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Senior Chinese military strategist ‘leaked state secrets, helped rebels in Myanmar’

A senior PLA strategist will face a military court on fraud charges that sources say are a cover for the officer's alleged leak of state secrets to armed rebels in Myanmar.

7 Mar 2015 - 10:57am
Third knifeman still at large after Guangzhou railway attack that left 13 injured

Guangzhou police shot dead a knife attacker and arrested another at the busiest train station in the mainland's south yesterday morning, with witnesses saying that a third is still at large.

7 Mar 2015 - 10:41am
Third knifeman still at large after Guangzhou railway attack that left 13 injured

A senior mainland official yesterday became the first to publicly link a deadly Ferrari crash in the capital three years ago to a one-time aide to former president Hu Jintao.

7 Mar 2015 - 1:56am
Third knifeman still at large after Guangzhou railway attack that left 13 injured

China’s finance ministry said today that it is still assessing the debt situation reported by the nation’s local governments and paying close attention to regions where debt levels are too high....

6 Mar 2015 - 4:53pm
Third knifeman still at large after Guangzhou railway attack that left 13 injured

A lack of trust remained despite a thaw in relations between China and Japan ahead of security talks this month, Beijing's envoy to Japan said on Friday.

7 Mar 2015 - 2:45am
One year on, hopes fade for Chinese MH370 families

It's been a year since the red-eye flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared, and despite the most expensive and most expansive aviation search in history, the plane is nowhere to be found...

Updated 7 Mar 2015 - 11:59am

The hunt for MH370 brought together the Chinese navy and its strategic competitors - the likes of United States, Japan and India - each racing to project their competence.

7 Mar 2015 - 2:29am


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Taiwan's opposition Democratic Progressive Party would safeguard peaceful relations with the mainland if the party returned to power in 2016, DPP chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday.

7 Mar 2015 - 9:40am

Premier Li Keqiang's annual work report won dutiful applause from the more than 3,000 delegates of the National People's Congress.

7 Mar 2015 - 2:42am

Day three: the third of our diary entries by ’South China Morning Post’ reporters, offering personal views on some of the behind-the-scenes activities during the annual plenums

6 Mar 2015 - 6:13pm

More than three decades after the Communist Party allowed some people to get rich first, top leaders are still grappling with how to spread the benefits of the economic boom such freedoms...

7 Mar 2015 - 1:25am

Japanese messaging app Line to take on Alipay, Tenpay and Apple Pay in the increasingly competitive global mobile payments market. 

6 Mar 2015 - 10:08pm

An environmental protection advocacy video by former TV host Chai Jing  was inaccessible to most internet users on the mainland on Friday. Under the Dome was no longer available on Youku, Sohu,...

7 Mar 2015 - 2:29am

From Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to mainland internet industry tycoon Pony Ma Huateng or any college student in a coffee shop, start-ups are one of the most popular topics on people's lips in the...

6 Mar 2015 - 7:54pm

China's economy will face "even more formidable" difficulties this year than in 2014 as Beijing sets its lowest growth target in over 15 years to accommodate reforms.

6 Mar 2015 - 7:50pm

The smallest increase in defence spending in five years won't affect the PLA's development of nuclear weapons or its ongoing modernisation plan, a former top leader of the army's strategic missile...

6 Mar 2015 - 3:07am

China makes no new promises in battle to clear the day as it fine-tunes pollution targets

6 Mar 2015 - 3:12am

Awkward silence reigned for more than 20 minutes on Thursday  when a sports panel convened in Beijing as part of the annual gathering of the national political advisory body.

6 Mar 2015 - 3:13am

Premier Li Keqiang has caught the attention of mainland internet users with his use of the popular online term "self-willed" during his work report to the National People's Congress.

6 Mar 2015 - 8:05pm

Premier Li Keqiang pledged to curb graft as he accused some officials of being "slack" in their actions and "self-willed" in exercising their power, saying that "shocking cases of corruption still...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:05am

President Xi Jinping has encouraged Shanghai to open up more investment doors around the world, a fresh sign that the leadership will give the city a freer hand in financial liberalisation.

6 Mar 2015 - 3:06am

US President Barack Obama is to be invited to attend a military parade in Beijing later this year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war, the Foreign Ministry said...

6 Mar 2015 - 2:52am

China is on track to overtake Germany and Britain as the country with the third-largest number of people with assets of more than US$30 million within 10 years, a report estimates.

6 Mar 2015 - 11:51am

A Bloomberg reporter arrived at the hall in the chilly capital at 3am today, only to find that three Reuters reporters were already waiting at the head of a queue.

5 Mar 2015 - 6:24pm

China will back e-commerce development and guide international expansion by Chinese internet companies, Premier Li Keqiang said today in an endorsement for companies such as Alibaba and

6 Mar 2015 - 2:55am

Rules governing the mainland's long-awaited deposit insurance system, are set to take effect on May 1 as Premier Li Keqiang pushes ahead with liberalisation of the interest rate mechanism.

6 Mar 2015 - 3:00am

A senior government official overseeing relations with Taiwan has defended the mainland’s need to launch a controversial new flight path close to the island’s airspace, saying it will ease air...

6 Mar 2015 - 3:16am

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