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Knifeman at large after attack at Guangzhou railway station leaves nine injured

Police shot dead a knife attacker at Guangzhou railway station on Friday morning, arrested another suspect and a third is still at large, according to witnesses.

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 7:44pm
Senior PLA military strategist ‘leaked state secrets, helped rebels in Myanmar’

A senior Chinese military strategist has been investigated for allegedly leaking state secrets, helping armed rebels in Myanmar in their fight against government forces, plus fraud, according to...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 7:43pm
Senior PLA military strategist ‘leaked state secrets, helped rebels in Myanmar’

China and Japan will meet to discuss security issues later this month, after relations between the two nations have thawed, Beijing’s envoy to Japan said.

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 7:42pm
Senior PLA military strategist ‘leaked state secrets, helped rebels in Myanmar’

China's corruption investigation into Ling Jihua linked more to his own problems rather than fallout from scandal of Ferrari car crash in which son died, says CPPCC spokesman Lu Xinhua

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 7:44pm
Senior PLA military strategist ‘leaked state secrets, helped rebels in Myanmar’

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
Reporter’s notebook: small comfort as I learn that privileged delegates suffer traffic woes, too

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

The vice chairman of the official All China Lawyers Association yesterday warned against the dangers of the widespread concept of the “presumption of guilt” among the mainland’s law enforcers.

6 Mar 2015 - 5:09pm


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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.

Updated 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

China said today that its official military budget will grow by 10.1 per cent in the coming year, amid unease among Beijing’s neighbours about its growing might and territorial ambitions.

5 Mar 2015 - 7:12pm

China announced today an economic growth target for this year of about 7 per cent, signalling its lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century.

5 Mar 2015 - 10:39pm

Li Jiaxiang, head of Civil Aviation Administration, also vows to 'improve air traffic control services and coordinate with various parties' to tackle flight delays and poor customer service

5 Mar 2015 - 7:44pm

Britain’s Prince William has won praise from internet users in China after he visited an elephant reserve and condemned illegal wildlife trafficking as “a vicious form of criminality”.

5 Mar 2015 - 5:57pm

US-China relations have quickly become the last thing many business leaders on both sides are willing to discuss publicly, following US president Barack Obama's sharp criticism of Beijing's new...

6 Mar 2015 - 2:53am

China’s top state planning agency has pledged to accelerate policies to promote cleaner and renewable sources of energy and tackle overcapacity in polluting industrial sectors.

5 Mar 2015 - 5:49pm

Myanmar must ensure “lower temperatures” along its border with China and all sides must exercise restraint, a senior Chinese official told a Myanmar envoy, following clashes inside the Southeast...

5 Mar 2015 - 1:59pm

Photos released by Shanghai police show the city's SWAT team training with "bendable guns" which allow the operator to see and shoot around corners. 

5 Mar 2015 - 5:47pm

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