On Wednesday, the navy carried out live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait in what state media said was a direct response to "provocations" by Taiwan.
China sees democratically-governed Taiwan as a renegade part of its territory to be brought back into the fold and has not ruled out reunification by force.
Citing Yu Keli, director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of Taiwan Studies, the Beijing-based Global Times admitted that the scale, duration and location of the drill had been given much thought beforehand in a bid to "deter but not to provoke", and the drill was held in waters "close to the mainland shore".
The exercise ended at around 11 p.m. with the landing of the last helicopter, Xinhua said.
It was unclear if the exercises referred to earlier drills announced by China that were to take place in the Taiwan Strait.
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"A powerful nation must have comparable forces capable of safeguarding its sovereignty and security", says the video's narrator in Hokkien, a language that remains closely tied to Taiwan's pro-independence movement.
'It is the Chinese Communist Party that has played this up with cheap verbal intimidation and saber rattling through the state media, hoping to create panic and unease, ' Chen said.
After Chinese President Xi Jinping recently presided over the largest military exercise by the country since 1949 - a massive parade of warships in the disputed South China Sea - state-owned Beijing media outlet Xinhua warned Taiwan and its longstanding military ally the USA that independence moves by the island nation will not be tolerated.
Beijing's sole aircraft carrier and two destroyers carried out "offensive and defensive drills to test their combat muscle" on 20 April, China's navy said on its official microblog site on Weibo.
Tokyo and Beijing are embroiled in a dispute over the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands, known in China as the Diaoyu, in the East China Sea.
China claims Taiwan as its own territory and says the sides, which separated during the Chinese civil war in 1949, must eventually be united, by force if necessary.
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Tim Naehring, the Yankees' assistant general manager, has been following Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and keeping an eye on Torres. Although Torres has predominantly spent his minor league career at shortstop, he also has played second and third base.
For teams in different divisions and on opposite sides of the country, the Panthers and Seahawks have had an interesting history. Another schedule leak? The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will host the Atlanta Falcons for the season-opening game.
The result goes some way to make up for their humiliating Champions League quarter-final elimination by AS Roma earlier in April. Barcelona has become a 30-time victor of the King's Cup " Seville " in the third time has lost in the final.
Following the Doklam standoff previous year , both countries have increased pace and level of dialogue to scale down tensions. A host of issues including that of regional security and counter terrorism are expected to figure in the meetings.
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IPL 2018: Rahul and Gayle flatten Knight Riders
To win the match, Punjab were to score 29 runs on 28 balls, which the team achieved 11 balls before being 126 for one wicket . Gayle, who struggled in patches, extended his superb form to take KKR bowlers to the cleaners during his unbeaten knock.
Donaire bows to Frampton
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Aduana Stars Handed Group of Death — CAF Confederation Cup
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Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine
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SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC Buys New Stake in Intel
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