China joins search for missing US sailor
China’s Defense Ministry says a Chinese warship is assisting the United States Navy in its search for a sailor who is missing and may have gone overboard during operations in the South China Sea. The ministry said in a statement on Thursday that the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s guided-missile frigate is coordinating with the US in the search for the sailor “in the spirit of humanitarianism”. The US Navy’s Pacific Fleet said the destroyer USS
reported a man overboard around 9 am on Tuesday. Multiple searches were conducted but the sailor hasn’t been found. reached 82.7 billion yuan ($12.3 billion) in 2016, up 26.4 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Thursday. Apart from monetary donations, a total of 9.31 million people provided 25 million hours of charity volunteer work.