• Thu
  • Jul 31, 2014
  • Updated: 5:07am

Xi, who greatly admires Deng, wanted to become a leader in a similar vein, who could lead China into a new era of reform and growth, said sources including senior officials and "princelings".

Updated 31 Jul 2014 - 4:17am

Corporate sleuth Peter Humphrey believes he worked for the public good by helping victims of crime, according to a letter seen by the Post that he wrote to his son Harvey from prison.

31 Jul 2014 - 3:07am

The decades-old distinction between urban and rural dwellers in the mainland's widely hated hukou, or household registration system, is to end.

Updated 31 Jul 2014 - 4:40am

By going after retired senior officials, President Xi Jinping has broken the Communist Party's unwritten tradition of not prosecuting a top leader once he has stepped down from power.

Updated 31 Jul 2014 - 4:39am

The nation's largest manufacturer of bear bile is looking at synthetic alternatives, a move welcomed by animal activists.

31 Jul 2014 - 3:38am

When inspectors visited Shanghai Husi earlier this summer, the production line appeared in good order, with fresh meat being handled by properly attired workers and supervisors keeping a watchful...

31 Jul 2014 - 4:27am

In the early 1980s, Sheldon Lavin, a banker-turned-burger tycoon, returned from a trip to China with big plans for his food-processing company OSI Group.

31 Jul 2014 - 3:38am

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An outspoken Uygur academic has been formally charged with separatism amid continuing anti-government violence in Xinjiang.

31 Jul 2014 - 3:38am

Beijing subway passengers could face up to 10 days detention if they refuse to go through security checks, as the capital city beefs up such measures as more travellers visit during summer...

30 Jul 2014 - 5:18pm

Twenty-two attackers were shot dead and a further 41 arrested in a terror attack in Xinjiang on Monday in which at least 10 civilians died, according to sources and a report from a local party...

30 Jul 2014 - 5:56pm

Geologists have discovered the largest gold deposit so far in China’s northwest Xinjiang region, according to state media.

30 Jul 2014 - 11:55pm

With the launch of the formal investigation into former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang, President Xi Jinping has consolidated power in a way that eluded his predecessors.

30 Jul 2014 - 8:47pm

Beijing yesterday announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, shattering the decades-old political taboo of not prosecuting the highest ranking Communist Party...

30 Jul 2014 - 7:21pm

Dozens of people, ethnic Han and Uygur, were killed or injured in at least one terror attack in the restive Xinjiang region early on Monday, state media reported late last night.

30 Jul 2014 - 3:47pm

Together with another airport in Pudong, at least 71 flights from the two Shanghai airports were cancelled as the People's Liberation Army began an exercise on the southeast coast.

30 Jul 2014 - 7:15pm

For nearly a decade, the burly son of a poor family in rural Jiangsu was one of the most powerful men in China, but now he is just a detainee at the mercy of the party’s anti-graft agency.

30 Jul 2014 - 9:10am

China will use targeted measures to achieve reasonable growth, the ruling Politburo has said.

30 Jul 2014 - 7:20pm

The photo in the corporate records of a Beijing energy investment firm shows Zhou Bin looking solemn and not unlike his father, former security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

30 Jul 2014 - 3:59pm

China's massive live-firing drills, while meant to be a warning to Japan for lifting its 60-year-old military ban, may instead serve to further Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cause to...

30 Jul 2014 - 7:55am

Microsoft, the US technology giant, is under investigation in China for allegedly breaching antitrust regulations, the country’s market regulator confirmed on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:14pm

Eight Chinese airports won't allow landings this afternoon due to PLA exercises in East China Sea, with capacity at Shanghai’s two airports cut by 75 per cent, mainland’s civilian air traffic...

29 Jul 2014 - 5:40pm

The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is set for August 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 4:56pm

China’s top anti-graft body has established a new office to go after corrupt officials who have fled abroad and retrieve their illicit funds, an official says.

29 Jul 2014 - 5:21pm

The founder of Crazy English, Li Yang, has converted to Buddhism, according his posts on Weibo.

29 Jul 2014 - 2:41pm

Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:39pm

Mainland business authorities are investigating Microsoft, the US technology giant confirmed yesterday, with reports that the focus was on antitrust behaviour.

29 Jul 2014 - 9:31am

A San Francisco-based cybersecurity expert claims he has hacked and taken control of hundreds of highly automated rooms at a five-star Shenzhen hotel.

29 Jul 2014 - 2:22pm
 

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