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  • Sep 23, 2014
  • Updated: 3:19am

President Xi Jinping will promote two People's Liberation Army generals closely associated with him in a move to deepen the anti-corruption drive and speed up reform in the world's largest...

22 Sep 2014 - 7:22am

China's carbon emissions have soared to eclipse those of the United States and European Union combined, according to a study released on Sunday.

Updated 23 Sep 2014 - 3:12am

President Xi Jinping told the military's top brass yesterday that the People's Liberation Army had to develop "new types" of military commands.

23 Sep 2014 - 3:16am

Food-scandal-hit Shanghai Husi, a subsidiary of United States food supplier OSI Group, says it will lay off 226 staff and 114 contractors, but a few workers will stay on at factory to help inquiry...

23 Sep 2014 - 2:26am

Poor roads, water and electricity supplies and medical services are just some of the factors holding back the country's vast rural areas, Premier Li Keqiang said.

23 Sep 2014 - 3:16am

Chinese students are increasingly choosing to return home after studying overseas, with some graduates saying better job prospects are driving their decision.

23 Sep 2014 - 3:16am

Engineers are developing a new generation of robotic mining equipment to cut the cost of extracting coal and to make more seams of the fuel economically viable.

23 Sep 2014 - 3:16am

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The president of a mainland private vocational university has been criticised by the PLA for riding in a limousine like a top official while inspecting army cadets.

22 Sep 2014 - 5:19pm

A major highway that opened in Henan province in April has caved in 14 times, causing a headache for drivers who have been warned to be on the alert for sudden collapses.

22 Sep 2014 - 6:47pm

An anti-corruption expert at China’s top school for party cadres has called for corrupt officials to be prevented from “escaping justice” by killing themselves.

22 Sep 2014 - 2:37pm

Authorities in the southern province of Guangdong have pledged to improve efforts to control dengue fever, with around 5,000 cases reported so far this year.

22 Sep 2014 - 12:08pm

A 22-year-old Tibetan man has burned to death in China’s Gansu province in what appears to be the first self-immolation in more than five months.

22 Sep 2014 - 11:25am

Tropical storm Fung-Wong pounded Taiwan with torrential rain and gales, claiming one life and forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services.

22 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

The lack of extradition treaties and law enforcement agreements with foreign countries are the major challenges mainland detectives face as the hunt for corruption suspects abroad gatheres pace,...

22 Sep 2014 - 4:00am

President Xi Jinping said 'democracy is not a decoration' as he delivered a speech to the government's political advisers.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:16am

A senior official in Henan has been placed under investigation, the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency announced. Qin Yuhai, 61, was being investigated for "serious violations of party...

22 Sep 2014 - 5:18am

The threat of climate change is driving China and the US - frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters - to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy breakthroughs....

22 Sep 2014 - 8:45am

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

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.

21 Sep 2014 - 9:05am

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.

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

A large group of Japanese business leaders will start a six-day visit to China in hopes of building closer economic ties between the two neighbours and improving soured bilateral relations.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:56am

China has imposed a record fine of three billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) on British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for bribing doctors to use its drugs.

20 Sep 2014 - 3:24am

The former president of a China-Singapore venture which held assets of 20 billion yuan (HK$25 billion) was under investigation for suspected corruption, the authorities said yesterday.

20 Sep 2014 - 7:53am
 

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