China to unveil new missile types on National Day
Yu Jixun, Deputy Commander of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Second Artillery Force and Vice Commander-in-Chief of the joint headquarters for the military parade, made the statement ahead of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1.
Yu said all the missiles to be displayed were new models or upgraded models never before made public.
They included two types of surface-to-surface conventional missiles, a land-based cruise missile, surface-to-surface intermediate and long-range missiles that could be equipped with either nuclear or conventional warheads, and nuclear-capable intercontinental missiles, he said. More
China makes it illegal to discuss independence for Xinjiang
A new law in the far-western Chinese province of Xinjiang makes it a criminal offence for people to discuss separatism on the internet, according to state media.