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  • Jan 29, 2015
  • Updated: 2:12pm
Other cities to enjoy certain practices of Shanghai Free-trade Zone, cabinet says

China will replicate some practices of Shanghai’s Free-trade Zone in other parts of the country, the State Council said, in its latest push to let markets play a bigger role in the economy.

29 Jan 2015 - 1:52pm
Don't shoot! Curious bullhead shark halts China military exercise

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.

Updated 29 Jan 2015 - 2:02pm
Don't shoot! Curious bullhead shark halts China military exercise

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 - 1:00pm
Don't shoot! Curious bullhead shark halts China military exercise

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 - 1:05pm
Don't shoot! Curious bullhead shark halts China military exercise

‘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...

29 Jan 2015 - 12:12pm

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.

29 Jan 2015 - 12:07pm

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 57%
  • No: 43%
23 Jan 2015
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 268

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

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

29 Jan 2015 - 12:55am

Some mainland diplomatic observers say China should invite Japanese leaders to attend a huge military parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war, but the...

29 Jan 2015 - 12:48am

Human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who was put in criminal detention in May after he joined an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, has been charged with "picking quarrels...

29 Jan 2015 - 3:47am

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.

Updated 29 Jan 2015 - 2:12pm

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 Taobao.com 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
 

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