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  • Jan 29, 2015
  • Updated: 12:12pm
High hopes for Tsinghua University chief appointed China’s environment minister

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

29 Jan 2015 - 12:09pm
State media side with regulator in widening row against Alibaba Group

Chinese state media today voiced support for the commerce regulator in a signed commentary amid the escalating row between the authority and Alibaba Group, calling on the e-commerce giant and...

Updated 29 Jan 2015 - 12:12pm
State media side with regulator in widening row against Alibaba Group

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that recently crashed on White House grounds says it is updating its drones to prohibit flight over the US capital.

Updated 29 Jan 2015 - 12:07pm
State media side with regulator in widening row against Alibaba Group

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 - 8:12am
State media side with regulator in widening row against Alibaba Group

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 looks to future with reshuffle of six senior military officials

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 - 5:14am

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 - 1:02am


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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 - 3:55am

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 - 9:46am

Construction of the 18-metre-deep structure within historical buildings was stopped by authorities in July, but workers resumed digging soon after

29 Jan 2015 - 5:14am

The war of words between mainland’s largest online shopping site and the state commercial regulator escalated today after the authority released its full report on the failure of to ban...

28 Jan 2015 - 11:16pm

The chopper will spare hotel guests the headache of navigating the city’s notorious traffic

28 Jan 2015 - 4:24pm

Beijing has a crucial role to play in international climate talks to be held in Paris in December, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told Chinese state media on Wednesday, saying it was the key...

28 Jan 2015 - 4:19pm

Fifteen Communist Party officials in Tibet joined underground independence organisations, provided intelligence to the Dalai Lama and his supporters or participated in activities deemed harmful to...

28 Jan 2015 - 4:28pm

Military newspaper's exhortation suggests dissent within the ranks over the president's far-reaching anti-corruption campaign

28 Jan 2015 - 2:32pm

Fast food chain McDonald has applied to open an outlet in the former residence of the late Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo in Hangzhou, sparking debate whether Western fast-food stores should...

28 Jan 2015 - 4:39pm

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

28 Jan 2015 - 10:44am

Shanghai's Population and Family Planning Commission, which oversees the city's birth control, has appealed for 'qualified young couples' to have two children.

28 Jan 2015 - 7:03pm

US President Barack Obama's trip to India, in which he displayed a close personal rapport with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has highlighted New Delhi's deep mistrust towards Beijing,...

28 Jan 2015 - 7:07pm

A huge military parade to be held in Beijing later this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war will also show off the nation's growing international influence and...

28 Jan 2015 - 5:23pm

Guangzhou's first duty-free store is to stop selling goods over the counter because it does not have the staff to cope with the huge numbers of shoppers it has attracted.

28 Jan 2015 - 5:12am

China’s largest online shopping platform has hit back at the results of a survey that accused it of selling fake and substandard goods.

28 Jan 2015 - 10:05am

While a record number of Chinese travelled overseas in 2014, spending hundreds of billions of US dollars, the country's inbound tourism suffered another year-on-year decline.

28 Jan 2015 - 5:34pm

Fourteen prison officers at a jail in Heilongjiang have been punished after a prisoner was found to have carried out “romantic relationships” with a variety of local women under the guise of...

27 Jan 2015 - 11:48pm

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