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China's history of feudalism feeds corruption and undermines law, report says

An article penned by a deputy editor of Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily blames a "feudal tradition" for breeding corruption and undermining the implementation of "rule of law".

30 Jan 2015 - 1:37am
High hopes for 'radical' Chen Jining as China's environment chief

Environment minister-in-waiting Chen Jining was warned that he will face great pressure after news of his new job was released on Wednesday.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:23am
High hopes for 'radical' Chen Jining as China's environment chief

They're the richest captains of industry in one of the most important industrial centres in southern China but they had few words to offer when they gathered for the annual session of Dongguan's...

30 Jan 2015 - 1:15am
High hopes for 'radical' Chen Jining as China's environment chief

Comedian Zhao Benshan is to attend the national political advisory body's annual meeting in March, in a sign he may be safe from a rumoured corruption investigation.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:08am
High hopes for 'radical' Chen Jining as China's environment chief

Shanghai has begun planning crowd control measures for its much-anticipated Disney park, due to open in the second half of this year.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:03am

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A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that crashed on White House grounds said it is updating its drones to stop further flights over the US capital, where it is banned.

29 Jan 2015 - 5:35pm

An abused endangered South China tiger cub has been nursed back to health by staff at a zoo in Nanchang in Jiangxi province.

30 Jan 2015 - 12:21am

Gu Liping’s jobs ranging from NGO work, entrepreneurial mentorship and even journalism were all tied to the China Youth League

29 Jan 2015 - 6:46pm

‘Radical’ Chen Jining expected to balance stakeholders’ conflicting interests in environmental protection issues

29 Jan 2015 - 12:09pm

Latest development suggests that the flashy entertainer-turned-showbiz-tycoon is ‘safe’ for the time being

29 Jan 2015 - 5:31pm

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in a similar position to Phaeton, the Greek mythological figure given the reins of the sun only to lose control and nearly destroy the earth, Chinese...

29 Jan 2015 - 4:22pm

China’s state media on Thursday called for officials who take an “ambiguous attitude” towards Tibetan independence to be prosecuted, after personnel in the region were reportedly punished for...

29 Jan 2015 - 4:56pm

A bullhead shark stopped China’s naval flotilla in its tracks while it was conducting a military drill on an escort mission to the Gulf of Aden.

29 Jan 2015 - 5:27pm

Hong Kong has been named publicly as one of China's "core interests and key concerns" in a veiled warning from Beijing to Washington over territorial issues.

29 Jan 2015 - 4:36pm

The mainland launched two legal experiments in Shenzhen yesterday, setting up the country's first circuit court and a court in Qianhai that will feature a jury with members from Hong Kong.

29 Jan 2015 - 3:39am

Taiwan's military will reshuffle its top officials - including six out of seven generals and admirals - in an apparent effort to revitalise its armed forces and promote its next generation of...

29 Jan 2015 - 6:50pm

Some call him a loose cannon because of his frequent slips of the tongue, but to others he is a godsend who can finally revive Taipei.

29 Jan 2015 - 6:53pm

The military command of energy-rich Shanxi could follow the provincial government in becoming the new focus of the country's massive anti-graft campaign, according to a state-owned political...

29 Jan 2015 - 12:55am

Some mainland diplomatic observers say China should invite Japanese leaders to attend a huge military parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war, but the...

29 Jan 2015 - 12:48am

Human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who was put in criminal detention in May after he joined an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, has been charged with "picking quarrels...

29 Jan 2015 - 3:47am

A measles outbreak has hit a major office building in the capital, with at least 23 people infected, according to the city's health authorities.

29 Jan 2015 - 8:50am

On the mainland, private companies usually avoid challenging the government. But Alibaba, which Premier Li Keqiang has repeatedly voiced support for over the past year, has made an exception to...

29 Jan 2015 - 3:32am

The Communist Party is on suicide watch as President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign permeates the government and bureaucracy.

29 Jan 2015 - 4:48pm

Some call him a loose cannon due to his frequent slips of the tongue, but to others he is a godsend who can finally revamp Taipei.

28 Jan 2015 - 11:25pm

Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma  is set to face a barrage of questions when the e-commerce giant reports quarterly earnings today, spurred by a government regulator's blistering accusation of...

29 Jan 2015 - 5:20pm

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