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More news leaks point to China's plans for second aircraft carrier

News that China is building its second aircraft carrier leaked out again on the weekend, once more through official civilian channels before the reports were pulled.

2 Feb 2015 - 12:32am
Chendgu man swindled millions of yuan out of elderly rural residents over five years

A Chengdu man admitted to swindling tens of millions of yuan from elderly victims over the phone by pretending to be their out-of-town son and in urgent need of money.

1 Feb 2015 - 7:47pm
Chendgu man swindled millions of yuan out of elderly rural residents over five years

Authorities in China’s Tibet will offer rewards up to 300,000 yuan (HK$378,000) for tips on “violent terror attacks”, state media reported, in an effort to “promote stability” in the region beset...

1 Feb 2015 - 12:00pm
Chendgu man swindled millions of yuan out of elderly rural residents over five years

US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are to both attend the US National Prayer Breakfast in Washington this week, a move likely to elicit an angry response from the Chinese government.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am
Chendgu man swindled millions of yuan out of elderly rural residents over five years

The investigation into the youngest-ever Chinese listed-bank president has exposed the tip of the iceberg of rampant power-for-money deals between senior officials and financial leaders, analysts...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:37am
Middle-class takes to the slopes amid Games bid

Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports that is now seeking to...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The father of a passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 said families would sue the carrier if the authorities do not withdraw a formal declaration that all on board had died in...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:28am


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President Xi Jinping called on France and China to "preserve the peaceful post-war world order", as Beijing plans to stage a massive military parade later this year to mark the 70th anniversary of...

31 Jan 2015 - 4:53am

Mainland education authorities have pledged to redouble efforts to limit the use of foreign textbooks in universities to stem infiltration of "Western values".

31 Jan 2015 - 12:48am

Wuhan police post online eight photos of their own “opulent dinner” to defend the basic rights of public servants, following a mainland newspaper’s expose of banquet that led to the suspension of...

30 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

Sichuan has vowed to erase the legacy of disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who was the provincial party secretary more than a decade ago, Xinhua reports.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:00am

A shortage of funding is jeopardising efforts to preserve historical villages on the mainland that are in danger of rotting away, Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily reported.


31 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

The spat between Alibaba Group Holding and mainland regulators took on a more conciliatory tone with chairman Jack Ma promising to combat fake products.

31 Jan 2015 - 1:55pm

A high-level committee chaired by President Xi Jinping has called on government agencies to act less selfishly in the reform process.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:02am

Focus will be on hotbeds for corruption, including advertisement deals and news reporting

31 Jan 2015 - 7:03am

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday called for a “rebalance” of trade with China during his first official visit, as he sought to attract investment in France’s stalling economy.

30 Jan 2015 - 6:21pm

Taichung Prison yesterday sent officials to Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan to check the condition of disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian, whose one-month medical parole was due to expire on...

31 Jan 2015 - 12:39pm

The teenager was a ‘peace offering’ from the man’s wife over her affairs with other men

31 Jan 2015 - 11:21am

The bungling thief was envious when he saw his victim watching dramas on the gadget

30 Jan 2015 - 6:19pm

A canal near a scenic area in the Xiangcheng district of Suzhou, which features a replica London Tower Bridge, is full of rubbish and other pollution, the online news platform

31 Jan 2015 - 11:55am

A worker was killed in an accident Thursday at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie, local media reported.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:11pm

President Xi Jinping vowed to step up military exchanges with other nations yesterday, but there were reports that the Pentagon had decided against increasing interaction with the People's...

30 Jan 2015 - 10:05am

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 - 12:02pm

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

The State Council yesterday published a list of Shanghai free-trade zone policies that could be replicated in other parts of the mainland in an attempt to accelerate liberalising the capital...

30 Jan 2015 - 2:12am

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 - 4:04am

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 - 2:49am

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