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  • Jan 31, 2015
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Regulator, Alibaba tone down their spat

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

31 Jan 2015 - 1:25am
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

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
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

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.

30 Jan 2015 - 12:48pm
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

Anyone tuning in to a mainland weather forecast on a smoggy day usually hears such words as "the pollutants from certain areas have started affecting the city as a cold air mass intrudes …"

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31 Jan 2015 - 1:16am
Chinese universities ordered to ban textbooks that promote Western values

President Xi Jinping appeals for joint efforts to preserve post-second world war order

30 Jan 2015 - 11:41pm
China to step up anti-graft drive in media and broadcasting sector

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

30 Jan 2015 - 12:42pm

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

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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 News.2500sz.com...

30 Jan 2015 - 4:27pm

A worker was killed in an accident Thursday at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie, local media reported.

30 Jan 2015 - 1:11pm

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

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.

Many...

31 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

President Xi Jinping vowed to step up military exchanges with other nations yesterday, but there were reports that the Pentagon had decided against increasing interaction with the People's...

30 Jan 2015 - 10:05am

An article penned by a deputy editor of Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily blames a "feudal tradition" for breeding corruption and undermining the implementation of "rule of law".

30 Jan 2015 - 12:02pm

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that crashed on White House grounds said it is updating its drones to stop further flights over the US capital, where it is banned.

29 Jan 2015 - 5:35pm

The State Council yesterday published a list of Shanghai free-trade zone policies that could be replicated in other parts of the mainland in an attempt to accelerate liberalising the capital...

30 Jan 2015 - 2:12am

Environment minister-in-waiting Chen Jining was warned that he will face great pressure after news of his new job was released on Wednesday.

30 Jan 2015 - 4:04am

Comedian Zhao Benshan is to attend the national political advisory body's annual meeting in March, in a sign he may be safe from a rumoured corruption investigation.

30 Jan 2015 - 2:49am

Shanghai has begun planning crowd control measures for its much-anticipated Disney park, due to open in the second half of this year.

30 Jan 2015 - 10:46pm

They're the richest captains of industry in one of the most important industrial centres in southern China but they had few words to offer when they gathered for the annual session of Dongguan's...

30 Jan 2015 - 1:15am

Taiwan's quasi-official body overseeing relations with Japan urged the Japanese government yesterday to reflect on its wartime aggression and keep its commitment to peaceful development in the...

30 Jan 2015 - 2:57am

The stock price of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group tumbled 8.8 per cent on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, closing at a three-month low of US$89.81.

30 Jan 2015 - 9:04am

Hundreds of Chinese bidders flocked to Beijing in the hopes of winning bids in an auction for seized vehicles that used to belong to the central government.

27 Jan 2015 - 5:11pm

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 - 6:44pm

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 - 6:38pm

Gu Liping’s jobs ranging from NGO work, entrepreneurial mentorship and even journalism were all tied to the China Youth League

29 Jan 2015 - 6:46pm

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in a similar position to Phaeton, the Greek mythological figure given the reins of the sun only to lose control and nearly destroy the earth, Chinese...

29 Jan 2015 - 4:22pm

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 - 4:56pm
 

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