Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.
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.
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.
Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises.
China's involvement in Africa will face complications because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, Chinese think tank says.
Last month was the world's hottest June since records began in 1880, US government scientists said, as authorities warned that temperatures in southern China could top 40 degrees Celsius today.
A city in Gansu province remained sealed off yesterday after the death of a local man from pneumonic plague last week.
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E-commerce giant said the background of investors mattered less to the company than the market, after The New York Times revealed political connections of some shareholders.
A veteran Guangzhou-based journalist said he was sacked for writing a column for Hong Kong media following Beijing's introduction of a rule banning mainland reporters from contributing to overseas...
China is braced for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as Typhoon Matmo churns northwest towards the heavily populated coast of Fujian.
Exactly half of all the Chinese consumers who took part in an online poll today say they no longer trust Western fast-food companies following the new scandal surrounding rotten meat.
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The National People’s Congress’ Standing Committee's inspection group to battle crimes committed against children report on findings in five provinces and Chongqing municipality.
Mouldy bread was sent to victims of Typhoon Rammasun in Hainan province in the latest scandal involving mainland relief efforts.
As mobile phones become the top way to access the internet on the mainland, rights activists are worried that online censorship may extend to mobile web applications.
A plane from Shanghai to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia on Monday after a technical issue was detected.
Starbucks has become the latest international chain to withdraw products from its shelves in the wake of the rotten meat scandal that has shaken China's fast food industry.
The detention of a relative of Ling Jihua, a former senior aide to ex-president Hu Jintao, has led to speculation the authorities may be building a case against Ling himself.
Sending quilts to people affected by natural disasters is a routine practice even in summer, the scandal-plagued Red Cross Society of China said yesterday.
The number of young male workers with no history of health problems who died suddenly in their sleep has risen sharply over the past decade in the manufacturing hub Dongguan, research shows.
President Xi Jinping and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro have agreed to upgrade ties between their two countries. Xi was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on the third leg of his Latin...
Eric Sautede's last day as a professor at the University of Saint Joseph was July 11. Bill Chou Kwok-ping, a political scientist at the University of Macau, is waiting to be told when a 24-day...
Government officials should not be afraid of initiating political reforms, as these pose the least risk for themselves and ensure the most stable political future, one of the mainland's leading...
Two internet users have been placed in detention for allegedly fabricating and circulating “anti-graft-related” claims in the latest crackdown against internet “rumour mongers”, mainland media...
A man wielding a kitchen knife killed a one-year-old boy and injured two other children on Monday morning in the southern province of Guangdong, Xinhua reported.
Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has put off a decision on a controversial proposal to "freeze" its long-held call for nationhood.
A major storm that is forecast to become a typhoon is churning its way across the Pacific on a path that could see it batter Taiwan as soon as Wednesday.