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The president of a mainland private vocational university has been criticised by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for riding in a limousine like a top official while inspecting a huge parade of...

Updated 22 Sep 2014 - 4:01pm

A major highway that opened in Henan province in April has caved in 14 times, causing a headache for drivers who have been warned to be on the alert for sudden collapses.

Updated 22 Sep 2014 - 3:16pm

A US meat supplier said on Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and other...

Updated 22 Sep 2014 - 3:13pm

An anti-corruption expert at China’s top school for party cadres has called for corrupt officials to be prevented from “escaping justice” by killing themselves.

22 Sep 2014 - 2:37pm

Authorities in the southern province of Guangdong have pledged to improve efforts to control dengue fever, with around 5,000 cases reported so far this year.

22 Sep 2014 - 12:08pm

A 22-year-old Tibetan man has burned to death in China’s Gansu province in what appears to be the first self-immolation in more than five months.

22 Sep 2014 - 11:25am

At least two people were killed and many more injured in a series of explosions in China’s restive western region of Xinjiang on Sunday, state media reported.

22 Sep 2014 - 12:18pm

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President Xi Jinping said 'democracy is not a decoration' as he delivered a speech to the government's political advisers.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:16am

A senior official in Henan has been placed under investigation, the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency announced. Qin Yuhai, 61, was being investigated for "serious violations of party...

22 Sep 2014 - 5:18am

The threat of climate change is driving China and the US - frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters - to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy breakthroughs....

22 Sep 2014 - 8:45am

Which reigns supreme - the Communist Party or China's constitution? The political elite have struggled for more than two decades to find an answer.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Microsoft, the US tech giant targeted in an anti-monopoly probe by Beijing, is delaying the release of its much-anticipated Xbox One game console on the mainland until the end of the year.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Coastal provinces and Taiwan raised their storm alerts and braced for the arrival of Severe Tropical Storm Fung-Wong, after the storm deluged parts of the Philippines.

21 Sep 2014 - 9:05am

Beijing and New Delhi failed to make progress on resolving their decades-old border dispute during President Xi Jinping's visit to India last week, despite high public expectations in China of a...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

The delays keep piling up. China's first large passenger jet, the C919, will not make its maiden flight until next year. Third-generation nuclear reactors in Zhejiang, the first of their kind in...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Macau's growing taxi problem has given rise to a name-and-shame Facebook page with more than 2,000 members sharing their horror stories.

21 Sep 2014 - 9:17am

At first Richie Wang didn't know anything about coffee beans. But as a high-school student in the United States, he worked as a part-time waiter at an Italian restaurant, and it was there that he...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

A large group of Japanese business leaders will start a six-day visit to China in hopes of building closer economic ties between the two neighbours and improving soured bilateral relations.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:56am

China has imposed a record fine of three billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) on British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for bribing doctors to use its drugs.

20 Sep 2014 - 3:24am

The former president of a China-Singapore venture which held assets of 20 billion yuan (HK$25 billion) was under investigation for suspected corruption, the authorities said yesterday.

20 Sep 2014 - 7:53am

China’s Cyperspace Administration has closed nearly 1.8 million accounts on social networking and instant messaging services since it launched its anti-pornography campaign in April, state news...

20 Sep 2014 - 1:23pm

Zhang Gaoli is expected to announce "new developments" in China's efforts to tackle climate change when he addresses a UN climate summit in New York next week.

20 Sep 2014 - 8:08am

Guangzhou police busted a crime network that made and sold top-tier counterfeit Louis Vuitton products, seizing a haul with a potential street value of about 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion).

20 Sep 2014 - 3:59am

Chinese troops have begun pulling back from the disputed border with India, sources said on Friday, as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a rare summit in New Delhi overshadowed by the stand-off at...

19 Sep 2014 - 6:38pm

Five people were killed and 10 others were badly injured in an explosion at a Xiamen apartment building this morning, suspected to have been caused by a gas leak.

19 Sep 2014 - 7:01pm

Former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui left for Japan on Friday for a seven-day vacation, triggering speculation on whether he would visit the controversial Yasukuni war shrine.

19 Sep 2014 - 2:55pm

A top executive of Zhongjin Gold, a subsidiary of China National Gold Group, has been placed under investigation.

19 Sep 2014 - 6:43pm
 

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