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Former security tsar Zhou Yongkang has yet to be prosecuted, according to a senior court representative, marking the first official update on the progress of a corruption probe that was announced...

1 Nov 2014 - 1:11pm

China’s legislature designated December 4 as Constitution Day on Sunday amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country’s legal system.

1 Nov 2014 - 5:07pm

China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

1 Nov 2014 - 1:12pm

Investigators found more than 200 million yuan (HK$252 million) in cash at the home of a mainland energy official - the biggest haul of corrupt money since the establishment of the People's...

1 Nov 2014 - 12:32pm

The US Air Force’s new commander in the Pacific says she is hoping to continue a dialogue with Beijing on avoiding dangerous airborne encounters that have added to regional tensions.

1 Nov 2014 - 3:40pm

Beijing yesterday reaffirmed its commitment to helping war-torn Afghanistan end decades of bloodshed, and called on the country's political factions to set aside their differences.

1 Nov 2014 - 3:25am

A deputy mayor of Guangzhou has sought to allay fears over Ebola disease, saying yesterday that 16,000 African people live in the city, contrary to rumours there were nearly half a million.

1 Nov 2014 - 4:34am


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China’s tenacious fox hunt campaign operatives are, on average, highly educated men and women in their thirties with overseas experience, China’s state media said.

31 Oct 2014 - 5:45pm

Beijing police have warned people they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create “trouble”, a state-run newspaper said on Friday.

31 Oct 2014 - 3:59pm

Guangdong’s mayor has vowed to take the bus to work when the air is “heavily polluted” to encourage the use of public transportation and help tackle the smog problem.

31 Oct 2014 - 2:15pm

Taxation departments in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei have signed an agreement in response to the central leadership’s push for an integrated megalopolis, state media reported.

31 Oct 2014 - 12:07pm

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-Operative Group, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, said China’s government has lifted a ban on the last two products that were embroiled in last year’s contaminated...

31 Oct 2014 - 2:18pm

A Taiwanese tycoon could spend 30 years behind bars after being charged with dozens of counts of fraud over a food scandal that has set off a groundswell of opposition to the business empire.

31 Oct 2014 - 9:05am

The Communist Party broke its silence yesterday on the case of Zhou Yongkang, saying there was no decision on his fate at its annual elite gathering because he was no longer a state leader.

31 Oct 2014 - 2:48pm

With one handheld device, a Shenzhen company claims it is punching through the barrier between the real and virtual worlds, promising the same ease of control as a computer's desktop mouse.

31 Oct 2014 - 3:28am

The head of the country's internet watchdog yesterday rejected claims that he ever said Facebook could not enter the mainland - while at the same not confirming whether it could.

31 Oct 2014 - 4:37am

China and Hong Kong are among more than 80 territories committed to a deal that could help end banking secrecy and which that sponsors hope will be a major step in the global battle against tax...

31 Oct 2014 - 5:00pm

China has vowed to expand the scope of the court assessors system, allowing them to participate in more cases and clarifying their roles, a senior legal official said.

31 Oct 2014 - 8:18am

Canada’s largest school district ended a planned partnership with China’s government-funded Confucius Institute on Wednesday, a move likely to irritate Beijing.

30 Oct 2014 - 12:45pm

Beijing will restrict non-local cars from entering the capital during the Apec summit, municipal traffic authorities have said.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:47pm

More than 100 fugitives suspected of corruption who had fled overseas have now been caught, China announced on Wednesday – exactly 100 days since the launch of the crackdown dubbed “Fox Hunt 2014...

30 Oct 2014 - 11:22pm

The Uygur mayor of Hotan in the unruly far-western region of Xinjiang is being investigated for corruption, state media said on Thursday, one of the few minority officials to be caught up in the...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:40pm

A Chinese billionaire couple’s US$10 million gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country’s internet users, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:39pm

Washington welcomes China’s growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan’s future stability, saying a forthcoming Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction shows Beijing's...

30 Oct 2014 - 2:16pm

Visa, Mastercard and other foreign credit card companies may gain greater access to the market in the mainland following Cabinet announcement

30 Oct 2014 - 1:33pm

China is waging war on pollution, closing factories and targeting dirty coal-fired power plants, but its ports are pumping out pollution virtually unchecked, according to a report by a US...

30 Oct 2014 - 8:02am

China held a grand funeral for more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago, state media reported, as ties between the former ideological foes...

30 Oct 2014 - 1:05pm


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