navy recently completed a 41-day live-fire drill in the Western Pacific, the longest and largest of its kind for two years. Photo: PLA Navy

Coronavirus: US-China military tensions remain high despite epidemic

  • Beijing responds to US freedom of navigation operations in East and South China seas by staging its largest live-fire naval exercise in two years
  • But defence ministry says it will scale back military drills as PLA troops are deployed to help fight the deadly disease
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The PLA Navy recently completed a 41-day live-fire drill in the Western Pacific, the longest and largest of its kind for two years. Photo: PLA Navy
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