China allows foreign reporters at news conference

July 31, 2014 7:04 AM

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BEIJING (AP) -- Foreign reporters are being allowed to attend China's Defense Ministry briefings for the first time, marking a small milestone in the increasingly confident Chinese military's efforts to project a more transparent image.

Restrictions still apply and there is no sign of an improvement in the generally paltry amount and poor quality of information released by the People's Liberation Army, the world's largest standing military with 2.3 million members.

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