• Fri
  • Apr 18, 2014
  • Updated: 1:36pm

Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm’s debut at Nasdaq’s New York headquarters.

18 Apr 2014 - 12:35pm

China sentenced four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years on Friday for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer said, the latest convictions in a crackdown on dissent that...

Updated 18 Apr 2014 - 1:12pm

Engineers are desperately trying to revive China's crippled lunar rover Jade Rabbit as fears grow that its mission could be over.

18 Apr 2014 - 9:48am

Zhejiang authorities have arrested the owner of a clinic who allegedly helped pregnant women find out the sex of their fetuses by sending their blood samples to Hong Kong for tests.

18 Apr 2014 - 7:17am

A two-year delay in the completion of the HK$67 billion high-speed railway connecting Hong Kong with Shenzhen and Guangzhou will have a serious impact on the Pearl River Delta, government advisers...

18 Apr 2014 - 9:01am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 33%
  • No: 67%
3 Apr 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 894

The mainland is covered in polluted soil - enough to cover an area double the size of Spain if joined together in a single land mass - the government said yesterday.

18 Apr 2014 - 3:16am

The Forbidden City is spending 440 million yuan to increase security, improve conservation and help build another museum in the suburbs, a mainland newspaper reported.

18 Apr 2014 - 3:16am

Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers to surf the net with broadband speed at 32,000 feet.

18 Apr 2014 - 9:05am

Hebei is pushing forward with research on how to reduce pollution in the northern province, including possibly through a joint-effort with neighbours Beijing and Tianjin to limit the number of...

17 Apr 2014 - 4:12pm

China’s air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific ocean and altering weather patterns in north America, according to scientists in the US.

17 Apr 2014 - 6:10pm

A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called internet rumours.

17 Apr 2014 - 1:27pm

When US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel visited China last week, he was given an unprecedented tour of the Liaoning aircraft carrier in a gesture of friendliness - but also received a blunt public...

17 Apr 2014 - 8:51am

Syria has reached a “critical moment” as the world awaits news of fresh peace talks, China’s foreign minister told the warring nation’s opposition leader Ahmad Jarba in Beijing on Wednesday.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:46pm

China has angrily hit back at mainstream US media that accused Beijing of dragging its feet in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

17 Apr 2014 - 8:15am

At least 170 dead pigs have been found in the Yellow River, state media reported on Thursday – the latest in a string of similar incidents that have raised fears over food safety on the mainland...

17 Apr 2014 - 6:06pm

Beijing is seeking to woo Taiwanese students by planning more cross-strait youth exchanges following a three-week student-led protest in Taiwan recently against a trade service pact with the...

17 Apr 2014 - 7:38am

Chinese-American businessman and social media celebrity Charles Xue Biqun, who had been detained in August on suspicion of soliciting prostitutes, was released on bail, his lawyer said.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:31pm

The bank's legal and compliance department has looked into reports related to Helen Yang, also known as Yang Lijuan, an investment banker based in Hong Kong, sources familiar with the matter said...

17 Apr 2014 - 7:59pm

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged...

17 Apr 2014 - 6:21pm

About a third of the air pollution in China’s smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog.

16 Apr 2014 - 6:01pm

Lanzhou authorities will add a second water source for the Gansu city of more than 3 million after supervision at the main supplier was found lacking following a contamination scandal, state media...

16 Apr 2014 - 11:55am

The United States and China have held “productive” talks on North Korea, the US State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped-up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to...

17 Apr 2014 - 6:22pm

Two employees of Hong Kong-based Phoenix television and a job applicant filed suit Tuesday against the company in New York after allegations of sexual harassment against its former bureau chief....

16 Apr 2014 - 6:07pm

China has cancelled a multinational naval parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the PLA Navy later this month because of the continuing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

16 Apr 2014 - 7:52am

The newly established National Security Commission formally came into operation yesterday with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping presiding over its first meeting.

16 Apr 2014 - 9:35am
 

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