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Hundreds of Xinjiang officials probed over their loyalty, not for corruption

The authorities in Xinjiang investigated 355 Communist Party cadres for breaches of party political discipline last year, a six-fold increase over 2013, in a greater attempt to root out disloyal...

2 Feb 2015 - 1:46am
More news leaks point to China's plans for second aircraft carrier

News that China is building its second aircraft carrier leaked out again on the weekend, once more through official civilian channels before the reports were pulled.

Updated 2 Feb 2015 - 4:14am
More news leaks point to China's plans for second aircraft carrier

The wives of two disgraced state leaders had links to a former bank chief who was taken away by graft-busters last week, mainland media reported.

Updated 2 Feb 2015 - 4:17am
More news leaks point to China's plans for second aircraft carrier

There were high hopes for Zhou Shengxian in late 2005 when he was named head of the then State Environmental Protection Administration.

Updated 2 Feb 2015 - 4:18am
More news leaks point to China's plans for second aircraft carrier

Five years ago, as a team from the Wuhan Botanical Garden embarked on a study of environmental impacts of the massive Three Gorges Dam, they made a startling discovery.

Updated 2 Feb 2015 - 4:23am
Greece just posturing over China's interest in Piraeus port: analysts

The shipping containers emblazoned with the Cosco logo on the quayside at Greece's biggest port Piraeus are a sign that China has invested heavily here.

2 Feb 2015 - 1:46am

The central government pledged in a key policy document on Sunday to address food safety and modernise agriculture while raising the income of growers, as it sought to address concerns about...

Updated 2 Feb 2015 - 4:25am


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US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are to both attend the US National Prayer Breakfast in Washington this week, a move likely to elicit an angry response from the Chinese government.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The investigation into the youngest-ever Chinese listed-bank president has exposed the tip of the iceberg of rampant power-for-money deals between senior officials and financial leaders, analysts...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:37am

Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports that is now seeking to...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The father of a passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 said families would sue the carrier if the authorities do not withdraw a formal declaration that all on board had died in...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:28am

Draft Chinese government regulations would force overseas technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country'...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The Annual Report on Chinese International Migration 2014 shows that a growing number of Chinese investors are rushing abroad to buy property and set up permanent residence in places like Europe...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:35am

China has been forced to drop a measure at the UN that targeted NGOs seeking to be heard at the world body.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

President Xi Jinping called on France and China to "preserve the peaceful post-war world order", as Beijing plans to stage a massive military parade later this year to mark the 70th anniversary of...

31 Jan 2015 - 4:53am

Mainland education authorities have pledged to redouble efforts to limit the use of foreign textbooks in universities to stem infiltration of "Western values".

31 Jan 2015 - 12:48am

Wuhan police post online eight photos of their own “opulent dinner” to defend the basic rights of public servants, following a mainland newspaper’s expose of banquet that led to the suspension of...

30 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

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.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:00am

A shortage of funding is jeopardising efforts to preserve historical villages on the mainland that are in danger of rotting away, Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily reported.


31 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

The spat between Alibaba Group Holding and mainland regulators took on a more conciliatory tone with chairman Jack Ma promising to combat fake products.

31 Jan 2015 - 1:55pm

A high-level committee chaired by President Xi Jinping has called on government agencies to act less selfishly in the reform process.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:02am

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

31 Jan 2015 - 7:03am

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 - 6:21pm

Taichung Prison yesterday sent officials to Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan to check the condition of disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian, whose one-month medical parole was due to expire on...

31 Jan 2015 - 12:39pm

The teenager was a ‘peace offering’ from the man’s wife over her affairs with other men

31 Jan 2015 - 11:21am

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

30 Jan 2015 - 6:19pm

A canal near a scenic area in the Xiangcheng district of Suzhou, which features a replica London Tower Bridge, is full of rubbish and other pollution, the online news platform

31 Jan 2015 - 11:55am

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