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  • Jan 28, 2015
  • Updated: 2:06pm
Taiwan reshuffles top military officials as defence minister makes way for new blood

The move sees promotions and new roles for the military’s next generation of leaders

28 Jan 2015 - 2:04pm
China sets up first circuit court system in Shenzhen as part of judicial reform

The move is aimed at increasing court independence and reducing interference by local officials

Updated 28 Jan 2015 - 2:06pm
China sets up first circuit court system in Shenzhen as part of judicial reform

Some call him a loose cannon due to his frequent slips of the tongue, but to others he is a godsend who can finally revamp Taipei.

28 Jan 2015 - 1:15pm
China sets up first circuit court system in Shenzhen as part of judicial reform

Construction of the 18-metre-deep structure within historical buildings was stopped by authorities in July, but workers resumed digging soon after

28 Jan 2015 - 12:05pm
China sets up first circuit court system in Shenzhen as part of judicial reform

But Pu’s lawyer argues that the commentaries fall into the domain of free speech and should not constitute crimes

28 Jan 2015 - 1:05pm
Huangzhou residents in two minds over application for McDonald’s outlet at historic Chiang Ching-kuo residence

Fast food chain McDonald has applied to open an outlet in the former residence of the late Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo in Hangzhou, sparking debate whether Western fast-food stores should...

28 Jan 2015 - 11:47am

The military command of energy-rich Shanxi could follow the provincial government in becoming the new focus of China’s massive anti-graft campaign, according to a state-owned political magazine....

28 Jan 2015 - 10:44am


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Guangzhou's first duty-free store is to stop selling goods over the counter because it does not have the staff to cope with the huge numbers of shoppers it has attracted.

28 Jan 2015 - 5:12am

China’s largest online shopping platform has hit back at the results of a survey that accused it of selling fake and substandard goods.

28 Jan 2015 - 10:05am

While a record number of Chinese travelled overseas in 2014, spending hundreds of billions of US dollars, the country's inbound tourism suffered another year-on-year decline.

28 Jan 2015 - 10:03am

Fourteen prison officers at a jail in Heilongjiang have been punished after a prisoner was found to have carried out “romantic relationships” with a variety of local women under the guise of...

27 Jan 2015 - 11:48pm

Blocking access to some mainland virtual private networks (VPNs) is China’s 'own business', the government says in first official response to questions on recent crackdown.

28 Jan 2015 - 10:04am

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

Bureaucrats inflate the costs of public lighting – paid for using taxpayers’ money – while raking in big bucks from advertisements displayed on them

28 Jan 2015 - 6:53am

The head of one of the China's most prestigious universities is tipped to take over the country's top environmental job.

27 Jan 2015 - 4:31pm

Residents raise the stakes for local officials by threatening to have them sacked if they failed to win approval for the stations

27 Jan 2015 - 6:24pm

The official overseers of sport in China admitted on Monday that a win-at-all-costs mentality had led to corruption.

27 Jan 2015 - 10:46am

The average journey to work for Beijing commuters last year was 19.2km in Beijing - the longest in the country according to a survey by a mainland internet company.

27 Jan 2015 - 10:08am

Outspoken Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je Tuesday apologised for his slip of tongue over a remark that he would sell as scrap a precious pocket timepiece given to him as gift by British Transport Minister...

27 Jan 2015 - 4:50pm

The removal of a series of pictures by street artists in a partly demolished residential compound in Shanghai has sparked a debate over whether the authorities were right to destroy the works.

27 Jan 2015 - 6:27pm

The Ministry of Civil Affairs apologised yesterday after the 9.30pm live television broadcast of Sunday's draw of the winning numbers in China's Welfare Lottery was cancelled without explanation...

27 Jan 2015 - 6:11pm

Staying up all night could be in our genes - a group of Chinese scientists has found new evidence to suggest a common ancestor of humans and apes was probably nocturnal.

27 Jan 2015 - 6:28pm

President Xi Jinping sought to silence critics at both ends of the political spectrum on Friday by using a Politburo study session to underscore his commitment to Marxism and socialism, analysts...

27 Jan 2015 - 1:00pm

Chinese businessman Zeng Xianbo, reportedly being held in connection to a widening corruption probe centred on the chief aide to former president Hu Jintao, dismissed the rumours at a recent...

26 Jan 2015 - 12:14pm

Five out of six websites in a recent survey were found to be selling fake or substandard goods.

27 Jan 2015 - 3:11am

Dozens of Chinese logging operators have petitioned local authorities in Yunnan to intervene over the arrests of more than 150 logging workers in Myanmar’s Kachin State and the seizure of...

26 Jan 2015 - 8:02pm

Li calls for 'creative' economic measures

27 Jan 2015 - 1:25am

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