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BuzzFeed editor and Brother Orange wrap up chapter one of fairy-tale bromance


It’s a long way from Manhattan to Meizhou in northern Guangdong, but American web editor Matt Stopera and the restaurant owner dubbed “Brother Orange” he got to know through a lost iPhone...

2 Apr 2015 - 4:34pm
‘I was framed’: Chinese anti-corruption activist denies soliciting prostitute

Ou Shaokun says he met the woman earlier in the evening and police burst into his hotel room when they started kissing, according to news website

Updated 2 Apr 2015 - 5:13pm
‘I was framed’: Chinese anti-corruption activist denies soliciting prostitute

More than 40 countries have signed up to join the institution, which may increase Beijing's regional and global influence

2 Apr 2015 - 11:18am
‘I was framed’: Chinese anti-corruption activist denies soliciting prostitute

CNNIC responded to Google's announcement with a defence of its practices, calling the search giant's move ''unacceptable''.

2 Apr 2015 - 11:59am
‘I was framed’: Chinese anti-corruption activist denies soliciting prostitute

US president Barack Obama has issued an executive order declaring a national emergency due to the threat posed by cyber attacks.

Updated 2 Apr 2015 - 5:12pm
China’s manufacturing growth fails to ease fears of economic slowdown

Manufacturing activity on the mainland grew last month as businesses resumed after the Lunar New Year holiday, an official survey showed, painting a rosier picture than expected.

2 Apr 2015 - 3:17am

The mainland is expanding the investment scope of its 1.2 trillion-yuan (HK$1.5 trillion) social security fund to allow it to buy more local government debt, investment trusts and shares in state-...

2 Apr 2015 - 3:14am


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Shanghai, China’s financial capital, is raising the stakes. It is not just aiming to become one of the world’s top three financial centres but it’s also poised to launch an ambitious plan to...

1 Apr 2015 - 8:01pm

Mainland China would welcome Taiwan to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank under an appropriate title, officials said on Wednesday.

1 Apr 2015 - 7:59pm

The mainland spent more than 400 million yuan (HK$505 million) monitoring pollution in 177 cities last year, according to Wu Xiaoqing, vice-minister for environmental protection.

1 Apr 2015 - 11:35pm

China is trying hard to get world leaders to attend events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war in Beijing this year, including a military parade, but some diplomats say...

1 Apr 2015 - 12:51pm

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also softens stance on new China-led development bank, saying he was ready to welcome new lender if it adopts high standards of governance

1 Apr 2015 - 8:05pm

At least 47 countries and territories from five continents have applied to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as founding members.

1 Apr 2015 - 7:50pm

Beijing took a key step yesterday towards drastic reform of the mainland's banking sector as the cabinet published rules governing the deposit insurance system.

1 Apr 2015 - 7:44am

A leading Beijing official has urged Macau's graft-buster to cooperate in the central government's crusade to hunt down fugitives from the mainland crackdown on corruption.

1 Apr 2015 - 3:31am

The easing of the mainland property policy this week has highlighted the crucial role the housing sector plays in supporting the economy, as well as the risks that sliding land sales pose to local...

1 Apr 2015 - 3:40am

A senior executive at one of China's largest steel companies is being investigated on suspicion of corruption, as the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog shifts its focus to major state-owned...

1 Apr 2015 - 8:09pm

Lawrence Summers said congressional inaction on a plan to overhaul the International Monetary Fund had helped China gain support among other countries for its own regional development bank.

1 Apr 2015 - 3:31am

Many senior government officials in China have had to learn to drive after their chauffer-driven cars were taken off them as part of efforts to curb wasteful and extravagant spending, state media...

31 Mar 2015 - 9:49pm

China's creation of more than 4 sq km of artificial islands in the South China Sea is increasing tensions with the US and its allies, according to Pacific Fleet Commander Harry Harris.

1 Apr 2015 - 12:17am

A prominent mainland media outlet involved in a spat with tycoon Guo Wengui over recent reporting about him said it was "in the process" of suing the businessman and two Hong Kong newspapers for...

1 Apr 2015 - 3:31am

China said on Tuesday that it had evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.

31 Mar 2015 - 8:16pm

The Japanese government remained cautious about joining a planned Chinese-led Asian development bank on Tuesday, hours before the deadline China has set for accepting founding members.

31 Mar 2015 - 4:48pm

The man chosen to be Shenzhen’s new party boss, Ma Xingrui, is described as a pragmatic and open-minded reformist who will likely lead the city’s next world-class innovation hub.

31 Mar 2015 - 1:44pm

China ordered its military on Tuesday to build barracks as simply and economically as possible and avoid using ostentatious or imported building materials, as part of a broader crackdown on graft...

31 Mar 2015 - 8:15pm

A trailblazing solar-powered plane, seeking to complete the world's first round-the-world journey using just the power of the sun, touched down in central China early today.

31 Mar 2015 - 9:55pm

A man was pricked inside his mouth by a 3cm-long needle after biting into one of six steamed meat buns he bought for 10 yuan at a supermarket, suffering only a slight injury.

31 Mar 2015 - 9:49pm

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