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  • Jul 29, 2014
  • Updated: 12:12am

McDonald’s on the mainland has stopped using products from all Husi food plants since last Friday, the company said in a statement released this afternoon.

28 Jul 2014 - 7:00pm

Mainland business authorities are investigating Microsoft, the US technology giant confirmed yesterday, with reports that the focus was on antitrust behaviour.

Updated 28 Jul 2014 - 11:56pm

The state-owned firms are still mainland university graduates’ first choice for employment, a recent survey shows, with 35.9 per cent of respondents preferring to work for them, Beijing Youth...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:08pm

Muslim extremists from Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to fight, China’s special envoy for the Middle East said.

28 Jul 2014 - 4:16pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged more incentives to sharpen military combat capacity and called on fewer accolades for administrative organs and officials.

28 Jul 2014 - 7:13pm

Anti-graft authorities have begun their latest round of inspections in Tibet, with a focus on high-ranking cadres and those expecting promotions.

28 Jul 2014 - 4:17pm

The yellow alert for flight delays at airports in Shanghai and Hangzhou has been lifted as weather in the region cleared up, the mainland’s civilian air traffic authority said in an update on its...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:12pm


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World experts have urged the Chinese government to step up protection against viral hepatitis, described by the WHO as a largely neglected silent killer that claims 1.4 million lives across the...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:25pm

Genetically modified (GM) rice, which is illegal to sell or grow commercially on the mainland, has been found on sale in a large supermarket in Wuhan.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:31am

The mainland's Defence Ministry has broken its silence about widespread flight delays, saying bad weather and not military drills were to blame.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:44am

After a long, bureaucratic 18 months, Mike Norton had little reason to doubt that by this weekend he would finally welcome Joseph and Marianna, his new Chinese son and daughter, to their home the...

28 Jul 2014 - 5:51pm

It may have been a sweltering 35 degrees Celsius outside one recent July day in Beijing, but for the 50 diners piled into one of the capital's trendiest new eateries, the spicy hot pot was the...

28 Jul 2014 - 2:37pm

A Liaoning businessman who was a member of the national legislature was reportedly investigated by military prosecutors for alleged ties with disgraced PLA chief Xu Caihou.

28 Jul 2014 - 4:48am

Air travellers in eastern provinces were again hit by massive flight delays, with capacity cut by up to two-thirds thanks to ongoing PLA military exercises.

27 Jul 2014 - 10:04am

The 120th anniversary of the first Sino-Japanese war, which falls on Friday, is drawing more media interest than in past years given the current strained ties between the two countries.

27 Jul 2014 - 2:38pm

While Japan's navy may have a qualitative advantage over China's, the much bigger People's Liberation Army is catching up, analysts say.

27 Jul 2014 - 10:08am

Every summer, about 100 farmers from Zhoukou in Henan province travel to part of the Qing River in northern Beijing to catch mosquito larvae, which is ground into feed for aquarium fish.

27 Jul 2014 - 5:38am

The central government has told retired military officers to return non-essential public housing after an investigation found “irregularities”, state media said on Saturday, as Beijing stepped up...

26 Jul 2014 - 5:32pm

More than 850 government workers in Guangdong have been forced out of their jobs as part of a crackdown on officials whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad.

26 Jul 2014 - 2:32pm

International experts were examining the site of the fatal TransAsia Airways crash in Taiwan on Saturday, as new evidence surfaced that the plane may have collided with nearby trees before...

26 Jul 2014 - 8:29pm

Chinese relatives of passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 claim they were detained by Beijing police for nearly 24 hours after demanding to see the carrier's official video footage...

26 Jul 2014 - 2:24pm

Ma Ying-jeou yesterday ordered transport authorities to improve flight safety, as the head of airline TransAsia Airways apologised to relatives of victims killed when one of its planes crashed on...

26 Jul 2014 - 3:01am

The graft inquiry at China Central Television has expanded to a Beijing company co-owned by US public relations giant Edelman and one of its co-founders is cooperating with the investigation, the...

26 Jul 2014 - 2:55am

McDonald’s China says it will carry on using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group on the mainland because “it is riskier to find another local supplier”.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:38pm

The couple who founded Soho China have brushed aside criticism of their donation to Harvard University by saying that it would only fund students from poor Chinese families.

25 Jul 2014 - 7:00pm

July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. The story of hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly...

27 Jul 2014 - 7:14pm

Airspace intrusion has caused nearly 100 aviation accidents and the permanent shutdown of more than 10 military airbases on the mainland in the past 20 years, says PLA.

25 Jul 2014 - 4:59pm


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