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Widodo invites Chinese firms to back infrastructure projects in Indonesia

Beijing and Jakarta agreed to develop a "maritime partnership" yesterday as the visiting Indonesian president said his country was firmly behind a new China-backed investment bank.

27 Mar 2015 - 7:54am
Will China’s president attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral?

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
Will China’s president 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
Will China’s president attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral?

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
Will China’s president attend Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral?

A wealthy Chinese businessman’s illicit airfield was exposed and is now facing demolition after he crashed his helicopter near the site.

26 Mar 2015 - 6:43pm
China vows to control risks as yuan becomes more convertible

China will control economic risks as the country pushes reforms to make the yuan convertible on the capital account, the foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday.

26 Mar 2015 - 7:22pm

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

26 Mar 2015 - 7:02pm


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 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

South Korean beauty brands have gained popularity in recent years, drawing an increasing number of Chinese users with their innovative products and value for money.

25 Mar 2015 - 3:03am

The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will serve the mainland's ambitions of setting an international economic agenda that matches its growing prowess.

25 Mar 2015 - 8:17am

A high-profile spat between Beijing Zenith Holding's Guo Wengui and Founder Group took a surprising turn yesterday after Guo was revealed to have close ties with disgraced former top spy Ma Jian...

25 Mar 2015 - 3:04am

Chinese authorities approved on Tuesday the formation of three new free-trade zones in the city of Tianjin, southeastern Fujian province, and southern Guangdong province, the state news agency...

25 Mar 2015 - 12:09am

The authorities in southwest China on Tuesday executed three men convicted of masterminding a knife attack a year ago that killed 31 people outside a railway station in Kunming.

25 Mar 2015 - 11:05am

A newspaper in China has made further allegations about the wife of a high-profile military officer under investigation for alleged corruption, claiming that her business is in debt and that she...

24 Mar 2015 - 4:53pm

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