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People's Liberation Army confirms graft investigations into 14 officials

The People's Liberation Army has announced official investigations into 14 senior military officials, including the son of Guo Boxiong, a former vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military...

3 Mar 2015 - 1:07am
Communist Party official accuses crackdown critics of 'ulterior motives'

A top Communist Party official has hit back at critics that claim President Xi Jinping has wielded his anti-graft campaign as a political weapon in a power war, accusing the opponents of having "...

3 Mar 2015 - 1:14am
Communist Party official accuses crackdown critics of 'ulterior motives'

About a dozen people sit around a large table, listening intently as engineer Ryan Liang explains the science behind his latest creation, a virtual reality headset. He passes it around, and...

3 Mar 2015 - 2:46am
Communist Party official accuses crackdown critics of 'ulterior motives'

Members of the country's top political consultation body can breathe a sigh of relief - Beijing's air quality has been graded "good" for Tuesday's session of the annual Chinese People's Political...

3 Mar 2015 - 1:15am
Communist Party official accuses crackdown critics of 'ulterior motives'

Debate is rising about whether China should scrap annual gross domestic product goals following Shanghai mayor Yang Xiong's announcement that the city had ditched its official target for this year...

3 Mar 2015 - 12:52am
Guessing game on who’s next to fall in China’s anti-graft drive is ‘meaningless’

A senior Chinese official whose remarks last year about disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang propelled him to fame, said yesterday there was "no point" in speculating which "big tiger"...

3 Mar 2015 - 1:46am

Passionate football fan President Xi Jinping met Prince William this morning, and told him of his wish for closer efforts to improve Sino-British football development.

3 Mar 2015 - 1:23am


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At least 16 People's Liberation Army major generals have been taken away for investigation in relation to graft cases involving their former superiors, according to sources close to the military...

2 Mar 2015 - 8:48am

A former TV celebrity has unleashed a storm of criticism and a wave of support with a self-funded, An Inconvenient Truth-style documentary on the nation's air pollution scourge.

2 Mar 2015 - 6:09pm

A woman from northern China has admitted she did not report to police that a young man died saving her two children from drowning, according to a newspaper report.

2 Mar 2015 - 4:57pm

Children and their grandparents are among the victims who were struck by a car on five-lane overpass as they watched aircraft at Shenzhen Baoan International Airport,  police say.

2 Mar 2015 - 4:30pm

Comedian Zhao Benshan seems undeterred by the controversy around him. According to mainland media, he has been burning the midnight oil putting together his delegate’s proposal for the national...

2 Mar 2015 - 7:06pm

China is investigating 14 of its senior military officers – including the son of one of its former top generals – for suspected corruption, state media said on Monday in the latest wave of Beijing...

2 Mar 2015 - 6:48pm

A major supplier of surveillance cameras to mainland police confirmed on the weekend that vulnerabilities in its networks exposed clients to cyberattacks from overseas.

2 Mar 2015 - 12:07pm

Multinationals worried about being targeted in government investigations are scaling back mainland investment for the first time in a decade, according to a report on foreign-owned operations in...

2 Mar 2015 - 8:11am

The latest monthly purchasing managers’ index was up to 49.9 from January’s 49.8, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing reported. A figure below 50 shows contraction.

1 Mar 2015 - 12:10pm

This week's annual meetings of China's top political bodies are likely to be overshadowed by the sweeping anti-graft campaign which has taken down an unprecedented number of delegates and senior...

2 Mar 2015 - 8:07pm

Electronic toilet seats have recently become one of the most sought-after commodities on Chinese consumers' shopping lists when they visit Japan.

1 Mar 2015 - 3:15am

It's not just the government officials and rising political stars who will come under intense media scrutiny at the national parliamentary session this week.

1 Mar 2015 - 9:36am

Environmental campaigners have described the mainland's one-year ban on the imports of ivory carvings as "more symbolic than effective".

2 Mar 2015 - 8:10pm

China has indicated it opposes a US-drafted resolution that would open a path for UN sanctions against those blocking peace and promoting violence in South Sudan.

2 Mar 2015 - 8:11pm

Over the past week, mainland social media has been dominated by talk of whether the Guangdong government should cut off Hong Kong's water and electricity supply. It's the latest flare-up of long-...

1 Mar 2015 - 5:08am

The People's Bank of China has cut benchmark interest rates for the second time in three months, adding to a raft of recent attempts taken to counter an increasing deflation risk and a slowdown in...

1 Mar 2015 - 1:56am

A former senior Chinese provincial official was sentenced Saturday to 17 years in jail for taking around 13 million yuan (HK$16.3 million) in bribes consisting largely of precious stones, a court...

1 Mar 2015 - 5:00am

China has booted a senior military official who is embroiled in a corruption scandal from its parliament, state media reported on Saturday.

1 Mar 2015 - 5:01am

Though reputed to be lazy at sex, wild giant pandas on the mainland have somehow managed to get in the mood - enough to bump up their numbers over the past decade.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:57am

Guangdong is rolling out a province-wide pilot scheme that will let domestic companies invest in any part of the economy that is not clearly labeled out of bounds.

28 Feb 2015 - 2:51pm

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