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Five dead in Shenzhen airport car crash

At least five people died and 24 were injured when a red Mercedes-Benz sedan ploughed into a group of people on an overpass leading into Shenzhen Baoan International Airport on Sunday afternoon,...

Updated 1 Mar 2015 - 7:47pm
China manufacturing contracted in February, index shows

The latest monthly purchasing managers’ index was up to 49.9 from January’s 49.8, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing reported. A figure below 50 shows contraction.

1 Mar 2015 - 12:10pm
China manufacturing contracted in February, index shows

This week's annual meetings of China's top political bodies are likely to be overshadowed by the sweeping anti-graft campaign which has taken down an unprecedented number of delegates and senior...

1 Mar 2015 - 9:30am
China manufacturing contracted in February, index shows

Electronic toilet seats have recently become one of the most sought-after commodities on Chinese consumers' shopping lists when they visit Japan.

1 Mar 2015 - 3:15am
China manufacturing contracted in February, index shows

It's not just the government officials and rising political stars who will come under intense media scrutiny at the national parliamentary session this week.

1 Mar 2015 - 9:36am
China's ban on ivory carving imports 'more symbolic than effective'

Environmental campaigners have described the mainland's one-year ban on the imports of ivory carvings as "more symbolic than effective".

1 Mar 2015 - 5:08am

China has indicated it opposes a US-drafted resolution that would open a path for UN sanctions against those blocking peace and promoting violence in South Sudan.

1 Mar 2015 - 5:08am

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China has booted a senior military official who is embroiled in a corruption scandal from its parliament, state media reported on Saturday.

1 Mar 2015 - 5:01am

Though reputed to be lazy at sex, wild giant pandas on the mainland have somehow managed to get in the mood - enough to bump up their numbers over the past decade.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:57am

Guangdong is rolling out a province-wide pilot scheme that will let domestic companies invest in any part of the economy that is not clearly labeled out of bounds.

28 Feb 2015 - 2:51pm

China will sign a series of agreements with countries including Kazakhstan and Pakistan next month as part of Beijing's plan to stimulate economic development along the ancient Silk Road.

28 Feb 2015 - 11:18am

Beijing is committed to maritime cooperation with Sri Lanka but insists Colombo to create a positive climate for Chinese investment amid fears over the possible scrapping of a port project led by...

28 Feb 2015 - 2:49pm

More than 200 million rural households around the nation will be interviewed as part of efforts to prepare an accurate record of farming rights

28 Feb 2015 - 2:52pm

A compound in traditional Chinese medicine for lowering blood pressure has been found to be effective in blocking the Ebola virus, according to new research.

28 Feb 2015 - 1:18am

China's top leaders met on Friday to discuss and approve a plan to revive the country's ailing soccer fortunes.

28 Feb 2015 - 2:53pm

It caused barely a ripple when it was first printed two years ago but the republication of an article this week about a corrupt Qing dynasty prince set off a wave of speculation about just which...

28 Feb 2015 - 9:31am

America's immigrant investor visa, hugely popular with wealthy Chinese, could be used to defraud applicants, a group that advises US Congress has warned.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:27am

Chen Shih-chih became a hostage by accident – bumping into armed inmates at Kaohsiung Prison on February 11 as he belatedly ran to the scene 30 minutes after siege began

27 Feb 2015 - 7:48pm

The air force is offering pilot training to high school pupils in its latest attempt to attract young and qualified recruits needed to upgrade the People's Liberation Army.

28 Feb 2015 - 1:24am

China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief...

27 Feb 2015 - 7:55pm

The move, which appears to confirm Xie Zhenhua has retired, means it is unclear who will lead the Chinese team at crucial climate talks in Paris at the end of the year

27 Feb 2015 - 6:30pm

A half-naked "mentally ill" young woman was rescued by internet activists after being locked in a room for five years by her Chinese family after a dispute with her mother.

28 Feb 2015 - 4:30am

Japanese toilet seats were the 'must-have' item on the shopping lists of Chinese travellers during Lunar New Year, Japan's media says

27 Feb 2015 - 8:17pm

A ranking Taiwan transport official on Thursday reiterated opposition to China’s planned corridors for commercial flights above the Taiwan Strait, suggesting the use of military planes for...

27 Feb 2015 - 6:16pm

China is to scrap its controversial plan to build luxury public conveniences in tourist spots and instead will replace them with cleaner, more practical facilities as part of its “toilet revo-loo-...

27 Feb 2015 - 6:20pm

The launch of a free-trade zone in Guangdong could be delayed, sources close to the provincial government said, after a similar zone in Fujian was postponed abruptly yesterday.

28 Feb 2015 - 1:43am

The rise of China's middle class posed no challenge to the authority of the Communist Party, state media said yesterday.

27 Feb 2015 - 3:32am
 

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