Stephen Schwarzman, one of the most powerful dealmakers on Wall Street, says one thing that could help to improve Sino-US relations, in particular among the general public, is to make it easier...
Gao Yu, one of the mainland’s most respected and outspoken journalists, has defended herself in court against allegations she revealed state secrets.
A Korean-American living on the border of China and North Korea has been detained by Chinese authorities, US officials have confirmed.
A boom in online shopping has prompted the Chinese government to beef up anti-counterfeiting measures aimed at electronic retailers.
Senior Communist Party leaders have called for more commercial investment in farming to modernise production and ensure food security, but agribusiness bosses have reacted cautiously to the news...
A Qianhai authority engineer accused of taking bribes worth HK$240,000 in return for granting construction contracts, says he had four accomplices.
Basic American interests are at stake in the Asia-Pacific as the regional military balance tilts in China's favour, a US Congress report has warned.
- Yes: 77%
- No: 23%
The National Bureau of Statistics revealed the official estimate of its strategic petroleum reserves for the first time yesterday, taking steps to improve transparency in its energy development...
Beijing police had handed over the case of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang to prosecutors after pressing a total of four charges against him, his lawyer said yesterday, confirming fears that he...
One of the country's most senior former military officers hoarded more than a tonne of cash and also precious jade in his basement, a magazine reported yesterday, the latest details to emerge from...
A shake-up of urban planning could make it harder for residents to move to the mainland's biggest cities if it comes with tougher population controls, according to experts.
A kitchen hand suspected of knifing to death six nurses and a guard in a hospital dormitory in Hebei province has a history of mental illness.
A quack doctor who believes water causes disease and has had at least 16 patients die from his treatment was released early from prison only to kill again.
Qufu, the hometown of Confucius, is booming as investors pour tens of billions of yuan into setting up schools to teach people about the celebrated philosopher.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang paid a surprise visit to an “ecommerce village” in Zhejiang late last night, saying “the online shopping industry has served the real economy” as top executives of the...
A court in Inner Mongolia says it will reopen a 1996 murder case as early as next month after years of petitioning by parents of the convicted killer and activists.
A school bus that crashed in Shandong province killing 11 kindergarten pupils and their driver had been carrying twice as many passengers as it was legally allowed to.
The head of Hebei province’s organisation department – a former Shanxi official – is being investigated on suspicion of corruption.
Guangdong's booming illicit drug trade and large population of addicts have made it a top target in a new nationwide police crackdown.
The internet has become a significant player in the national economy, a senior leader told the inaugural World Internet Conference, being hosted by China's cyberspace regulator.
The State Council fleshed out its plans for energy use yesterday, with a commitment to cap annual coal consumption at 4.2 billion tonnes in seven years. It was 3.61 billion tonnes last year.
The "family photos" of state leaders attending last week's whirlwind of regional summits certainly offered clues to the power plays behind the scenes and to the hierarchy of nations.
The French International School in Beijing has announced an ambitious anti-smog design for its new campus, which is due to be completed by the end of next year.
Beijing issued its first yellow pollution alert since the Apec summit when the capital was choked in thick smog today.
President Xi Jinping hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit yesterday that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among "the most remarkable days of my...
The Beijing municipal government is moving ahead with plans to let public hospitals sell franchises to the private sector so that patients can get access to a wider range of quality services.
Eleven nursery school children packed into a minibus were killed when it collided with a truck in Shandong province yesterday, state media reported.