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  • Updated: 2:09pm
Chinese subway snatch thief caught after he drops own phone while making off with iPhone

The bungling thief was envious when he saw his victim watching dramas on the gadget

Updated 30 Jan 2015 - 2:09pm
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

The move marks the latest step in an ideological campaign that has already brought the media and internet under even tighter controls

30 Jan 2015 - 1:03pm
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

French premier Manuel Valls seeks to downplay Chinese concerns over impact of weakening euro on Chinese economy

30 Jan 2015 - 12:57pm
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

Sichuan has vowed to erase the legacy of disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who was the provincial party secretary more than a decade ago, Xinhua reports.

30 Jan 2015 - 12:48pm
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

Focus will be on hotbeds for corruption, including advertisement deals and news reporting

30 Jan 2015 - 12:42pm
Worker dies on Taiwanese film lot to be used for Martin Scorsese movie

A worker was killed in an accident Thursday at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie, local media reported.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:11pm

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday called for a “rebalance” of trade with China during his first official visit, as he sought to attract investment in France’s stalling economy.

30 Jan 2015 - 11:06am

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 84%
  • No: 16%
30 Jan 2015
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Total number of votes recorded: 67

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that crashed on White House grounds said it is updating its drones to stop further flights over the US capital, where it is banned.

29 Jan 2015 - 5:35pm

The State Council yesterday published a list of Shanghai free-trade zone policies that could be replicated in other parts of the mainland in an attempt to accelerate liberalising the capital...

30 Jan 2015 - 2:12am

President Xi Jinping vowed to step up military exchanges with other nations yesterday, but there were reports that the Pentagon had decided against increasing interaction with the People's...

30 Jan 2015 - 10:05am

Environment minister-in-waiting Chen Jining was warned that he will face great pressure after news of his new job was released on Wednesday.

30 Jan 2015 - 4:04am

Comedian Zhao Benshan is to attend the national political advisory body's annual meeting in March, in a sign he may be safe from a rumoured corruption investigation.

30 Jan 2015 - 2:49am

Shanghai has begun planning crowd control measures for its much-anticipated Disney park, due to open in the second half of this year.

30 Jan 2015 - 10:07am

They're the richest captains of industry in one of the most important industrial centres in southern China but they had few words to offer when they gathered for the annual session of Dongguan's...

30 Jan 2015 - 1:15am

Taiwan's quasi-official body overseeing relations with Japan urged the Japanese government yesterday to reflect on its wartime aggression and keep its commitment to peaceful development in the...

30 Jan 2015 - 2:57am

The stock price of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group tumbled 8.8 per cent on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, closing at a three-month low of US$89.81.

30 Jan 2015 - 9:04am

Hundreds of Chinese bidders flocked to Beijing in the hopes of winning bids in an auction for seized vehicles that used to belong to the central government.

27 Jan 2015 - 5:11pm

The People’s Liberation Army auditor handed more corruption leads to graft busters in 2014 than in the previous 30 years, according to the military’s official newspaper.

The PLA audited 4,...

29 Jan 2015 - 6:44pm

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...

29 Jan 2015 - 6:38pm

Gu Liping’s jobs ranging from NGO work, entrepreneurial mentorship and even journalism were all tied to the China Youth League

29 Jan 2015 - 6:46pm

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in a similar position to Phaeton, the Greek mythological figure given the reins of the sun only to lose control and nearly destroy the earth, Chinese...

29 Jan 2015 - 4:22pm

China’s state media on Thursday called for officials who take an “ambiguous attitude” towards Tibetan independence to be prosecuted, after personnel in the region were reportedly punished for...

29 Jan 2015 - 4:56pm

A bullhead shark stopped China’s naval flotilla in its tracks while it was conducting a military drill on an escort mission to the Gulf of Aden.

29 Jan 2015 - 5:27pm

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 - 4:36pm

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'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 - 6:50pm

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 - 6:53pm
 

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