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.
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...
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.
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
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....
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
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.
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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...
China makes no new promises in battle to clear the day as it fine-tunes pollution targets
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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 JD.com.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
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”.
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...
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.
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...
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.