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Colombo fires fresh salvo at Chinese firm

The Chinese company involved in the controversial US$1.4 billion Colombo Port City project has failed to furnish the necessary documents within the two-week deadline set by the new government,...

Updated 27 Mar 2015 - 11:31pm
China’s Vice-President Li Yuanchao to attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral

Vice-President Li Yuanchao will represent China at the funeral of Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, on Sunday.

27 Mar 2015 - 7:48pm
China’s Vice-President Li Yuanchao to attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral

Uygur students in Guangzhou have been warned to stay away from “outsiders” after several were recruited by a suspected religious extremist and had gone missing since last year, various sources...

27 Mar 2015 - 5:41pm
China’s Vice-President Li Yuanchao to attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral

Chances of island's participation hinge on sensitive political issues, including its sovereignty and title, and the reaction of its pro-independence camp, analysts say.

27 Mar 2015 - 7:16pm
China’s Vice-President Li Yuanchao to attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral

China is ramping up its international manhunt of fugitive corrupt officials with a new multi-agency operation, codenamed Skynet, aimed at restricting their financial channels.

26 Mar 2015 - 11:49pm
Russia in no hurry to join new China-led Asian infrastructure bank

Russia remains conspicuously non-committed to joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, following the 37 countries that have applied so far to be founding members of the...

27 Mar 2015 - 7:50pm

One of the country’s top scientists and the former chief commander of the nation’s lunar programme will become the party boss of Shenzhen, which is seeking to foster innovation.

27 Mar 2015 - 4:59am


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A couple has gone on trial in eastern China accused of stealing rare antique books from libraries and universities.

26 Mar 2015 - 7:02pm

A prominent mainland news outlet has taken rare, high-profile legal action against four popular domestic online news portals, accusing them of breach of copyright.

26 Mar 2015 - 11:57pm

Who attends a foreign leader’s funeral is not simply a matter of diplomatic protocol, it is also an indicator of the state of relations between two countries.

26 Mar 2015 - 6:04pm

The fate of an old woman who died after was she left in a field for several days in China has sparked comments online over who should care for the elderly and vulnerable.

27 Mar 2015 - 5:21pm

If Beijing is successful in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics then foreigners who attend will get uncensored internet access, but this isn’t an issue for Chinese who “don’t like” sites like...

26 Mar 2015 - 4:32pm

The People's Liberation Army conducted a night live-fire drill in the border province of Yunnan as fighting continued between government troops and ethnic Chinese rebels in neighbouring Myanmar....

26 Mar 2015 - 2:20am

 Researchers have discovered what could be a “playground” of early hominids nearly two million years ago.

25 Mar 2015 - 11:04am

Parents are turning to overseas kindergartens as well as public and private high schools in search of a broad education for their children.

26 Mar 2015 - 9:51am

China had not sought any power of veto over the new multilateral Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a top finance ministry official said on Wednesday.

26 Mar 2015 - 8:48am

China’s government has provided a list to the United States of Chinese officials suspected of corruption who are believed to have fled there.

25 Mar 2015 - 4:34pm

A district government in western China has denied locking a whistleblower in his office for four days after he raised the issue of a senior leader's alleged corruption at a meeting.

26 Mar 2015 - 7:55pm

The former chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, Wu Bangguo, made a rare public appearance yesterday, according to a photo posted online.

25 Mar 2015 - 4:56pm

A subway train derailed around 3pm today during a test run on the southeastern outskirts of Beijing.

26 Mar 2015 - 1:41am

Two officials from a major state-owned power company have been punished for attending to an extravagant banquet paid for with by public funds, the top anti-graft watchdog said.

25 Mar 2015 - 12:34pm

A young couple in eastern China has been arrested for allegedly selling 180 million yuan (HK$227 million) worth of luxury handbags to customers overseas.

25 Mar 2015 - 7:42pm

A long-time colleague of President Xi Jinping has been appointed as head of the capital's police force, two independent sources have told the South China Morning Post.

25 Mar 2015 - 4:57am

Up to 30 per cent of mainland car owners would consider giving up their cars if traffic continues to worsen or petrol prices rise sharply, a survey suggests, presenting a challenge for automotive...

25 Mar 2015 - 9:23am

China's ruling Communist Party has indicated it will inherit some of Lee Kuan Yew's political legacies, saying the late Singaporean leader's thinking offers much to today's China.

25 Mar 2015 - 7:30pm

For years, China’s leaders have been obsessed with learning from Singapore’s success.

24 Mar 2015 - 2:40pm

The total wealth held by China’s moderately wealthy – households with financial assets of between US$100,000 to US$2 million – will be double that of their American counterparts in 2020, a study...

25 Mar 2015 - 10:06am

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