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Chinese navy evacuates Chinese nationals from war-torn Yemen

China had started evacuating its 590 citizens from war-torn Yemen, Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed, as Arab leaders vowed to continue Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.

30 Mar 2015 - 3:32am
AIIB welcomes Australia and Denmark, the two latest US allies to apply to join Beijing-led bank

AIIB welcomes Australia and Denmark, the two latest US allies to apply to join Beijing-led bank

30 Mar 2015 - 12:34am
AIIB welcomes Australia and Denmark, the two latest US allies to apply to join Beijing-led bank

A Guangzhou-based activist best known for his campaigns against official abuse of government cars, was detained in neighbouring Hunan for allegedly soliciting a prostitute, police confirmed on...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:13am
AIIB welcomes Australia and Denmark, the two latest US allies to apply to join Beijing-led bank

First it was Mickey Mouse. Then Kung Fu Panda. Now, penguins and polar bears are being recruited in Shanghai's efforts to attract tourists.

30 Mar 2015 - 12:17am
AIIB welcomes Australia and Denmark, the two latest US allies to apply to join Beijing-led bank

IOC inspectors left Beijing on Sunday after praising the capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.

30 Mar 2015 - 12:21am
China's controversial flight route M503 takes off despite protests in Taiwan

A controversial flight route came into operation on Sunday despite protests in Taiwan, with the first flight heading to Hong Kong.

The first plane to fly the path, run by Dragonair, left...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:25am

Air pollution levels in Beijing were so high they went off the Air Quality Index system scale as the capital was hit by the year's first severe dust storm.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 65%
  • No: 35%
26 Mar 2015
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 725

The mainland will aim to cut as much as 80 million tonnes of excess steel production capacity in the next three years to reverse a massive supply glut that has plunged much of the sector into...

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

Taiwanese police arrested 13 people who splashed red paint on the wall of the presidential residence in the latest protest against China’s planned launch of a controversial new flight route.

29 Mar 2015 - 8:46am

An anti-discrimination civic group said it was considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices that was apparently prompted by its advocacy for five women's rights activists...

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

Officials in Hainan province have downplayed concerns over local government debt despite a plea for help by its capital city Haikou, which said it might be unable to meet its repayments.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

China's southern seaboard has replaced the mountainous and tightly guarded western frontier as the preferred route for Islamic extremists to slip recruits out of the country, according to a...

28 Mar 2015 - 7:55am

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte pledged to work with China in its hunt for fugitive officials - but remained tight-lipped over whether the Netherlands would sign up to the Beijing-led Asian...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:56am

Vice-President Li Yuanchao will be the most senior Chinese official to attend the state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, while President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will not attend,...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:04am

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

28 Mar 2015 - 5:38am

Russia remains conspicuously absent from the list of countries that have applied to be founding members of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ahead of this Tuesday's deadline.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:35am

Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police for the second day in a row on Friday ahead of the mainland's planned launch of a controversial new flight route that has sparked security concerns.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:30am

Jobless couple survives living in Shanghai, China's most expensive city, on 30,000 yuan a year

28 Mar 2015 - 5:31am

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 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

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

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

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

27 Mar 2015 - 10:00am

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

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
 

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