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China's top officials 'hog' medical resources as others battle for what's left: CPPCC member

Mainland reform to improve capabilities of 1,000 county-level hospitals is too slow and failing to meet needs of rural residents, says Huang Zemin, of China's political advisory body

Updated 3 Mar 2015 - 11:02am
China urged to overhaul film censorship system

A delegate on China’s national political advisory body says the system for censoring films needs to be overhauled because it is unfair and relies too heavily on the personal opinions of government...

3 Mar 2015 - 10:45am
China urged to overhaul film censorship system

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 - 8:57am
China urged to overhaul film censorship system

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
China urged to overhaul film censorship system

Microsoft says it is working closely with Beijing to make sure its under-investigation China business stays on the right side of the law. But the firm finds compliance “challenging”, a top company...

Updated 3 Mar 2015 - 10:19am
China's young entrepreneurs to drive its innovation economy

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

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


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Taiwan has ordered Singapore E-commerce Private Limited to resubmit its application to operate on the island within six months or leave, economic officials said yesterday.

3 Mar 2015 - 1:20am

An investigation by mainland media shows that major universities in Beijing are continuing to use foreign textbooks in the spring semester, which started today – despite a government minister’s ...

2 Mar 2015 - 7:13pm

China’s television and radio stations should limit the number of entertainment programmes on December 13 to avoid “ruining” the serious tone of China’s state memorial day for victims of the...

2 Mar 2015 - 8:06pm

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

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