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China's new rules on military award, commendation to take effect

Updated: 2014-07-28 20:39
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - China's first regulations on military awards and commendations will be put into effect on Aug 1.

The rules stipulate that the number of awards and commendations should be controlled and given according to the criteria of improving combat capability, the People's Daily reported Monday.

The regulations are worked out by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) general departments of staff, politics, logistics and armament and endorsed by Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission.