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Hundreds of Xinjiang officials probed over their loyalty, not for corruption

The authorities in Xinjiang investigated 355 Communist Party cadres for breaches of party political discipline last year, a six-fold increase over 2013, in a greater attempt to root out disloyal...

2 Feb 2015 - 1:46am
Greece just posturing over China's interest in Piraeus port: analysts

The shipping containers emblazoned with the Cosco logo on the quayside at Greece's biggest port Piraeus are a sign that China has invested heavily here.

2 Feb 2015 - 1:46am
Greece just posturing over China's interest in Piraeus port: analysts

Taipei's maverick mayor Ko Wen-je, one of Taiwan's most senior and popular politicians, sparked heavy criticism yesterday after saying Beijing should recognise the island as an independent...

2 Feb 2015 - 1:18am
Greece just posturing over China's interest in Piraeus port: analysts

The central government pledged in a key policy document on Sunday to address food safety and modernise agriculture while raising the income of growers, as it sought to address concerns about...

2 Feb 2015 - 1:14am
Greece just posturing over China's interest in Piraeus port: analysts

The wives of two disgraced state leaders had links to a former bank chief who was taken away by graft-busters last week, mainland media reported yesterday.

The report came as an insurer...

2 Feb 2015 - 12:40am
Surprising plant survivors in Three Gorges Dam 'death zone'

Five years ago, as a team from the Wuhan Botanical Garden embarked on a study of environmental impacts of the massive Three Gorges Dam, they made a startling discovery - almost 40 species of...

2 Feb 2015 - 12:36am

There were high hopes for Zhou Shengxian in late 2005 when he was named head of the then State Environmental Protection Administration.

2 Feb 2015 - 12:35am


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US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are to both attend the US National Prayer Breakfast in Washington this week, a move likely to elicit an angry response from the Chinese government.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The investigation into the youngest-ever Chinese listed-bank president has exposed the tip of the iceberg of rampant power-for-money deals between senior officials and financial leaders, analysts...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:37am

Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports that is now seeking to...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The father of a passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 said families would sue the carrier if the authorities do not withdraw a formal declaration that all on board had died in...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:28am

Draft Chinese government regulations would force overseas technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country'...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

The Annual Report on Chinese International Migration 2014 shows that a growing number of Chinese investors are rushing abroad to buy property and set up permanent residence in places like Europe...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:35am

China has been forced to drop a measure at the UN that targeted NGOs seeking to be heard at the world body.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

President Xi Jinping called on France and China to "preserve the peaceful post-war world order", as Beijing plans to stage a massive military parade later this year to mark the 70th anniversary of...

31 Jan 2015 - 4:53am

Mainland education authorities have pledged to redouble efforts to limit the use of foreign textbooks in universities to stem infiltration of "Western values".

31 Jan 2015 - 12:48am

Wuhan police post online eight photos of their own “opulent dinner” to defend the basic rights of public servants, following a mainland newspaper’s expose of banquet that led to the suspension of...

30 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

Sichuan has vowed to erase the legacy of disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who was the provincial party secretary more than a decade ago, Xinhua reports.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:00am

A shortage of funding is jeopardising efforts to preserve historical villages on the mainland that are in danger of rotting away, Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily reported.


31 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

The spat between Alibaba Group Holding and mainland regulators took on a more conciliatory tone with chairman Jack Ma promising to combat fake products.

31 Jan 2015 - 1:55pm

A high-level committee chaired by President Xi Jinping has called on government agencies to act less selfishly in the reform process.

31 Jan 2015 - 5:02am

Focus will be on hotbeds for corruption, including advertisement deals and news reporting

31 Jan 2015 - 7:03am

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday called for a “rebalance” of trade with China during his first official visit, as he sought to attract investment in France’s stalling economy.

30 Jan 2015 - 6:21pm

Taichung Prison yesterday sent officials to Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan to check the condition of disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian, whose one-month medical parole was due to expire on...

31 Jan 2015 - 12:39pm

The teenager was a ‘peace offering’ from the man’s wife over her affairs with other men

31 Jan 2015 - 11:21am

The bungling thief was envious when he saw his victim watching dramas on the gadget

30 Jan 2015 - 6:19pm

A canal near a scenic area in the Xiangcheng district of Suzhou, which features a replica London Tower Bridge, is full of rubbish and other pollution, the online news platform

31 Jan 2015 - 11:55am

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