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  • Sep 21, 2014
  • Updated: 9:48am

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.

Updated 21 Sep 2014 - 9:05am

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

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.

Updated 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


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 52%
  • No: 48%
17 Sep 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 392

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

China’s trial of Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti on separatism charges completed its two days of evidence on Thursday, and his lawyer said a verdict might come next week in a case that has drawn...

19 Sep 2014 - 1:03pm

The mayor of Ziyang city in Sichuan province has been placed under investigation by the discipline inspection department, the Southern Weekly reported last night, quoting several anonymous sources...

19 Sep 2014 - 7:59pm

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.

19 Sep 2014 - 8:02pm

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

19 Sep 2014 - 10:27am

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 - 5:40pm

China’s top naval commander has vowed to keep intercepting US spy planes but said China doesn't want a repeat of the 2001 mid-air collision incident which left a Chinese pilot dead.

18 Sep 2014 - 6:51pm

Beijing IT geek Yao Mingyang was an early adopter of smart wristbands. He bought a fitness tracker called UP, made by California-based Jawbone, when it came on the Chinese market last year.

18 Sep 2014 - 6:58pm

A Chinese man who had 3D-printed skull portion surgically embedded in his head has completely recovered, prompting doctors to call the operation a 'success'.

18 Sep 2014 - 5:12pm

The number of US dollar billionaires in China has risen by 33, to 190 in the last 12 months - but the country still has just a third the number of super-rich than the US, a new report reveals.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:45pm

Apple is hiring a head of law enforcement in Beijing to deal with user data requests from the government, according to a public job listing, after it last month began storing private data on...

19 Sep 2014 - 5:16am

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


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