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BEIJING - The Beijing Xiangshan Forum, a high-level security-and-defense platform for international exchanges, will hold online workshops on Oct 25 and 26, according to China"s Ministry of National Defense. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the full 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum, which was due to be held last year, remains postponed, Wu Qian, a spokesperson with the ministry, told a press conference Thursday. Wu said the workshops next month will focus on the theme of promoting global security governance by following cooperation and mutual benefit. The event consists of six panels, which will cover topics including security in the Asia

Recent reports by Indian media that Chinese soldiers have been detained for "crossing the borderline" are purely fabricated, a Chinese military source said on Saturday. The source said Chinese border troops conducted a routine patrol on Sept 28 in the Dongzhang area on the Chinese side of the Sino-Indian border and encountered "unreasonable obstruction" from the Indian military. The Chinese officers and soldiers took countermeasures resolutely and returned after the patrol mission was completed. The source said the Dongzhang area is China"s inherent territory and it is entirely reasonable and legal for Chinese border troops to organize patrols on their

Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council. [Photo/] Military exercises conducted by the People"s Liberation Army near Taiwan are aimed at "Taiwan independence" secessionists and are a just and necessary move to protect peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits, the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday. The drills also target interference by foreign forces and safeguard national sovereignty, territorial integrity, and the common interests of compatriots on both sides of the Straits, the office said. The comments came after Taiwan's "defense" authority claimed last week that military tensions across the