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China narrows terrorism definition by deleting ‘thought’ from list of crimes

Beijing has narrowed the controversial definition of "terrorism" in the revised draft of its counterterrorism law by removing a reference to "thought" as a crime.

Updated 27 Feb 2015 - 8:13am
Rise of China's middle class will not challenge Communist Party: state media

The rise of China's middle class posed no challenge to the authority of the Communist Party, state media said yesterday.

27 Feb 2015 - 3:32am
Rise of China's middle class will not challenge Communist Party: state media

A Fujian obstetrician whose patient died hours after giving birth will stand trial for criminal negligence, raising concern among doctors that they could face charges for failing to achieve ideal...

27 Feb 2015 - 3:32am
Rise of China's middle class will not challenge Communist Party: state media

Argentina's Congress has approved the installation of a Chinese satellite tracking station in the South American country's Patagonia region.

27 Feb 2015 - 3:20am
Rise of China's middle class will not challenge Communist Party: state media

The launch of a free-trade zone in Guangdong could be delayed, sources close to the provincial government said, after a similar zone in Fujian was postponed abruptly yesterday.

27 Feb 2015 - 2:06am

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Scientists at state-owned research institutes on the mainland will be able to personally profit from their breakthroughs in science and technology under a proposed law amendment.

26 Feb 2015 - 11:04pm

Comments by China’s Supreme Court – Beijing’s latest attack on Western ideology – are another sign of President Xi Jinping’s conservative political agenda

26 Feb 2015 - 12:02pm

China now has more diesel- and nuclear-powered vessels than the US, although their quality is inferior, a top US Navy admiral tells American lawmakers

26 Feb 2015 - 4:27pm

Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said: “Government authorities are still verifying the threat ... there is no need to be panicked and the government will keep a watch on developments."

26 Feb 2015 - 10:01pm

Animal from endangered species kept illegally as a pet by a Chinese businessman on the rooftop of his home

26 Feb 2015 - 3:50pm

Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin blames Western education for his son's controversial remark that potential girlfriends needed to be "buxom".

26 Feb 2015 - 12:01pm

State media has given widespread coverage to President Xi Jinping's political theory ahead of the national parliamentary session, advancing his vision for governing China.

26 Feb 2015 - 9:26am

China has dropped some of the world's leading technology brands from its approved state procurement lists in what some analysts said was a response to cybersurveillance.

26 Feb 2015 - 10:37am

Tourists from the mainland made more than five million trips abroad during the Lunar New Year holiday, a 10 per cent rise on the same period last year.

26 Feb 2015 - 3:43am

The head of Taiwan's Kuomintang has announced that legislature speaker Wang Jin-pyng remains a member of the ruling party - ending months of disputes.

26 Feb 2015 - 9:36am

Beijing unveiled tax reductions for small companies in a bid to ease their financial burden amid a weakening economy and free up funds for them to invest in technology.

26 Feb 2015 - 3:31am

The head of ethnic rebel forces in a restive region of northern Myanmar has denied claims by the country’s military that Chinese mercenaries are supporting them, a state-run newspaper has reported...

26 Feb 2015 - 5:45am

A Beijing university famous for teaching Chinese to foreigners is to open its first overseas campus in Tokyo.

26 Feb 2015 - 5:37am

Motorists are angry after confusing hundreds of thousands of Lunar New Year red lanterns for traffic lights in one Chinese city.

25 Feb 2015 - 7:09pm

An ambulance with three injured people inside reportedly took 12 hours to reach hospital in China after motorists blocked the emergency lane of a highway during a traffic jam.

25 Feb 2015 - 8:40pm

A pig has become an unlikely hit on the internet in China after it was photographed at a Buddhist Temple looking like it was praying.

Pictures of the animal with its head bowed at the...

25 Feb 2015 - 5:04pm

Family of Bishop Shi Enxiang, who spent more than half a century in detention for refusing to renounce Pope's authority, told by a village official last month that he had died, aged 93

25 Feb 2015 - 8:42pm

Plans in Yunnan province, known for its beautiful mountain scenery, come after complaints by tourists over problems of insanitary and poor quality toilets around nation.

25 Feb 2015 - 8:43pm

Millions of travellers returning home for work and school yesterday were hampered by long traffic jams, highway closures and flight delays as the week-long national Lunar New Year holiday came to...

25 Feb 2015 - 8:46pm

Writer of hit Chinese TV drama on corrupt Kuomintang regime warns ruling Communist party it could face a crushing setback if it softens stance on fighting corruption.

25 Feb 2015 - 11:24am

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