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  • Sep 19, 2014
  • Updated: 9:36am

Beijing is closely watching and assessing the impact of Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.

19 Sep 2014 - 7:35am

Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine was ordered by the authorities to switch its organisational affiliation, prompting renewed fears that the publication may be subjected to tightened censorship.

Updated 19 Sep 2014 - 9:11am

China's top internet censor has called on Asean members to help build a regional information superhighway and help evolve international technical standards for the internet.

19 Sep 2014 - 8:25am

Apple's iPhone 6 has yet to be approved for sale by  mainland authorities, but vendors in Beijing are already selling what they claim to be genuine models for more than 20,000 yuan (HK$25,200).

19 Sep 2014 - 7:54am

Keen to shake off its reputation as China's sex capital, Dongguan has rolled out new measures to tighten regulation of its entertainment industry.

19 Sep 2014 - 3:55am

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China has sentenced four people to up to 20 years in jail for “plotting terror attacks”, state media said, the latest in a wave of rulings as the government accelerates a crackdown on what it says...

18 Sep 2014 - 6:28pm

President Xi Jinping has chided Chinese tourists, saying that they should behave themselves better when travelling abroad.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:28am

China and Asean members have called for a stronger mechanism to resolve trade disputes under their economic pact.

18 Sep 2014 - 11:53am

The mainland's efforts to name and shame its filthiest power stations and impose tough new emission standards are the leading weapons in President Xi Jinping's war on pollution.

18 Sep 2014 - 7:02pm

In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:16am

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.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:08pm

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

18 Sep 2014 - 12:19pm

A deputy chief of the government of Inner Mongolia is the latest official to come under a corruption cloud, with the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog announcing that he was under...

18 Sep 2014 - 9:06am

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.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:39am

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.

18 Sep 2014 - 5:31am

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

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 - 9:40pm

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed highway, in a scenario simulating a PLA attack that wiped out the island’s air force...

17 Sep 2014 - 10:33am

Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into southern China yesterday, causing floods and power failures and bringing regional air traffic to a standstill.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:29am

Nearly 100 million mainland Chinese went abroad last year, 15 million more than in 2012. And more than 20,000 Chinese businesses have set up operations in about 200 countries.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

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


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