• Fri
  • Jul 25, 2014
  • Updated: 7:00pm

More than 100 grieving relatives and friends gathered at a funeral parlour on Penghu Island to pay their respects to their loved ones on board TransAsia Airways flight 222.

Updated 25 Jul 2014 - 6:45pm

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.

Updated 25 Jul 2014 - 7:00pm

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

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

Five members of a religious cult have been indicted by Shandong prosecutors on charges of intentional homicide after a 35-year-old woman was beaten to death for refusing to give out her mobile...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:03pm

Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu have one question: who gave the go-ahead for it to take off in bad weather?

25 Jul 2014 - 9:30am

Military couple Tsai Pei-ju and Yen Wan-ju were on their way back to the navy base on Penghu Island where they are stationed when they boarded flight GE222 at Kaohsiung International Airport.

25 Jul 2014 - 6:03pm

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The mainland's civil aviation regulator confirmed yesterday that PLA military exercises and the weather have caused widespread delays at 12 busy airports in the east of the country.

25 Jul 2014 - 9:06am

Eleven Uygurs are working as part of an urban management force helping migrants from China’s far west Xinjiang region living in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

24 Jul 2014 - 7:42pm

Li Xiaolin has warned staff at the major power company she runs to stay out of trouble amid the widening anti-corruption campaign sweeping the country’s energy sector.

24 Jul 2014 - 6:48pm

Bus drivers in Beijing have been trained by SWAT officers on how to deal with arsonists, and knife-proof vests and pepper spray were distributed to 21 hospitals in the latest move to step up anti-...

25 Jul 2014 - 9:18am

Taiwanese officials have defended flight clearance given to a plane which crashed while trying to land during stormy weather, killing 48 people.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:14pm

Zimbabwean police have arrested a Chinese man in possession of ivory, gold and large quantities of ammunition, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:01pm

Andrew Witty, reiterated that his company had a “zero tolerance” attitude to the corrupt sales practices it is being accused of in China and other countries.

24 Jul 2014 - 6:56pm

One of the survivors of the Taiwan plane crash clambered from the wreckage and ran to a nearby house to call her father for help, reports said.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:10pm

People quarantined inside a section of a town in Gansu province finally can move about as they please, as the quarantine, caused by a man who died of pneumonic plague, was lifted last night

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24 Jul 2014 - 4:28pm

A 28-year-old Chinese man pleaded guilty on Wednesday of attempting to smuggle military technology obtained from undercover US agents out of the United States to China.

24 Jul 2014 - 3:47pm

China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:41pm

China is dredging navigation channels in a disputed area of the South China Sea in a move analysts say shows Beijing's increasingly assertive stance over its claims to sovereignty in the region....

25 Jul 2014 - 4:23pm

A court in Yunnan has convicted a well-known microblogger on the charges of "illegal business practices" and "picking quarrels and provoking trouble".

24 Jul 2014 - 9:21am

The second-highest graft buster in Shanxi was detained after his supervisor published an article urging the punishment of officials who objected to the leadership's anti-graft crackdown.

24 Jul 2014 - 7:06pm

Organisers of Macau's unofficial referendum on its chief executive election faced their first setback yesterday when the government refused to grant them a public space as a campaign base.

24 Jul 2014 - 12:55pm

One woman was reportedly killed and another escaped serious injury after falling from platforms onto Beijing’s subway track this morning in separate incidents.

23 Jul 2014 - 6:04pm

If the Communist Party is to continue ruling the world’s most populous nation, it will have to win “eight new types” of battles, cautions a top party scholar.

24 Jul 2014 - 9:55am

A county in Beijing is setting up an anti-corruption team to keep an eye on cadres so that they behave themselves away from work.

23 Jul 2014 - 3:50pm

A mainland author of popular historical novels is helping China’s top anti-graft watchdog in its efforts to promote its wide-ranging investigation into corrupt officials.

23 Jul 2014 - 6:47pm

Typhoon Matmo on Wednesday was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made landfall in heavily populated Fujian province after crossing Taiwan overnight causing only minor damage.

23 Jul 2014 - 9:02pm
 

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