China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief...
A ranking Taiwan transport official on Thursday reiterated opposition to China’s planned corridors for commercial flights above the Taiwan Strait, suggesting the use of military planes for...
The launch of a free-trade zone in Guangdong could be delayed, sources close to the provincial government said, after a similar zone in Fujian was postponed abruptly yesterday.
Taiwan’s Justice Ministry announced on Thursday night that 23 officials, including the head of the Agency of Corrections, would be punished for negligence over the island’s first-ever prison siege...
The rise of China's middle class posed no challenge to the authority of the Communist Party, state media said yesterday.
A Fujian obstetrician whose patient died hours after giving birth will stand trial for criminal negligence, raising concern among doctors that they could face charges for failing to achieve ideal...
The mainland is banning the import of ivory products for one year amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for the material is threatening the existence of African elephants.
Civil servants who lie on their personal records and resumes are being targeted by a new audit ordered by the central government.
Disputes over the sale and seizure of farmland are one of the biggest causes of protests around the country
Taiwan’s representatives in the United States have been given vehicle licence plates similar to those for diplomats, in what is viewed as further improvement in US-Taiwan relations since the two...
Comments by China’s Supreme Court – Beijing’s latest attack on Western ideology – are another sign of President Xi Jinping’s conservative political agenda
China now has more diesel- and nuclear-powered vessels than the US, although their quality is inferior, a top US Navy admiral tells American lawmakers
Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said: “Government authorities are still verifying the threat ... there is no need to be panicked and the government will keep a watch on developments."
Animal from endangered species kept illegally as a pet by a Chinese businessman on the rooftop of his home
Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin blames Western education for his son's controversial remark that potential girlfriends needed to be "buxom".
State media has given widespread coverage to President Xi Jinping's political theory ahead of the national parliamentary session, advancing his vision for governing China.
China has dropped some of the world's leading technology brands from its approved state procurement lists in what some analysts said was a response to cybersurveillance.
Tourists from the mainland made more than five million trips abroad during the Lunar New Year holiday, a 10 per cent rise on the same period last year.
The head of Taiwan's Kuomintang has announced that legislature speaker Wang Jin-pyng remains a member of the ruling party - ending months of disputes.
Beijing unveiled tax reductions for small companies in a bid to ease their financial burden amid a weakening economy and free up funds for them to invest in technology.
The head of ethnic rebel forces in a restive region of northern Myanmar has denied claims by the country’s military that Chinese mercenaries are supporting them, a state-run newspaper has reported...
A Beijing university famous for teaching Chinese to foreigners is to open its first overseas campus in Tokyo.
Motorists are angry after confusing hundreds of thousands of Lunar New Year red lanterns for traffic lights in one Chinese city.
An ambulance with three injured people inside reportedly took 12 hours to reach hospital in China after motorists blocked the emergency lane of a highway during a traffic jam.
A pig has become an unlikely hit on the internet in China after it was photographed at a Buddhist Temple looking like it was praying.
Pictures of the animal with its head bowed at the...
Family of Bishop Shi Enxiang, who spent more than half a century in detention for refusing to renounce Pope's authority, told by a village official last month that he had died, aged 93
Plans in Yunnan province, known for its beautiful mountain scenery, come after complaints by tourists over problems of insanitary and poor quality toilets around nation.