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The investigation into the dealings of tycoon Liu Han has revealed the intricate relationships between officials and businesspeople on the mainland.

Updated 21 Apr 2014 - 7:15am

A court in Shanghai has seized a large Japanese ore carrier at a port in Zhejiang province to enforce a verdict seeking compensation for the sinking of two civilian Chinese cargo ships during the...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:24am

Former ideology tsar Li Changchun visited the Shaolin Temple in Henan on Saturday, the latest retired leader to make a public appearance.

21 Apr 2014 - 3:21am

China Resources said top executives had visited its key business units in a bid to shore up morale after Song Lin was removed as the conglomerate's chairman over suspicions of corruption.

21 Apr 2014 - 6:27am

More than 1,000 police officers started patrols in Shanghai carrying guns on Sunday, Xinhua reported.

The Ministry of Public Security said last month that more armed patrols would be...

20 Apr 2014 - 10:26pm

Keen to learn about the United Nations' review of human rights in China, Cao Shunli planned to travel to Geneva last September. She never made her flight. Beijing police barred her from boarding...

21 Apr 2014 - 3:21am

China’s desire for luxury cars remains undimmed by an economic slowdown and political austerity drive as the country’s growing band of wealthy motorists set their sights on high-end wheels.

20 Apr 2014 - 6:33pm


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Experts have called for more detailed analysis of the extent of soil pollution on the mainland to gauge its seriousness, after the government released its first findings from an eight-year study...

20 Apr 2014 - 10:28am

A 23-year-old man from Hunan has been arrested over a frenzied knife attack and fire that left two women dead and a third critically injured in their flat in Shenzhen early on Tuesday.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:24am

Huang Jian has been a telecommunication engineer for 17 years, first at a military research institute then a multinational company's Beijing office.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:24am

The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.

19 Apr 2014 - 11:56am

The PLA Daily yesterday published two full pages of speeches by 17 generals vowing allegiance to their commander-in-chief, President Xi Jinping, the third such campaign by the official military...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:41am

Scientists are researching whether so-called solar chimneys, which rise half a kilometre or even higher from the earth, might produce enough clean energy to help reduce the mainland's chronic air...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:26am

Dongguan authorities are considering reducing licence rental fees for taxis after many cabbies went on strike yesterday.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:43am

A top mainland internet regulator has been placed under investigation for graft, less than a month after a fellow supervisor committed suicide.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:44am

Lawyer Hao Junbo wants to make you rich if you're a whistle-blower after a bounty. But for big business on the mainland he's a headache - part of a small but fast-growing industry built around...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:46am

The mainland's anti-corruption agency is investigating the chairman of China Resources Holdings after domestic media repeated accusations that a unit of the state-owned company deliberately...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:47am

China sentences four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer says.

18 Apr 2014 - 6:34pm

A county government in Hunan province admitted it asked an administrating city government to grant bail for a local businessman detained for allegedly trafficking ivory because they didn’t want...

18 Apr 2014 - 5:32pm

China’s obscenity watchdog busted three popular online literature sites this week amid a recent clean-up campaign aimed at rooting out pornographic content on the internet, mainland media reported...

18 Apr 2014 - 6:04pm

Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm’s debut at Nasdaq’s New York headquarters.

18 Apr 2014 - 6:55pm

Engineers are desperately trying to revive China's crippled lunar rover Jade Rabbit as fears grow that its mission could be over.

18 Apr 2014 - 9:48am

Large colonies of micro-organisms – some capable of causing serious disease – have been discovered inside pipelines carrying drinking water to homes in most major mainland cities, the South China...

18 Apr 2014 - 5:06pm

Zhejiang authorities have arrested the owner of a clinic who allegedly helped pregnant women find out the sex of their fetuses by sending their blood samples to Hong Kong for tests.

18 Apr 2014 - 7:17am

A two-year delay in the completion of the HK$67 billion high-speed railway connecting Hong Kong with Shenzhen and Guangzhou will have a serious impact on the Pearl River Delta, government advisers...

18 Apr 2014 - 4:46pm

The central government's top anti-corruption agency said yesterday it was investigating Song Lin, chairman of the state-owned conglomerate China Resources Holdings.

18 Apr 2014 - 12:24pm

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has forged a deal with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) to make its content available online.

18 Apr 2014 - 2:37am


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