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Hundreds more Chinese citizens evacuated by the navy from war-torn Yemen

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 - 4:29pm
Japan ‘cautious’ about joining China-led development bank as deadline to sign up looms

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
Japan ‘cautious’ about joining China-led development bank as deadline to sign up looms

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 - 2:13pm
Japan ‘cautious’ about joining China-led development bank as deadline to sign up looms

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
Japan ‘cautious’ about joining China-led development bank as deadline to sign up looms

Curbs on wasteful spending lead to rise in learner drivers among cadres, but some make poor students as they are so domineering, according to state media report

31 Mar 2015 - 1:40pm
Solar-powered plane arrives in China ahead of toughest leg in round-the-world flight

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 - 10:54am

China has agreed to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington complained represented unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a senior US Treasury official said in...

31 Mar 2015 - 1:17pm

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A tycoon accused of colluding with the country's disgraced deputy spy chief has denied the allegations and vowed to return to China to clear his name.

31 Mar 2015 - 11:28am

The PLA held its first drill in airspace above the western Pacific Ocean on Monday, as part of its plan to boost capacity in far-seas operations, an air force spokesman said in Guangzhou.

31 Mar 2015 - 8:53am

Mainland authorities closed 66 golf courses in a renewed crackdown on courses built in contravention of rules designed to protect arable land and save water, the top economic planning body said on...

31 Mar 2015 - 9:47am

A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early on Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use.

31 Mar 2015 - 1:45pm

United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has pressed China to open its markets further by removing restrictions on technology transfers in talks with Chinese vice-premier Wang Yang.

30 Mar 2015 - 5:28pm

What makes a good son or daughter? At China’s first museum dedicated to the topic of filial piety, the answer seems to be: almost superhuman levels of devotion and sacrifice.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:11pm

Old literary references prove flower synonymous with Japan originated on Chinese soil, argues association, after South Korea has also laid claim to the species

30 Mar 2015 - 5:18pm

A Guangzhou-based activist best known for his campaigns against official abuse of government cars, was detained in neighbouring Hunan for allegedly soliciting a prostitute, police confirmed on...

30 Mar 2015 - 8:16pm

China welcomed Australia and Denmark's move to join its new development bank on Sunday, with the two countries becoming the latest US allies to show support for Beijing's efforts.

30 Mar 2015 - 7:27pm

China had started evacuating its 590 citizens from war-torn Yemen, Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed, as Arab leaders vowed to continue Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.

30 Mar 2015 - 3:32am

China needed to be on alert for deflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned yesterday, amid signs of slowing price rises.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:14pm

A controversial flight route came into operation on Sunday despite protests in Taiwan, with the first flight heading to Hong Kong.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:18pm

IOC inspectors left Beijing on Sunday after praising the capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:52pm

Air pollution levels in Beijing were so high they went off the Air Quality Index system scale as the capital was hit by the year's first severe dust storm.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

First it was Mickey Mouse. Then Kung Fu Panda. Now, penguins and polar bears are being recruited in Shanghai's efforts to attract tourists.

30 Mar 2015 - 1:41pm

A court in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for “provoking trouble” and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper...

30 Mar 2015 - 10:53am

Russia, Australia and Holland said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership.

29 Mar 2015 - 9:07am

Shake-up in key positions sees Fu Zhenghua move from fifth to third in command while Deng Weiping becomes anti-graft chief.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

President Xi Jinping was among 31 world leaders whose personal information was accidentally leaked ahead of the G20 summit last year by Australian authorities, the Guardian newspaper has revealed...

31 Mar 2015 - 1:21am

The mainland will aim to cut as much as 80 million tonnes of excess steel production capacity in the next three years to reverse a massive supply glut that has plunged much of the sector into...

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am
 

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