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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, 6:22pm 1 comment More on CCTV

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

Detention of CCTV’s Rui Chenggang polarises opinion across China’s social media

The arrest of leading CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang was perhaps the single most discussed individual across China’s social media networks over the weekend.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:17pm More on CCTV

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

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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 in legal battle with 'trademark squatters' over right to use its Chinese name

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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 - 6:31pm

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off coast of southern Philippines

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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of the southern Philippines on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

14 Jul 2014 - 5:16pm

‘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

‘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 2 comments

Fox News host’s racial slur sparks online backlash in China

State broadcaster CCTV ran footage of US cable TV channel Fox News on Monday showing a co-host making a racial slur against Chinese people, sparking an outcry on social media across China.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:02pm 1 comment

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

14 Jul 2014 - 9:11am 5 comments

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

14 Jul 2014 - 3:48pm 1 comment

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

14 Jul 2014 - 7:38am

Hong Kong-funded pollution reports on Guangdong kept from public

14 Jul 2014 - 7:12am 13 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 - 5:22pm

More than 100 detained on mainland for World Cup gambling

14 Jul 2014 - 3:48pm

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A fine line for religious leaders

14 Jul 2014 - 11:30am 5 comments

Mega Events Fund must be axed

14 Jul 2014 - 8:42am 6 comments

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Investing between the lines in China

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14 Jul 2014 - 10:37am

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13 Jul 2014 1 comment
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11 Jul 2014 2 comments
EDUCATION

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

11 Jul 2014 4 comments
TECHNOLOGY

Xiaomi teases its next smartphone, due for release July 22

10 Jul 2014 1 comment
CULTURE

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

10 Jul 2014 1 comment
HISTORY

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

10 Jul 2014 1 comment
CRIME

'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
TECHNOLOGY

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

8 Jul 2014 1 comment
CENSORSHIP

Outspoken commentator Li Chengpeng silenced on Chinese social media

8 Jul 2014 3 comments
FOREIGN RELATIONS

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

8 Jul 2014 16 comments
RELIGION

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

4 Jul 2014 24 comments

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

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Thin line between apes and humans

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Winemaker Penfolds in legal battle with 'trademark squatters' over right to use its Chinese name

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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 - 6:31pm

Australian truffles offer off season alternative

11 Jul 2014

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

11 Jul 2014 1 comment

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

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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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