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  • Sep 17, 2014
  • Updated: 9:15am

President Xi Jinping should find the “handshake across the Himalayas” a lot warmer than usual when he starts his India trip today.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:47am

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed highway, in a scenario simulating a PLA attack that wiped out the island’s air force...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:03am

Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into southern China yesterday, causing floods and power failures and bringing regional air traffic to a standstill.

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 8:29am

Nearly 100 million mainland Chinese went abroad last year, 15 million more than in 2012. And more than 20,000 Chinese businesses have set up operations in about 200 countries.

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

The market for foreign teachers on the mainland today is akin to a gold rush: opportunities abound, regulations are few and there is scope for big profits for anyone wishing to make a quick buck...

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 8:55am

Sanya is considering building a new airport by reclaiming land from the sea, to cope with the massive influx of tourists to the southern resort, according to a mainland media report.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:08am

China Mobile will focus on selling cheaper phones, with the world's largest carrier saying it didn't know when Apple's iPhone 6 would be available to its mainland customers.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:04am


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A top mainland prosecutor has rejected a warning from academics that high-level officials who have fallen in the anti-corruption campaign will join forces to seek retribution, saying this...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:06am

Rural Chinese are almost twice as likely to be suffering financially than their urban counterparts, according to the first ever Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index, offering a glimpse into...

16 Sep 2014 - 5:56pm

Sources who have been drawn into antitrust investigations with China's National Development and Reform Commission paint an alarming picture of a "culture of intimidation" under the leadership of...

16 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

At least eight people were killed after a runaway truck smashed into a bus stop in Hebei province on Tuesday.

The six-wheeler truck lost control of its brakes and ploughed into waiting...

16 Sep 2014 - 5:47pm

A Chinese earthquake official refuted a report by a leading scientific journal that hinted possible links between a fatal quake last month and gigantic reservoirs.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:50pm

Typhoon Kalmaegi made landfall in Hainan on Tuesday morning and is expected to hit Guangdong province as local governments issued high-level emergency response alerts.

16 Sep 2014 - 6:26pm

China enlisted backing from the Maldives to create a "maritime Silk Road for the 21st century" as President Xi Jinping launched his three-nation South Asia tour in the island nation yesterday.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:26pm

New environmental standards have tightened the emission of dioxins across the mainland by a factor of 10 in response to rising public fears over incinerating household waste.

16 Sep 2014 - 9:04am

Around half of China's rich aim to move to another country within the next five years, according to a Barclays Wealth report.

16 Sep 2014 - 7:10am

Beijing has issued new guidelines calling for stricter scrutiny of foreigners working in the capital – especially teachers from abroad – following child sex scandals in Beijing and Nanjing last...

16 Sep 2014 - 9:02am

Award-winning film director Wang Quanan has been arrested by the police in Beijing for allegedly soliciting prostitutes, becoming the latest celebrity to be held on criminal charges in the capital...

16 Sep 2014 - 4:21am

China National Offshore Oil Corp said yesterday that its semi-submersible rig, a structure that was at the centre of a dispute with Vietnam, had found a deepwater gas field about 150km south of...

16 Sep 2014 - 4:33am

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's giant white rabbit, which drew more than two million visitors on show in Taiwan, was damaged by a fire when workers were trying to dismantle it, organisers said...

16 Sep 2014 - 4:29am

At least five people were detained by police on Sunday in Huizhou in Guangdong for allegedly spreading false information online to "incite" protests against a waste incinerator project.

16 Sep 2014 - 4:24am

A well-known 81-year-old writer was taken from his Beijing home and detained by police, his wife said yesterday, adding that he had written several articles critical of a senior politician...

16 Sep 2014 - 4:29am

Senior mainland officials have been ordered to stop studying for executive master’s business administration degrees as part of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.

15 Sep 2014 - 6:47pm

A dedicated pedestrian lane for people on their mobile phones has been opened in Chongqing, offering a path for those too engrossed in texting or gaming to watch where they're going.

15 Sep 2014 - 5:44pm

The Chinese government has again cautioned its citizens in the Philippines to be mindful of their safety in the wake of a Chinese national being seriously injured by a gun shot on Saturday.

15 Sep 2014 - 1:09pm

As water shortages continue to plague Beijing, unauthorised wells are becoming a common sight in the city - a solution that might ease supplies now but risk long-term damage, experts say.

15 Sep 2014 - 1:52pm

The de facto head of Shanghai's free-trade zone is expected to step down, five separate sources have said, likely striking another blow to the already struggling economic project ahead of its...

15 Sep 2014 - 8:05am


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