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China lobbies US to include yuan in IMF's reserve assets

Premier Li Keqiang urged the US to help make the Chinese currency part of the IMF's reserve assets during talks with visiting US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday.

31 Mar 2015 - 7:44am
Taiwan in last-minute bid to join AIIB as founding member

Taipei decided on Monday night to make a last-minute formal application on Tuesday to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member.

31 Mar 2015 - 7:53am
Taiwan in last-minute bid to join AIIB as founding member

A tycoon accused of colluding with the country's disgraced deputy spy chief has denied the allegations and vowed to return to China to clear his name.

31 Mar 2015 - 2:58am
Taiwan in last-minute bid to join AIIB as founding member

President Xi Jinping was among 31 world leaders whose personal information was accidentally leaked ahead of the G20 summit last year by Australian authorities, the Guardian newspaper has revealed...

31 Mar 2015 - 1:21am
Taiwan in last-minute bid to join AIIB as founding member

The PLA held its first drill in airspace above the western Pacific Ocean on Monday, as part of its plan to boost capacity in far-seas operations, an air force spokesman said in Guangzhou.

Updated 31 Mar 2015 - 8:53am
China closes 66 golf courses to save on water and land

Mainland authorities closed 66 golf courses in a renewed crackdown on courses built in contravention of rules designed to protect arable land and save water, the top economic planning body said on...

Updated 31 Mar 2015 - 9:47am

United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has pressed China to open its markets further by removing restrictions on technology transfers in talks with Chinese vice-premier Wang Yang.

30 Mar 2015 - 5:28pm

Opinion

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30 Mar 2015
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Total number of votes recorded: 304

China welcomed Australia and Denmark's move to join its new development bank on Sunday, with the two countries becoming the latest US allies to show support for Beijing's efforts.

30 Mar 2015 - 7:27pm

China had started evacuating its 590 citizens from war-torn Yemen, Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed, as Arab leaders vowed to continue Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.

30 Mar 2015 - 3:32am

China needed to be on alert for deflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned yesterday, amid signs of slowing price rises.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:14pm

A controversial flight route came into operation on Sunday despite protests in Taiwan, with the first flight heading to Hong Kong.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:18pm

IOC inspectors left Beijing on Sunday after praising the capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:52pm

Air pollution levels in Beijing were so high they went off the Air Quality Index system scale as the capital was hit by the year's first severe dust storm.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

First it was Mickey Mouse. Then Kung Fu Panda. Now, penguins and polar bears are being recruited in Shanghai's efforts to attract tourists.

30 Mar 2015 - 1:41pm

A court in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for “provoking trouble” and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper...

30 Mar 2015 - 10:53am

Russia, Australia and Holland said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership.

29 Mar 2015 - 9:07am

Shake-up in key positions sees Fu Zhenghua move from fifth to third in command while Deng Weiping becomes anti-graft chief.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

The mainland will aim to cut as much as 80 million tonnes of excess steel production capacity in the next three years to reverse a massive supply glut that has plunged much of the sector into...

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

Taiwanese police arrested 13 people who splashed red paint on the wall of the presidential residence in the latest protest against China’s planned launch of a controversial new flight route.

29 Mar 2015 - 8:46am

An anti-discrimination civic group said it was considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices that was apparently prompted by its advocacy for five women's rights activists...

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

Officials in Hainan province have downplayed concerns over local government debt despite a plea for help by its capital city Haikou, which said it might be unable to meet its repayments.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

China's southern seaboard has replaced the mountainous and tightly guarded western frontier as the preferred route for Islamic extremists to slip recruits out of the country, according to a...

28 Mar 2015 - 7:55am

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte pledged to work with China in its hunt for fugitive officials - but remained tight-lipped over whether the Netherlands would sign up to the Beijing-led Asian...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:56am

Vice-President Li Yuanchao will be the most senior Chinese official to attend the state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, while President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will not attend,...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:04am

Uygur students in Guangzhou have been warned to stay away from "outsiders" after several were recruited by a suspected religious extremist and had been missing since last year, various sources...

28 Mar 2015 - 5:38am

Russia remains conspicuously absent from the list of countries that have applied to be founding members of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ahead of this Tuesday's deadline.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:35am

Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police for the second day in a row on Friday ahead of the mainland's planned launch of a controversial new flight route that has sparked security concerns.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:30am
 

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