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  • July 14, 2014
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CCTV presenter Rui Chenggang may have had stake in PR firm linked to channel's shows

A mainland news portal accused a leading anchor with China Central Television (CCTV) of possible internal trade using his own company, which is connected with the television station.

Monday, 14 July, 2014, 3:35pm

Findings of graft probe into former security chief Zhou Yongkang set to be revealed

The formal announcement of the findings in the corruption investigation of retired national security chief Zhou Yongkang could come at about the time of an earlier-than-usual annual party meeting late next month.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:32pm 4 comments More on Zhou Yongkang

Foreign business investigators prosecuted for acquiring personal data illegally


Two foreign business investigators for the scandal-besieged drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline have been prosecuted in Shanghai on charges of illegally acquiring private information.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:53pm

Winemaker Penfolds locked in legal battle over right to use its Chinese name


Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates, owner of the popular Penfolds brand, is facing a legal challenge in China in the latest of a series of recent high-profile trademark disputes there.

14 Jul 2014 - 4:12pm

‘The NSA could have written this’: Edward Snowden condemns British surveillance bill

Edward Snowden condemns bill being pushed through British parliament, expressing concern about the speed at which it is being done, a lack of public debate and fear-mongering.

14 Jul 2014 - 2:46pm 2 comments More on Edward Snowden

Hong Kong teenager's Google Doodle unveiled to millions on search site

If you boot up your computer today and search for something on the internet, the chances are you may stumble acorss the first ever 'Google Doodle' to be designed by a Hong Kong teenager.

14 Jul 2014 - 9:11am 5 comments More on Google

INFOGRAPHIC: Why China is the real winner at the World Cup

While Germany beat Argentina in the World Cup final, the real winner is China. The country may not have sent a team to Brazil but its manufacturing might ensured China's presence was felt at every level of the tournament.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:48pm 1 comment More on World Cup 2014

Bank of China-CCTV drama may reveal power struggle in Beijing

Late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping is often remembered for his quotation about the way Beijing should try to reform its economic system: "One should cross the river while feeling the stones".

14 Jul 2014 - 7:38am More on Mr. Shangkong

‘Let’s talk’: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe presses for Beijing Apec meeting with President Xi Jinping

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called for talks with President Xi Jinping during a regional meeting in Beijing in November, the latest call from Tokyo for a face-to-face meeting amid testy diplomatic relations.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:37pm

Bad apples in Africa: Chinese traders' and companies' behaviour worries envoy

The "bad habits" of Chinese traders and companies were among the main challenges to the nation's image in Africa, according to ambassador to Tanzania, Lu Youqing.

14 Jul 2014 - 4:25am 2 comments

Hong Kong-funded pollution reports on Guangdong kept from public

14 Jul 2014 - 7:12am 10 comments

World Cup Final: Stunning Mario Goetze volley wins title for Germany in extra time

14 Jul 2014 - 1:27pm 1 comment

Typhoon heading for the Philippines to bring washout weather to Hong Kong by weekend

14 Jul 2014 - 3:04pm

More than 100 detained on mainland for World Cup gambling

14 Jul 2014 - 3:48pm

Make 30pc of vehicles 'new energy' models by 2016, Chinese cities and government departments told

14 Jul 2014 - 9:09am 1 comment

Samsung suspends Chinese supplier over child labour allegations

14 Jul 2014 - 3:11pm

'Bribes and lavish banquets': China's watchdog reveals evidence of graft among Xinjiang party officials

14 Jul 2014 - 8:38am 2 comments

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14 Jul 2014 - 11:30am 4 comments

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Investing between the lines in China

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Except for lawbreakers, most investors around the world analyse the same information when they make asset allocation calls.

14 Jul 2014 - 10:37am


Hong Kong


Campaigning did not affect DSE results, says Scholarism student activist


A prominent member of the student-led activist group Scholarism said that organising social action did not affect her academic studies after receiving her Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results on Monday morning.

14 Jul 2014 - 4:00pm

China Insider


Winemaker Penfolds locked in legal battle over right to use its Chinese name

14 Jul 2014

After 'Mad Men' and 'Breaking Bad', US network dreams up Chinese-inspired drama series

13 Jul 2014 1 comment
2014 World Cup

These charts show how China's Weibo has gone mad for the World Cup

11 Jul 2014 2 comments

Students, faculty up in arms against 'elitist academy' at China's Peking University

11 Jul 2014 4 comments

Xiaomi teases its next smartphone, due for release July 22

10 Jul 2014 1 comment

How a Chinese government decree could take the glimmer out of Vienna's Golden Music Hall

10 Jul 2014 1 comment

First Chinese government delegation to commemorate China’s WW1 dead in France

10 Jul 2014 1 comment

'I strangled her by accident in a blindfolded pillow fight': A killer’s explanation that only Beijing’s high court buys

9 Jul 2014 28 comments

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun donates HK$93 million worth of stocks to employees

8 Jul 2014 1 comment

Outspoken commentator Li Chengpeng silenced on Chinese social media

8 Jul 2014 3 comments

Indian PM Modi praised for rebuffing China’s power play on Brics development bank

8 Jul 2014 16 comments

Hong Kong's Cardinal Joseph Zen asks Pope Francis not to visit China

4 Jul 2014 24 comments

Women's groups criticise Taiwanese advert for 'promoting large breasts as a beauty standard'

7 Jul 2014

Weibo more heavily censored during Hong Kong's July 1 march than on Tiananmen anniversary

4 Jul 2014

The wages of spin

It's a warm September evening at Bisous nightclub in Central, and Craig Dungey is celebrating his 42nd birthday by recalling his youth. You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC is blasting through the amps.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:33am More on LIFE

Cop turns exorcist in horror movie

13 Jul 2014

Thin line between apes and humans

13 Jul 2014

Australian truffles offer off season alternative

Selling Australian-grown Périgord truffles to French chefs may seem a foolhardy, even impossible goal, but that is exactly what The Truffle & Wine Co has successfully done.

11 Jul 2014 - 12:09am

Feast like a king: Modern restaurants seek to recreate Chinese imperial cuisine

11 Jul 2014 1 comment

We tell you where to find good quality, affordable eateries in Macau

9 Jul 2014

Google founders see a brave new world of data-driven health care

When Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, sat down for a rare frank and open chat with the veteran technology venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, they admitted, among other things, that Google was interested in health care but scared of its intense regulation.

13 Jul 2014 - 3:10am 1 comment More on Google

Scientists including in China study thorium-fuelled nuclear power

13 Jul 2014

Genome sequencing offers glimpse of tipping point for age-related diseases

13 Jul 2014 1 comment



Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up the pieces, writes Eric San Juan.

12 Jul 2014 - 11:21pm

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