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  • Sep 17, 2014
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Jaycee Chan has been formally arrested on drug charges, nearly a month after he was caught smoking marijuana in Beijing.

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 7:03pm

Uygur academic Ilham Tohti denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial on Wednesday in the far western region of Xinjiang.

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 7:08pm

A newborn baby that was abandoned on a filthy Dongguan riverbank managed to survive a night of Typhoon Kalmaegi’s lashing rains and winds, before he was found.

17 Sep 2014 - 4:30pm

Xu Liqiang said he encountered a strong competitor – a fellow pilot in his early 30s from the Jinan military zone – during the largest air force drill in the history of the People’s Liberation...

17 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

Jiangsu province witnessed its biggest-ever drug bust recently, seizing more than 2,000kg of drugs and arresting 16 people, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:11pm

The Beijing municipal government has set up a committee to crack down on “immoral” media practices after recent graft scandals resulted in the detention of top mainland journalists.

17 Sep 2014 - 1:11pm

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 - 5:33pm


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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...

17 Sep 2014 - 3:53pm

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

President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed US$1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a “maritime silk road”.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:54pm

Four Macau casino workers are believed to be under police investigation after they took part in a string of protests for better pay and benefits.

Updated 17 Sep 2014 - 7:20pm

An ethnic Uygur academic has been kept in shackles and refused warm clothing ahead of his trial in Xinjiang , his lawyer said, in a case that has drawn concern over judicial and human rights...

17 Sep 2014 - 4:20am

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.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:41pm

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


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