A senior Guangdong official who forged the peaceful settlement of the 2011 Wukan protests and was a close aide of Vice-Premier Wang Yang is under investigation for corruption.
Leaders of Taiwan's ruling and opposition parties criss-crossed the island yesterday in their final push to secure votes for their candidates today in what are billed as the island's biggest-ever...
A laid-off chemical factory worker in Guangzhou has been arrested for allegedly selling the raw materials to make methamphetamines and teaching others how to make the drug.
'Chalk and talk' teaching has been phased out in Western countries over the past 40 years. The success of Chinese pupils is forcing a rethink.
Chinese social media users were stunned by online images of the lavish multimillion-yuan wedding of a mainland energy and real estate tycoon's son.
Cao Siyuan, the drafter of the mainland's first bankruptcy law who was also accused of being a "black hand" of the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement, died early yesterday in Beijing, his wife said...
- Yes: 84%
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Sean Lien, son of wealthy KMT honorary chairman Lien Chan; former chairman of the Taipei Smart Card Corp, the company that operates Easycards
Taiwanese politicians shouted slogans through loudspeakers and swept streets with brooms as they made last-ditch appeals to voters ahead of elections on Saturday.
A surprise audit has been launched of state lottery funds around the country that generate billions of yuan each year, amid fears that cash may have been misused.
Beijing's controversial ADIZ over the East China Sea has ensured safety and security, the Defence Ministry said, dismissing criticism that it had exacerbated regional tension.
A city government department in Hubei has denied a claim by a cinema chain that it spent 965,000 yuan (HK$1.2 million) on tickets in a single year.
Scientists say they have discovered that the pepper-like fruit of a plant native to Yunnan can kill germs as efficiently as antibiotics, with few side effects.
Dr Ko Wen-je's remarks at a campaign rally on Sunday had their intended effect on Howard Lai, a 27-year-old market planner.
All eyes are on the fiercely fought mayoral elections in the central city of Taichung this weekend, as a victory by the opposition camp could pave the way to success in the 2016 presidential...
Beijing is keeping a close eye on Taiwan's weekend polls, which will see a record 11,130 public servants selected for nine types of offices, ranging from village wardens to municipality mayors.
At least 11 people were killed on Thursday in the second deadly coal mine accident to hit China in two days, pointing to continuing safety issues in the industry.
To be or not to be? That is the question. Is this photo of a dead leopard cat – one of mainland China’s endangered species – or simply a dead domestic cat that looked like a leopard cat?
China's state media sparked public anger today after it reported that the mainland government will increase Beijing's subway and bus fares next month as part of a drive to cut public transport...
China’s efforts to extradite corrupt officials that have fled abroad are being hampered by a reluctance by some Western governments to offer help, a Chinese foreign ministry official said.
Xi Jinping said that his anti-graft campaign had the "staunch backing" of retired party cadres, amid speculation that some former party leaders may not be prepared to fully support it.
A clothing store in Beijing has sparked a bizarre race row by banning Chinese customers from the premises for being "too annoying".
A scandal hanging over Taipei's mayoral elections intensified when a campaign policy director was interviewed by prosecutors as a witness over an alleged wiretapping incident.
Sean Lien played the sympathy card to remind the voters in the party’s traditional stronghold of his brush with death four years ago on the eve of a council election.
Shenzhen police are targeting more than 100 suspected members of a cross-border gang believed to be burgling luxury homes in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta.
Landlords and worker dormitory operators who fail to comply with Guangzhou Province city’s strict new residency regulations will face a fine of up to 30,000 yuan (about HK$30,790).