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  • Oct 25, 2014
  • Updated: 11:12pm

China’s fight against deeply ingrained corruption will never end, the country’s top official in charge of tackling graft said ahead of a key meeting to root out corruption in the world’s second-...

25 Oct 2014 - 4:40pm

Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in...

25 Oct 2014 - 1:03pm

China has pledged 500 million yuan (HK$630 million) to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to battle the Ebola epidemic - its largest round of aid yet to help contain the spread of the deadly virus...

25 Oct 2014 - 10:07am

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday for Asia’s largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex...

25 Oct 2014 - 7:08pm

With less than two weeks until world leaders arrive for the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit, Beijing has stepped up pollution monitoring as it tries to lift the veil of smog choking the...

25 Oct 2014 - 2:59am

China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week as part of efforts to ease tension over maritime disputes in the South China Sea ahead of talks on a code of conduct for the waters.

25 Oct 2014 - 3:48am

The Kuomintang is fighting a tough campaign for local elections in Taiwan next month in a vote seen as the prelude to the 2016 presidential poll.

25 Oct 2014 - 4:02am


Today's Poll

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  • Good: 1%
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  • Poor: 75%
16 Oct 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 39,314

Police in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province have arrested more than 120 people and seized around 1,300 relics in relation to 144 cases of tomb raiding.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:06pm

A Canadian couple accused of spying near China’s sensitive border with North Korea has been kept in near isolation for more than 80 days, their son said, and they have repeatedly been denied...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:28pm

Guangzhou's non-government sector fears an imminent clampdown after city authorities said they were considering new measures against "illegal" social organisations.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:16am

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:30pm

The Communist Party ended its fourth plenum with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:45pm

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:28pm

Beijing will remain shrouded in smog until tomorrow, forecasters have warned.

24 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

China wants closer military ties with Tehran, Defence Minister Chang Wanquan told the visiting head of the Iranian navy, state media reported. He reaffirmed the nations' diplomatic ties despite...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:55am

That there was no announcement of the fate of disgraced Zhou Yongkang or of personnel changes in the army leadership in the communiqué issued at the end of the Communist Party's fourth plenum...

24 Oct 2014 - 6:01am

Dozens of suspects were detained at a hotel and a night club in Dongguan last week for alleged involvement in the sex trade, local police said.

Police launched a sudden raid on the hotels...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:36pm

Four farmers in Henan province passed off South Korean banknotes as US dollars in a currency exchange swindle that targeted elderly people, local state media have reported.

24 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

President Xi Jinping is likely to oversee the Central Politics and Law Commission in an effort increase transparency and cut police interference as China aims to become a country governed by rule...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:14pm

Twenty four suspects were paraded in public in front of 5,000 spectators during a public trial in China – despite laws banning the display of defendants, according to Modern Express newspaper.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:41pm

China, in an effort to streamline bureaucracy, has scrapped over 130,000 of the many “leading groups” that operate at all levels of governments across the nation, state media reported on Thursday...

23 Oct 2014 - 4:31pm

With a self-deprecating warning that 'my Chinese is very bad', Mark Zuckerberg launched into a Q&A in Putonghua.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:55pm

Graft-busters on the mainland are closing the net around a powerful family headed by Ling Jihua, for long the right-hand man of former president Hu Jintao.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:26pm

China on Thursday deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media...

23 Oct 2014 - 1:08pm

Expatriates in Asia are most likely to earn more than a quarter of a million US dollars a year, an HSBC survey said, and even more so if they work in mainland China.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:14pm

China will send a spacecraft close to the moon in the next few days to test technology for use on a more ambitious mission to the earth's nearest neighbour.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:38am

Guangdong has given the all-clear to 43 people under observation for Ebola amid growing efforts by mainland health authorities to prevent an outbreak.

23 Oct 2014 - 8:21pm


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