The announcement by President Xi Jinping to cut troops by 300,000 proves the nation's resolve to stick to the path of peaceful development.
The 1972 film Walter Defends Sarajevo was a major blockbuster during its time, viewed by 300 million people all over the world. While it was well received in Bosnia and Sarajevo, it actually owed much of its success to, oddly enough, movie-goers in China.
Song Xiangdong, a collector in Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province, has spent over a decade visiting witnesses to World War II and looking for battlefield remains to explore the imprint of the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) in Yunnan.
The Chinese people built and maintained dozens of airports during World War II, providing for a massive airlift of fuel and supplies for Allied forces and serving as a crucial base to oppose Japanese aerial bombardments in the Asia-Pacific region.
A Soviet pilot, nicknamed aerial tank, helped China shoot down 7 Japanese aircraft during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
A Soviet soldier died a martyr's death in southwestern China’s Chongqing having devoted himself to the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
Japan's former prime minister Yukio Hatoyama said he expected current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to face up to history, admit Japan's aggression and apologize to the victims during his statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War II.
Chinese residents helped the American pilots selflessly after realizing they were friends, not enemies and left many moving stories worth telling.
As a youngster 77 years ago, Xiao Jianghe led a group of children who patrolled major roads into his village to ensure the security of the well-known Eighth Route Army, a crucial force in the fight against the aggression of Japanese troops in North China.
Dai Anlan, a prominent KMT Lieutenant-General and commander of the renowned 200th Division, was recognized even by his enemy and remembered and honored as a role model serviceman by the Allied forces.
China and the Soviet Union were firm allies in the war against fascism and militarism, forming a bond forged with blood and sacrifice in World War II. Many Chinese devoted themselves to the battle against the German fascists at crucial, difficult times in the Soviet Union's Great Patriotic War.
Scottish missionary and Olympic gold medallist Eric Liddell died in the Weihsien Japanese internment camp in Weifang in February 1945 and is revered by many local Chinese as a hero.
A documentary and a book in Chinese recounting the exploits of a US fighter pilot who parachuted to safety in Hong Kong after shooting down a Japanese warplane during World War II will ensure that his heroic deeds are not lost to posterity.
Seventy years on, only a handful of Chinese combatants are still alive, and although most are now age 90 or older, their memories of the conflict are still vivid.
China announces a one-off allowance of $790 to be paid to the war veterans ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the WWII.
During World War II, a team of US army photographers spent two years recording the everyday lives and struggles of people living in and around the China-Burma-India Theater, which saw some of the fiercest action of the war in the Pacific.
Beijing, along with Tianjin and Hebei province, are bonding together to improve the air quality for the September military parade.
They ran into the night as the bombs continued to fall, the rattle of machine gun fire drawing closer as they made for the last train and their last chance of escape.
As the only living survivor of a notorious wartime massacre in China, Fan Yuexiang, is always willing to tell people about her desperate experiences during four days of slaughter in Meihua, a town in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province.
It is intriguingly how the foreign concessions in Shanghai were somewhat stuck in a time warp during the Japanese invasion of China in 1937. While buildings were decimated and bodies were strewn all over the streets after the Battle of Songhu in Shanghai, which ended in December 1937, life in these expatriate quarters was largely unaffected.
The famous Normandy landing in northern France on June 6, 1944 by the Allies was only made possible with the innovation of Chinese engineer Ye Shaoyin, who improved a vacuum tube used for surface-to-air communication that helped coordinate the landing.
An exhibition about beautiful Yunnan and the Flying Tigers provides a boost to cultural exchange between China and America, and helps us remember the days when American volunteers helped China flight the Japanese invaders, said a senior official of the Chinese Consulate General in New York on Sunday.
Zhou Fengying, who had served as Japan's wartime sex slaves, believed until drawing her final breath that the Japanese owed her an apology.
A group of 54 Japanese citizens paid a visit to the graves of their adoptive Chinese parents in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
China Daily reporter Liu Mengyang visited some World War II veterans and listened to their stories of fighting against Japanese invasion.