★ Read: How many aircraft carriers should China have?
1.Posted by PD User at 2014-01-08 22:44:37
We need 5 aircraft carriers. We do not need these ships for status or because we become a world power. They are for defending the motherland first and where possible for keeping peace in the world. When you help keeping peace, maybe in rescue missions in faraway places, you will be automatically seen as a strong nation and this will help our "soft power".
★ Read: Chinese scientific and technological highlights of 2013
2. Posted by shoe at 2014-01-09 13:25:00
Good inventions China achieved in 2013. Hope 2014 is better and China fighter jet and civilian aeroengine next off the ground. Science and technological achievment bring China up at par or forging ahead of the western countries, Japan and Germany. (More)