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  • Oct 24, 2014
  • Updated: 4:28pm

Doctors have decided to surgically remove three life-threatening sewing needles which have pierced dangerously close to the heart of an 11-month-old girl – and leave nine more alone amid fears...

Updated 24 Oct 2014 - 4:04pm

Police in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province have arrested more than 120 people and seized around 1,300 relics in relation to 144 cases of tomb raiding.

Updated 24 Oct 2014 - 3:41pm

A yellow alert has been issued for Beijing as forecasters warned moderate to heavy smog would blanket the capital and surrounding regions until Sunday.

The official air quality index (AQI)...

24 Oct 2014 - 1:42pm

Guangzhou's non-government sector fears an imminent clampdown after city authorities said they were considering new measures against "illegal" social organisations.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:16am

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:02am

The Communist Party ended its fourth plenum with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:01am

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:28pm

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Dozens of suspects were detained at a hotel and a night club in Dongguan last week for alleged involvement in the sex trade, local police said.

Police launched a sudden raid on the hotels...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:36pm

Four farmers in Henan province passed off South Korean banknotes as US dollars in a currency exchange swindle that targeted elderly people, local state media have reported.

24 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

President Xi Jinping is likely to oversee the Central Politics and Law Commission in an effort increase transparency and cut police interference as China aims to become a country governed by rule...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:14pm

Twenty four suspects were paraded in public in front of 5,000 spectators during a public trial in China – despite laws banning the display of defendants, according to Modern Express newspaper.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:41pm

China, in an effort to streamline bureaucracy, has scrapped over 130,000 of the many “leading groups” that operate at all levels of governments across the nation, state media reported on Thursday...

23 Oct 2014 - 4:31pm

With a self-deprecating warning that 'my Chinese is very bad', Mark Zuckerberg launched into a Q&A in Putonghua.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:55pm

Graft-busters on the mainland are closing the net around a powerful family headed by Ling Jihua, for long the right-hand man of former president Hu Jintao.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:26pm

China on Thursday deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media...

23 Oct 2014 - 1:08pm

Expatriates in Asia are most likely to earn more than a quarter of a million US dollars a year, an HSBC survey said, and even more so if they work in mainland China.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:14pm

China will send a spacecraft close to the moon in the next few days to test technology for use on a more ambitious mission to the earth's nearest neighbour.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:38am

Guangdong has given the all-clear to 43 people under observation for Ebola amid growing efforts by mainland health authorities to prevent an outbreak.

23 Oct 2014 - 8:21pm

Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso held an informal meeting with Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli yesterday, telling him the first official meeting between their top leaders should be held next month...

23 Oct 2014 - 8:18pm

China has installed 17 sets of submerged buoys in “key marine areas” of the western Pacific ocean, state media said, a move that could exacerbate territorial tensions in the region.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:34pm

Facebook and Tsinghua University are looking forward to closer cooperation in future, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and the university’s president said in a meeting on Tuesday.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:17pm

The mainland “China Jockey Club” – which was reportedly backed by a member of the British royal family – has been revealed as hoax.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:47pm

An image of disgraced former Communist Party princeling Bo Xilai in handcuffs has won second place at the China News Award, triggering discussion and jokes on social media.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:50pm

The head of the World Health Organisation said the agency would be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak after an internal report detailed failures in containing the virus.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:49pm

China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai, according to a Canadian report.

22 Oct 2014 - 8:24am

China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based human rights group said yesterday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.

22 Oct 2014 - 3:24am

Hebei province will idle more than 800 polluting factories for nearly two weeks to stop smog shrouding Beijing as world leaders visit the capital for next month's Apec summit.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:26am
 

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